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Haley Jacobsen of Riverton will be celebrating her first Mothers Day this year with her miracle baby.
Clive Everett Jacobsen was born April 30 in Lander, ...

As redevelopment of the old Riverton hospital property continues in east Riverton, more than 80 volunteers put in the time and muscle needed to lay 10,000 ...

Wyoming's rig count up one for the week

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 885.
A year ago, only 406 rigs were active amid a ...

Wyoming digest

Man shot during dispute about vehicle
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Laramie County authorities say a man was shot and wounded over a dispute about a ...

Head teacher at Frontier appointed

Andrew Coleman, a teacher at Frontier Academy, has been named to be "head teacher" of the alternative high school next year after the retirement of principal ...

Slow landslide wipes out one lane of Chief Joseph Highway

CODY (AP) -- The northbound lane of Chief Joseph Scenic Highway has continued to slide downhill.
The lane has been sliding down the slope since March.
Wyoming ...

Five programs, 37 jobs eliminated at university

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming will lay off 37 employees next week as the state's only public, four-year university cuts costs to account for reduced ...

Weed fighters going to backcountry

Fremont County Weed and Pest is planning to subcontract a backcountry trip deep into the Shoshone National Forest in late summer to survey the wilderness area ...

Student garden project at Willow Creek aims to promote awareness of nutrition and diet

The initiative is funded through a grant from Annie's Homegrown, an organic food subsidiary.

Students at Willow Creek Elementary School will begin ...

Student charged

A 17-year-old student was arrested and charged Thursday with felony juvenile delinquency connected to terroristic threats after he allegedly left a note in the ...

Mike Redman, center, talked to students about his 20-year
experience as a flautist. Looking on from left were William Wehr, Tempyst Archer and Chloe ...

Wyoming digest

Man sentenced for sex offense
CASPER (AP) -- A Wyoming judge has sentenced a man to six to eight years in prison for having sex with a 14-year-old ...

Downtown Riverton got some spring cleanup from the Riverton High School boys soccer on a warm afternoon. From left, assistant coach Brady Samuelson, sophomore ...

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Deaths

MICKELSON
Gordon Max Mickelson, 90, previously of Big Piney, passed away May 10, 2017, at his home in ...

Nearly 300 runners took the colorful challenge Friday at the Run with the PAC 5K Color Run, hosted jointly by Jackson, Ashgrove, Willow Creek and Aspen ...

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Community Calendar

Friday, May 12

The Home and Garden Expo is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 13 at the ...

For revenue, UW adds beer sales

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Athletics Department is not letting recent budget cuts slow it down.
Department authorities that they have a ...

Federal program helping WA sage grouse

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- A new study of sage grouse in Eastern Washington found a surprisingly large benefit from a federal program that subsidizes farmers to ...

Wyoming digest

Woman killed in house fire
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- A house fire in southwest Wyoming has claimed the life of a 72-year-old woman.
The fire occurred about ...

Specs on CWC Jackson plan adjusted

As the prospect of building a Central Wyoming College campus in Jackson has become a reality, some details of the plan have been modified to fit real-life ...

 
 

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