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Mead: even in tight budget year, CWC and other colleges need stable funds

In his budget letter released Dec. 1, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made statements that seem to align with recent requests for a more stable funding model for ...

Enzi welcomes changes in No Child Left Behind

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is applauding passage in Congress of changes to federal law on school accountability and student ...

Plan would permit local government money to be invested via state

GILLETTE (AP) -- A proposal being drafted for next year's legislative session would allow counties and municipalities to achieve a better return on their ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead in truck collision
CASPER (AP) -- Two semitrailer trucks collided in Natrona County, killing two people.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

Riverton city employees have finished filling the new public ice skating rink at Tonkin Stadium. The hose (right side of image above) was stretched across ...

Fierce winds push two trucks off road; gusts topped 100 in state

Two semitrailer drivers escaped injury after their trucks collided on Wyoming Highway 789Dec. 9 -- crashthat came amid some of the windiest conditions of ...

City OKS new equipment buy

The City of Riverton is spending roughly $129,000 on new equipment.
The Riverton City Council recently approved a bid award of about $44,000 from Stotz ...

Tribes asks state to reduce speed limit near casino construction

Concerned about the safety of motorists on U.S. Highway 287 near the Shoshone Rose Casino in Lander, members of Shoshone Business Council are asking the state ...

Cities, towns get ahead of counties on wildlife feeding

Town councilors in Lander and Dubois have made it illegal to feed wildlife within city limits, and a bill the Wyoming Legislature will take up next year would ...

Griz delisting said near; feds would keep count near the current level

Anticipating removing grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List as as soon as January, wildlife managers will seek to maintain bear numbers in the ...

Rams low in numbers, high on enthusiasm

Familiar faces return to the bench for the Dubois Rams this season in head coach Kyle Miller and assistant Joe Slawiak.
Miller takes the helm for the second ...

The Cougars boys boast a strong squad following last season's Class 2-A championship.

The Wind River Cougars won't be sneaking up on anyone this ...

Wranglers building on success

Shoshoni's boys basketball squad is looking for continued improvement following a season which saw them grow by leaps and bounds.

Brady Slack's voice ...

After a defeat in the Class 1-A state title game last season, St. Stephen's is motivated for the new season.


The St. Stephen's girls have their ...

There will be a decided "big school" look to the start of the season for the Wyoming Indian girls this season.
The Lady Chiefs stay in Fremont County for ...

The Wyoming Indian boys basketball squad boasts plenty of depth heading into the season.

There isn't much space during practice for the Wyoming ...

College bowl mania is upon us once again

College football fans, it's once again the time of year folk from Tuscaloosa to Tempe, College Station to Columbus, and Austin to Ann Arbor live for.
Bowl ...

The Riverton Lady Wolverines open their 2015-16 campaign with three home games in three days as part of the Bill Strannigan East vs. West Challenge.
The ...

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Corrections

Coverage of the Volunteers of America awards in Sunday's paper identified the VOA premises in Riverton ...

Gordeena Whiting

Gordeena Whiting of Araphaoe died at her home Saturday, Dec. 5, 2015. She was 60.
Viewing was Tuesday, Dec. 8, at Davis Funeral Home, with a funeral service ...

 
 

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