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Christmas Lights
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Holiday lights go high-tech

No one really can remember when the Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center, built in 1934, began displaying its impressive holiday lights and decorations. It’s just been something Cheyenne and Laramie County residents, as well as regular tourists, expect every winter. Keep Reading | 927 words

USDA helps veterans turn from swords to plowshares
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USDA helps veterans turn from swords to plowshares

Young people are losing interest in the agriculture industry, but the United States Department of Agriculture is hoping low-interest loans could attract a different demographic — veterans. The USDA’s loan program has been around in one form or another since the 1930s, said Rob Weppner, a USDA Farm Service Agency farm loan manager based in northeastern Wyoming. Keep Reading | 997 words

Veterans Affairs Health Care
Posted on in Health care/military

VA to implement Mission Act, cutting wait times, enhancing healthcare programs

By Ike Fredregill, Cowboy State Daily A congressional act going into effect June 6 could make it easier for Wyoming veterans to access the health care providers of their choice. The Mission Act will replace the Choice Act of 2014, which was adopted as the congressional response to extreme wait times experienced by veterans seeking medical… Keep Reading | 1109 words

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