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Hotel roof blows off during storm
JACKSON -- A storm that blew through Jackson Hole on Saturday ripped a newly installed metal roof off of a hotel. No ...

Earthquake swarm noted in Yellowstone Park

HELENA, Mont. -- Seismographs have picked up a swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern corner of Yellowstone National Park, including dozens early ...

Emergency workers packing up after worst of North Platte flooding recedes near Saratoga

CHEYENNE -- Most crews are heading home after filling tens of thousands of sandbags that protected the town of Saratoga and other areas from recent ...

Strong support from industry for GIS at CWC

More than 40 area industry representatives say they are interested in the new Geospatial Information System credentials that will be available at Central ...

National Weather Service flood warnings remain in effect this week for the Wind River near Dubois.
The waterway crested at about 5.3 feet at 6:15 a.m. Friday ...

Primary filing season ends

Three more Republicans filed Friday to challenge U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., this election season: Thomas Bleming of Lusk, Arthur Bruce Clifton of Cheyenne ...

State leaders quick to blast EPA's new carbon emission requirements

Gov. Matt Mead said he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.
Meanwhile, ...

Committee weighs using 1 percent tax funds to buy pothole-repairing machine

The Fix Our Roads Citizens Committee has asked the City of Riverton to hold off on buying a machine used to repair potholes.
Last year, FORCC saw a ...

Wyoming digest

Lummis faces token opposition
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis drew just one Democratic opponent by Friday's registration deadline: an ...

Varied reaction in Cheyenne to Shinseki resignation

CHEYENNE -- Local veterans had mixed reactions over the resignation Friday of Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki, who left the position amid a growing ...

Teen drivers cited in separate accidents

Two traffic accidents on Fremont County highways over the Memorial Day weekend involved drivers in their teens.
No one was seriously injured in either ...

Now 96, past Rawlins nurse saw the world in career

Lillian Turner, a 96-year-old recent arrival at Rawlins Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation from Primrose Retirement Community in Casper, is not a stranger to ...

Saratoga weathers North Platte river's flooding

Residents of Saratoga are breathing easier after the North Platte River did not reach record levels on Saturday as feared.
The National Weather Service says ...

Connections run deep for many in CWC class of 2014

This was the last commencement exercise for President Jo Anne McFarland, who is retiring after holding the presidential post for a quarter ...

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School to serve free meals in summer
Fremont County School District 25 is providing free meals to children while elementary summer school is in ...

CWC to host theater, film camp for teens

To launch its new interdisciplinary program in film and theater, Central Wyoming College is hosting a weeklong camp in July to give Wyoming high school juniors ...

Homeowners thank first responders after blaze damages house

No one was injured in the fire Tuesday.

The owners of a home that was damaged in a fire this week thanked neighbors and officials for their help ...

Daily use fees waived Saturday

In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Free Fishing Day on Saturday, the State of Wyoming will waive all daily use fees for parks and ...

Free e-waste disposal available to residents

Fremont County residents will be able to dispose of electronic waste for free on Saturday.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District will be ...

Rising water ushers irrigation

System managers 'charge' ditches first, then fill agriculture requests

With snow melting fast and water streaming off mountains encircling Fremont ...

 
 

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