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More patrols this weekend
CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol has beefed up staffing for the Labor Day weekend.
The patrol is especially on the ...

Rallies protest Wyoming disability funding changes

The program funds in-home care and vocational skills training.

CHEYENNE -- People rallied in Cheyenne, Jackson and Casper to protest changes to one ...

UW honoring man who created distinctive gardens

A new University of Wyoming landmark honors Tommy Thompson, a master floriculturist who cultivated the university's beautiful flower gardens for three ...

Enzi, GOP encumbents planning for no surprises in 2014 election

ASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Faced with a potentially serious primary challenger, Tennessee Sen. Lamar Alexander was not about to sit back and wait.
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Diana Suntych

Former Riverton resident Diana Suntych died Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013, at her home in Thermopolis following a period of declining health. She was 64 years ...

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Tree spraying to close campgrounds
Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for one to two days starting Tuesday. This closure will ...

Low pine cone production could up bear encounters

CODY -- Annual whitebark pine surveys on established transects in northwest Wyoming indicate poor whitebark pine cone production during 2013, which could mean ...

Water grant equipment gives boost to CWC research

Professor Suzanne Smaglik uses the geophysics tools to help forward her work in Hot Springs State Park.

The hot mineral springs in Thermopolis ...

New app encourages visits to Wyoming state parks

Summer is in full swing, and the fun is heating up on the Wyoming State Parks Pocket Ranger app.
The Wyoming State Parks Passport Challenge uses the app's ...

Violinist, pianist to perform concert at CWC arts center

An intimate one-hour concert featuring violinist Qing Li and pianist Richard Dowling will be performed Wednesday, Sept. 11, at Central Wyoming College.
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Library hosting raffle to buy new equipment

The prizes include a quilt and a fishing basket and are on display in Shoshoni.

The Shoshoni Public Library will host a raffle and ice cream social ...

Design for Fort Washakie schools begins

The design phase for the new $50 million Fort Washakie school has begun after the district selected architects for the work.
Ward+Blake Architects of Jackson ...

Big damage when truck smashes Lander garage

Damage estimated at more than $100,000 damage was the result of when vehicle and camper struck two homes in the 1000 block of Gabel Street in ...

New blaze flares in forest near Dubois; firefighters rushed in

Several closure and evacuation orders are in effect.

Firefighters have moved quickly in trying to suppress a new wildfire in Fremont County near ...

Wilderness crew braves rugged conditions to rebuild rocky trail

The Wind River range is so rugged people often call it a rock pile.
Matt Walter would know. It's his job to smash those rocks, move those rocks or, failing ...

Man who stabbed woman last winter in motel sentenced to 5-7 year term

Heto Thayer fled justice late one night in February by running from the hotel room where he had stabbed a woman, racing across parking lots and into the ...

A sprinkling of rain over the weekend helped firefighters gain more control of the Burroughs Fire near Dubois, which, as of Tuesday morning, maintained the ...

Yellowstone wildfires grow little

A smokejumper remained hospitalized Sunday after sustaining a hip injury parachuting into rugged backcountry on the Montana-Idaho border to battle the Two ...

Students, parents and teachers met Thursday at Rendezvous Elementary School in Riverton for the back-to-school open house. New to Rendezvous this fall is ...

 
 

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