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CWC student selected as New Century Scholar

A Central Wyoming College student has been selected as Wyoming's New Century Scholar.
Caitlin Heryford of Lander is Wyoming's highest scoring student in the ...

District bee draws more than 50 spellers

Students from 10 Fremont County schools gathered Feb. 19 to compete in the district spelling bee in Shoshoni.
More than 50 students in grades 5-8 began the ...

Court says quit wasting time on Cindy Hill

Editor:
I can't let the latest development in the SF104 saga pass by without comment. I feel like shouting "Hurrah for 'We the People.'Hurrah for the ...

County's wellness program for insured workers a good step on a difficult path

Would you pay more to be fat?
Conversely, would you like to pay less out of pocket for your health insurance if you are living a healthy lifestyle?
Fremont ...

More CWC sports

The announced expansion brings more than rah-rah benefits to campus

This week's announcement that Central Wyoming College is expanding its collegiate ...

Helen Dobson

Helen Dobson, of Riverton, died Sunday, March 2, 2014, at Thermopolis Rehab and Care Center. She was 91 years old.
Per her request, there will be no ...

Cowboys can't protect second-half lead at Utah State

A solid start didn't result in a strong finish once again for the University of Wyoming men's basketball team.
The Cowboys dropped their fourth consecutive ...

CASPER -- Wyoming Indian's depth and tenacious defense was too much for the Pine Bluffs Hornets in opening-round Class 2-A girls basketball action at the state ...

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Births
C'HAIR
A son was born to Anastasia Yellowfox and Norman C'Hair, of Riverton, at 12:25 a.m. Feb. 11 at Riverton Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 ...

CWC employee wins state award

Marilú Duncan, the director of Central Wyoming College's Student Support Services program, has been honored by the Wyoming Association of Community College ...

Eighty acres of District 38 land leased to new tenant

The lessee said he intends to grow sugar beets on the irrigable property.

Fremont County School District 38 has approved a three-year lease agreement ...

The Bureau of Land Management gave final approval Feb. 13 for a uranium mine in Fremont County. The record of decision from the federal agency made slight ...

Congress as a group falls short of its members

At a public gathering the other day, someone asked me how I'd sum up my views on Congress. It was a good question, because it forced me to step back from ...

Fair Tax Act would be a great improvement in this country

Editor:
I am writing to ask voters of Fremont County to educate themselves about the Fair Tax Bill HR 25 that needs to be debated and voted on in the U.S. ...

Figuring out who we are

"Who I Am."
The subject is an assignment for the upcoming meeting of our Westword (not misspelled --we're just creative) Writers group.
I'm expecting a ...

Justice center money

The Wyoming Legislature has come through, so let the earnest planning begin

Fremont County got wonderful news this week when the Wyoming Legislature ...

Digest

Airman found dead at base
CHEYENNE -- Authorities are investigating the death of an airman at F.E. Warren Air Force Base.
Base officials said the ...

Education panel to pick up Hill probe

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee is being tasked with trying to come up with solutions to a recent state Supreme Court ruling involving the powers of ...

CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has signed a bill to allow the state game and fish department to shift some of its costs away from sportsmen.
The measure Mead ...

Four couples file suit in state seeking permission for same-sex marriage

CHEYENNE -- Four gay couples and a gay rights advocacy group sued Gov. Matt Mead and other officials Wednesday in an attempt to get Wyoming to recognize gay ...

 
 

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