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Opening in August, Job Corps stresses energy focus

The Wind River Job Corps Center opening this summer in Riverton will be the first in the nation to specialize in training for students interested in the energy ...

Partners aid Carissa restoration

Restoring historical exhibits at the Carissa Mine in South Pass City benefits from several partners.
Historian Jon Lane at the South Pass City Historic Site ...

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Births
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A child was born to Torrey Ferris of Riverton and Karl Whiteplume of Arapahoe at 3:38 p.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at ...

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Man's body found in reservoir
CODY -- Searchers in Wyoming have found the body of a Montana man who went missing last week in Buffalo Bill Reservoir ...

City weighs $33 million fiscal year budget

The plan proposes a cost of living adjustment for municipal employees.

City staff has presented a balanced budget of roughly $33 million to the ...

Man charged after arrest sparked threat against deputy

A man is facing charges in Lander District Court that he threatened a Fremont County Sheriff's Office deputy.
He could see up to 12 years in prison if ...

Museums ask for $19,000 spending hike for FY15-16

The Fremont County museums system is asking for $19,290 more in funding this year from the Fremont County Commission.
Museums director Scott Goetz told ...

Year of the grouse

Wyoming's 'sage chicken' part of nearly every energy discussion

Watching the colorful strutting behavior of Centrocercus urophasianus roosters, ...

Economists crunch data on impact of EPA regs on coal

During an eight-month study, University of Wyoming researchers concluded coal is a major part of the state's economy.
That was unsurprising, but they wanted ...

It's the man, not the machine, with the local connections.

That gleaming silver monolith rising nearly 20 stories above the plains of southeast ...

Cloud Peak's reclamation among best in America

Cloud Peak Energy was recognized in 2014 for its reclamation work at the Antelope Mine in northeastern Wyoming.
The company received the 2014 Excellence in ...

Railroad transport delay fixed after years of negotiations

Rail traffic delays that impacted Cloud Peak Energy in 2014 had been resolved by the beginning of this year.
Cloud Peak spokesman Rick Curtsinger said the ...

Inspector: Coal on 'tough road,' but big Wyoming mines still compete well

The coal industry is "taking a beating" in Wyoming of late, as evidenced by the state mine inspector's report for 2014.
Coal companies in Wyoming produced at ...

Real-deal gold-mine restoration is even better

The elaborate, ancient interior of South Pass City's Carissa Mine and Mill site seems less like an old ...

The company behind the Bear Lodge Critical Rare Earth Project in northwest Wyoming anticipates the mine will provide a major new source for the supply of the ...

Nucor patient amid drilling slowdown

Nucor Inc. leadership remains optimistic that the current market slowdown is merely a familiar part of the boom and bust cycle, and that the industry will ...

Driver in fatal wreck had alcohol level of .314

The driver in a fatal, one-vehicle rollover this month near Boysen Reservoir was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to autopsy reports.
Rupert D. ...

CWC speech team future in doubt due to departure of its coach

Administrators at Central Wyoming College are working to save the school's forensics program after the departure of instructor Josh House.
House, a Riverton ...

Although progress has slowed on assessing the feasibility of re-opening the iron mine at Atlantic City, entities are still in close talks on its future.
In ...

The search will be done out of the public eye at the outset while two committees made up of trustees, UW staff, faculty and others find a search firm and ...

 
 

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