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Between climb and precipice

The kids are still having firsts, but also some lasts

The path through boyhood sure is rocky, but I think I am finally learning how to climb with my ...

Participate

Active-shooter training addresses the difference between nothing and something

In increasing numbers, public employees and others are participating ...

Lawsuits seek to stop some hunting inside park borders

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Environmental groups filed a pair of federal lawsuits on Wednesday to stop hunting that is now allowed on hundreds of acres within Grand Teton ...

Law could lead to change in party balance on boards

LARAMIE (AP) -- A new Wyoming law will change the rules governing the political makeup of dozens of state boards, including the University of Wyoming Board of ...

Painting by Thomas Moran sells for $3.6 million at auction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A 1907 oil painting by Thomas Moran sold for $3.6 million at a western art auction in Great Falls, Montana.
The Great Falls Tribune ...

Wyoming digest

Interstates open again
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Interstates 80 and 25 are open again in Wyoming as residents dig out from a spring snowstorm that dumped over a ...

Multi-agency effort brings holiday arrests

As part of the countywide, multi-agency seat belt and DWUI enforcement operation "Zero Deaths, Zero DUIs" this past weekend, Fremont County law enforcement ...

Man sentenced for beating, restraining woman

Justin Tanner King's grandmother asked Judge Norman Young for leniency.

Justin Tanner King has been sentenced to three to five years in ...

Population dipped in '15, still tops 2010 census count

Fremont County's population was down in 2015 compared to the previous year, but the number of residents still has gone up since the 2010 census.
The county ...

Wide gamut of Easter services in local churches

Easter celebrations begin early in Fremont County, with several churches offering services every day of Holy Week.
United Baptist Church, 1201 E. Pershing ...

Spring season is here -- finally

Fremont County, spring has arrived.
Ignore that silly snow which blanketed the terrain a few days ago.
Don't care -- it's already gone, anyway.
Saturday was ...

Letter on life with parole worth some consideration

Editor:
The letter writer from Torrington made some interesting points about establishing a prison sentence of life with the possibility of parole.
We have ...

Voting early

As much as 30 percent of the Arizona GOP primary vote was for candidates who had quit

The advisability of early election voting always has been ...

UW working to bring more education to women in prison

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A group of researchers at the University of Wyoming is collaborating on an effort to bring greater educational opportunities to inmates at ...

State seeking to oust sheriff

(AP) -- Gov. Matt Mead has asked the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to start the process of removing Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell from his ...

Wyoming digest

Murder-for-hire suspect gets 20-25 years
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill her ex-husband has been sentenced to ...

Big storm across most of state; candidates cancel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A spring blizzard has shut down highways, schools and government offices in Wyoming.
Even politics has to take a snow day as Democratic ...

Layoffs, pay cuts set as CWC confronts shrinking revenues

Four Central Wyoming College employees are losing their jobs this year due to an anticipated $2 million reduction in state funding and local assessed ...

15 inches snow on South Pass; flood outlook 'moderate'

The wet season has arrived in Fremont County, with 15 inches of snow falling on South Pass overnight Tuesday to Wednesday. National Weather Service hydrologist ...

Shoshoni school delayed; lack of construction manpower

A worker shortage is delaying the opening of the new Shoshoni school by two months.
Fremont County School District 24 originally was set to move into the $46 ...

 
 

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