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Columnist 'funny and thoughtful'

Editor:
Here is a quick note to say how much I enjoy reading Clair McFarland's column every other Thursday. I so remember my days as a young mother, but I ...

Trains are not the issue

Objectors to shipping Wyoming coal to the Pacific ports need a better argument

The news these days is full of updates on the decline in the great ...

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School dean resigns, with comments
LARAMIE -- The dean of the University of Wyoming's College of Law says he's stepping down because important decisions ...

Teen pleads guilty to second-degree murder

GREEN RIVER -- A Rock Springs teen has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2012 death of a 17-year-old boy.
Nineteen-year-old Brady Jacob Trevino ...

Insurance canceled for 2,600 in state

Replacement plans promise better coverage with lower rates or subsidies to help pay premiums.

CHEYENNE -- Private insurers have told the state of ...

NOLS death brings lawsuit from mother of 20-year-old killed on Himalayan trip

The mother of a Minnesota man who died while on a National Outdoor Leadership expedition is suing the organization.
Elizabeth Brenner, of Minnetonka, Minn., ...

Immigration issues not cut and dried, audience told

The discussion took place at the monthly 'Hot Topics' program at Central Wyoming College.

Roughly 60 people crowded into the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

Students at CWC weigh $1 per credit contribution to campus projects

Students at Central Wyoming College are considering donating $1 to campus improvement projects for each credit they take at the school.
The contribution would ...

Beer-bottle attacker to trial; 911 call admissible

A Shoshoni man accused of killing his girlfriend's husband is headed to trial after passing the final deadline for a plea agreement.
At a hearing Thursday, ...

Cody visits Lander for first-round playoff

The winner f Friday's game earns a spot in the Class 3-A semifinals.

An extra bonus for finishing second in the Class 3-A East football conference ...

The Star Valley Braves are 5-3 overall and finished second in the Class 3-A West with a 4-1 mark.

With hopes of putting last week's stinging loss to ...

Football teams racking up the miles for early playoffs

If you're on the highways of Wyoming this weekend you might notice a lot of yellow school buses rolling down the road.
This Friday and Saturday, Wyoming ...

Two RHS girls swimming individual events at state; two relay teams as well

Jordan Settlemire and Micala Kechter will be Riverton High School's representatives in individual events at the Class 4-A Wyoming swimming and diving ...

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Births
BINGENHEIMER
A daughter was born to Cindy and Tom Bingenheimer, of Dubois, at 9:58 p.m. Oct. 11, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. She weighed ...

Three county businesses to be featured at forum

Three Fremont County success stories have been selected to be highlighted during the second Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead's Business Forum being held in ...

BBB offers advice for hiring chimney sweep

More than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes. And, according to the U.S. ...

Schools should not be lock boxes

Editor:
I was talking with my daughter recently and she informed me that Riverton Middle School had a mock lockdown. She then informed me that she was ...

Halloween on the prairie

Somehow, we found a way to make it fun

Do I realize that this column hits print on Halloween? That it could fall victim to a heap of melting ...

Is now the time to slash money for food stamps?

Members of the U.S. House and Senate are meeting this week to reconcile disparate farm bills. The prospects are not pretty. Though the bills are similar in ...

Throwing money

Sometimes it really can solve a problem

A popular cliché spouted off by certain political leaders goes something like "you can't solve a problem ...

 
 

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