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Proposal would grant tuition cost control for juco students

The concept is one of several being looked at to improve student completion rates.

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming's community colleges are looking at whether ...

Bears waking up already in Yellowstone; visitors warned

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A relatively mild winter means bears are waking up from hibernation earlier than normal in and around Yellowstone National ...

Woman gets 20-25 years in prison for her role in 2014 killing

Standing in Lander District Court in front of a stern-faced Judge Norman E. Young on Thursday, public defender Devon Petersen had a tough job. He was ...

Education standards review bill clears its first reading in Senate

CHEYENNE -- A bill that would change how often the state Board of Education must review its education standards is moving through the state Senate.
House Bill ...

Boy hospitalized after wreck on Main Street

A 12-year-old boy was taken to SageWest Health Care at Riverton to be treated for face lacerations after being involved in a T-bone wreck at about 7:45 a.m. ...

County's reps back study on state control of fed lands

Fremont County senators are in favor of a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of public lands to state control.
They do not approve of legislation ...

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A son was born to Jacqui Stratton of Riverton and James Page of Scottesville, Va., at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 7, 2015, at SageWest Health Care at ...

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A son was born to Claudia M. Jenkins of Riverton and Steven M. Monroe of Riverton at 8:20 a.m. Dec. 16, 2014, at SageWest Health Care at ...

Caramel stars as a Valentine's Day treat

Chocolate may be the go-to sweet for Valentine's Day, but it's time to show caramel a little love.
It's been relegated to a supporting role in beribboned ...

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Open meetings case to high court
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments Wednesday over whether the school district in ...

Troops head for Afghanistan

CHEYENNE -- A Wyoming Army National Guard artillery unit will be deployed to Afghanistan in August.
The Guard says members of A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th ...

Alternative fuel tax bill forwarded

CHEYENNE -- A Senate committee has advanced a bill that would add a new state tax on electric and other vehicles that use nontraditional fuels.
The Senate ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on the 21st day of the 2015 General Session:
PIPELINES: The Senate for the second time voted for a bill to ...

Discrimination bill moves on, but county's senators vote against measure

CHEYENNE --A bill that would extend anti-discrimination protections to cover sexual orientation and gender identity at the workplace cleared the Wyoming Senate ...

Investigation of big Dubois fire proceeds at methodical pace

The investigation into the cause of the late December fire in downtown Dubois is moving slowly --as was expected.
Dubois fire chief Mike Franchini said ...

Jobless rate inches higher in December

Unemployment in Fremont County changed slightly for the worse in as the year ended, but the jobless rate remained lower than at the same point a year ...

Faubion to be council president

Under Mayor Lars Baker's new administration, Teresa McKee will remain municipal judge, and Rick Sollars returns as city attorney.

Riverton City ...

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Girl fell through ice; still missing
BUFFALO -- A search continued Monday for a 4-year-old girl who fell through the ice on the Powder River at an ...

Firing squad permission advances in House; lethal drugs said to be scarce

CHEYENNE -- A bill to allow the use of firing squads to execute condemned inmates advanced in the Wyoming Legislature on Monday, when the House Judiciary ...

Hereford loses high court appeal of '12 murder case

The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld murder, kidnapping and rape convictions for a Lander man in a Feb. 4 decision. The defendant, John Thomas Hereford, had ...

 
 

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