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From staff and wire reports
May 24, 2018

On a mild spring day not far from where the first woman to hold legal elected office in the United States was sworn in, a section of Wyoming Highway 28 was ...

 
From staff and wire reports
Apr 20, 2018

A 20-year-old Riverton resident has pleaded not guilty to a kidnapping charger tied to an incident in Casper. Kyle Martin of Riverton is accused of ...

From staff and wire reports
Mar 28, 2018

Great Lakes Airlines, which operated small turboprop planes between destinations in the West and Midwest, has suspended flying. The decision leaves Wyoming's ...


From staff and wire reports
Mar 16, 2018

After re-convening for two extra days, the Wyoming Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday night after agreeing to more than $20 million cuts to public ...

From staff and wire reports
Jan 23, 2018

Members of the Northern Arapaho Business Council have requested help from the University of Wyoming in funding a scholarship for tribal members. At a Friday ...

From staff and wire reports
Jan 18, 2018

A 10-year housing plan -- in development for the past several months and now finished -- recommends the University of Wyoming tear down two of its residence ...


From staff and wire reports
Dec 29, 2017

As of Dec. 10-16 - the most recent week for which data is available - there were 589 cases of influenza across the state, eight of which were in Fremont ...

From staff and wire reports
Dec 15, 2017

Wyoming is ranked the 26th-healthiest state in the nation in an annual assessment of citizen health in the U.S. The United Health Foundation produces the ...

From staff and wire reports
Dec 6, 2017

Despite the best efforts of a Fremont County legislator who has made it a focus of his recent legislative career, an added tax on wind energy development in ...


From staff and wire reports
Oct 3, 2017

A Riverton High School graduate who is the longest-serving justice currently on the Wyoming Supreme Court plans to retire as he reaches the state's mandatory ...

From staff and wire reports
Sep 24, 2017

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by one this week to 935. Wyoming's count was unchanged again for the week. There were no ...

From staff and wire reports
Sep 21, 2017

Former U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis has ruled out running next year for governor of Wyoming. Lummis had been considered a frontrunner for the job if she decided ...


From staff and wire reports
Sep 10, 2017

Beginning this week, the Wyoming Capitol dome in Cheyenne will be covered up until mid-2019 while workers do renovation work as part of the huge Capitol Square ...

From staff and wire reports
Sep 8, 2017

The University of Wyoming is prepping grounds to celebrate the grand opening of the Native American Education Research and Cultural Center. On the weekend of ...

From staff and wire reports
Aug 31, 2017

The body of a man who fell to his death while climbing in the Wind River Mountains has been recovered. Sublette County sheriff's officials say 54-year-old ...


From staff and wire reports
Aug 25, 2017

University of Wyoming President Laurie Nichols assembled a seven-member committee to advise her on American Indian affairs. The advisory committee will work ...

From staff and wire reports
Aug 15, 2017

Two boys who died while attending the government-run Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania about 135 years ago were returned to the Northern ...

From staff and wire reports
Aug 13, 2017

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) -- Re-mains unearthed at a Pennsylvania Army base don't match the Native American child thought to have been buried there after dying at the ...


From staff and wire reports
Jul 27, 2017

Residents in southeast Wyoming can return to their homes and cabins as firefighters make progress on a fire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The ...

From staff and wire reports
Jul 21, 2017

Drought conditions in some areas, along with weak grain prices, are among factors weighing heavily on the rural economy in parts of 10 Plains and Western ...

From staff and wire reports
Jul 9, 2017

Fremont County had no active rigs at work last week. Wyoming's count was unchanged, but the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the ...


From staff and wire reports
Jul 6, 2017

A wildfire continues to menace cabins and a campground in southeast Wyoming. Medicine Bow National Forest officials expect another day of warm, dry weather to ...

From staff and wire reports
Jul 6, 2017

Residents who have had conflicts with grizzly bears in Wyoming can contribute to a new survey being launched coincidentally to the announced removal of the ...

From staff and wire reports
Jul 2, 2017

Wyoming has been mired in a border-to-border recession tied to the downturn coal, oil and natural gas production. In an encouraging sign after ...


From staff and wire reports
May 21, 2017

Avis Garcia and Burnett Whiteplume earned their doctoral degrees from the University of Wyoming last week. Whiteplume earned his degree in education ...

From staff and wire reports
May 17, 2017

Despite leadership shakeups and financial struggles, Great Lake Airlines has not indicated any "change in direction" in its service at Riverton Regional ...

From staff and wire reports
May 14, 2017

In less than a year since 10 buffalo returned to the Wind River Indian Reservation for the first time in 130 years, the first buffalo calf was born last ...


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