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Scott McFarland paid volunteer Gwen Sowards for his sons, Travis and Wyatt, to enjoy treats at the open house while Ashgrove teacher Angela Holstedt dished up ...

As fall arrives, parts of county under flash flood watch

The National Weather Service has issued a flash-flood watch for the northwestern mountains of Wyoming including many parts of Fremont County, effective noon ...

Now officially two yeas old, the Central Wyoming Children's Center for Arts, Technology and Science expects to top attendance records from last year.
In 2015, ...

Six advance in Shoshone tribal primary

More than 600 Eastern Shoshone Tribal members showed up to mark their ballots Tuesday in both Fort Washakie and Crowheart for the tribe's primary election. ...

State fiscal crunch will largely spare WYDOT

CHEYENNE -- The downturn in Wyoming's economy has affected many state agencies, resulting in cutbacks and the end of some services.
But some agencies, like the ...

Wyoming digest

Manslaughter charge for teen
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Laramie County authorities have located an 18-year-old wanted for information relating to a Cheyenne ...

Strong online ratings for Wyoming PBS

The number of state residents who watch the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service on television has not gone up much in the past five years, but online ...

WSGS Publishes Updated Oil and Gas Map of Wyoming

The map shows activity through 2016 and has more detail than previous versions

Data about Wyoming's oil and natural gas resources is depicted in an ...

State treasurer suggests change to Hathaway investments

(AP) -- A trust fund that supports Wyoming's college scholarship program needs changes in its investment strategy to avoid eventually running out of money, ...

Panel weighs bill that could free up inactive liquor licenses

Wyoming lawmakers are working on legislation that could free up inactive liquor licenses for other entrepreneurs to use.
The Legislature's Joint Corporations, ...

These and other, shorter strings of BNSF locomotives sit idle on the Donkey Creek siding east of Gillette as Wyoming's coal slowdown continues. Taken together, ...

Quality product should precede push for publicity

Advertising is paid media. Public relations and publicity are earned media.
Consumers do distinguish between advertising and publicity and are much more ...

Facilities on alert after state gets vague bomb threat

State facilities and schools across Wyoming were notified by the Office of Homeland Security of potential threats Thursday afternoon.
Police scanner traffic ...

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Births
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A daughter was born to Ashley Hatch of Riverton and Emery Tindall of Riverton at 8:20 a.m. ...

Already facing death penalty, man charged in a Wyoming 'cold case'

(AP) -- An imprisoned serial killer has been charged with murder in connection to the 1977 killing of a 28-year-old woman whose remains were found in southwest ...

UW targets 16 degree programs for elimination

Sixteen degree programs at the University of Wyoming are being considered for elimination to help save money.
The university announced Tuesday that the UW ...

Wyoming digest

Committee OKs coal pension bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An election-year bill to protect health care and pension benefits for about 120,000 retired coal ...

Yellowstone-themed license plate to be considered

The Wyoming Department of Transportation is looking into the idea of offering state license plates that celebrate Yellowstone National Park.
WYDOT Director ...

Follow good procedures in private burials, planner urges

Fremont County Planner Steve Baumann is urging Fremont County residents to formally file with his office before burying bodies on private land.
The county ...

Colorado team takes One Shot trophy

Gov. Matt Mead scored for the Wyoming team in Saturday's annual even in Lander

Gov. Matt Mead might have taken down an antelope in 10 minutes ...

 
 

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