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A wink and a smile on camera

A public TV viewer made a connection with me during pledge week.

A group of Ranger people went on television not long ago to help raise money for ...

The missile scandal

Appalling offenses by the operators of our ICBM system hit close to home in Wyoming

Top officials from the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Department of ...

Digest

Air Force boss visiting Warren AFB
CHEYENNE -- The Air Force's top civilian leader is on a fact-finding mission following cheating and drug scandals in ...

Man who tried to buy, export rifle sights to be deported

CHEYENNE -- A Russian man who pleaded guilty to trying to export military-grade, thermal-imaging rifle sights from the U.S. without a federal license must leave ...

Democrat announces Senate run against Enzi

CHEYENNE -- Charlie Hardy, a former Catholic priest, says he will run as a Democrat in the 2014 U.S. Senate race in Wyoming.
Hardy is the first non-Republican ...

No more Hill investigation until Legislature session is done

An inquiry into Wyoming schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will not be done before the Legislature meets next month because of the mass of information to be ...

Zillmer takes county ambulance position after salary raised

Joseph Zillmer is to be Fremont County's new Ambulance Director. The Texan accepted the job Jan. 21 after the Fremont County Commission bumped up the salary ...

The program guides dispatchers through a series of nationally standardized questions tailored to fit any situation.

Anyone calling 911 for emergency ...

The new Riverton justice center will employ ballistic glass and bullet-stopping sand in its concrete walls, Fremont County Commissioners have decided. They ...

CWC makes gains on loan default rate, easing threat of federal pressure

Federal student loan default rates are falling at Central Wyoming College due to several initiatives being implemented at the school.
Most recently, CWC's ...

Floyd J. Wicks

Floyd J. Wicks, of Riverton, died Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River in Riverton, surrounded by family. He was 86 years ...

Ronald 'Ron' Monroe Sr.

Ronald "Ron" Monroe Sr., of Arapahoe, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, at his home. He was 32 years old.
A rosary will be Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Great Plains Hall ...

Cowgirls welcome Air Force on Wednesday

The Cowgirl basketball program looks to get back on the winning track this week against the Air Force Falcons. The game is set for Wednesday, January 22, at ...

New reality TV show on Texas youth football is disgusting

Let's take a short quiz.
Which sports league has coaches who recently said the following:
"You have the opportunity today to rip their freaking head off and ...

Wranglers second in big Don Runner field

Connor Wilkinson won the title for Shoshoni at 120 pounds.

Despite being hit with the flu bug last week, the Shoshoni Wranglers gave Cokeville a run ...

Today

Deaths
HUNT
William S. (Bill) Hunt, 81, died Thursday, Jan. 9, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following a massive stroke. A funeral mass was ...

Teen's death Monday under investigation

Local officials are investigating the shooting death of Nathan Hatfield, 18, of Riverton, who was found at about 4:30 p.m. Monday near the Rails to Trails ...

Local legislators are confident that the Wyoming Life Resource Center will remain in Lander based on the results of a recent study by the state Department of ...

Cindy Hill ought to be praised, not persecuted

Editor:
What a total waste of time all this Cindy Hill business has been. I can't believe they are trying to get rid of her when her biggest "crime" was ...

Year 6 often unkind to presidents

President Barack Obama needs some help, and an improving economy could provide it.

The sixth year of a two-term presidency is rarely kind.
The ...

 
 

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