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Public defenders often in tough position, deserve appreciation

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I recently read an article in your paper concerning public defenders. It occurred to me that those providing that service have an often thankless, but ...

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Political jousting has a way of overshadowing real-world experience. When the "experts" get to arguing before a national audience, the argument can come to ...

Day 10 at the Wyoming Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Friday, Feb. 21, the 10th day of the 2014 Budget Session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the Wyoming House and ...

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Teen kills attempted abductor
GILLETTE -- Campbell County sheriff's officials say a 15-year-old boy fatally shot a man who was trying to abduct a woman ...

Lawmakers tackle budget add-ons

CHEYENNE -- Both houses of the Wyoming Legislature waded through dozens of proposed amendments to the state's budget bill on Friday, defeating one in the Senate ...

Two of Wyoming's best-known women helped launch the new Wyoming Commission on the Status of Women in the 1960s, and Fremont County was well-represented.
When ...

National forest officials delay public meetings

Shoshone National Forest officials have postponed four public meetings scheduled this week due to winter storms and "adverse driving conditions."
The meetings ...

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State winter fair begins Friday
The 2014 Wyoming State Winter Fair will begin with a new event Friday in Lander.
Seven teams have signed up for the ...

Man gets year added to prison sentence after escape attempt

A Northern Arapaho man was sentenced Feb. 5 to 13 more months in federal prison after trying to escape from a halfway house in Gillette.
Garrett Blackburn, ...

The Wind River Hotel and Casino will display the art of Miss Native American USA Sarah Ortegon throughout the spring.
Ortegon will open her exhibit with a ...

Juvenile justice center woes remain; entities finalize memorandum

After more than a year of not having a juvenile detention center to work with, the Northern Arapaho Family Services Department finalized a memorandum of ...

Land mine detecting dog to visit Riverton school

A land mine detecting dog will travel across Wyoming this week, visiting schools as part of the Children Against Mines Program.
The weeklong tour will stop ...

Three spots open on St. Stephen's school board

The St. Stephen's Indian School Educational Association is having an election for its board of directors March 11. Candidates will be elected to represent ...

'Prince Igor' comes to Carnegie Room

Lander MetOpera will present Alexander Borodin's "Prince Igor" in a live HDTV broadcast from the Metropolitan Opera on Saturday.
The opera is famous for the ...

Optional 1 percent tax now generating about $170,000 per month

With money rolling in for the City of Riverton from the optional 1 percent sales tax, the city council approved advertising for bid schedules 1 and 2 as part ...

Aaron Foster has roots in agriculture stretching from his childhood on a small farm and ranch outside Wheatland. Now he is taking over as the supervisor of ...

Police calls to liquor-licensed establishments dip; figures can be misleading

The Riverton Police Department reported a slight increase in calls for service for 2013. Last year, the department handled 13,829 calls, while in 2012 it ...

Workers, employers would pay more for retirement under bill

A bill making its way through the Wyoming Legislature would require an increase in retirement contributions for state employees and their employers.
Wyoming ...

Tamra Ward

Tamra Ward died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014, at her home surrounded by family. She was 54 years old.
A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 1, ...

WIHS girls down Wranglers 76-52

Thursday's win was the fifth straight for Wyoming Indian.

SHOSHONI -- The Wyoming Indian girls made it five in a row Thursday night in a convincing ...

 
 

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