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Roughly 29,000 cubic yards of soil was dug out to create a detention pond for storm water off of East Park Avenue near Stone Drive in Riverton.
The ...

An increasingly popular New Year's Day activity continues this winter as Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails offers "First Day Hikes" at 11 Wyoming ...

CWC to offer new course on tribal relations, government

A new course titled Native Nations Building will start in the spring semester at Central Wyoming College, taught by American Indian studies instructor Tarissa ...

High marks for Shoshoni from accreditation visitors

School District 24 scored above average in leadership and in resource utilization.

Simply put, Fremont County School District 24 "rocked" its recent ...

Man's unexpected death demonstrates risks of meds for pain patients

Patients who have developed a tolerance to painkillers may take a dangerous dose without realizing it.

The October death of a Lander man due to ...

UW programs now at risk due to shortfall in state funding

The University of Wyoming may not be able shield academic programs from proposed state budget cuts, President Dick Mc-Ginity warned state lawmakers.
"The ...

Tribe plans to retrieve remains of children who lived at school long ago

The Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office is planning to retireve the remains of deceased tribal members to Wyoming from Carlisle, Pa., where ...

County to fight added acreage for sage grouse

Fremont County Commissioners intend to fight the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to withdraw 252,000 acres of land identified as greater sage grouse ...

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Births

ROMAN
A son was born to Wyoonna GhostBear of Lander and Tyler Roman of Riverton at 11:24 a.m. Dec. 4 at ...

Few women in Legislature

(AP) -- A report says Wyoming trails only Louisiana for the smallest percentage of women in its state legislature.
The report from the National Conference of ...

EPA approves water deal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to ...

ACA health insurance deadline approaching

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Wyoming residents who want their federal health insurance coverage to start Jan. 1 must sign up by Dec. 15.
Coverage for those who enroll ...

Wyoming digest

Coach testifies on sports funding
CHEYENNE (AP) -- University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl stepped onto the political field Thursday when he ...

The state has not officially certified Sergio Maldonado as the Arapaho liaison, but an exemption to the Oct. 6 freeze is expected.

Wyoming's two new ...

After a few hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury found Justin Tanner King guilty of three of the five charges against him related to an incident in which he ...

Mead: even in tight budget year, CWC and other colleges need stable funds

In his budget letter released Dec. 1, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made statements that seem to align with recent requests for a more stable funding model for ...

Enzi welcomes changes in No Child Left Behind

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is applauding passage in Congress of changes to federal law on school accountability and student ...

Plan would permit local government money to be invested via state

GILLETTE (AP) -- A proposal being drafted for next year's legislative session would allow counties and municipalities to achieve a better return on their ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead in truck collision
CASPER (AP) -- Two semitrailer trucks collided in Natrona County, killing two people.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

Riverton city employees have finished filling the new public ice skating rink at Tonkin Stadium. The hose (right side of image above) was stretched across ...

 
 

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