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For revenue, UW adds beer sales

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Athletics Department is not letting recent budget cuts slow it down.
Department authorities that they have a ...

Federal program helping WA sage grouse

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A new study of sage grouse in Eastern Washington found a surprisingly large benefit from a federal program that subsidizes farmers to ...

Wyoming digest

Woman killed in house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A house fire in southwest Wyoming has claimed the life of a 72-year-old woman.
The fire occurred about ...

Specs on CWC Jackson plan adjusted

As the prospect of building a Central Wyoming College campus in Jackson has become a reality, some details of the plan have been modified to fit real-life ...

State ceremony honors Hartbank at fire academy

Firefighter Clarence "Speed" Hartbank lost his life in the line of duty. Now the state is honoring him with ceremonies Saturday afternoon.
This year's Wyoming ...

Overhauled recycling plan sees more people using curbside service

A month ago, the City of Riverton decided to try a new curbside recycling system for its residents and as a result saw an increase in customers.
Part of the ...

No arrest yet in school threat; charges expected

Police have not yet arrested anyone in connection with the threat made this week to Riverton schools, but officials say they intend to press charges.
"Our ...

Grad events set at UW

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- Spring commencement ceremonies are being held this week at the University of Wyoming.
UW is scheduled to accord degrees upon 1,487 ...

Local committee IDs new spot for repairs

Local residents have told the Fix Our Roads Citizen's Committee that the alley behind Rocky Mountain Sports, 709 N. Federal Blvd., needs extra ...

Railroad impacts, history part of museum program

Stories and songs about the railroad will be part of "Magic Carpet Made of Steel" at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Lander Pioneer Museum.
Bill Rossiter, an ...

Senate blocks drill overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a surprising win for environmentalists and Democrats and a blow to the fossil-fuel industry, the Senate on Wednesday failed in a bid to ...

Lander man died of self-inflicted stab wound

Officials have determined the man found dead April 11 in a home in Lander committed suicide.
Autopsy results show David W. Carey, 62, died of a ...

Wyoming banks on good eclipse views for tourism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- As Wyoming struggles to recover from a downturn in its mainstay energy industry, tourism officials believe the solar eclipse that will be ...

Pavement work starts this week

Traffic delays are expected on a 6.15-mile pavement improvement project beginning this week east of Shoshoni on U.S. Highway 20-26.
McGarvin-Moberly ...

Game management and the Riverton processing site were among topics discussed.

Interested community members were able to ask questions, obtain ...

Community event planned to accompany August eclipse

Local community members have come together to organize an event similar to Rendezvous in the Park -- a popular annual craft fair usually held in July-- around ...

Wyoming digest

ATV wreck victim identified
GILLETTE (AP) -- The 34-year-old man killed in an ATV accident in northeast Wyoming last week has been identified as Richard ...

Officials said they identified a person of interest Wednesday morning and brought him to the police department for questioning.
About half of the ...

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Births

ATKINS
A son was born to Sonia Pierre of Fort Washakie and Wesley Atkins of Fort Washakie at 10:24 p.m. ...

Lander calls off bike lane plans

The city of Lander has decided to cancel plans to add bike lanes to Main Street after strong public reaction against the idea.
"Based on initial analysis, ...

 
 

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