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CWC script selected for entrance in Sundance program

It came as a surprise to Central Wyoming College professor Jeremy Nielsen when he received news that a television pilot script he and CWC student Connie ...

Local students in UW summer STEM-oriented research program

Like many high school students, Wolf Star Duran spent part of her summer working. But, unlike most of her peers, she conducted a research project and learned ...

Farmers and ranchers from Fremont County join those from five other Wyoming counties in a series of videos describe innovative soil practices they say are ...

Help for veterans offered in county

An officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout October.
Lori Crump is available to meet ...

Gain of 11 in national rig count for the week; no change in state total

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 11 this week to 522.
A year ago, 809 rigs were active. ...

Valley Feeding was a cattle and lamb feeding operation that supplied livestock to packing plants in the 1970s. Nothing unusual there. But Valley had a ...

Riverton and Lander both competed at the multi-school event.

Riverton Middle School cross country runners took to the trails at the Worland ...

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Barabra Fay Capps, 73, died Friday, September 9. A funeral service took place at 7 p.m. on ...

Meth use contributed to 38-year-old man's death during summer

Officials said methamphetamine abuse contributed to the July death of 38-year-old man who suffered a blood clot in his heart.
John E. Kramer's official cause ...

'Life Chain' vigil from 2-3:30 p.m. this Sunday at Riverton City Park

I often hear people say, "I have the right to live my own life," and we celebrate their independence and their liberated thinking.
But as a liberal ...

RHS spring principal's honor roll released

Riverton High School's principal's honor roll for the spring has been finalized. Listing designates a grade-point average of 3.76-4.0.

12th ...

Riverton teacher gets UW grant

Riverton native Rachel Howerton is among seven University of Wyoming College of Education graduates who are recipients of the Lola B. Newcomb Beginning Teacher ...

Cheyenne might revisit city smoking ban in bars

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- More than 10 years after the City Council voted to ban smoking in public places, Councilman Richard Johnson is now contemplating an ordinance ...

Cell phones inching into Yellowstone wilds

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Adventure seekers encounter untamed wilderness when they enter the back country of Yellowstone National Park. Howling wolves. Deadly ...

Wyoming digest

Early voting under way in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Early voting for the Nov. 8 general election in Wyoming has begun.
Voters can cast their ballots at ...

A grass fire quickly spread to multiple structures Thursday evening at 671 Ethete Road.
Battalion 3 Lander Rural Fire chief Nick Johnson said the initial ...

The Transportation Security Administration will begin screening Denver Air Connection passengers at Riverton Regional Airport starting Sunday.
The change ...

Morrison takes stand as murder trial continues

Testimony Friday included an hour-long cross-examination by prosecutor Patrick LeBrun.

"Are you nervous?" defense attorney John LaBuda asked his ...

Arrest made in death of Dubois woman; second-degree murder alleged

A Dubois man has been arrested for second-degree murder in connection with the death of Laurie Margaret Thompson, 49, of Dubois.
Thompson was found not ...

The testimony took place on the fourth day of James Morrison's murder trial.

On the fourth day in the second-degree murder trial against James ...

 
 

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