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Staying balanced in hard times

A lesson could be forthcoming for all of us
Do the subjects of money and politics sound "boring-boring" to you?
I don't pretend or wish to be a ...

Wyoming levaves $1.4 billion on table by not expanding Medicaid

Editor:
The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee decision not to increase access to health care for roughly 20,000 hard-working, low-income ...

Treacherous canyon

The Wind River Canyon highway is a good candidate for a variable speed limit sign

A treacherous period for winter driving in Wind River Canyon hit a ...

JAC votes not to put expanded Medicaid into new budget plan

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming legislative committee voted Wednesday to reject Gov. Matt Mead's suggestion that the state expand Medicaid to offer coverage to about ...

Wyoming digest

Another House candidate announces
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper resident says he's running a grassroots campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat.
Paul ...

Man sentenced for Lander street stabbing; may serve in boot camp

Luis Manuel Varba was sentenced to three to six years after pleading guilty after stabbing two men last year in a Lander bar fight. Varba had pled guilty to ...

He spent 11 years as Wyoming Indian Elementary School principal, and before that was a social studies teacher in the Ethete school district.

Wyoming ...

Bookkeeping change makes county's liabilities look different

The underlying facts have not changed for the worse.

A change in bookkeeping will show at least an additional $90 million in unfunded pension ...

Riverton High School 11th- and 12th-grade social studies classes participated in a question-and-answer session with Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso on Friday. ...

Flags at half staff for 'Speed'

Flags will fly at half-staff through the state Saturday in honor of Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank.
Hartbank ...

Bebout says he's cancer free, ready for full Legislature

Wyoming's Senate Majority Floor Leader, State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, says he is cancer-free after undergoing six weeks of oncology treatments at Huntsman ...

Riverton has 50 runners out for the squad this season.

Riverton indoor track head coach Tawn Gopp has good reason for optimism as his squad embarks ...

Lady Rams beat Wind River, 47-21

The Dubois Lady Rams picked up their third win of the season with a 47-21 win over the visiting Wind River junior varsity.
In a slow start, the Rams held ...

The past month-and-a-half has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for Central Wyoming College's men's basketball team.
A four-game winning streak has been ...

Details given in drug death

From staff reports

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has released details about the third local death involving methamphetamine since October.
Coroner ...

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Births

TEICHERT
A son was born to Gail St. Clair of Fort Washakie and Cody Teichert of Fort Washakie at 7:22 ...

Sandy Collins

Sandy Collins of Lander died Thursday Jan. 14, 2016, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper, with her children by her side.
She was 68 years old and had fought ...

Famed chef Jacques Pepin's reissued memoir is a delight

(TNS)R00;-- Cookbook of the week: "The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen," by Jacques Pepin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.95).
In honor of the French ...

When important people who cook are asked what their indispensable kitchen tools are, the answers tend to be similar. It usually boils down to a chef's knife ...

Not since the 1990s

Plummeting gasoline prices could have opposite effects on consumers, oil producers
A Ranger staff member traveling east paid $1.61 for gasoline on ...

 
 

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