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University of Wyoming president Laurie Nichols visited Wind River Indian Reservation schools Wednesday as part of an outreach effort to tell administrators ...

Same method, different answer for dissent in rez boundary case

In his dissent to last month's ruling that a 1905 Act of Congress did diminish the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation, Tenth Circuit Court of ...

Feds dismiss trout lawsuit

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- A federal lawsuit filed by an environmental group seeking to force federal agencies to analyze whether about two dozen dams operating in ...

Tuition increase unlikely to have much impact on Central Wyoming College

Central Wyoming College president Brad Tyndall doesn't think the tuition increase the Wyoming Community College Commission recently approved will have much of ...

RPD chief offered job in Georgia, expected to take it

Mike Broadhead has been in Riverton seven years

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead may soon announce his resignation.
He has been named ...

Senate sticks with cuts, not revenue, for schools

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate is favoring spending cuts over putting revenue toward fixing an education funding shortfall.
Senators voted 27-3 Tuesday ...

Wyoming digest

Woman suspected of giving pot candy to child
CASPER (AP) -- A Casper woman has been arrested on suspicion of giving her daughter marijuana candy and ...

Local tribes cut from bill on Indian education

As amended, the bill now refers to "tribes of the region" instead.

The Wyoming Senate voted Wednesday to remove specific references to the Eastern ...

Truck collision at airport limits snow removal

The wreck happened at the peak of Thursday's snowfall, knocking two vehicles out of commission.

Operations at Riverton Regional Airport are back to ...

Landmark rock opera opening Friday at CWC

Six Central Wyoming College theater department alumni are back on the Robert A. Peck Arts Center stage for ...

Wyoming joins three states in new run at ending wolf protections

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Pressure is building in Congress to take gray wolves in Wyoming and the the western Great Lakes region off the endangered list, which ...

Inquest ordered in death of Gillette man shot by police

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- An inquest has been scheduled for next month in the shooting death of a Wyoming man by a Montana police officer following a standoff in ...

ENDOW bill approved; will establish 20-year economic diversity plan

The Wyoming Legislature has approved the economic diversification initiative Senate President Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, and House Majority Floor Leader David ...

Residence destroyed in Saturday fire; no one injured

There were no injuries in a structure fire that destroyed a home Saturday morning on the 300 block of Old Wind River Highway in Fort Washakie .
Fremont ...

The Riverton City Council will find out Tuesday night whether former administrative services director Courtney Bohlender will accept the interim city ...

Bills permitting more guns in more places closer to passage

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Guns already are as much a part of Wyoming culture as rodeo and four-wheel drive vehicles.
They could become even more ubiquitous if the ...

Wyoming digest

UW oil, gas research facility done
LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming officials are hoping the school's new oil and gas research facility will help ...

NABC strives for transparency, better records

In a public meeting live-streamed from Great Plains Hall in Arapahoe, the new members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council promised to increase the ...

House kills bill on state revenue study; too 'loose,' said opponents

The Wyoming House killed a bill last week that had been sponsored by two prominent Fremont County legislators.
Senate File 131 would have created a select ...

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Kathleen Ann Philp, 93 died on February 26.A memorial service will be at 2 p.m., Monday, March 6 ...

 
 

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