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Jackson Elementary School librarian Diane McKinnon asked students to gather one-gallon plastic containers to help build a reading "igloo" in the library. ...

Wyoming digest

Drone blamed in elk stampede
JACKSON (AP) -- Wildlife refuge officials say a man with a drone caused 1,500 elk to stampede half a mile.
The stampede ...

High marks for UW herbarium

A recent evaluation by a national association rates the Wyoming facility 11th among 641 in the U.S.

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming's Rocky ...

Horse abandoned by guide not a criminal matter, Teton County prosecutors decide

The animal survived eight weeks in the back country this winter.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Prosecutors found no criminal wrongdoing in the case of a horse ...

Riverton's heavy snow season continued Thursday and early Friday, as another big storm covered Fremont County. This unofficial measurement showed 14 inches of ...

Judge outlines reasoning behind boundary decision

Part one of two

When the state of Wyoming appealed the Environmental Protection Agency's decision to use the Wind River Indian Reservation boundary ...

Perfection

The Riverton High School boys basketball team celebrated winning the Keeper of the Gold trophy Thursday night after beating arch rival Lander 63-57. The win ...

Allen attempts, fails to require tribal rep on ENDOW council

Wyoming Rep. Jim Allen, R-Lander, put forth an amendment this week that would have included a tribal member on the proposed committee to oversee and promote ...

'Campus carry' gun bill defeated 17-3 in Senate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- By a wide margin, the Wyoming Senate defeated a bill that would have allowed students and other people who aren't police to carry guns on ...

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Dorothy Draper, 94 of Shoshoni died at her home on Thursday, February 23. Services are under the ...

Audit report compares expenses for Wyoming cities

Airport improvements boost Riverton's statistics substantially.

At first glance, it looks like Riverton spends more money compared to other ...

Arapahoe students improve test scores

Students at Arapahoe schools had improved scores on the 2016 Proficiency Assessments of Wyoming Students and Common Core Measures of Academic Progress.
The ...

Kusel's receives supplier award

Kusel's Furniture and Appliances of Riverton was named the 2016 BrandSource Dealer of the Year for the Rocky Mountain Region.
Larry Kusel and his wife Kristi ...

Biz group participates in de-escalation training

Fremont County Leadership participants completed the deescalation unit of the course Feb. 16 at the Central Wyoming College.
The program, managed by the ...

Free shipping helps boost online sales

According to a consumer survey done by Jupiter Media Matrix Inc., 67 percent of those polled would cancel or not complete an online order if shipping costs ...

Full Legislature passes bill requiring online sales tax; governor considering

The bill is intended to take effect July 1.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Online retailers who sell goods to Wyoming residents will soon be required to collect the ...

Senate panel OKs armed school staff bill; decision left to local school boards

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Senate committee advanced a bill that would allow individual Wyoming school districts to allow K-12 school personnel to carry concealed guns ...

Wyoming digest

Snowstorm grips state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Much of central, east-central and southern Wyoming is being hit by a snowstorm that has closed highways and ...

Thursday morning's heavy snowstorm nearly obscured Kim Rogers, who shoveled a portion of the alley in the 400 block of downtown Riverton. A winter storm ...

Paula Hunker was appointed Wednesday evening to represent the Lander sub-district on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
"We were all very ...

 
 

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