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Pileup on I-80 kills two, closes interstate

Officials hope to reopen a large stretch of the highway Tuesday.

CHEYENNE -- A second person has been confirmed dead a day after more than 60 ...

Wyoming snowpack sees first increase in weeks

CHEYENNE (AP) --Thanks to last week's spring snowstorm, Wyoming's statewide snowpack levels increased for the first time in weeks.
The Natural Resources ...

Salon collecting hair donations for wig charities

Ponytails must be at least 8 inches long.

Details Salon will host its first-ever Hair Fair at 9 a.m. May 16 to benefit patients who have suffered ...

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Wyoming man killed in crash
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) --Officials in Big Horn County have released the name of a 50-year-old Wyoming man who died in a ...

City accepting bids for fire hydrant replacement project

The City of Riverton is replacing 16 fire hydrants around town, and bids for the replacement project are due Thursday.
Dawn Willhelm, the utility division ...

Yellowbear asks to join agency in defending rez border

The convicted killer's interest in the EPA case has to do with law enforcement jurisdiction.

Convicted baby killer Andrew John Yellowbear has ...

Officials tour new Riverton justice center

Construction on the facility should be finished in June.

Law enforcement and members of the media got a first look at the new Riverton justice ...

CWC selects three finalists for Wyoming PBS leader

Three finalists for the general manager position at Wyoming PBS will come to campus for interviews and a public presentation during the first week of May. ...

One fatality, multiple injuries in I-80 pileup Monday

CHEYENNE -- Interstate 80 in southeast Wyoming is closed again because of another chain-reaction crash involving multiple vehicles in dense fog.
The Wyoming ...

Cloud-seeding looks promising enough in Winds to draw interest throughout the West

A cloud-seeding project in the Wind River Mountains has drawn interest from parties throughout the Colorado River Basin struggling to cope with continued ...

Shoshoni school taking shape; 2016 occupancy on schedule

Roads are built, footings are poured, and athletic fields are prepped for summer grass seeding at the site of the new Shoshoni School.
The kindergarten ...

Future 1 percent projects to benefit from 'holistic' analysis

The City of Riverton plans to use optional 1 percent sales tax money to assess the quality of streets in Riverton.
Public works director Kyle Butterfield ...

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Rig count down
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 34 this ...

Historical society seeks nominations for awards program

The nominations are due April 30.

The Wyoming State Historical Society encourages nominations of individuals and organizations that have worked to ...

Tribe hosting job fair to hire for expansion

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe is hosting job fairs at two locations Thursday to hire for a major renovation at the tribe's casino.
The first fair is 1 p.m. to 3 ...

Piatigorsky Foundation announces spring tour of Wyoming

The touring clarinetist and pianist will perform Wednesday in Riverton.

For the 12th consecutive year, the Muriel and Seymour Thickman Family ...

Cody's bike-riding EMTs a success in new program

CODY -- Cody's West Park Hospital has a new bike EMT program whose purpose is to more quickly bring advanced life support to patients.
WPH's Bike EMS Team ...

City board to hand out free trees May 16

The Riverton Tree Board is hosting its Arbor Day and Armed Forces Day celebration at 10 a.m. May 16 at the Veterans Park behind city hall.
This is the tree ...

CETUSA seeks host families for exchange students

The Council for Educational Travel, USA is seeking host families to open doors to their homes and their communities for international high school exchange ...

Wiggins Fork elk may hold health key for region

Many elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are suffering. Their populations are declining populations, and fewer calves make it to adulthood.
The ...

 
 

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