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Fewer school ratio waivers needed now

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Department of Education has granted 16 school districts permission to exceed the state mandated student-teacher ratio in kindergarten ...

Nurse shortage reaching crisis level statewide

ROCK SPRINGS -- The shortage of certified nursing assistants, especially in nursing homes, in Wyoming is reaching crisis stage, Wyoming Department of Health ...

On final mission, Riverton officer key to carrier group

Navy Cmdr. Chad Kennedy is retiring after a 20-year Naval career.

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson launched 2,400 combat missionsin Syria and ...

Wyoming Game and Fish officials have relocated a mountain lion that was causing concern for residents in the Dubois area.
The animal had not threatened any ...

Jury trial starts Monday for man accused of rape; alleged victim is cousin

A jury trial is set to begin July 6 for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin.
The Fremont County Attorney's Office charged the ...

Man pleads guilty in death of RPD staffer; sentencing to come

Reuben Revere pleaded guilty on Thursday in Lander District Court to aggravated vehicular homicide in the death of Riverton Police Department employee Carolyn ...

Wyoming digest

Casper man killed in rollover
WHEATLAND -- A 62-year-old Casper man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash north of Wheatland.
Wyoming Highway ...

The way it was: Wildfires - 2001

The first week of July was a rough one for wildfires 14 years ago. Blazes near both Lander and Dubois required all-out effort to contain, and a fire truck was ...

Fireworks banned in state parks

Visitors also are urged to use caution when using campfires.

Visitors to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites are reminded that the possession ...

Veterans assistance available in July throughout Fremont County

A State of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout ...

Good Samaritans help extinguish fire in ditch

Local fire officials said they were grateful for the help of passersby who stopped to extinguish a small grass fire at about 2:20 p.m. Saturday near Lewis Road ...

Hot Notes Cool Nights music series starts Monday

The 67th Annual Army Band will perform at the first concert.

"Wyoming's Own" 67th Annual Army Band is the guest of the first Hot Notes Cool Nights ...

Former residents and visitors can share family tales, letters or photographs that reach back to any period since the settlement's early ...

A special steel beam was placed carefully with others in the center wing of the new Wyoming Indian Elementary School on July 14 after school board members, ...

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Deaths
DEWEY
Twylah Dewey, 59, died Sunday, June 28, at Davis Hospital and Medical Center in Layton, Utah. An evening service and wake will be at 7 ...

Digest

Water supply interrupted
LARAMIE -- Albany County officials say a broken waterline has left Rock River residents without water.
The Albany County ...

Panel will assess effect of legal marijuana in Wyoming

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is creating a council to gauge the effects of marijuana usage in the state ahead of a push for a legalization initiative that ...

Speed limit enforcement among conspicuous changes in state laws

CHEYENNE -- More than 100 new state laws took effect Wednesday in Wyoming that change speeding fines in 80 mph zones, make roads safer for bicyclists, and ...

Public hearing on new budget Monday evening

Residents can weigh in on the new county budget during a public hearing at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the Fremont County Commission chambers in the Fremont County ...

Earmarks might, might not, skew budget balance

After cutting, trimming and shifting money among accounts, Fremont County has developed a draft budget that, depending on the perspective, either still shows a ...

 
 

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