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Wildfire money in new budget deal criticized as 'Band-Aid' fix

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Budget legislation headed toward approval by Congress includes an additional $610 million for the U.S. Forest Service to fight wildfires next ...

Laurie Nichols chosen as next University of Wyoming president

She is provost and executive vice president for academic affairs at South Dakota State.

LARAMIE (AP) -- University of Wyoming trustees have chosen ...

Digest

I-80 woes continuing
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Interstate 80 was briefly reopened Thursday following a winter snowstorm, but was shut down again within ...

Shoshoni accepting bids, ideas on uses for to-be-abandoned school property

The Fremont County School District 24 Board of Education is now accepting proposals for the purchase of facilities and associated land that will be vacated ...

Rendezvous students Gabrielle Robinson, Steven Jensen, and Bridgette Plumb were dressed as reindeer and Santa Claus during their school's musical Christmas ...

Final draft on Pavillion water: contamination 'unlikely' from fracking

Comments on the report can be submitted online by close of business March 18.

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has released the ...

Woman shot 5-year-old son, then herself in Halloween killings

Details on the case had been withheld for weeks while authorities investigated the crime.

Investigators have concluded that the October death of a ...

Today

Corrections

Wednesday's front page story headlined "County to stop cremating unclaimed bodies" referred to a lawsuit ...

CHEYENNE -- After rejecting the optional Medicaid expansion during the past three years, state lawmakers are being asked to reconsider the proposal once ...

Today

Births

GEMKOW
A child was born to Morgan Nicole Gemkow of Riverton and Kevin Michael Gemkow of Riverton at 3:29 ...

Wyoming digest

UW president hire expected Friday
LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming is expected to announce it 26th president on Friday.
A news release from ...

Riverton Middle School parent group member and Food for Break program co-director Nikki Tippets prepped rows of cereal for middle school volunteers to fill for ...

Weeds top offense for year in code enforcement

Riverton residents are concerned about the beatification of their city.
That is the consensus one could determine after considering the number of violations ...

Man charged with stealing booze twice in the same night

A man accused of twice stealing liquor from a local convenience store on the same night has been charged with robbery and bound over to district court.
Drew ...

With eyes on funding drop, legislators hear Life Resource Center's merits

CHEYENNE - The legislative task force overseeing renovation plans at the Wyoming Life Re-source Center in Lander learned the campus still has potential for ...

Central Wyoming College buildings now cover a total of almost 457,245 square feet on about 332 acres of property in Riverton and elsewhere. An annual report ...

State to apply for $242M in AML money

(AP) -- As Wyoming faces a $210 million budget shortfall, the state is in line to receive up to $242 million in federal abandoned mine reclamation money.
The ...

Wyoming digs out from snowstorm

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A long stretch of Interstate 25 that was closed from Cheyenne to Casper reopened Wednesday morning, but many other roads and highways remained ...

Wyoming digest

State's grad rate lags national average
(AP) -- Newly released data shows that Wyoming's high school graduation rate remains below that of the national ...

South Pass City listed among 'Top 10 artifacts' in Wyoming

South Pass City has been named in the Wyoming Top 10 Artifacts for 2015 through the Wyoming State Historical Society and the University of Wyoming ...

 
 

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