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Class sizes expected to increase as college eyes efficiency

A new report shows a need for more efficiency in staffing practices at Central Wyoming College.
Brad Tyndall, CWC's vice president for academic affairs, said ...

A hawk kept a sharp eye out for mice from its high perch on a power pole near Riverview Road in Riverton. Photo by Tibby ...

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Deaths

BRACKEN
Rodney Harold Bracken, 72, of Riverton, died Jan. 15 at his home. Per his request, there will be ...

Woman who died on snow machine now identified

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Authorities have identified a Cheyenne woman found dead in the Medicine Bow Mountains following a family snowmobiling trip that left her son ...

JAC votes not to put expanded Medicaid into new budget plan

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Wyoming legislative committee voted Wednesday to reject Gov. Matt Mead's suggestion that the state expand Medicaid to offer coverage to about ...

Wyoming digest

Another House candidate announces
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper resident says he's running a grassroots campaign for Wyoming's lone U.S. House seat.
Paul ...

Man sentenced for Lander street stabbing; may serve in boot camp

Luis Manuel Varba was sentenced to three to six years after pleading guilty after stabbing two men last year in a Lander bar fight. Varba had pled guilty to ...

He spent 11 years as Wyoming Indian Elementary School principal, and before that was a social studies teacher in the Ethete school district.

Wyoming ...

Bookkeeping change makes county's liabilities look different

The underlying facts have not changed for the worse.

A change in bookkeeping will show at least an additional $90 million in unfunded pension ...

Riverton High School 11th- and 12th-grade social studies classes participated in a question-and-answer session with Wyoming U.S. Sen. John Barrasso on Friday. ...

Flags at half staff for 'Speed'

Flags will fly at half-staff through the state Saturday in honor of Fremont County Fire Protection District deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank.
Hartbank ...

Bebout says he's cancer free, ready for full Legislature

Wyoming's Senate Majority Floor Leader, State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, says he is cancer-free after undergoing six weeks of oncology treatments at Huntsman ...

Details given in drug death

From staff reports

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has released details about the third local death involving methamphetamine since October.
Coroner ...

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Births

TEICHERT
A son was born to Gail St. Clair of Fort Washakie and Cody Teichert of Fort Washakie at 7:22 ...

Famed chef Jacques Pepin's reissued memoir is a delight

(TNS)R00;-- Cookbook of the week: "The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen," by Jacques Pepin (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, $17.95).
In honor of the French ...

When important people who cook are asked what their indispensable kitchen tools are, the answers tend to be similar. It usually boils down to a chef's knife ...

Woman dead, son frostbitten after sleds fail

A three-day search for the family involved two rescue helicopters and several searchers on snowmobiles.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sheriff's officials found a ...

Wyoming digest

Sublette County Sheriff facing charges
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Sublette County Sheriff Stephen Haskell faces felony charges alleging he billed the county for ...

A Colorado man was arrested Friday after crashing his vehicle into a car that had been stopped for speeding near Shoshoni.
No one was seriously injured in ...

Body found at ponds

Officials are investigating the discovery of a dead body Wednesday at the Rendezvous Ponds in east Riverton.
Fremont County undersheriff Ryan Lee said an ...

 
 

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