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UW programs now at risk due to shortfall in state funding

The University of Wyoming may not be able shield academic programs from proposed state budget cuts, President Dick Mc-Ginity warned state lawmakers.
"The ...

Tribe plans to retrieve remains of children who lived at school long ago

The Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office is planning to retireve the remains of deceased tribal members to Wyoming from Carlisle, Pa., where ...

County to fight added acreage for sage grouse

Fremont County Commissioners intend to fight the Bureau of Land Management's proposal to withdraw 252,000 acres of land identified as greater sage grouse ...

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Births

ROMAN
A son was born to Wyoonna GhostBear of Lander and Tyler Roman of Riverton at 11:24 a.m. Dec. 4 at ...

Few women in Legislature

(AP) -- A report says Wyoming trails only Louisiana for the smallest percentage of women in its state legislature.
The report from the National Conference of ...

EPA approves water deal

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency waded into a long-running skirmish between two states by approving water quality rules meant to ...

ACA health insurance deadline approaching

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Wyoming residents who want their federal health insurance coverage to start Jan. 1 must sign up by Dec. 15.
Coverage for those who enroll ...

Wyoming digest

Coach testifies on sports funding
CHEYENNE (AP) -- University of Wyoming football coach Craig Bohl stepped onto the political field Thursday when he ...

The state has not officially certified Sergio Maldonado as the Arapaho liaison, but an exemption to the Oct. 6 freeze is expected.

Wyoming's two new ...

After a few hours of deliberation Thursday, a jury found Justin Tanner King guilty of three of the five charges against him related to an incident in which he ...

Mead: even in tight budget year, CWC and other colleges need stable funds

In his budget letter released Dec. 1, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead made statements that seem to align with recent requests for a more stable funding model for ...

Enzi welcomes changes in No Child Left Behind

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is applauding passage in Congress of changes to federal law on school accountability and student ...

Plan would permit local government money to be invested via state

GILLETTE (AP) -- A proposal being drafted for next year's legislative session would allow counties and municipalities to achieve a better return on their ...

Wyoming digest

Two dead in truck collision
CASPER (AP) -- Two semitrailer trucks collided in Natrona County, killing two people.
The Wyoming Highway Patrol says the ...

Riverton city employees have finished filling the new public ice skating rink at Tonkin Stadium. The hose (right side of image above) was stretched across ...

Fierce winds push two trucks off road; gusts topped 100 in state

Two semitrailer drivers escaped injury after their trucks collided on Wyoming Highway 789Dec. 9 -- crashthat came amid some of the windiest conditions of ...

City OKS new equipment buy

The City of Riverton is spending roughly $129,000 on new equipment.
The Riverton City Council recently approved a bid award of about $44,000 from Stotz ...

Tribes asks state to reduce speed limit near casino construction

Concerned about the safety of motorists on U.S. Highway 287 near the Shoshone Rose Casino in Lander, members of Shoshone Business Council are asking the state ...

Cities, towns get ahead of counties on wildlife feeding

Town councilors in Lander and Dubois have made it illegal to feed wildlife within city limits, and a bill the Wyoming Legislature will take up next year would ...

Griz delisting said near; feds would keep count near the current level

Anticipating removing grizzly bears from the Endangered Species List as as soon as January, wildlife managers will seek to maintain bear numbers in the ...

 
 

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