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Letter on the state of education missed mark on two points

Editor:
There are two specific points that disappoint me most in Mr. Heckart's letter to the editor from Aug. 22. First, his experience with the students of ...

'May truth come forward'

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Warriors gather in the land of the free.
To camp near the river of the aspen tree.
The first snow on the peaks. A time of change.
Summer has ...

Tuesday notes

Labor Day
Thanks for the day off for Labor Day. Monday isn't a publication day for us any more, but it usually is a work day. We kept the doors locked ...

Digest

Teens in triple slaying due in court
CODY -- Two teens charged with killing three members of a Wyoming family are scheduled to appear in court after ...

Annual event helps younger band students learn from older ones.

Musical notes from baritone horns, trumpets, trombones, flutes, clarinets, French ...

Honor Farm inmate jumps fence, then jumps back

An inmate at the Wyoming Honor Farm has been segregated while officials investigate a report that someone was trying to escape the facility Saturday ...

Struggling financially, VFW post puts building up for sale

Ideally, a different building could be found to house the VFW, American Legion Post 19, the Disabled American Veterans, and the VFW Women's Auxiliary under ...

Escaped inmate still on the loose

Travelers on Wyoming's interstate highway system over the holiday weekend saw signs posted in several places warning of an "escaped prisoner manhunt." ...

JACKSON -- Biologists say a bad year for whitebark pine cone output could lead to more hunter-grizzly bear conflicts in northwest Wyoming this fall.
Officials ...

Riverton spikers earn two wins at season-opening tournament

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team had a competitive start to the season Friday and Saturday in Cheyenne during round-robin play at the McDonald's ...

New coaches, veteran team for Cougar volleyball

Kristan Trujillo is the second straight volleyball coach to be hired at Wind River High School who played at Central Wyoming College.
Trujillo was an ...

Lander, Shoshoni meet in controlled scrimmage

No score was kept, and coaches acted as the officials.

Lander Valley High School football coach Doug Hughes didn't have to look far when Kemmerer ...

Wolverines blast Worland in week zero

Riverton opens the regular season this Friday, Sept. 6, in Powell against the two-time defending state champions.

In their final tuneup for the ...

Riverton golfers edge Lander for Worland golf title; Paxton wins individual title for RHS

The Riverton Wolverines and Lander Tigers finished 1-2 in the boys team standings Friday at the Worland Invitational golf tournament.
The Wolverines had a ...

Carriers of the 'Rolex gene'

Too many politicians are affected -- both Republican and Demo

Former U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., was given two and a half years in prison ...

The fibs come from all sides

From "news" to entertainment, what's wrong with the truth?

I found a 1943 Army Air Force survival manual in a pile of old books at the Army surplus ...

Failures in education begin with parents and expectations

It is policy not to hold back a student that fails to meet a passing level of proficiency, therefore what is the incentive for the student that is failing to ...

Selling alcohol on the reservation

It was banned for a reason, and there ought to an equally good one to reinstate it

For the first time in decades, there is real discussion about ...

Medicaid 'coverage gap' looming for poor in Wyoming 20 others

WASHINGTON _ One month after undergoing a partial hysterectomy in 2011 to remove a rare form of ovarian cancer, Erika Neal of St. Louis got a double dose of ...

Wyoming digest

More patrols this weekend
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has beefed up staffing for the Labor Day weekend.
The patrol is especially on the ...

 
 

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