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College, UW cement ties

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees has voted to formalize its partnership with the University of Wyoming on cooperative educational programs, degree ...

Local veterans are planning to improve the Veterans Park located behind Riverton City Hall.
To attract ideas, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3628 is ...

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 19th day of the 2016 budget session:
LOCAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING: House and Senate ...

Legislator sues governor, top lawmakers over state Capitol

The lawsuit asserts a pattern of side-stepping law during the planning of the half-billion-dollar project.

CHEYENNE - A Casper lawmaker is suing ...

New EMS map system set to improve response time

Fremont County ambulances are set to have mapping systems installed next month.
Interim EMS director Kendra Bogacz expects the new systems will reduce ...

Tab Noline

Tab Noline, age 17, died Friday, February 26, 2016, at Diversion Dam.
Traditional American Indian Funeral Services are at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 4, at Rocky ...

Margaret Nancy Rogers

Margaret Nancy Rogers died Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at the Davis Hospice in Cheyenne.
A memorial service begins at 2 p.m. Saturday March 5, at the Reach ...

Gloria Peacock

Gloria Peacock of Riverton, died at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper on,Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016. She was 87.
As were her wishes, no memorial services ...

Sentence of life with parole worth exploring in Wyoming

Editor:
I am asking your readers to consider the concept of authorizing life with parole.
Such a law would not guarantee release of anyone, but would reduce ...

Forward, backward via memory

Google knows a lot, but not the way our brains do

Lately, it seems as if my past is moving closer. I just celebrated another birthday. Can this be ...

A year in space

Scott Kelly's achievement came in spite of international pressures on Earth

A lot has happened between the United States and Russia since American ...

Early childhood program confirmed for School District 25 this fall

Fremont County School District 25 will have an early childhood development program next fall.
The design of the program will depend largely on next month's ...

Fed propose end to grizzly bear listing

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) --The federal government is proposing to lift threatened-species protections for Yellowstone-area grizzly bears.
The move could open the ...

No foul play suspected in death of man found Saturday

Officials do not suspect foul play was involved in the death of a man found Saturday near Main Street in Lander.
An autopsy for Alfred Albert Friday, 56, was ...

Late snag in Cheyenne over funding for cities and towns

Cheyenne - Nearing its final hours of the 2016 session, the Wyoming Legislature remained at a stalemate Thursday morning over how to allocate state funds to ...

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Senate has confirmed Leslie Shakespeare and Sergio Maldonado serve as state/tribal liaisons for the next year.
It's the first ...

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Births

CHAVES
A daughter was born to Nizhooni Red Bear of Arapaho and Taylor Chavez of Arapaho at 10:27 a.m. ...

Anita M. Portwood

Anita M. Portwood, 95, of Riverton, died at her daughter's home on Monday, Feb. 15, 2016. Funeral services were Saturday, Feb. 20, at St. Stephen's Catholic ...

Stop the Capitol 'boondoggle' if it's not too late

Editor:
Before it is too late, they should stop this half-billion dollars in remodeling of the Wyoming State Capitol and put that money back into the services ...

Our birthday

The first Ranger was published 63 years ago this week

In 1946, two young American servicemen met up in Paris. Each had 10 days leave. They had seen ...

 
 

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