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Famed businessman McMurry dead
CASPER -- Casper businessman and philanthropist Mick McMurry has died.
Casper police confirmed McMurry died at his home ...

Distance for well setback debated strongly among producers, homeowners

CASPER -- Oil drilling economics and public health concerns tussled in tug-of-war Monday as the petroleum industry, advocacy groups and homeowners told state ...

Former State Rep. Frank Philp died Sunday at 67

The Lysite-area rancher represented Fremont County in the Wyoming Legislature for nine terms.

Fremont County legislators and residents are mourning ...

Former foster parent faces charges of sexual assault; could get 100-year term

The man, now 66 years old, told police that he had improper contact with two children.

A Lander man is facing up to 100 years in prison for allegedly ...

Bill permits study of Wyoming taking control of public land in state

The Wyoming Legislature has passed a bill commissioning a study on the transfer of some federal lands to state control.
Enrolled Act No. 78 appropriates ...

Eight Wyoming Indian students visit college to learn about careers

For eight Wyoming Indian Middle School eighth-graders, Central Wyoming College displayed an array of careers for their young minds to consider after they took ...

Mead to press for Medicaid solution

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead told state lawmakers Friday that, having rejected Medicaid expansion, the burden's on them to come up with a solution for ...

State rig count lowest in years

NEW YORK -- The number of rigs drilling for oil and gas in Wyoming continues to slide.
Petroleum industry service company Baker Hughes says just 32 rigs are ...

Alumnus designs new logo for CWC

Tyler Zenk is a user interface/user experience designer in Nashville.

Tyler Zenk, who recently redesigned the logo for Central Wyoming College, said ...

District 14 selects St. Clair for superintendent position

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has hired Wyoming Indian Elementary School principal Owen St. Clair as its new superintendent.
The ...

UW Extension bulletin explores new farm bill

The report focuses on the roles of the legislation's programs in Wyoming.

An overview of the new farm bill and its importance to Wyoming is explored ...

The way it was: Gerald Ford speech -- 1965

Well-known faces -- local and national -- assembled in Lander 50 years ago this week at a Republican Party banquet at the old Lander Elks Club.
Guest of honor ...

Airport leaders explore changing facility's name

The Riverton Regional Airport Board is revisiting the idea of changing or adding to the name of the airport.
The discussion Feb. 20 began when Jim Steinhoff ...

Depressed oil price stunts exploration, costly to jobs

Fifth in a series

The low oil prices that have impacted Fremont County's economy in recent months aren't going away any time soon according to ...

A newly announced $100,000 grant means organizers are closing in on their fundraising goal to build a new skate park in Riverton.
Construction is slated to ...

Non-game animals focus of new study by state researchers

JACKSON -- Wildlife species in Wyoming that aren't the target of hunters and anglers will be getting a closer look from researchers, ranging from a wolverine ...

Groundbreaking set for Monday on UW's High Bay lab facility

The building will contain about 90,000 square feet of high-bay and traditional laboratory space.

LARAMIE -- University of Wyoming and state elected ...

Legislature finishes; critics say state's poor were shorted

Medicaid could rise again, says Bebout

The Wyoming Legislature has adjourned for the year, but not without weathering criticism from some who say say ...

BLM seeks bids for off-range pastures to house wild horses

Proposals will be accepted from residents through April 22.

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking proposals for new off-range pasture facilities ...

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Rep. Patton still hospitalized
SHERIDAN -- A Sheridan lawmaker remains hospitalized with a lung ailment after the Wyoming Legislature wrapped up its ...

 
 

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