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Teen charged with Nebraska robbery
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old Wyoming boy charged with killing a Nebraska jail guard has pleaded guilty to the crime ...

Students grateful to receive UW Trustees' Scholars Award

Eight students from Fremont County have been awarded the University of Wyoming Trustees' Scholars Award.
The scholarship is renewable for up to four academic ...

Cowboys focus on running game

Wyoming's Wednesday practice in War Memorial Stadium saw the temperature at 61 degrees when the Cowboy football team concluded its ninth practice of the ...

Rafferty determined to improve CWC basketball

Pat Rafferty didn't have a lot of time to adjust to being the new Central Wyoming College men's basketball coach last year.
Rafferty began full-time coaching ...

The wrestling mats will be rolled out Saturday at Wolverine Gym, for the host site of the one-day Rumble at the Rendezvous USA wrestling tournament. ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Raylene E. and Kenneth Jorgenson, of Fort Washakie, at 5:43 a.m. March 15, 2014, at Lander Regional Hospital. ...

Fremont County Group Homes hires director

The Fremont County Group Homes Board of Directors has hired Jeff Verosky as its new executive director.
The board said Verosky comes to the position with ...

Input sought on co-curricular activities for CWC students

Central Wyoming College is seeking community input to involve students in activities outside the classroom.
To recognize co-curricular learning experiences, ...

Bank receives 'outstanding' rating for community efforts

First Interstate Bank has received an "outstanding" rating by the Federal Reserve for its efforts in serving low and moderate income communities.
The Federal ...

Wind River Hotel and Casino receives customer service award

The Wind River Hotel and Casino was named the Customer Service Organization of the Year during the Rare and Exceptional Achievements for Customer service in ...

'Time immemorial' is a long time to claim reservation homeland

Editor:
The land of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been the "Shoshone homeland" since time immemorial? The tribal leader who said that in The Ranger ...

Afghanistan moves forward, but fitfully

There's hope for Afghanistan. This perennial basket case of a nation, steeped in poverty and at war with itself for the past three decades, held national ...

In need of cookies and a good book

I've endured a recent evening fighting iFrustration

Recently, I tried to give my iPod a makeover. By "iPod" I mean "portable music device, which, for ...

Wyoming vs. D.C.

Sen. Barrasso points out a few lessons the latter could take from the former

Of Wyoming's two U.S. Senators, John Barrasso maintains a higher ...

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Landslide threat eyed in Jackson
JACKSON -- Dozens of Jackson residents who were evacuated after land began shifting on a hillside in the Wyoming resort ...

LARAMIE -- The life-sized copper statue of Tyrannosaurus rex that greets visitors of the University of Wyoming's Geological Museum marks the 50th anniversary of ...

State urges judge to end lawsuit on gay marriage

The plaintiffs are the Cheyenne-based gay rights group Wyoming Equality and four couples -- two who were married outside Wyoming and two who want to wed in ...

Revenue from fuel tax paying for more road projects in state

Road crews will be out in force soon across Wyoming, and there will be more work going on this year thanks to the state's new 10-cent per gallon fuels ...

Officials hope to have a forensic pathologist at work for Fremont County by July 1.
The Fremont County Commission on Wednesday authorized Coroner Ed McAuslan ...

City OKs airport group, sets four goals

Great Lakes Airlines operates at Riverton Regional Airport and has been dealing with pilot shortages and other issues that have affected local air service. ...

 
 

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