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UW pushes ahead on drive to improve teacher training

LARAMIE -- A University of Wyoming Board of Trustees initiative to boost the college into national prominence in teacher preparation continues to ...

Analyst says regs threaten coal, so state must focus on implementation

Proposed regulations present a tough challenge for Wyoming's coal economy, but the state could help its economy by pushing the federal government to implement ...

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Early park visitation up
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has seen about 24 percent more visitors January through May of this year ...

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Flagger struck, killed by truck
ELK MOUNTAIN -- A flagger has been struck and killed by a truck in a construction zone on Interstate 80 in southern ...

Car windows likely hit by debris, not shots

LOVELAND, Colo. -- Officials investigating three roadside shootings in northern Colorado say shattered vehicle windows in the area are being reported more ...

Sage West Auxiliary members realized their organization was in peril in 2013 -- the same year the organization celebrated its 40th anniversary and received the ...

Commissioners quiz forest service man on new order for food storage

Public hearing Tuesday in Lander

Amid a rising number of dangerous and unwanted encounters between bears and humans, a proposed U.S. Forest Service ...

Housing repair loans and grants available

Low-income homeowners and senior citizens are eligible for assistance.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Rural Development department is offering ...

UW student e-mail privacy might be protected under law weighed by legislators

CHEYENNE -- A legislative panel will consider a proposal to make sure e-mails from University of Wyoming students are not accessible under the state's Public ...

Rock Springs wants back in picture for NHFR

The city is is hosting the event for the fourth time in July, but Gillette is hosting it for 2016 and 2017.

ROCK SPRINGS -- Officials in the city ...

UW horticultural experts to begin webinar series

Participants can attend the live events at the county extension offices.

Gardeners and others vexed by plant problems and insect nuisances can send ...

Library hosting doodle workshop

The Riverton Branch Library presents the fourth "Summer of Doodle" workshop at 1 p.m. Monday.
Artist Aubry Ellis will teach the art of mixed media.
To sign ...

Cowboy hall of fame picks three county residents as '15 honorees

The trio will be inducted Sept. 27 at the Casper Events Center.

The Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame has announced the names of the 51 cowboys and ...

Officials from all over the state and every branch of government gathered to dedicate the new Riverton justice center at 1160 Major Ave. on June 19. They, and ...

Central Wyoming College archaeology students presented their research May 2 during a joint conference of the Wyoming Archaeological Society/Wyoming Association ...

Museums line up another week of programs

The Riverton Museum will kick off this week's programs with an Adventure Trek on Tuesday to St. Stephen's Indian Mission.
The trek will begin at 8:30 a.m. at ...

Mead appeals dismissal of lawsuit on wild horses

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is appealing a federal judge's recent dismissal of a lawsuit the state filed seeking to force the federal government to remove more wild ...

Tuesday open house set for Wind River Job Corps Center

A public open house is scheduled this week at the Wind River Job Corps Center on Airport Road in Riverton.
Free tours begin at 4 p.m. Tuesday at the ...

The Shoshone Tribal Cultural Center hosted the fifth annual Treaty Day events in the first week of summer 1992. Visitors and participants saw exhibits of ...

Wyoming rig count down one for week

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by two this week to ...

 
 

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