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No change in state rig count, but U.S. tally up

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.
A year ago, 885 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Huge Yellowstone River closure limited to Montana waters so far

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Closures on a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways could continue for months while ...

Cheney won the U.S. House nomination, 'and that is that'

Editor:
I did not vote for Liz Cheney to be Wyoming congresswoman. I found myself more in agreement with another candidate.
Also, I did not feel she had ...

Jim Bridger would be stunned

Modern-day travel is a whole different kind of adventure.

Traveling a little more 12,000 miles has highlighted an incredibly quick summer. A third ...

We all are hosts

Wyoming contributes to the Olympics, both in the arena and in the heart

Fans of the Olympic games are in their every-other-year mourning period ...

CWC completes its design study for Jackson site; no location yet

A recently completed design study offers details about a proposed new outreach center for Central Wyoming College in Jackson.
State lawmakers approved ...

New board members at WCC

The members of the Wyoming Catholic College Board of Directors is addingthree new members to their ranks.
"The board plays a vital role in the governance and ...

CWC students head off to Peru for capstone program

q The trip is their last stop before moving on to Laramie in the fall.
When Lulu Kennedy and Alex Greenwald came to Central Wyoming College to study ...

So far, so good for private ambulance

Response times shorter under Guardian

The average response times for emergency medical services were reduced in Fremont County during the first month ...

The new 140,000-square-foot facility is a half-mile north of longtime K-12 school,which dates to 1937.

Hundreds of workers and dozens of staff ...

With Denver Air now operating, Great Lakes reliability rising

Although the number of passengers flying on Great Lakes Airlines continues to drop, airport manager Paul Griffin said cancellations and delays by Great Lakes ...

State hosting victim services meeting Aug. 24 in Riverton

The Wyoming Division of Victim Services (DVS) will be hosting a Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) Implementation Plan community meeting in Riverton to discuss ...

Yellen, top economic officials in Wyoming

Interest rates may be ultra-low, but the focus of the global markets will be more than a mile high in the week ahead, and searching for some clarity.
Each ...

Friday broke 'low-high' record

Friday's cold day was a record-setter. With a high of just 56 degrees, the day goes down in local history with the coldest high temperature every recorded in ...

River race

Above, duck wrangler Peyton Rees was on patrol to scoop up wayward rubber ducks on Aug. 13 at the "Derby to Era-DUCK-ate Polio," a fundraiser held by the ...

The first day of school is Tuesday, Aug. 23, but teachers already have been at work for a few ...

Riverton High School volleyball players, from left, Naya Shime, Rachael Scheidemantel, Delaney Young and Taylenn Thompson watched as head coach Trista Day ...

Weather change slows HS golfers -- except Riverton

The Wolverines already had a 40-stroke team lead by the time play was suspended in the first round in the Riverton Invitational.

Want to make it ...

Bullers summited Grand Teton in July

A Riverton couple reached summit of Grand Teton July 27.
Ray and Julie Buller completed the climb, accompanied by a professional guide. The climb coincided ...

Writing fellowship deadline near; local poet was a recipient last year

Wyoming writers are reminded the deadline for Wyoming Arts Council 2017 Creative Writing fellowships applications is Monday, Aug. 22.
The format of the 2017 ...

 
 

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