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Emergency training

This week's drill was planned, but sometimes responders use a 'live' call for extra practice

You might have wondered why emergency personnel ...

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Dry weekend ahead for firefighters
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A new wildfire has started in Yellowstone National Park but officials report no issues ...

Investigation of state superintendent moving slowly

The Legislature's Select Investigative Committee hasn't met since Aug. 7.

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming House investigation into Superintendent of Public ...

More squabbles involving railroad's plan

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. -- Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. and the state of South Dakota are at odds over whether the railroad has met its obligation to invest $300 ...

Remote corner of lake is trout battleground

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- In a wide delta hemmed in by 8,000-foot mountains, the Yellowstone River pours its nourishing waters into the Southeast Arm of ...

Gas leak leads to temporary evac in Dubois

A propane leak prompted a precautionary evacuation of Dubois Elementary School.
No children were exposed to the gas, but officials said they were worried that ...

Good PAWS figures for Shoshoni schools; lower grades gain the most

Shoshoni schools superintendent Tammy Cox said she is proud of her district's results on this year's Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.
"PAWS data ...

Tribes, county working on liquor license rules

For the first time in decades, serious discussion is taking place on re-establishing alcohol sales on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

A memorandum ...

One conviction, two plea deals so far in nine-person meth bust

Prosecutors on Thursday secured their first conviction as the result of a countywide methamphetamine bust in May.
Travis Fauque, 21, of Lander pleaded guilty ...

In 2012, the Wranglers placed fourth at the state tournament.

SHOSHONI -- Coach Christina Mills has guided the Shoshoni Wranglers to three ...

Shoshoni Labor Day Rodeo gets going Saturday evening

The 11th Annual Shoshoni Labor Day weekend rodeo, complete with wild cow milking and ribbon roping, starts at 5 p.m. Saturday at the arena in Shoshoni.
Other ...

Probation lifted on CWC volleyball; team cleared for postseason play

Central Wyoming College officials learned on Thursday the volleyball program is no longer on probation and will be able to participate in the 2013 Region IX ...

RHS volleyball team ready to roll at Cheyenne tourney

Riverton now shares the season-opening McDonald's Invitational with Cheyenne, hosting every other year.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team ...

Stanford has the team to take down Alabama this year

This is the year college football fans should see the Southeastern Conference's streak of national titles come to an end.
The powerful SEC has won the last ...

Tigers to field young football team for year

A strong summer in the offseason has given Lander Valley High School Tigers head football coach Doug Hughes a reason to believe good things will happen this ...

Wolverines meet Worland in 'week-zero' football exhibition

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. at Wolverine Field with the varsity team playing three of four quarters.

The Riverton Wolverines continue their preparations ...

Serving has been the top priority for Riverton High School Wolverines tennis coach Mary Lea Wolf in the first two weeks of practice.
The Wolverines jump into ...

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AUG. 31
Wild Horse Adoption and Gentling Clinic is Aug. 30 to Aug. 31 at the Wyoming Honor Farm, 40 Honor Farm Road, Riverton. The ...

Park bison count rises to about 4,600

(AP) -- Yellowstone National Park's bison population has grown by almost 9 percent since last year to 4,600 animals, according to a recently completed aerial ...

After a fire engulfed the announcer's stand at the Northern Arapaho powwow grounds in 2008, a committee elevated its ideas and put its plans to work so future ...

 
 

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