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Average ACT score 19.8 in state
New results show that Wyoming students scored about the same as they did last year on the ACT college entrance ...

In peak month, Yellowstone sets visit record

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park experienced record-setting attendance in July, which is typically the park's peak visitation month.
Park ...

More closed-door talks set on Capitol renovation

A subcommittee will take a larger role in discussions about the project.

CHEYENNE -- State leaders said Tuesday they plan to have more closed-door ...

A wildfire west of Crowheart in the Dry Creek drainage was discovered over the weekend and had grown to about 140 acres by Wednesday.
A hiker first reported ...

Developing 'El Nino' portends tough winter

Indications point to a stronger-than-normal pattern that could persist well into next spring.

It may translate to "the child," but this year's El ...

Just one bid to fix library roof, so work to be delayed

The effort to fix the Riverton Branch Library's leaky roof and its drainage problems suffered a setback when only one company submitted a bid by the Aug. 12 ...

'Pocket park' being planned for city's vacant downtown lot

Riverton city staff will be developing a proposal in the coming weeks for a "pocket park" -- or small park with easy access to the general public -- at the empty ...

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Deaths
HECKERT
Jeremy Robert Heckert, 38, died Friday, July 10, at Ponderay Lake, Idaho. Cremation has taken place, and his ashes have been spread in ...

Dems meeting Wednesday on commission replacement

Fremont County Democrats meet Wednesday at Hudson Town Hall to select three nominees to replace Keja Whiteman, who stepped down from the Fremont County ...

District 25 to review more bids on RMS sound system

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees is preparing for the 2015-2016 school year with plans for new projects. School starts next week. ...

Shelter shooter's crime astonished acquaintances

Editor's note: This story, the first in a two-part series, aims to provide understanding of murder suspect Roy Clyde, who has confessed to the shootings ...

County adds 156 jobs; labor force grows to state's fifth-largest

An influx of available workers helped Fremont County's economy fill 156 more jobs in June, but it also led to a tiny increase in the county's unemployment rate ...

Wyoming gets new poison center vendor

Services for state residents who have critical questions about potential poisoning incidents are continuing without interruption as a new vendor takes over ...

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Marijuana petition drive starting
Activists are collecting signatures to get a medical marijuana measure on the November ballot.
Wyoming's chapter of ...

State to host big coal conference

LARAMIE -- International energy experts will gather in Jackson this fall to explore new opportunities for coal, through carbon engineering and carbon dioxide ...

University opposes tax ruling on apartments

CHEYENNE -- The University of Wyoming is challenging a state tax board's decision that it must pay property taxes on a relatively new $15 million student ...

Snyder gets another year; District 25 personnel moves set

Riverton schools superintendent Terry Snyder has another year on his contract, and he has some new authority as well.
The Fremont County School District 25 ...

The summer was hot, dry and smoky 14 years ago this month, with 43 wildfires burning across 10 western states, including Wyoming.
The effort to control the ...

Road work to begin Monday between Ethete and Kinnear

An 8.21-mile pavement improvement project is scheduled to begin Monday on Wyoming Highway 132 between Ethete and Kinnear.
Mountain Construction Co., of ...

 
 

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