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  • Cody Nite Rodeo begins 80th year

    LEW FREEDMAN, Cody Enterprise via AP|Jun 14, 2018

    CODY (AP) - Last year the lament behind the chutes at Stampede Park of "Where have all the bareback riders gone?" was not part of a country song, but a daily question for Cody Nite Rodeo in Wyoming. That should not be an issue this summer as Cody begins the 80th anniversary season of the nightly show that dates to 1938. From June 1 through Aug. 31, rodeo will take place at Stampede Park nightly, the 90 days' worth of performances being a main reason Cody can call itself "The Rodeo Capital of...

  • Striving to give every child a bed

    Karla Pomeroy, Editor|Jun 14, 2018

    WORLAND - One man's dream to help children in his hometown of Kimberly, Idaho, has grown into a nationwide movement to make sure every child has a bed. That movement and that dream has come to Worland and the Big Horn Basin through the efforts of Worland couple Dan and Nancy Frederick. Dan and Nancy Frederick are working to become an official Sleep in Heavenly Peace chapter of the non-profit organization. They have completed training and on Saturday they, along with 14 volunteers constructed fiv... Full story

  • UW Trustees approve 2018-19 budget, including employee salary adjustment

    Jun 14, 2018

    LARAMIE — The University of Wyoming’s operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year includes investments in UW’s faculty and staff resources, including the first broad-based pay raise for UW employees in three years. The UW Board of Trustees today (Wednesday) approved the $497.84 million spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1, reflecting little change from the current overall budget level but reallocating dollars internally to achieve key objectives in UW’s strategic plan, “Breaking Through: 2017-2022.” Most significant...

  • Wyoming wildfire doubles in size

    Jun 14, 2018

    LARAMIE (AP) —A wildfire burning in southern Wyoming has doubled in size in the last 24 hours and has now burned 8.2 square miles (21 square kilometers). U.S. Forest Service spokesman Aaron Voos says additional growth was expected Wednesday because of continued hot, dry and windy conditions. Voos says 393 homes in the area have been evacuated since the fire in the Medicine Bow National Forest was first reported on Sunday. Sections of state highways 230 and 10 have been closed from the Woods Landing community to the Colorado state line. About 2...

  • Stocks slip after Fed says interest rates will rise faster

    Jun 14, 2018

    NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks slipped Wednesday after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and said it expects to increase rates two more times by the end of the year. Investors bet that several huge deals are more likely to happen after a federal court cleared AT&T’s $85 billion purchase of Time Warner. Wall Street was already certain the Fed would raise interest rates Wednesday. The central bank’s decision makers also said they plan to raise rates two more times later this year for a total of four increases. Investors had debated all y...

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    Public Notice of Hearing Scheduling Conference- Water Rights...  Website

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    Public Notice Worland City Council Minutes- June...  Website

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    Public Notice 2017 SWWU Regional Drinking Water Report...  Website

  • James Lee Crawford

    Jun 14, 2018

    James Lee Crawford passed away peacefully, at home, on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the age of 82. Jim was born in Douglas, Wyoming on August 26, 1935 to Margaret (Miller) and Merlin Crawford. He moved to Greybull, Wyoming when he was in 8th grade. He graduated from Greybull and went on to the University of Wyoming where he was a standout football player. He is in the Wyoming Hall of Fame twice: Once as an individual and once with the undefeated, 1956 team. He was an All-American in 1957 and was hon... Full story