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Stolen car leads WHP on three-county chase

A pursuit that spanned three counties and 185 miles on Interstate 80 ended safely Monday west of Laramie.
A stolen 2009 Kia Optima was traveling east on I-80 ...

Shepherds say state's wage plan inadequate

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Some current and former sheepherders say the U.S. Department of Labor has folded to pressure from the American sheep industry by trimming its ...

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Hunter OK after griz attack
CODY (AP) -- A hunter in the Clarks Fork area is recovering after being attacked by a grizzly bear near the Wyoming-Montana ...

College on track to meet enrollment goals; head count up 114 over year

By the end of the fall semester, CWC administrators would like
to see total enrollment of 2,170.

With more than month left until the end of the ...

State report shows highs and lows of HS grad rates

Arapahoe Charter High School recorded the lowest graduation rate among Wyoming schools for 2013-2014, at 4 percent, according to an annual report from the ...

Two people are dead after a pickup truck rolled on Plunkett Road just outside Lander.
The Bureau of Indian Affairs called for assistance from Fremont County ...

Long growing season a luxury for local growers

Rain early in the season and warm temperatures late combined to make a good growing season for local farmers.
"We went up to 135 or 140 days," North Portal ...

Busy day of Veterans Day activities set countywide

Veterans Day celebrations will begin Tuesday evening in Riverton with a Marine Corps League ball at 6 p.m. at the Riverton Country Club.
The festivities ...

Displaying subtle differences in profile as their speed slowed, five Canada geese approached a water landing adjacent to 17 Mile Road last weekend. Open water ...

CHEYENNE -- Wayne Johnson was skeptical when business leaders began discussing plans about a decade ago to turn Wyoming into a hub for technology firms.
"I ...

Judy Johnson of Dubois decided on a whim to do an at-home self-examination for breast cancer last June.
She had just heard a presentation by another local ...

Shoshoni's eighth-graders back from a week at Teton Science Camp

Twenty-six middle school students traveled from Shoshoni to Jackson Hole last month for a week of outdoor learning and exploration.
During the week, which ...

Sugar beet growers in Fremont County had a familiar-sounding season 46 years ago. The summer was hot, but there was adequate water for raising and sustaining ...

New premiums under ACA up 5.6 percent at 'benchmark' level

Enrollment period open until Jan. 31

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a snapshot last month of health ...

Wyoming's rig count down two; four nationally

HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. this week declined by four to ...

Good accreditation report for Wind River schools

A recommendation for accreditation will be forwarded to the Wyoming State Board of Education.

A team of educational professionals from AdvancED is ...

Man sentenced for assaulting federal officer

Justin Hayes, 40, was sentenced Oct. 28 in federal magistrate court to 104 days imprisonment on one count of assaulting, resisting, opposing and interfering ...

Urn receptacle installed at cemetery in response to popularity of cremation

"Columbarium" isn't a word familiar to many Americans, but visitors to ...

Wyoming PBS's Cheney documentary premiers with two airings Friday

In a new documentary from the Wyoming Public Broadcasting Service, former Vice President Dick Cheney talks about his youthful missteps, the Bush ...

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Veterans Day raffle set at Fort Washakie
Fort Washakie's school and community library is holding a raffle for a complete set of Time-Life books on ...

 
 

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