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2015 Governor's Arts Awards accepting nominations

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting nominations for the 2015 Governor's Arts Awards.
Established in 1982, the Governor's Arts Awards recognize excellence in ...

Survey suggests slowdown in rural parts of 10 states

The Rural Mainstreet Index dipped into negative territory at 49 in September from August's 50.

OMAHA, Neb. -- A new survey suggests that the economy ...

CWC insurance up, but increase relatively small

The cost for property and liability insurance at Central Wyoming College went up by about $3,600 this year, to about $282,500.
Ron Granger, CWC's vice ...

Federal charge alleges man raped child

John William Spoonhunter Sr. was arrested Sept. 16 on a federal charge of aggravated sexual abuse of a child. He faces 30 years to life in prison and up to a ...

Grants available for projects relating to arts and culture

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund is accepting applications for grants that will benefit all forms of arts and culture.
The postmark deadline is Oct. 1 for ...

Familiar Laramie tech school sold, but students still thriving

LARAMIE -- For WyoTech, 2015 has been a year of changes.
The technical college was purchased by Zenith Education group after its former owner, Corinthian ...

Wind River's alternative high school on the way after state gives go-ahead

Fremont County School District 6 is gearing up to open its new alternative high school in Pavillion after getting approval from the Wyoming Department of ...

Decision on sage grouse listing may be this week

A decision by the U.S. government on whether to propose protections for the greater sage grouse in Wyoming and 10 other western states could come this week, ...

Forest to host fall travel management meetings

Two public sessions will be held next week in Fremont County.

The Shoshone National Forest is holding public meetings in September as a next step in ...

Cent$ible Nutrition hosts free cooking classes from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. every Wednesday in the Central Wyoming College classroom kitchen at the Frank B. Wise ...

Coroner seeks information on cremated human remains found in urn

Citizens discovered the vessel when cleaning out a storage shed in Riverton.

Officials are trying to find a home for a set of cremated human remains ...

Entries sought for Make it with Wool Contest

Wool-loving fiber artists of all ages are being called to enter the Riverton area's 2015 Make it with Wool Contest in November.
The contest starts at 10 a.m. ...

Moran canvas of Wyoming sight to be sold

GREAT FALLS, Mont. -- The C.M. Russell Museum will offer a painting by Thomas Moran for sale during its annual benefit auction next year.
The Moran oil ...

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One Shot Antelope Hunt, Auction and Indian Ceremonial Dancing is Sept. 17 to Sept. 19 in Lander.
Ultimate Miniature ...

Trustee steps down from Wyoming Indian school board

The Fremont County School District 14 Board of Trustees has appointed Richard Singer to replace Lloyd Winn who stepped down from the office in August.
Winn ...

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Teacher suspended after sex with kids
The Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board has suspended the teaching license of a Douglas woman accused ...

UW to focus on transition

LARAMIE -- The University of Wyoming will focus on a smooth transition to a new president in the coming year.
President Dick McGinity outlined future goals ...

Bombers now flying huge new training area

The U.S. Air Force says the expansion significantly boosts training opportunities for air crews.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The first military flying operations ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Family files civil suit in death of child at intersection

Family members have initiated a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of a 7-year-old Riverton struck and killed by a motorist.
Filings do not yet name ...

 
 

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