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An eclipse-weekend event at South Pass City State Historic Site pairs beer-tasting with a tour of the Carissa Mine. Take a "tour" of hand-crafted beers with ...

UW to use grant to develop better brucellosis test

Researchers in the Department of Veterinary Sciences at the University of Wyoming will use a $149,000 grant from the Foundation for Food and Agriculture ...

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Deaths

BYMASTER
Deb Bymaster, 65, a longtime Riverton resident, passed away Aug. 13, 2017. Services are ...

Eye safety critical during eclipse

The most important aspect of any solar eclipse is eye safety.
While it's perfectly safe to view a solar eclipse using safe eclipse viewing procedures, ...

State's 12-month drop in jobless rate biggest in nation

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hiring increased in 11 U.S. states in July, while the unemployment rate tumbled to record lows in two states.
The Labor Department said ...

On Monday, Grand Teton Park to eclipse Yellowstone

q GTNP is directly in the path of the solar eclipse, while its more famous neighbor to the north is not.

By Bob Moen
Associated Press

CHEYENNE (AP) -- ...

Wyoming digest

Fire bans in place for eclipse period
(AP) -- Federal and state agencies have put fire bans in place across Wyoming in preparation of Monday's solar ...

Arapahos appeal lawsuit on joint programs

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has appealed the loss of its lawsuit against the Bureau of Indian Affairs to the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Judge Brian Morris ...

Students throughout Fremont County School District 25 will return to school Tuesday for another year of enrichment and learning.
Teachers and administrators ...

Roads, campsites fill as visitors arrive for total eclipse Monday

Hopeful eclipse-viewers continue to stream into Fremont County this week, filling hotels, campsites and roadways in preparation for Monday's astronomical ...

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Corrections

The headline for Wednesday's page 1 story about a one-vehicle rollover on the Wind River Indian Reservation ...

Fort Washakie school staff had mostly moved into their new elementary and high school classrooms as construction crews applied the final touches to the ...

Sky gazers arriving at Boysen campgrounds

The state park is expected to be a prime viewing area for the eclipse.



A series of star gazing and solar viewing programs begin Friday at Boysen ...

Student remains returned to tribe, reburial is Friday

The boys died in the 1800s at the Carlisle Indian Industrial School in Pennsylvania.



The remains of two Arapaho children recovered from the ...

Forecast not perfect for solar eclipse

If the Great American Eclipse had been Wednesday or Thursday, local weather conditions would have made the Wind River Basin the perfect viewing ...

Landmark 'high bay' facility opens at UW

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming has opened a new research facility dedicated for large research projects.
High Bay Research Facility opened this week ...

Wyoming digest

ACT scores dip in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming's eleventh-grade ACT scores dipped slightly compared with the previous year although education ...

Airport braces for solar eclipse boom

One charter group called wanting to fly a Boeing 737 to Riverton Regional with 120 eclipse tourists aboard


Airport managers in Fremont County are ...

Fugitive now sought for dumping radioactive waste; escaped during transport four years ago

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A fugitive who escaped custody in Wyoming four years ago has been added to a list of U.S. environmental crimes fugitives and is being ...

Aug. 1 fatality report shows car driver had BAC of .248

A local man died this month in a one-vehicle rollover on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Julian Jamius LaJeunesse, 20, died Aug. 1 at the scene of the ...

 
 

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