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Roads, campsites fill as visitors arrive for total eclipse Monday

Hopeful eclipse-viewers continue to stream into Fremont County this week, filling hotels, campsites and roadways in preparation for Monday's astronomical ...

Students throughout Fremont County School District 25 will return to school Tuesday for another year of enrichment and learning.
Teachers and administrators ...

Arapahos appeal lawsuit on joint programs

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has appealed the loss of its lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge Brian Morris ...

Wyoming digest

Fire bans in place for eclipse period
(AP) -- Federal and state agencies have put fire bans in place across Wyoming in preparation of Monday's solar ...

On Monday, Grand Teton Park to eclipse Yellowstone

q GTNP is directly in the path of the solar eclipse, while its more famous neighbor to the north is not.

By Bob Moen
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- ...

State's 12-month drop in jobless rate biggest in nation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two states.
The Labor Department said ...

Eye safety critical during eclipse

The most important aspect of any solar eclipse is eye safety.
While it's perfectly safe to view a solar eclipse using safe eclipse viewing procedures, ...

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Deb Bymaster, 65, a longtime Riverton resident, passed away Aug. 13, 2017. Services are ...

UW to use grant to develop better brucellosis test

Researchers in the Department of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Wyoming will use a $149,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture ...

An eclipse-weekend event at South Pass City State Historic Site pairs beer-tasting with a tour of the Carissa Mine. Take a "tour" of hand-crafted beers with ...

Sports

Riverton High R00;School sophomore Konnor Gaston teed off Thursday on the par-3 second hole at the Riverton Country Club during the first-round of the Riverton ...

With just two weeks to prepare for the season-opening McDonald's volleyball tournament on their home court in Wolverine Gym, head coach Trista Day and ...

At mid-point of camp, Cowboys drill on game situations

Laramie -- This week marked the midway point of preseason camp as the Wyoming Cowboys prepare for their 2017 football season opener at Iowa on Sept. 2.
The ...

 

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Doing what we can

Rain or shine, the eclipse will happen, but can affect the experience down here

It may well be unprecedented in our newspaper's history to have made ...

Nothing we can prepare for

Among nature writing, little comes close to Annie Dillard's accomplishment in her essay "Total Eclipse." While the depths it speaks to about our shared ...

College one of six groups to receive AmeriCorps funds

Gov. Matt Mead announced this week that Central Wyoming College will get $14,418 in a planning grant as part of AmeriCorps funding from the Corporation for ...

Travel, humanitarian aid combined in club new to CWC this fall

A new club formed this spring at Central Wyoming College gives students a chance to travel while also offering humanitarian aid to those in need.
Entrada Club ...

Lander native earns master's degree

Eric Ragan of Lander has graduated with a Master of Sports Science degree in sports studies with honors at The United States Sports Academy.
The United ...

Red Cross assists two after home fire

Red Cross of Wyoming is assisting two adults after a home fire in Arapahoe on Aug. 11. The clients were provided with assistance for temporary lodging and ...

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