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Propane fire burns out in Jackson
JACKSON -- Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ...

Shoshone National Forest, BLM selling tree permits

The Shoshone National Forest and Bureau of Land Management have begun selling Christmas tree permits.
The cost for a permit from the Shoshone National Forest ...

Trustees with nearly three decades of experience step down from college board

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees lost 28 years of experience this week when three long-time members stepped down from service.
Scott Phister, ...

University president talks up four-year nursing course at CWC, other colleges

If funded by the Wyoming Legislature, the program would start in July.

University of Wyoming president Dick McGinity visited Fremont County on Nov. ...

Prosecutor gets report on sheriff, son's DUI

GILLETTE -- A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving ...

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Deaths
BELL
Helen (Maulik) Bell, 75, formerly of Riverton, died Tuesday, Nov. 18, in Littleton, Colo. A memorial service will be at a later ...

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ...

Women elected to Shoshoni Town Council want to restore civic pride

Both of the women elected to the Shoshoni Town Council on Nov. 4 spoke about their desire to restore civic pride in the rural community.
Officials results ...

Wyoming teen convicted of killing guard in Nebraska

GERING, Neb. -- A Wyoming teenager has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a jail guard he strangled when she entered his cell at a juvenile ...

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Jackson propane blast investigated
JACKSON -- An explosion at a propane dealer in the Wyoming tourist town of Jackson forced the evacuation of several ...

New recommendation says sage grouse need three-mile buffer zone

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A government report with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a ...

No tuition increase for CWC students in 2015

Tuition at the University of Wyoming is going up next year, but Central Wyoming College is not following suit.
Students attending CWC and the state's other ...

Pollution cleanup finished at downtown lot

The City of Riverton received a certificate of completion last week from the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality for a cleanup project at the vacant, ...

CWC Health and Science Center to be named for McFarland

The new Health and Science Center at Central Wyoming College will be named in honor of former president Jo Anne McFarland.
The CWC Board of Trustees approved ...

New projects using 1 percent tax take shape; others done

Several more projects funded by Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax are in the works as the first few are finishing.
At a Fremont County Commission ...

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Births
CLARK
A son was born to Karyn Clark of Riverton and Spencer Clark of Riverton at 4:48 a.m. Aug. 3 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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Resentencing ordered in killing
The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday for the second time ordered a district judge to resentence one of three men ...

Washakie County attorney suspended from law practice

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday suspended the outgoing Washakie County attorney from practicing law for 30 days, ruling she violated ...

Campaign donations down this year compared to 2012

CHEYENNE -- Campaign finance reports show Wyoming candidates for state offices raised less money this year than four years ago.
About $3.8 million was raised ...

Carolina-style academic stink unlikely at UW, official says

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming athletic officials say they see no evidence of academic improprieties like what occurred at the University of North Carolina ...

 
 

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