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Enrollment rise a new challenge for university

LARAMIE -- About 100 more students will attend the University of Wyoming this fall than last year, but the added enrollment could pose a problem for some ...

Thermal feature found in Yellowstone

Scientists have been watching the area's thermal activity since May and measured a temperature as high as 152 degrees.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- ...

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Births
KIRCH
A child was born to Melinda Kirch of Lander and Shadd Kirch at Lander at 8:52 a.m. June 4 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby ...

Father takes stand in son's murder trial; jury hears 911 call

Prosecutors at a murder trial Wednesday entered evidence central to their argument that the alleged crime was premeditated.
Despite an objection by defendant ...

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Births
HULL
A son was born to Pam Hull of Riverton and Jason Hull of Riverton at 3:43 p.m. May 28 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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PAWS scores mostly down
CHEYENNE -- Most Wyoming students scored lower this year on statewide tests designed to measure their proficiency in math, ...

Banker survey predicts modest regional growth

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests modest economic growth ahead in rural parts of 10 Plains and Western states, but the predicted decline in farm income this ...

State to hire manager to oversee big Capitol job

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials have voted to hire a project manager to oversee the $300 million renovation of the state Capitol.
Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming ...

Balloon enthusiasts hoping for a close-up opportunity to crew or ride in a hot-air balloon probably will have a good chance on Friday.
The Riverton ...

Reading, math performance improves in District 14; school construction ongoing

Wyoming Indian students are improving in reading and math.
Of the 11 grade levels assessed by the Measures of Academic Progress, seven reached their year mean ...

About 100 artists of all ages covered the Riverton Branch Library's sidewalks in colorful art Wednesday night during the Chalk the Walk Festival. Band Gary ...

RHS Hall of Fame tickets available for Aug. 29 event

Tickets are available for the inaugural Riverton High School Hall of Fame ceremony.
The event is at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 29 in the RHS commons area.
The first 10 ...

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Births
HALLOCK
A daughter was born to Madison Johnson of Riverton and Levi Hallock of Riverton at 12:33 p.m. June 10 at SageWest Health Care at ...

County mulls balancing books with investments, sale of Riverton building

Fremont County commissioners considered drawing money out of the county's investment pool or selling a building on North Eighth Street West in Riverton to help ...

The Summer of the Irresponsible Boyfriend knew many lapses in judgment, still, we cooked, nearly every night. We had two standards: scallops with broccoli and ...

Salad greens are plentiful in grocery stores year-round, but if you ask us, big-box produce never seems to taste as good as the leafy greens that pop up in ...

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Murder-for-hire trial set
CASPER -- A trial date has finally been set in the case against a Casper woman accused of hiring a hit man to kill her ...

Doctor says he did nothing wrong in man's drug overdose

WORLAND -- A Worland physician named in a wrongful death suit has filed a response to the claims that he caused a man to overdose on opioid medication.
An ...

Capitol group to consider hiring a project manager

CHEYENNE -- Top Wyoming officials plan to meet in Cheyenne on Wednesday to consider whether to hire a project manager to oversee the $300-million renovation of ...

Three face trial in decapitation case

POWELL -- Three people are facing trial in the death of a man whose decapitated body was found along a remote dirt road northwest of Powell.
A circuit court ...

 
 

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