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Legislators sharpen focus on education funding shortfall

Wyoming lawmakers considering how to address a looming $360 million education budget shortfall debated Friday whether students are showing good results for one ...

Tribal license plate survives committee; floor debate next

Twelve days after the legislation was introduced, a bill to create special license plates for enrolled tribal members has made it out of committee in the ...

CWC enrollment lags early in spring semester

Spring semester enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College continue to fall short of expectations.
On Jan. 6, about 1,270 students had enrolled for the ...

Riverton won four of eight team duals at the Thoman Invitational, including victories against Lander and Jackson.

Riverton's wrestlers were in Green ...

Five Central players scored in double-digits, with Loveeda White leading the way with 23 points.

Not often does a college basketball squad on either ...

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Births


WATERMAN
A child was born to Kelsey Brown of Lander and Alexander Waterman of Riverton at 3:03 p.m. ...

CREG's new guess

The new state revenue estimate is better, but not by enough to matter

It turns out that the Wyoming Consensus Revenue Estimating Group is a lot ...

United States was never meant to be true democracy

Editor:
A recent letter to editor referred to the "tyranny of the majority" as though it was a bad thing, and the writer, in so many words, praised the ...

Roper's thumb sewn back on

DENVER (AP) -- A Wyoming cowboy has got his thumb back after losing the finger while roping a steer at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.
Justin ...

Wyoming digest

Slight increase in state graduation rate
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- High school graduation rates are marginally increasing across Wyoming.
The state's overall ...

Flaring rules take effect; suit continues

Certain provisions in the rules don't take full effect for a year.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- New nationwide rules to curtail the practice of burning off excess ...

State joins Texas, others in suit to halt coal action

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Wyoming has joined Texas and 11 other states have asked a federal court to block final rules from President Barack Obama's administration ...

SageWest ER no longer in Blue Cross network; likely temporary

Costs are likely to go up for local hospital patients after Blue Cross Blue Shield dropped the SageWest Health Care emergency departments in Riverton and ...

Guardian's response times solid over first six months

Guardian EMS has averaged a total response time of almost 16 minutes in its first six months providing Fremont County's ambulances services.
Crews take about ...

First-ever heroin death confirmed in county; legislation linked to issue

Fremont County has confirmed its first-ever death directly caused by heroin.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Levi Little, 27, of Dubois, died accidentally Dec. 19 ...

CREG report predicts slight uptick in revenue

"The good news is that it appears that we've bottomed out," said State Senate President Eli Bebout of Riverton.

In a new report, the state's ...

Young actors of Missoula Children's Theater performed "The Frog Prince" Saturday afternoon at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center theater at Central Wyoming ...

SageWest fully open after May flood closures

The facility was evacuated May 7 due to flood-related issues, leaving only parts of the hospital open for emergencies.


SageWest Health Care at ...

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Births


LINCOLN
A daughter was born to Ashley Harding of Riverton and Travis Lincoln of Riverton at 9:34 a.m. ...

Leslie McDowell-Phillips

Leslie McDowell-Phillips of Riverton died at her daughter's home on Tuesday, January 10, 2017. She was 61.
A celebration of life will be held 1-4 p.m. ...

 
 

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