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College targets 'best practices' in student progress issues

Central Wyoming College's vice president for academic affairs Brad Tyndall outlined several strategies for addressing retention, persistence and learning ...

City 'ombudsman' on duty

Juve stresses communication, education in new position

During her first weeks on the job as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve ...

Renovation costs drop at WLRC, state hospital

CHEYENNE - Overhaul plans at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and Wyoming State Hospital in Evanston could cost less than originally estimated, ...

Wyoming digest

'Data trespass' bill debated
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate is wrestling with how to improve two state laws the Legislature enacted last year that ...

County Democratic chairman will seek House District 34 seat if employer permits it

Fremont County Democratic Party Chairman Ron Howard plans to challenge Republican incumbent Rita Campbell in Wyoming House District 34 during this year's ...

Today

Deaths

PORTWOOD
Anita M. Portwood, 95, of Riverton, died at her home on Monday, Feb. 15. A rosary will be ...

State funding for a community college outreach center in Jackson no longer is included in capital construction bills making their way through the Wyoming ...

It's Lent, which means it's time to renew your love affair with fish.
Yet eating the same old, same old for five weeks is going to get old pretty darn fast, ...

With additions, tribal license plate bill clears second House reading

CHEYENNE - Wyoming lawmakers pushing to create specialized tribal license plates have added a scholarship component to the bill.
Through House Bill 9, the ...

Today

Births
CUNNINGHAM
A son was born to Erin Cunningham of Riverton and Ron Cunningham of Riverton at 11:45 p.m. Feb. ...

Bison capture begins outside Yellowstone park boundary

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) -- Bison wandering outside the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park can now be captured at the Stephens Creek facility.
The ...

Air service, downtowns among top economic issues, survey says

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Business Alliance has held meetings in the last year in each of the state's 23 counties to discuss economic development pertaining ...

Wyoming digest

2-year-old died of exposure
UPTOWN (AP) -- A toddler who went missing Saturday from the northwestern Wyoming town of Upton has died of hypothermia after ...

Riverton would be last school district in Fremont County to embrace 'pre-K' concept

Riverton's is the only school district in Fremont County that does not provide public pre-kindergarten education.
The district is considering a ...

Budget bill would cut funding for tribal liaisons; lawmakers start detail work in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Legislature has begun the daunting task of going through the state's budget for the next two years.
Members of the legislative Joint ...

CWC students well-prepped for university performance, stats suggest

Students who move on to the University of Wyoming after attending Central Wyoming College tend to perform better than their peers in Laramie, according to a ...

Wolf bill would provide predation compensation for stockgrowers, delisting stays in limbo

CHEYENNE - All Fremont County legislators are supporting a bill that would compensate agriculture producers whose livestock are harmed by gray wolves.
State ...

Workers outside the Riverton Post Office had air conditioning on their minds during a cold winter morning. Cranes lifted a couple of huge new climate-control ...

The famed "Lucky Mc" uranium discovery in Fremont County's Gas Hill began a uranium boom, but it was almost five years before the two prospectors who staked ...

Bio-agents a new angle of attack to fight weeds near Sinks, elsewhere

Aaron Foster, supervisor of Fremont County Weed and Pest, outlined new bio-agents in development that will soon be in use to fight invasive weeds.
These ...

 
 

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