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Medicaid expansion fails in Legislature; no revival expected

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Senateon Fridayvoted down three budget amendments that would have expanded federal Medicaid programs in the state.
Fremont County's ...

Barbara Ann (Foster)

Barbara Ann (Foster) Duplisea died peacefully on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016, at her home in Center Point, Texas.She was 86.
Cremation has taken place. As per her ...

Arbie Lund Mettz

Longtime Lander resident Arbie Lund Mettz died Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. She was 94.
As per her wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no ...

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Births

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A child was born to Amber Dye of Shoshoni and Drew Dye of Shoshoni at 12:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at at ...

Book signing Saturday at Ace

Riverton author Wayne Dick discovered his passion for investigating history through a former teacher.
"He always taught me to not take what anyone says, what ...

City OKs attorney, judge posts for year

The Riverton City Council has approved the appointments of municipal judge Teresa McKee and two contract employees.
State law requires the city to make ...

Riverton Police Department dispatchers were recognized this week at a Riverton City Council meeting for their cooperation with the Riverton Volunteer Fire ...

City plans info boards for rec

The City of Riverton is planning to purchase two bulletin boards that will display information about local activities.
One would be located at City Hall, 816 ...

Central Wyoming College fall honors lists completed

Central Wyoming College has released its President's List and Dean's List honor rolls for the fall semester 2015.
All of the students are enrolled full time ...

State's residents would benefit from passage of Senate File 8

Editor:
It's a critical time to contact your Wyoming House of Representative member - now that the Wyoming Senate approvedSenate File 8 - a bill to create a ...

Better living through peppers

My nose is always runny - and I mean that in a good way

Readers may remember a time I wrote in this column about reluctance to put jalapeno peppers ...

Money planning

Central Wyoming College seeks a bit more consistency from the state

Imagine if, in your job, you made $50,000 one year, then $25,000 the next, then ...

Privacy amendment measure defeated

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have called on state voters to decide whether to amend the state constitution to recognize ...

Wyoming digest

New statewide test gets first OK
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The state House of Representatives has given initial approval to a bill that would make changes to ...

Pared-down gun bill gets approval on first reading

House representatives supported the gun-free zone repeal bill in 2015, but the legislation was soundly defeated by the Senate.

CHEYENNE - ...

Citizen council boosts Job Corps ties

Part 5 in a series

Wind RiverJobCorpsCenter officials meet regularly with community relations council to discuss initiatives, program updates and ...

January saw four confirmed suicides

Fremont County had four confirmed suicides in what coroner Mark Stratmoen called a "bad January."
The total was unusually high for a county which has ...

Friday grass fire near highway

Volunteer firefighters were dispatched early Friday afternoon to 3 Little Valley Court for a substantial grass fire which threatened the home of Jason and ...

Lawmakers hear new pitch from Mead on expanding Medicaid

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead is urging the Wyoming Legislature to reconsider expanding Medicaid as lawmakers continue their work on the state's budget. ...

UW Cowboys, Rams to meet in Border War

LARAMIE - Saturday's 225th Border War between the University of Wyoming men's basketball team and Colorado State will feature two of the top three-point ...

 
 

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