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Mead says he'll probably back UW pay raise request

LARAMIE -- Gov. Matt Mead said he likely will support the University of Wyoming's $13.3 million request to increase salaries for faculty and staff.
But Mead ...

Carroll Westlake recently retired from her position as the victim witness coordinator with the Riverton Police Department and was recognized and given a badge ...

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming officially marked the opening of its $25 million advanced energy research center.
A ribbon-cutting ceremony took place ...

Our Cowboys aren't the OK-State Cowboys

But issues raised in Oklahoma are worth considering everywhere

On a long drive home the other night, I switched over to sports radio and heard an ...

Wyoming ought to sign up for Medicare expansion under 'Obamacare' to cover citizens

Editor:
I am hearing again about how Wyoming won't go along with the U.S. government program to expand Medicaid service in each state to help everyone meet ...

Syria deal is a longshot, but America has no choice but to try

The chances of striking a good deal over Syria's lethal chemical stockpile with the likes of Vladimir Putin and Bashar Assad lie somewhere between remote and ...

67 WyoLink sites now in service

SHERIDAN -- Wyoming's statewide digital radio system for local, state and federal health and safety agencies continues to expand.
Bob Symons of the state ...

UW's nationally recognized ski team invited to world games

LARAMIE - For the second time in two years, the University of Wyoming's nationally recognized men's and women's Nordic ski club teams have been invited to ...

Escaped inmate may have been seen near city

The sighting is unconfirmed for now, as the fugitive was not identified from surveillance footage at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.

A prisoner who ...

Commissioners plan retreat to mull over health care concerns

Rising health care costs took a big bite out of Fremont County's general fund in the last budget cycle, and the figure has climbed year after year. ...

Robert 'Bob' Monroe

Robert "Bob" Monroe, of Arapahoe, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. He was 44 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, ...

Search and rescue volunteer recovering from injury during successful mountain mission

A volunteer from Dubois Search and Rescue broke a bone last weekend while looking for a subject in the Wind River Mountains, according to reports.
Officials ...

Tinnie Coando

Tinnie Coando died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013, at her residence. She was 89 years old.
Traditional Indian funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, ...

Justice center prep continues; latest plan expected in October

Architects are to have detailed plans for a new Riverton justice center finished in October.
Fremont County Commissioner Travis Becker announced the ...

Flash flood watch posted in state

CHEYENNE -- A flash flood watch has been posted for the Laramie area in southeast Wyoming.
Persistent rain this week has caused minor flooding and temporary ...

A grown-up crime

The Rails to Trails suspects are being treated as adults, and it is justified

Civilized society is uncomfortable with the idea of treating minors in ...

Digest

Body of Worland man found in canal
WORLAND -- The body of a 91-year-old man who had been missing for several days has been found in Worland.
Police ...

RHS cross country times improving as season rolls on

Times are dropping all over the lineup for the Riverton Wolverines cross country teams after the first two meets of the season.
Olivia Thompson clocked 21:45 ...

Slack performances are at 1 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. Saturday, with both evening performances at 7 p.m. leading to the finals at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Drew ...

Home opener Friday for Riverton Wolverines

The Green River Wolves come to Wolverine Field for a 7 p.m. kickoff.

The Riverton Wolverines make their home debut Friday night against the Green ...

 
 

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