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Carbon XPRIZE draws international competition

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Cooking oil and graphene, a recently discovered substance stronger than steel, might seem to have little in common, but some theorize both ...

Wyoming digest

Enrollment dip predicted in Gillette
GILLETTE (AP) -- Campbell County school officials are preparing for an enrollment decline estimated at about 300 ...

Pacheco to be new state pen chief; Ziegler to lead Farm

The warden of the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton has been named the new man in charge at the Wyoming State Penitentiary in Rawlins.
The Wyoming Department of ...

The Domino's Pizza in Riverton donated pizza, salad and brownies to the Riverton Police Department in support of law enforcement and the "stand united" social ...

Base resident appeals conviction

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- A resident of F.E. Warren Air Force Base who was found guilty last year of committing sex crimes against a family member has filed his appeal ...

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Births

VANDERMEULEN
A son was born to Lacey Vandermeulen of Riverton and Carl Vandermeulen of Riverton at 11:30 ...

Youth horse shows helped kick off the 103rd Fremont County Fair and Rodeo last weekend.
A three-day event for youth that started Friday combined arena timed ...

Plan could speed permitting for oil, gas drilling in Wyoming

(AP) -- U.S. officials announced plans Thursday to speed up permitting for oil and gas drilling on federal and Indian lands in Wyoming to reduce delays, as ...

Cheney tops House poll, but more than half still undecided

CASPER (AP) -- A poll shows that more than 52 percent of Wyoming Republican voters are undecided in the race for the state's lone U.S. House seat.
The poll was ...

'Something had to give,' says warden

As a result of state-level funding cuts, the Wyoming Department of Corrections has closed the 74-bed residential treatment unit at the Wyoming Honor Farm north ...

State considers law charging fee for public records

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming state government is considering a proposed rule to allow state agencies to charge the public for staff time required to respond to ...

The number of firefighters at the site near Dubois stands at 766.

The Lava Mountain Fire continues to grow, reaching more than 12,150 acres Thursday ...

Man sentenced for scratching his initials into park landmark

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) -- A Texas man has been sentenced to three days in jail and ordered to pay $250 in restitution for carving his initials into the iconic ...

Breanna Bower took fifth place in junior showmanship during the Fremont County Fair horse show Saturday in Riverton. The event traditionally is a preliminary ...

Today

Births

MADDELEIN
A daughter was born to Sierra Maddelein of Riverton at 11:54 a.m. July 21 at SageWest Health ...

Group using horses to assist veterans at CFD

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- BraveHearts, a group which uses horzes to assist veterans, is at Cheyenne Frontier Days this week giving demonstrations to audiences about ...

Death in park dormitory fire a suicide, report concludes

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Investigators have determined that a man set a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park a year ago in an act of suicide.
The ...

Death in park dormitory fire a suicide, report concludes

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Investigators have determined that a man set a fire at an employee dormitory in Grand Teton National Park a year ago in an act of suicide.
The ...

Wyoming digest

Big crowd at UW town hall
LARAMIE (AP) -- Hiring private contractors to do non-academic work, such as landscaping, is among the ideas that should be ...

North Federal rebuild could stretch 3 years

The reconstruction of North Federal Boulevard set to take place in 2017 will continue on for at least another summer, and could be stretched out to ...

 
 

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