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More firefighters arrive in parks

(AP) -- More firefighters headed to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, where large, growing wildfires have closed or threaten key roads and forced the ...

Police checked many suspects over the years in Wiley killing

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A former police officer facing murder and arson charges in the 1985 slaying of a University of Wyoming student is the latest in a series of ...

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Record numbers at Jackson airport
JACKSON (AP) -- Officials say there has been record-breaking ridership on commercial jets touching down at Wyoming's ...

Fremont County School District 25 has undergone a number of big changes in the past year.
Along with the construction of a new building and school ...

State budget cuts and university and community college partnerships were the main topics of Gov. Matt Mead's presentation Tuesday during the Riverton Rotary ...

CWC chairman files; race shapes in District 38

Four incumbents have filed to keep their seats on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Board chair Colton Crane of Lander filed Aug. 18 for another ...

No injuries were recorded after a stolen vehicle was found on fire early Tuesday in west Riverton.
Officials said the white 1998 Chevy truck had been ...

District 1 commish candidate's residency challenged

Gary Collins might have won 63 percent of the vote last week to win the Democratic primary for Fremont County Commission District 1, but the race isn't quite ...

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Corrections

- An story headlined "Job Corps students organizing community powwow at CWC" in the Sunday, Aug. 14, ...

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Deaths


REED
Nathan L. "Butch" Reed died Saturday, August 20 in the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. A ...

Wyoming digest

Deal possible in kidnap-murder case
FARMINGTON, Utah (AP) -- A plea deal is possible in the Utah case against a man accused of tying up five people in a ...

Biggest Yellowstone fire still growing

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The biggest wildfire in Yellowstone National Park grew significantly amid warm, windy weather, forcing firefighters to take ...

One filed so far for open CWC position

Pavillion resident Ernie Over wants to replace Heather Christensen on the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees.
Over filed Aug. 22 to represent CWC ...

No travel to Yellowstone from Fremont County due to fire in adjacent Grand Teton park

Anyone wishing to travel to Yellowstone National Park using the regular Fremont County route was out of luck early this week due to wildfires that caused the ...

Workers contest layoffs by Shoshone Business Council; say disputed funding still available

The Shoshone Business Council laid off staff at the Joint Finance Office and the Shoshone and Arapaho Transportation Department on Thursday, citing a "lack of ...

Jackson Elementary School teachers Audrey Tyndall, left, Valerie Mitchell and student teacher Brittany Bradshaw welcomed incoming students Tuesday for the ...

Aspen Early Learning Center in Riverton held its open house ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. tally up

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 10 this week to 491.
A year ago, 885 rigs were active. Depressed ...

Huge Yellowstone River closure limited to Montana waters so far

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Closures on a 183-mile stretch of the Yellowstone River and hundreds of miles of other waterways could continue for months while ...

CWC completes its design study for Jackson site; no location yet

A recently completed design study offers details about a proposed new outreach center for Central Wyoming College in Jackson.
State lawmakers approved ...

 
 

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