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Wind on I-80 tips over semi, crushing patrol car as vid camera rolls

ELK MOUNTAIN (AP) -- Dramatic video of a tractor-trailer toppling onto a Wyoming Highway Patrol car shows just how windy it can get on the high plains.
The ...

U.S. rig count up by 12; state gives back one from week before

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of drilling rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 12 during week to stand at 741.
A year ago, 541 rigs ...

Fishing derby money donated to Riverton boy with liver cancer

At the age of 6, Triton Fritz went from being a regular first-grader at Jackson Elementary School to having to do three- to 12-hour chemotherapy drills several ...

UW reps head to Riverton for education forum

Riverton is one of the stops this week for the University of Wyoming Trustees Education Initiative, which invites Wyomingites to participate in a series of ...

Dubois teen to perform with Wyoming Symphony after award-winning work

Seventeen-year-old Camille Barnes of Dubois won the Young Artist solo competition put on by the Wyoming Symphony.
She auditioned by audio last October, and ...

Lander woman receives art award

Rosie Ratigan of Lander is one of seven Wyoming artists have received 2017 Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition purchase awards and will be honored during a ...

Cancer retreat seeks participants

2017 marks the seventhstraight year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming will offer aweekend retreatfor breast cancer survivors.
Thanks to donations from ...

ABRUPT WEATHER CHANGE SENDS ICE-CHUNKED WATER OVER BANKS

Heavy snow and thick ice locked in place by weeks of unseasonable cold have been freed by a ...

Senate amendment favors allowing CWC to seek private funds for Jackson

The college will seek a spot on the Teton County ballot to win voter approval for a special-purpose excise tax to help fund the new center.

The ...

Members of the Lander-based Fremont County Pioneer Association, founded in 1886, opted to build their own structure through a vote taken in 1908.
With ...

Maldonado to resign as tribal liaison; half funding still in place

Sergio Maldonado has resigned from his post as Northern Arapaho tribal liaison to Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead.
Although it was just made public on Friday, ...

Three-day DUI crackdown brings four arrests in county

Fremont County law enforcement arrested fourdrunken drivers Feb. 3-5 as part of a county-wide, multi-agency enforcement operation.
No traffic fatalities were ...

Warm night sends snowmelt into Lander; schools closed

Unexpected runoff levels caused streets to flood Thursday evening on Lander's west side.
No one was injured in the incident.
The Lander Volunteer Fire ...

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Corrections

- Thursday's business page story "ConocoPhillips food drive benefits local donors" should have said the ...

Shull to be retried in 2014 killing; state reverses precedent

The Wyoming Supreme Court has demanded a new trial for Jeremiah Shull, the Riverton man who was convicted of murder after killing his estranged wife's lover in ...

Kassidy Hanger, a kindergarten student at Aspen Early Learning Center, watched as Ronald McDonald used water to make a bouquet of flowers magically appear from ...

Bills tweaking Hathaway program get House action

CHEYENNE (AP) --Wyoming lawmakers are considering three bills that could allow more students to get Hathaway scholarships to attend the state's
flagship ...

Work continuing on Teton County outage

JACKSON (AP) -- Utility crews are working day and night to restore power that was knocked out to parts of Teton County by a storm earlier this week.
Tuesday's ...

Wyoming digest

30-year term for arson convict
CASPER (AP) -- A 55-year-old Casper man who was convicted of setting his estranged wife's mobile home on fire in December ...

New coal mine permit process being slowed by opponents

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Opposition from landowners and a competing company has slowed state permitting for what would be Wyoming's first major new coal mine in ...

 
 

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