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Meridian Trust FCU staff member completes CU Leadership Institute

A Lander resident has graduated from the Mountain West Credit Union Association's 2013 Credit Union Leadership Institute.
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TEN SLEEP (AP) -- Some may call Cole Smith of Ten Sleep a visionary. Where many would see an old tank from a gas truck, Smith sees a barbecue grill. Where many ...

Obama only cares about himself, not the people of the United States

Editor:
Obama claims he don't know what's going on with government, Congress, senators.
Obama don't care about American people he only cares about himself. ...

Obamacare asks too much of Washington

The Affordable Care Act was supposed to be a great advance in fostering access to medical insurance. It would contain costs, guarantee coverage, simplify ...

Would we give what they gave?

Ask yourself the question, and help a veteran

I've wondered for some time why we humans seem to think life on Earth began when we did.
It's probably ...

New sheriff in town

First-year UW president Robert Sternberg isn't afraid of friction

University of Wyoming President Robert Sternberg has turned some heads in his first ...

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Pipeline decision put off
BOISE, Idaho -- The U.S. Interior Department has given final approval to the pathway of a new, 990-mile high-voltage ...

UW trustees huddling over Sternberg flap

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees is meeting in Laramie amid dissatisfaction with new President Bob Sternberg.
The trustees entered ...

Health exchange enrollment low, but growing

CHEYENNE -- Federal figures show that 85 Wyoming residents have registered for private insurance through the federal government's health insurance exchange.
A ...

Library system presents book to vet group

On behalf of the veterans in Riverton, the Fremont County Library Systems Foundation presented the Riverton Branch Library with a copy of "They Served with ...

District 21 board of trustees votes to OK change in leave time policy

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees updated many policies during its October meeting, but it was a leave request that really got the Fort ...

Alice Uden pleads not guilty to her old murder charge

CHEYENNE -- A Missouri woman accused of killing her husband in southeast Wyoming in the mid-1970s has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.
The current ...

State orders water tests before drilling for oil and gas

The Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission adopted new rules Tuesday that will require companies drilling for oil and gas in the state to first test for ...

Four-time felon bound over; could face life in prison over guns, threats

A Lander-area man faces life in prison for firearms and assault charges because he already is a convicted felon four times over.
Witnesses allege that Harold ...

Only campus weapons violation was by a 12-year-old who hid gun

Central Wyoming College has not seen a weapon offense on school property for at least three years, but campus safety officer Dan Ladd said one will appear in ...

Campus security stepped up at CWC this semester

There has been an increase in security efforts at Central Wyoming College this year, beginning with the hire of campus safety officer Dan Ladd in the ...

Bob Sternberg resigned as president of the Univ. of Wyoming

Bob Sternberg resigned as president of the University of Wyoming on Thursday, ending his tenure that lasted just over four months after taking over as ...

Viola Pentecost Lorentzen

Viola Pentecost Lorentzen, a lifelong Wyoming resident, died Friday, Nov. 1, 2013. She was 88 years old.
A memorial service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, ...

Wyoming's Adams returns to scene of title-winning tip

Josh Adams is going to try not to think about the play.
When Wyoming's sophomore guard runs onto the Coors Events Center court on Wednesday night to ...

The Wolverine boys won the state golf title, the first Class 4-A championship in RHS history in any sport.

Excitement for the winter is at a high ...

 
 

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