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Mixed bag for local schools on PAWS; new test next year

Results of the latest Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students tests show pretty bleak scores for most school districts in Fremont County.
The test ...

Wyoming digest

UW strategic plan approved
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a five-year plan that aims to advance academic ...

After years of turmoil, WR tribes approve agreement on joint programs

The chairmen of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho business councils signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, agreeing to a system -- the Wind ...

Yellowstone part of $50M improvement plan

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks. Improving ...

Winter damages Old Glacier Trail

The "old" Glacier Trail (#801.1) is no longer recommended for stock use, according to the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National ...

Park seeking to slim crowds at popular lake

MOOSE (AP) -- Officials in Grand Teton National Park are trying to reduce big crowds at a popular place to paddle a canoe or have a picnic.
Park officials say ...

Pedestrians on the Rails to Trails recreation path were treated to pleasant evening conditions for Friday night's Riverton Rendezvous Music on the River Walk ...

Conifers removed on South Pass to help aspens

A large habitat enhancement project is continuing thismonth in the South Pass area nearthe Beaver Creek Nordic Ski Trails R03;and along the Louis Lake Road. ...

New storage containers on lands outside of Dubois

Recently, new bear-proof storage boxes were placed on the Spence and Moriarity Wildlife Manage-ment Area and the Whiskey Basin Wildlife Habitat Management ...

Wildlife hazards removed from game habitat

Ten volunteers headed up Windy Mountain outside of Dubois to remove old barbed wire fencing from important wildlife habitat July 15. The project was led by the ...

Kids outdoor guide available at Lander library

The Lander Library and the Wyoming Game and Fish have been working on developing an "explorer's backpack," which includes various tools to help people learn ...

No change in Wyo rig count; national total down by two

Following weeks of steady increases, the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. decreased by two this week to 950.
A year ago, just 462 ...

Plea terms for prison romance won't make the guard an inmate

While a sexual assault conviction would typically put a person behind bars, it's more likely to keep Cindy George out of prisons for good.
The 48-year-old ...

Today

Corrections

In Wednesday's Ranger, the page 1 story "Prosecutor says he'll run for county treasurer; would restore the ...

Donation pace at UW robust but slower than last year's level

LARAMIE (AP) -- Private donations to the University of Wyoming have fallen significantly from the year before, but officials say giving remains at a high ...

Wyoming digest

Coal production slides during spring season
(AP) --Coal production in Wyoming dropped in spring after a surge of coal production at the state's mines ...

Cell phone demand a worry in Jackson, other towns bracing for eclipse's influx

JACKSON (AP) -- The Teton County emergency manager is concerned about cellphone service during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse because of the thousands of extra ...

Rural economic index plunges, including Wyo

Drought conditions in some areas, along with weak grain prices, are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western ...

A Riverton High School student has taken first prize in the "Celebrate the West" regional art competition, sponsored by the Western Governors Foundation. ...

A new agreement between the City of Riverton and its air service consultant includes an incentive to generate increased revenues.
The Riverton City Council ...

 
 

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