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Mead has till December to OK new science standards

Wyoming teachers soon may be teaching science a little bit differently, especially in elementary school.
The State Board of Education on Sept. 23 approved new ...

Police asking for public help to stop 'rash' of car thefts

Local officials are asking residents to help address a problem with motor vehicle thefts in Riverton.
"We have been getting a rash of ... people breaking into ...

Bear that hurt hunter won't be captured

Officials will try to confirm whether the animal involved in the attack was a grizzly.

Officials say they will not pursue capture of the bear that ...

The State of Wyoming is pursuing one count of second-degree murder against Lance Clark, who is alleged to have killed his girlfriend, Laurie Thompson, on Sept. ...

'Not guilty' on both counts, jury determines

After a jury deliberated for nine hours, James Morrison walked free late Tuesday afternoon after being ...

Tribal judge to mull holding Shoshones in contemptToday

John St. Clair, chief judge for the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court, will consider holding the Shoshone Business Council in contempt for violation of a ...

Tuesday deal likely to save tribal court from take-over

The Bureau of Indian Affairs had pledged repeatedly last week to depose the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court on Monday, however, the tribal court remains open ...

Wyoming digest

New lottery game to be introduced
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Lottery Corporation is launching a promotional campaign to garner interest for a new draw ...

More than 40 students received their diplomas Friday at the Wind River Job Corps Center as they walked the stage in front of their peers, family, friends and ...

Riverton has accumulated several weather records over the past week.
Record precipitation fell Monday, as well as on Sept. 24, Sept. 23 and Sept. 22, ...

Today

Births


HARTMAN
A son was born to Valerie Hill of Riverton and Josh Hartman of Riverton at 4:54 a.m. September ...

Morrison ruled not guilty of murder charge

After five days of testimony, the murder trial of James Morrison ended Tuesday with a full acquittal.
The jury deliberated for nine hours, and Morrison was ...

Three requests first to be weighed for new 'large project' state funds

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Top Wyoming elected officials are set to vote this week on whether the state should lend $33.5 million to private companies to fund expansion ...

Man airlifted following bear attack Sunday

A 59-year-old man was airlifted to Denver on Sunday after being attacked by a grizzly bear in the mountains above Dubois.
Officials said the nonresident ...

As college marks 50 years, new 'one-stop' system encourages student persistence and completion


Central Wyoming College's new enhancements and ...

BIA intends to seize tribal court, other functions Monday

If carried out, the action would bring immediate and sweeping changes to law enforcement on the Wind River Indian Reservation.


The Bureau of Indian ...

Deaths of elderly couple termed murder-suicide

Officials said Muriel Chidsey, 85, was shot to death by her husband, who then killed himself.


Authorities have concluded that the recent death of ...

State parks create special booking system for eclipse

With four venues located in prime viewing areas for the August 21 total solar eclipse, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails is ...

CWC Spirit Week helps commemorate anniversary; public invited

As Central Wyoming College begins the commemoration of its 50th anniversary the community is invited to an upcoming tailgate party and concert in celebration ...

Ex-ambassador speaks in Lander

Gary Grappo will speak Oct. 4 on the second floor of the Lander Bar and Grill, with a Q-and-A session to follow.
Grappo is former United States Ambassador to ...

 
 

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