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Resilience required for S.D. ranchers after 2013 storm

PHILIP, S.D. -- Mark Buchholz is a man of faith. You have to be, in his line of work.
Like other western South Dakota ranchers, he took a drubbing one year ago ...

Dubois receives Business Ready Community grant

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approvedroughly $1.8 million in Business Ready Community grant requests Thursdayat its meeting in Cheyenne.
The ...

Students at Riverton High School will start preparing for Homecoming this week, beginning with coronation Tuesday in Wolverine Gym.
Royalty will be crowned ...

The 36 prize-winning photos from this year's Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest will be displayed in the Coutant House at the Museum of the American West in ...

Police arrest couple who allegedly took drugs near kids

An Arapahoe couple was arrested Tuesday afternoon after police reportedly found them doing drugs with young children present.
Officers responded at about 4:30 ...

CWC theater department to present George Orwell's '1984'

Central Wyoming College's first major production of the year, George Orwell's "1984," will debut at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 16 in the Robert A. Peck Arts Center ...

Drone flyer pleads guilty

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARL -- An Oregon man has acknowledged flying an unmanned aircraft near bison and over Yellowstone's crowded Midway Geyser Basin.
Park ...

Cheyenne man recounts surviving grizzly attack north of Dubois

CHEYENNE --One week ago, Kenneth Wells never thought he would be staring death directly in the face, let alone survive the encounter.
Yet that's just what ...

The group includes representatives of conservation and agriculture, state and federal agencies, local officials and state lawmakers.

BILLINGS, Mont. ...

District 38 approves new preschool classroom and incentive for employees

Arapahoe Elementary School soon will open a new preschool classroom.
The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees decided Sept. 15 to fund an ...

District approves changes to improve language education

Fremont County School District 38 has approved an out-of-state travel request for two events in October that will help school staff and community elders teach ...

BLM announces free days

The Bureau of Land Management, in conjunction with other agencies within the Department of the Interior, will waive recreation-related fees for visitors to the ...

District 38 four months ahead in the audit process

The Arapahoe school district has partnered with McKee, Marburger & Fagnant, P.C. of Lander to perform its pre-audit under the conditions of its Casper-based ...

Oregon rejects Wyoming's appeal of proposed coal port

CHEYENNE --The Oregon Department of State Lands has denied an appeal by the State of Wyoming over Oregon's rejection of a proposed coal terminal on the ...

Police arrest two women on charges of child abuse

Authorities found 17 people, including 11 children, living in a three-bedroom home in Riverton.

Two women were arrested for child abuse Tuesday after ...

New arrest may result in bond revocation for admitted meth dealer

An admitted meth dealer from Dubois is in a "sticky spot," according to his lawyer.
The defendant, Trampes Frank Rivers, of Dubois, was arrested again Tuesday ...

Shoshone tribe says it will continue with joint council despite Arapaho withdrawal

Both tribes met in the Joint Business Council to approve actions, payments and contracts for programs.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced it would ...

Evidence of drug use found after crash

CASPER --Police in Casper found evidence of drug and inhalant use in a car that crashed into the Wyoming Medical Center last month, killing two passengers and ...

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Questar seeks lower gas rates
ROCK SPRINGS --Questar Gas is proposing to cut its natural gas rates in Wyoming by $900,000.
The proposal would mean ...

Record-high temps in late September 'unusual,' expert says

Two of last week's warm fall days broke heat records in Riverton and Lander.
Sept. 24 and Sept. 25 were the hottest on record for those dates in both Fremont ...

 
 

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