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UW approves tuition increase
LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a 5 percent tuition increase for some courses for ...

Changes in nuke missile command set in Wyoming, Montana, North Dakota

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE, N.D. -- The Pentagon will spend an additional $10 billion to correct deep problems of neglect and mismanagement within the nation's ...

Privacy amendment wins committee's OK

CHEYENNE -- A state legislative committee voted Friday to recommend changing the Wyoming Constitution to specify that individuals have a right to privacy.
Sen. ...

'Santa Paws' photos and cookie contest Saturday at senior center

Paws for Life in Riverton presents two events in one on Saturday through its "Santa Paws" photo session with Santa Claus and accompanying Christmas cookie ...

The Arapahoe school community celebrated the addition of its new Arapaho elder and parent room Nov. 7 in the Arapahoe Elementary School. A special assembly ...

Guilty plea to lower charge for woman in home invasion

Kelly Meehan and her boyfriend, Bow Hepner, both of Gillette, were fugitives from a halfway houwe when they were arrested for robbing Joann and Allen ...

A few changes in school plan, but design still on schedule

Riverton school district administrators feel confident moving forward with a 60 percent design completion for the new K-3 Willow Creek Elementary ...

Two days after his May retirement from the Lander Police Department, Chuck Carr started working as campus security officer at Central Wyoming College in ...

Sinkhole worries not over in Rock Springs; more work needed

Sweetwater County has a history of not sitting on stable ground -- everything from foundations cracking and utility lines snapping to entire structures sinking ...

No one epitomized the boom-or-bust existence of 19th century gold mining in Fremont County more than these two men, Emil Granier, right, and W.G. Peters (some ...

Wyoming Farm Bureau elects Livingston to 10th term as president

Perry Livingston of Sundance was elected to his 10th term as president of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation at the organization's 95th annual meeting in ...

Second health insurance sign-up starting

Wyoming residents have a four-month window that started Saturday to buy health insurance under the federal Affordable Care Act.
State residents who aren't ...

Hunter says men told him to 'get off their land'

A hunter called police at about 4:20 p.m. Nov. 7 to report that two unknown subjects had pointed a gun at him in the Dickinson Park area above Fort ...

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Births
BLACKBURN
A daughter was born to Alfreda Blackburn of Arapahoe at 8:05 a.m. Oct. 29 at SageWest Health Care. The baby weighed 6 pounds, 1 ...

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Barrasso retains leadership post
U.S. Sen. John Barrasso has been re-elected to serve as chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee.
The ...

Hagel shakes up Minuteman missile command

The changes are to be implemented at Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne.

WASHINGTON -- Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has concluded that problems in the ...

Former museum director still intends to go to trial

Former Fremont County Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse intends to fight the new case against her, according to her attorney.
Prosecutors recently dropped ...

Shull's attorney wants to quit; judge denies request

On Nov. 13, a defendant found himself in the rare position of arguing against his own lawyer in front of a judge.
"I kind of disagree with all of this," said ...

Big job, revenue surge touted for Job Corps in new state analysis

State officials project the Wind River Job Corps Center currently under construction in Riverton will be a boon to the Fremont County economy --both before and ...

No surprise: Temperature record set

Temperatures hit record lows Thursday in downtown Riverton, falling to -21 degrees to become the coldest Nov. 13 in local history.
The previous record for the ...

 
 

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