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Business Spotlight - Grapevine

Grapevine Design Creates Variety of Products and Offers Valuable Services

By Gayle M. Irwin Grapevine Design + Secretarial, LLC is the realization of a dream for Jill York....more>

Casper Critters

To Insure or Not Insure A Pondering for Pet Parents

By Gayle M. Irwin We love our pets, but admittedly, they can cost us a lot of money. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), people in the United States spent more than $60 billion dollars on their furry friends in 2015, up $2 billion from the previous year....more>

Around Our Town: Library News

Monday November 14 Tween Cooking Club: Puppy Chow 4 pm, Crawford Room, Grades 46 Start Your Own Business 6:30 pm, Crawford Room, Adult Tuesday November 15 Launching Little Learners: Tiny Tots 10:30 am, Crawford Room & Mills Branch, Babies & Toddlers Independent Film Screening Breathe, 6:30 pm, Crawford Room, Adult Wednesday November 16 Launching Little Learners 10:30 am, Crawford Room, Ages 35 Interactive Local Web Mapping: GeoSMART 122 pm, Tech Center, Computer Class After School at the Library: Power of the Parks 4 pm, Crawford Room, Elementary Ages Tech Buying Guide 6 pm, Crawford Room, Computer Class Thursday November 17 Launching Little Learners 10:30 am, Crawford Room, Ages 35 Author Talk & Signing: Don Merback 6 pm, Crawford Room, Adult Friday November 18 Adult Coloring Club 25 pm, Drop-In, Crawford Room, Adult Saturday November 19 Launching Little Learners 10:30 am, Crawford Room, Ages 35 Family LEGO Club 1 pm, Crawford Room, All Ages Afternoon Book Club: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J....more>
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Around Our Town: Game and Fish


Two years ago, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department began a stocking evaluation in Alcova Reservoir....more>
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Cover Family

Thankful for Family, for People: The Nick & Yavette Bailey Family

By Gayle M. Irwin "We're big on family," said Yavette Bailey. Coming from a large extended family, she continues a strong family tradition: bringing as many together for Thanksgiving as possible....more>

Around Our Town: Natrona County High School

When Shannon Harris, Principal of Natrona County High School, was a little girl, she thought of the school as a castle....more>

Marriage and Family

A Kid's Perspective

For adults experiencing a separation or divorce, a myriad of mixed emotions will present themselves....more>

To Your Health

Cold and Flu Season

Howdy! Well, that favorite time of the year is coming up - no, not the holidays, but cold and flu season....more>
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Business Spotlight - Summit

Helpful Closing Information from Summit Title Services

Buying or selling a home can be a stressful time for all parties involved. The staff at Summit Title Services goes above and beyond to make sure your property is transferred correctly to the new owner and the disbursements are handled timely and accurately....more>

Gentle Virtues


It is early morning, my favorite part of the day. I have my cup of coffee in hand and my reading material beside me....more>

Around Our Town: Wyoming Medical Center

Why does my shoulder hurt at night? Seven questions with orthopedic surgeon Lee Stowell, M.D.

Unresolved pain can distract at any time of day, but is often most noticeable at night when all you have think about is your discomfort....more>

Family Finances

Four Ways a Budget Can Pay Off

What comes to mind when you think of creating a budget? For many people, even the thought of putting one together is unappealing....more>
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Cool Kid

Helping Others Precludes Sleep for Brooklyn Blase

By Neva Bodin "I like to sleep. But I don't get a lot of time to sleep!" answered Brooklyn Blase to the question, "When do you sleep?" Fifteen-year-old Brooklyn is busy doing for others....more>
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A Pirate's Tale -- Part XI

The Captain's legs felt like noodles and his eyes darted to and fro across the deck of the ship in search of rope....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IX

Charlotte stood on the shore of the island watching as Crayford rowed away without so much as a farewell....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VIII

Special thanks to one of our faithful reader, Rachel Tenney for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VII

Matthew strived to keep his eyes on Crayford, pausing only to defend himself as he wrestled his way through the tumultuous crowd with increasing difficulty as the battle raged around him....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part VI

From below deck, Charlotte could hear swords clashing, people yelling and heavy footsteps. She stood frozen in the middle of the cell, wanting to press herself against the bars and catch a glimpse of what was happening and pull back to take shelter in the corner at the same time....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part V

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part IV

Special thanks to one of our faithful readers, Rachel Tenney, for her editorial comments and contributions When Duke climbed back on deck, it was with resolve.He looked around at his crewmates with a steadfast decisiveness in his countenance that did not betray his nervous emotions....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part III

"Papa! Papa!" the young angel-like figure practically flew up the stairs of her father's ship, the Oceania....more>

A Pirate's Tale - Part II

As Duke stood at the bow of the Silverado and looked out across the miles of water in every direction, his heart was in as much unrest as it had been the day he arrived and for the first time in eight years, he cried....more>

A Pirate's Tale

The usually welcome, comforting salt spray from the ocean did nothing for Duke Rogers today as he stood at the bow of the Silverado....more>
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