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Coal lease hike impact 'modest,' says White house

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A sharp increase in royalties paid by companies extracting U.S.-owned coal would trigger only modest mining reductions, according to a ...

College adminstrative VP leaving too; Noseep interim replacement

Willie Noseep has been chosen to serve as interim vice president of administrative services at Central Wyoming College after Ron Granger leaves that post to ...

CWC president stepping down

Cristobal Valdez has been at the helm since 2014

Central Wyoming College president Dr. Cristobal Valdez is his post next month to become president at ...

State says no to water plan for Jeffrey City; could come up again

Jeffrey City's water district was denied a request for $206,273 last week from the State Loan and Investment Board, which is recommending that replacement of ...

Valentina Quinonez, petroleum technician student and president of student government, introduced the keynote speakers at the first Wind River Job Corps ...

Libertarian pledges 'project manager' approach to Congress

Laramie Libertarian Lawrence Struempf is running for Wyoming's lone seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Two Democrats, nine Republicans, and one ...

Wyoming digest

Beaver Creek fire quintuples near border
(AP) -- A forest fire near the Colorado-Wyoming line exploded in size and forced campers to evacuate.
A shift ...

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CLARIFICATION

- The Fremont County Fair Office has confirmed that the Candyland Circus has paid to rent the Fremont ...

Lawmakers won't seek a special session to address budget crunch

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Members of the Legislature's Joint Appropriations Committee voted along party lines Wednesday against asking for a special legislative ...

Entire Louis Lake Rd. open

The entire length of Louis Lake Road, FSR 300, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is now open.
With the opening of the middle ...

A 25-year-old Riverton man was treated for an arm injury after being involved in a rollover Tuesday evening on Riverview Road.
The alleged driver of the 2006 ...

35 students marched in Friday ceremonies

Wind River Job Corps held its first-ever commencement Friday in a ceremony that graduated 35 students at the ...

Man firing at houses in Casper killed by police

No one else was seriously hurt, but a resident received cuts from broken glass.

CASPER (AP) -- Authorities say a police officer shot and killed a man ...

Today

Births


VROMAN
A daughter was born to Katie Vroman of Riverton and Eric Vroman of Riverton at 12:19 p.m. June ...

Wyoming digest

Crash kills two people, three horses
CASPER (AP) -- A collision involving three vehicles west of Casper has resulted in the deaths of two people and ...

FBI to revive its 'citizens academy' this year in state

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- The FBI is reviving a program here that's aimed at educating community leaders about the bureau and its responsibilities.
For the first time ...

Horse-betting OKd by county; Riverton site opening soon

Fremont County Commissioners have approved a new horse betting operation in the county.
Wyoming Horse Racing LLC plans immediately to open a location in ...

Department of Interior blasts fracking ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration on Wednesday decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision ...

Cub of 'celebrity' grizzly killed by car in Yellowstone

The exact circumstances are unknown because the driver did not report the incident.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A car has killed the only cub believed born this ...

Oil slump leaves Wyoming, other states in trouble on orphan wells

(AP) -- As U.S. rig counts plunge to historic lows, and with at least 60 oil producers declaring bankruptcy since 2014, Wyoming and other energy-producing ...

 
 

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