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Lander man in dog race again

Weather challenges have made his training more difficult this year.

Lander local Jerry Bath knows the Pedigree Stage Stop Race.
He helped design ...

Dubois groups to hold charity soup, bread contest

Needs of Dubois and the Headwaters Arts and Conference Center are hosting the Soup and Bread Cook-off and Hootenanny Feb. 25 at the Headwaters Arts and ...

RHS grad gets own feature film

Riverton High School graduate Ryan LeMasters recently directed his first feature-length film.
The dark comedy and dra-ma "All Out Dysfunktion!" was released ...

Latest graduates say goodbye to Job Corps

Thirty-two students walked at the latest graduation of the Wind River Job Corps. For many of the graduates, it was a bittersweet moment.
"I hate endings like ...

Center looks to expand local involvement

As more students from the Wind River Job Corps advance in their trades, work-based learning specialist Julianna Eckley said the center is looking for more ...

Fremont County digest

Veterans assistance available
WASHINGTON (AP -- A state of Wyoming veterans service officer, Lori Crump, will conduct community outreach services in ...

Legislators sharpen focus on education funding shortfall

Wyoming lawmakers considering how to address a looming $360 million education budget shortfall debated Friday whether students are showing good results for one ...

Tribal license plate survives committee; floor debate next

Twelve days after the legislation was introduced, a bill to create special license plates for enrolled tribal members has made it out of committee in the ...

CWC enrollment lags early in spring semester

Spring semester enrollment totals at Central Wyoming College continue to fall short of expectations.
On Jan. 6, about 1,270 students had enrolled for the ...

Solar eclipse bill amended and endorsed by panel

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A state House committee has endorsed a bill to help deal with the expected onslaught of visitors coming to Wyoming to view the total solar ...

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Births

RIDGE BEAR
A daughter was born to Rebecca Ridge Bear of Ethete and Michael Eugene of Ethete at 5:44 p.m. ...

Hard western winter tough on wildlife

Antelope injured while falling on ice. Horses stranded in snowy mountains. Cougars descending from their wilderness lairs to forage in a town.
It's been a ...

Wyoming digest

Bill blasted by civil rights advocates withdrawn
CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The sponsors of a controversial bill titled the "Government Nondiscrimination Act" ...

Frontier principal to retire

Frontier Academy Principal Tammy Cox will retire this spring after two years of helming the new alternative school, which takes a more flexible and customized ...

Photo ID called for in voter bill

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming voters would need to show photo identification at the polls under a proposed measure introduced in the state House.
Currently, ...

Riverton band enters NPR contest

If you are a regular listener to NPR, chances are that you've heard advertisements for the 2017 Tiny Desk Contest. The winner of the contest will be asked to ...

Case: Diversification easier said than done

Economic diversification is a common topic of discussion in Wyoming, a state that is heavily reliant on mineral severance taxes for revenue, but state Sen. ...

Council member recovering after brain tumor removed

Councilman Lee Martinez still has a mass in his kidney.

Riverton City Council member Lee Martinez is back home recovering after undergoing surgery in ...

Quilt Fest among weekend highlights as Winter Carnival kicks into high gear

The Wyoming Star Quilter's Quilt Fest gets the 31st Wild West Winter Carnival started this weekend.
This year's carnival, themed "Snowclipse: 2017" features ...

Teton tax could pay for Jackson outreach center

Administrators at Central Wyoming College are trying to get Teton County to provide financial support for a new facility in Jackson.
CWC offers culinary arts ...

 
 

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