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St. Stephen's Indian High School handed out 13 diplomas May 17.
The graduating seniors were Alannah Amos, Nataya Bell, Dustin Blackburn, Feather Blackburn, ...

WGFD offers Free Fishing Day on June 6

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a Free Fishing Day on June 6, when anglers will be able to fish state waters without a fishing ...

Youths win awards for recitations in Arapaho

Students Allecia Moss and Taiyah Duran of Riverside Indian School in Anadarko, Okla., earned high honors April 6 and April 7 at the Oklahoma Native American ...

Judge trims sentence for Rails to Trails killer; might be freed sooner

A judge lowered the minimum sentence a convicted killer is to serve in jail in a May 22 order, making the teen eligible for parole sooner but not guaranteeing ...

Higher ed in state is more than university, leaders stress

Community college officials want to engage the public and industry leaders in efforts to promote the benefits of higher education outside of the University of ...

State says it still should be allowed to try to reinstate Eaton death penalty

Lawyers for the state of Wyoming and a the former Riverton resident convicted of murder disagree over whether the state may again seek the death penalty ...

The Fort Washakie High School class of 2015 was the largest graduating class in the district's history.
Fort Washakie principal Shad Hamilton said the high ...

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Woman shot by deputies identified
GILLETTE -- A woman who was fatally shot by Campbell County Sheriff's deputies has been identified as 39-year-old ...

Collision on city street Friday claims life of 7-year-old

Witnesses said the child was crossing the street near her home when she was struck by a passing vehicle.

A 7-year-old girl died Friday after she was ...

Wyoming Indian High School celebrates 15 in class of 2015

Families and community members celebrated the graduation of 15 Wyoming Indian High School seniors May 17 at the school's gymnasium.
The graduates are Derek ...

Popular national park trails still closed

JACKSON -- Two of the most heavily used day-hiking routes in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks in northwest Wyoming are closed for the time being ...

Utility offering funds for renewable energy projects

Rocky Mountain Power has announced that funding applications for its Blue Sky program's renewable energy projects are due by 5 p.m. Friday.
Funding is ...

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Deaths
BRUNNER
June Marie Brunner, 87, of Lander, died Thursday, May 21, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander with her children at her side. A ...

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Counterfeiters plead guilty
CASPER -- A man and a woman have pleaded guilty to counterfeiting-related charges in federal court in Casper.
The ...

Woman who would not drop knife shot to death by officers

GILLETTE -- Officers in northeast Wyoming shot and killed a 39-year-old woman armed with a knife after other means to stop her, including a stun gun, ...

Stressed Saratoga nursing home to be managed by 'turnaround' expert

SARATOGA -- The Montana company taking over a nursing home in southern Wyoming specializes in turning around troubled facilities, but the Saratoga facility ...

Cemetery rites, gun show among Memorial Day weekend events

Volunteers are invited to help place more than 1,400 flags on graves at 9 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View Cemetery.
The grave of every veteran will be adorned ...

Second charge for Lander stabbing suspect, but judge lowers man's bond to $5,000

The man charged with stabbing two people in Lander now faces a second count of aggravated assault and battery.
Luis Manuel Varba, 23, waived his preliminary ...

Rising health costs drive bigger library budget request

The Fremont County Library System is asking to bump up its budget in the coming fiscal year.
System director Tracy Cook told Fremont County Commissioners that ...

College chief, VP get raises comparable to CWC staff

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved changes to administrative compensation at its meeting Wednesday.
CWC president Dr. Cristobal Valdez and ...

 
 

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