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Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team preps for nationals

Central Wyoming College's speech and debate team is hoping to repeat the success it had last year while learning a new style of debate.
Coach Josh House has ...

Tuition-control bill would make college more fair

Editor:
I am in favor of the bill put forward in the Wyoming Legislature that would not let colleges to raise tuition on a student who is already enrolled.
I ...

Simple gifts and personal acts

The world saw an example this week from Wyoming

Valentine's Day can seem sappy and fake.
Until it doesn't.
Sometimes personal expressions of ...

Defeating the zealots

We mustn't think of them in the same way we view a piece of pork-barrel legislation

In his remarks Thursday at a conference called the White House ...

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Inmate charged in murder-for-hire
CHEYENNE -- Federal prosecutors have charged a Wyoming State Penitentiary inmate with trying to hire someone to kill ...

Teen gets 60 years for killing guard

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager who killed a western Nebraska jailer in what a judge called "a senseless act of violence" has been sentenced to at least 60 ...

House trounces last gasp on Medicaid expansion

The House voted 41-15 to reject the amendment to the supplemental budget.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House of Representatives on Thursday rejected a ...

After being reported initially as a possible fatal wreck, a two-vehicle accident Tuesday near South Pass had a much better outcome. Officials say everyone ...

City considers changing procedures for alcohol, home business permits

Two more city council readings must pass before any changes take place.

The process applicants must follow to obtain certain permits from the City of ...

Funding nixed for CWC's outreach site in Jackson

The Wyoming House of Representatives failed to pass a budget amendment Thursday that would have provided funding for a Central Wyoming College outreach center ...

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Births
WALKER
A son was born to Benjamin Walker of Lander and Travis Walker of Lander at 7:36 a.m. Dec. 19, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

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Births
PIPER
A daughter was born to Keshia Strickland of Riverton and Cory Piper of Riverton at 5:43 a.m. Jan. 10, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Corrections
In Thursday's Ranger, the page one story "Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2013 killing" should have said the killing took ...

Organizers seek input on American Indian exhibit at UW

The University of Wyoming's art museum is interested in sponsoring an American Indian museum exhibit with the Wyoming Women's Business Center.
The WWBC is ...

Fremont County's cattlemen got together in February 1984 for their annual meeting, and new officers we elected for the year.
Newly elected, from left, were ...

Northern Arapaho woman shows work at Sundance Film Festival

Enrolled Northern Arapaho and Kickapoo tribal member Missy Whiteman has been selected for the Sundance Institute Fellowship: NativeLab Fellows.
She also ...

Allen: College vote prudent

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, says his vote last week against House Bill 118 was not "anti-community college."
He was the only Fremont County ...

Decision not to expand Medicaid 'very unfortunate for Wyoming'

Editor:
When the 2015 Wyoming Legislature is over, I hope someone will take the time to look at all the money was spent on unnecessary things compared to the ...

Chris Quayle drained a long 3-point shot from well beyond the top of the key as time expired in regulation, enabling the Riverton Wolverines basketball team to ...

Rustler basketball teams win both over Western

Behind two 30-point individual efforts, the Central Wyoming College Rustlers swept Western Wyoming Community College in a men's and women's doubleheader Friday ...

 
 

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