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Alleged strangler says 'not guilty'
GERING, Neb. -- A 15-year-old Wyoming boy has pleaded not guilty to murder in the strangling of a western Nebraska ...

BOISE, Idaho -- A bipartisan effort under way in Congress would change the way the country pays to fight catastrophic wildfires, tapping natural disaster funds ...

More delays in Hill case; judge allows three more weeks for state analyses

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill will have to wait longer in her effort to regain control of the Wyoming Department of Education.
Laramie ...

RHS expands course offerings with animation, baking classes

Riverton High School has approved two additional courses to be offered to students in the next school year. "Animation" and "Baking and Pastry" will be offered ...

After two years as superintendent at St. Stephen's Indian School, Mike Hejtmanek has decided to resign from the position.
He announced his departure to the ...

Two Lander children were transported to Salt Lake City on Tuesday morning after being injured in a two-vehicle accident on Wyoming Highway 789 near Lyons ...

Two announce run for HD33 seat being vacated by Goggles

Two Republicans who sparred over the state representative seat in House District 33 in earlier elections are running for it again. They could have better luck ...

Diversion Dam bridge to be closed Tuesday

The Fremont County Transportation Department announced it will close Diversion Dam bridge from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday for routine inspection.
This will be a ...

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Judge rejects deal in fatal crash
GREELEY, Colo. -- A judge has rejected a plea agreement for a 22-year-old Wyoming man who was involved in a crash in ...

LARAMIE -- A University of Wyoming researcher discovered that using satellite imagery to map the depth of melt ponds and melt-water stream channels on the ...

Secretary of State won't run for third term

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield said Friday that he will not run for a third term despite winning a lawsuit before the state Supreme Court ...

Riverton Regional Airport was a key hub for Frontier Airlines in the 1954, so much so that the airline organized an air show to commemorate Frontier's 10,000th ...

Members needed for resource advisory committee

The Shoshone National Forest is seeking individuals who are interested in becoming a part of the resource advisory committee that collaborates with the U.S. ...

'Miss Navajo' latest in American Indian film series at Riverton library

The documentary screening of "Miss Navajo" is the latest addition to the American Indian film series at the Riverton Branch Library.
Director Billy Luther's ...

Wind River Institute to offer college program in fall

Evergreen State College in Washington is expanding its Reservation-Based Community-Determined program to reach students in Wyoming.
The program has been ...

Author to speak on ancient ski culture

National Geographic writer Mark Jenkins will speak March 27 at Central Wyoming College about his latest adventure with Asian tribesmen who access their hunting ...

Weather network seeks Wyoming volunteers to assist in collecting data

Water is the lifeblood of Wyoming and, being a headwaters state, Wyoming is dependent on what falls from the sky.
The amount of precipitation that falls ...

Fremont Symphony Orchestra to perform Saturday

The concert will be the group's first performance under its new name.

The Fremont Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert at 7 p.m. ...

Environmentalists and non-motorized recreationists are raising concerns about the Shoshone National Forest's draft land management plan.
The U.S. Forest ...

Race develops for coroner as Lander GOP announces

Fremont County will have a contest for the county coroner job being vacated by the announced retirement of Ed McAuslan.
Lander funeral director Dominick ...

 
 

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