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Over: Tuned in to communities in rural county

Ernie Over didn't expect to be unopposed when he filed early for the open Subdistrict 1 seat on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
He hopes he can ...

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Corrections


- Thursday's page 6 story "Central runners compete at regionals" should have listed Trenton Smith of ...

Jeffres: Everyone has a stake in local education

District 25 Board of Trustees incumbent Lynette C. Jeffres says she is running for re-election to continue giving back to the community.
Jeffres is one of ...

State fiscal crunch evident as sales taxes revenue plunges

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming has seen a larger one-year percentage decline in sales tax revenue during the current downturn in the state's energy industry than ...

The Riverton High School Dance Team earned more than $500 in its spaghetti dinner fundraiser Oct. 27 at the James H. Moore Career Center. Dance coach Natasha ...

With the help of his mother Stephanie Hines, Matthew Hernandez, 9, went door to door in the vicinity of his neighborhood and school -- Willow Creek Elementary ...

Man convicted in toddler death

GILLETTE (AP) -- A jury has found a Gillette man accused of killing his girlfriend's 2-year-old son guilty.
After five hours of deliberations on Wednesday the ...

Wyoming digest

Prison time for man who kicked officer
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Cheyenne man with a long criminal background has been sentenced to three to five years in ...

Underwood: Key issues surround student success

Carlton Underwood has been thinking about student success at Central Wyoming College for a long time.
When he ran in 2012 for the Subdistrict 3 seat he ...

State parks accept bids for Boysen fishing guides

The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is accepting bids for up to three commercial fishing operations for Boysen State Park.
Sealed ...

State not liable in Archer girl's death, district judge rules

District Court Judge Norman Young ordered that the Wyoming Department of Transportation cannot be held legally responsible for the death of Sophia Archer, the ...

For the first time since the 1850s, wild bison now roam the prairies of central Fremont County. Ten animals relocated from a national wildlife refuge in Iowa ...

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Births

LENNEN
A son was born to Codie Lennen of Riverton and Troy Lennen Jr. of Riverton at 2:07 a.m. October 31 ...

Wyoming digest

Honorary degree rules change
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming has adopted new standards for those eligible to receive honorary doctoral ...

StartUp graduate sees opportuniy in digital eyewear

"Life happens in an instant, don't miss it," is more than a slogan for the start-up company Hind-Sight Industries. The phrase speaks volumes of founder Bob ...

WyoLotto expanding games, Lucky for Life

WyoLotto is expanding its game selection with the launch of the new Lucky For Life lottery, beginning December 4.
Unlike the three existing games, Cowboy ...

Challenger making state contracts an issue in race vs. longtime legislator Bebout

The Republican state senator faced an ethics complaint in August and was cleared of any violations.

Democrat Chesie Lee has added a new item to the ...

Ames Monument now national landmark

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The historic Ames Monument in Albany County is now listed as a National Historic Landmark, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced ...

CWC board chairman has opponent for Lander seat

College board trustees represent different geographic areas of Fremont County, but they are voted on countywide.

The two men vying for the open ...

Better news for Wyoming coal; quarterly output rises

Wyoming's coal production went way up in the third quarter of 2016 but officials say the industry still has a ways to go before it meets projections for the ...

 
 

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