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Good hygiene can prevent the spread of water illnesses

While splashing in the waters of Wyoming's pools and lakes is a favorite summer pastime for many families, swimmers should be careful to avoid catching or ...

WDH: Avoid ticks, mosquitoes and the diseases they carry

During Wyoming's warmer months, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents to avoid mosquitoes and ticks when spending time outdoors, because the ...

No changes required to college's budget at FY15 end

The estimated budget for the fiscal year ending this month at Central Wyoming College did not require any adjustments at close-out.
The budget typically ...

Court ruling Monday a win for coal, but still not 'the' win

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. Supreme Court decision that said the Obama administration failed ...

New assignments for District 25 faculty; construction changes set

The school board approved a budget transfer of $1.2 million to the depreciation reserve account, which could be used for additional features at the new ...

New state laws set to take effect; energy industries to benefit

Companies no longer will have to wait for an air quality permit to be issued before constructing and operating oil gas wells in Wyoming.
The Wyoming ...

Teen missing Monday, officials seek help in locating her

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Faubion steps down from Riverton City Council

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Support and opposition to a planned food storage rule for the southern Shoshone National Forest was about even among the 20 people at a public meeting on the ...

Digest

Man who killed son dies himself
A southeastern Wyoming man who authorities say shot his 4-month-old son last week has died of suicide.
Goshen County ...

State greets court ruling on gay marriage with mixed reactions

Wyoming gay rights activists welcomed Friday's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage across the country. But they say true equality won't come ...

To much of the world, Wyoming is as alien as the desert bug planet Klendathu from the science fiction film "Starship Troopers."
In fact, that movie was ...

Troublesome animal captured, euthanized; first such case this year

A black bear has been trapped and euthanized after causing problems at a youth ...

Hearing to discuss management plan for massacre site

A public hearing regarding the Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site is at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Wind River Hotel and Casino. The meeting will discuss a ...

Wyoming Indian approves budget

The district also awarded interim superintendent Michelle Hoffman a part-time contract.

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has ...

Trial date set for nine in big drug crackdown

A trial date is set for nine defendants in the largest crackdown on alleged drug dealing in Fremont County since 2011.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. total finally rises

Wyoming's drilling rig count was unchanged during the week, but for the first time this year the national tally is up.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes ...

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ...

Wyoming digest

Man kills baby, shoots himself
Authorities say a man shot and killed a 4-month-old baby before turning the gun on himself in the tiny southeastern ...

The way it was: Tie drive -- 1929

The annual tie drive from the Wind River Mountains west of Dubois to Riverton every summer wasn't the only one in Wyoming, but it was the largest and best ...

 
 

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