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Delegation backs sage grouse bill

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming's congressional delegation but not the state's governor say they support a legislative effort to block federal protection of the ...

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Parks get funds for electric car
MOOSE -- Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have teamed up with a clean energy coalition to secure more than ...

Drivers cautious after woman shot in neck on Interstate 25

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Days after a Milliken woman was shot in the neck while driving on Interstate 25 near Windsor on the heavily traveled corridor between ...

Civil Air Patrol seeks new cadets and volunteers

CHEYENNER00;-- A little-known group is looking for volunteers and cadets to take part in search-and rescue flights and other missions.
Col. Ken Johnston, ...

Garden project helps inmates, community and students

A partnership between Northwest College and the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office is designed to benefit students, inmates and community members in Basin.
"I'm ...

High speed limits worry safety experts, but states forge ahead

WASHINGTON -- Wisconsin state Rep. Paul Tittl drives his Toyota Prius 140 miles from his home district to the state capitol in Madison every week. Usually, he ...

Volunteers step up to help in aftermath of I-80 wrecks

CHEYENNE -- In the wake of last week's wrecks on Interstate 80 west of Cheyenne, local hospital staff and community members rallied to help dozens of people in ...

Twenty years ago this month, composting was a hot topic in Fremont County. Tom Heald, a University of Wyoming Cooperative Extension agent, said he hoped to ...

Mexican brass quintet performing at CWC

The Mexican brass quintet Metales M5 will perform Tuesday at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Robert A. Peck Arts ...

More than 20 businesses to attend annual job fair

Most of the organizations at the employment expo are hiring for open positions.

The annual Central Wyoming College employment expo and job fair is 9 ...

Author to sign copies of Arapaho anthology

The Wind River Hotel and Casino is hosting a book signing Tuesday where visitors can meet one of the authors of "Arapaho Stories, Songs, and Prayers: A ...

Highway crack repair project set for Tuesday

A $2.3 million highway crack sealing maintenance project is scheduled to continue next week in Lander.
A crew with prime contractor Highway Improvement, Inc., ...

Historian to teach free oral history workshop

The class will include instruction on the basics of interviewing and putting audio recordings to good use.

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum will ...

'All of you are very special to us'

Children planted a pinwheel garden to celebrate National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Northern Arapaho WIC and the Native Connection Home Visiting ...

Prosecutor's complain at slow pace of appeal to reinstate Eaton sentence

Lawyers for a Wyoming inmate who once lived in Riverton want an appeals court to give them 14 months to contest a recent order allowing prosecutors to once ...

Amid low oil prices, slow drilling pace lingers in state

Drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming has sunk to the lowest rate since 1999 amid oil prices that are too low for petroleum companies to invest in new ...

The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is moving out of the county's self-insurance health benefit pool and onto private insurance for its employees. ...

Search for bear victim sent county search/rescue costs higher

Search and rescue operations in Fremont County were down by half in 2014 compared with the year before, yet the total cost for missions almost quadrupled ...

College to name three past faculty 'emeritus'

Three new names are being added to the list of emeritus professors at Central Wyoming College, including former college president Jo Anne McFarland, former ...

State Dems to elect officers Saturday

The Wyoming Democratic Party Central Committee will meet Saturday to elect officers as well as discuss strategy for the upcoming year. Only Central Committee ...

 
 

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