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Rez artists trained on marketing

Local American Indian artists had an opportunity to learn the best business practices and planning ideas from the U.S. Department of Interior last week when ...

Riverton student picked for CyberGIS training

A University of Wyoming graduate student is one of 36 nationwide chosen to participate in the National Center for Supercomputing Applications' CyberGIS Center ...

Calf birth first for bison population

In less than a year since 10 buffalo returned to the Wind River Indian Reservation for the first time in 130 years, the first buffalo calf was born last ...

Ask Mom

She's more than a parent, and realizing that could be a healthy thing for the family

How much do you now about your mother? Probably a lot less than ...

Honor Farm plans first horse auction of year

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm will host a wild horse and burro adoption, Wyoming's first of the year, on Saturday in Riverton.
"May ...

Things you'll see nowhere else

For example, two cowboys on horseback buying beer at the drive-up window.

One morning I stopped by the teachers lounge at Niobrara County High ...

Rare white wolf was shot; $10,000 reward now offered

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The reward for information leading to whoever shot a rare white wolf found inside Yellowstone National Park rose to $10,000 on Friday after a ...

Haley Jacobsen of Riverton will be celebrating her first Mothers Day this year with her miracle baby.
Clive Everett Jacobsen was born April 30 in Lander, ...

As redevelopment of the old Riverton hospital property continues in east Riverton, more than 80 volunteers put in the time and muscle needed to lay 10,000 ...

Jack Wilmot Morehouse

Former longtime Lander resident Jack Wilmot Morehouse died Oct. 1, 2016, at his home in Fort Collins, Colorado, after fighting mesothelioma for more than a ...

Wyoming's rig count up one for the week

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 885.
A year ago, only 406 rigs were active amid a ...

Riverton's Brady Fullerton and Kylan Shultz signed national letters of intent to attend and play basketball for Central Wyoming College.

Brady ...

Gordon Max Mickelson

Gordon Max Mickelson died Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at his home in Lander. He was 90 years old.
A Masonic graveside service with military honors takes place at ...

Wyoming digest

Man shot during dispute about vehicle
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Laramie County authorities say a man was shot and wounded over a dispute about a ...

Head teacher at Frontier appointed

Andrew Coleman, a teacher at Frontier Academy, has been named to be "head teacher" of the alternative high school next year after the retirement of principal ...

Not Watergate

The Nixon comparisons to Trump are premature - and we all ought to be glad

In the tumultuous 72 hours or so since the new president fired FBI ...

Slow landslide wipes out one lane of Chief Joseph Highway

CODY (AP) -- The northbound lane of Chief Joseph Scenic Highway has continued to slide downhill.
The lane has been sliding down the slope since March.
Wyoming ...

Five programs, 37 jobs eliminated at university

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming will lay off 37 employees next week as the state's only public, four-year university cuts costs to account for reduced ...

Weed fighters going to backcountry

Fremont County Weed and Pest is planning to subcontract a backcountry trip deep into the Shoshone National Forest in late summer to survey the wilderness area ...

Student garden project at Willow Creek aims to promote awareness of nutrition and diet

The initiative is funded through a grant from Annie's Homegrown, an organic food subsidiary.

Students at Willow Creek Elementary School will begin ...

 
 

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