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Jackson Elementary School teachers Audrey Tyndall, left, Valerie Mitchell and student teacher Brittany Bradshaw welcomed incoming students Tuesday for the ...

Workers contest layoffs by Shoshone Business Council; say disputed funding still available

The Shoshone Business Council laid off staff at the Joint Finance Office and the Shoshone and Arapaho Transportation Department on Thursday, citing a "lack of ...

No travel to Yellowstone from Fremont County due to fire in adjacent Grand Teton park

Anyone wishing to travel to Yellowstone National Park using the regular Fremont County route was out of luck early this week due to wildfires that caused the ...

One filed so far for open CWC position

Pavillion resident Ernie Over wants to replace Heather Christensen on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Over filed Aug. 22 to represent CWC ...

Biggest Yellowstone fire still growing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The biggest wildfire in Yellowstone National Park grew significantly amid warm, windy weather, forcing firefighters to take ...

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Deal possible in kidnap-murder case
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A plea deal is possible in the Utah case against a man accused of tying up five people in a ...



Nathan L. "Butch" Reed died Saturday, August 20 in the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A ...



Shoshoni is looking to build on an undefeated regular season last year.

Shoshoni head coach Tony Truempler lost a pair of all-state players in Connor ...

Cowboy up for the latest Wild West sport

What's the fastest growing equine sport?
Dressage? Rodeo? Chariot racing?
Try cowboy mounted shooting.
That is how the promoters of the state's ...

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Tuesday notes

Low high
That was one crazy bit of cold weather we had for about 36 hours last week -- a record-setter, in fact. We hear mostly about record highs and ...

Put big 1 percent projects to a vote

In deciding some of the bigger projects for the 1 percent sales tax, I would suggest putting them to a vote. I don't mean for the curbs and gutters ...

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