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No change in Wyoming's rig count, but U.S. total up eight

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. rose by eight this week to 916.
A year ago, just 408 rigs were ...

County gets new WYDOT engineer

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's former district traffic engineer in Basin is the new leader of WYDOT's construction program in northwest ...

Riverton's Main Street Dance studio presented its 13th annual spring concert Saturday at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center. From left, Loxley Kirkland, Alivia ...

As summer neared in 1956, Riverton prepared for the biggest community event in its history. The town was turning 50 years old, and everyone was celebrating. ...

Shoshoni hosts tractor, engine show next weekend

Shoshoni and the Wind River Flywheelers will welcome locals and travelers alike to the22nd annual Don Layton Memorial Antique Engine and Tractor Show on ...

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Births

YELLOWFOX
A daughter was born to Stacie Tidzump of Lander and Blaine Yellowfox, Sr. of Riverton at 12:04 ...

Conditions have combined to create flood concerns for the next few weeks in the Wind River Basin.
"It's all coming together," National Weather Service ...

The school year is coming to an end, but Ashgrove Elementary saw a new beginning this week when hundreds of students gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony at ...

Standoff leads to man's suicide

(AP) -- Authorities say a man is dead following a domestic disturbance and standoff in northeast Wyoming.
The incident occurred on Memorial Day in Crook ...

New Indian education bill a long time coming; draws praise for years of persistence

Part 1 of 2

A law that will incorporate American Indian education in schools across Wyoming was applauded recently for the years of work that it took ...

Delegation applauds U.S. withdrawal from climate-change accord

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's Republican congressional delegation is applauding President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate ...

Maximum sentence for man who had 71 pounds of pot

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Kansas man is on his way to a Wyoming prison after being sentenced with the maximum penalty for felony marijuana possession.
35-year-old ...

Wyoming digest

UW museum gets big donation
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Art Museum has received an anonymous donation of $2.3 million, the largest in ...

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Deaths

KRUSKE
Services are pending for Ronald "Ron" Wayne Kruske, 54, who died in a motorcycle accident May 28, ...

Report ranks state 37th for senior health

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A report from United Health Foundation ranks Wyoming as the 37th healthiest state in America for older people.
The foundation's America's ...

Enzi released from hospital after emergency operation

GILLETTE(AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi has been released from a hospital after undergoing emergency gallbladder surgery over the weekend.
Press Secretary ...

Elk, not bison, key to brucellosis spread, scientific study says

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- A new study says wildlife managers should worry more about elk than bison as they seek to reduce the transmission of brucellosis to ...

Wyoming digest

BNSF train with vehicles derails
GILLETTE (AP) -- Burlington Northern Santa Fe is investigating the derailment of eight rail cars on a freight train in ...

Money only obstacle for BLM land buy near Cody

POWELL (AP) -- A proposal for the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to buy about 1,800 acres on top of a mountain in northern Wyoming has strong support. The only ...

Emergency surgery for Enzi: gallbladder

GILLETTE (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is recovering from emergency gallbladder surgery and a spokesman says the Republican hopes to be back on the job ...

 
 

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