Archive - Mar 16, 2013

Bridge Rehab Project to Begin in Dayton on the Tongue River Bridge

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has announced that S&S Builders of Gillette will start work on the Tongue River Bridge project in Dayton Monday.

SOCCER SEASON OPENS / TRACK TODAY / COWGIRLS OUT OF THE MWC TOURNEY

SOCCER - The Sheridan high school soccer teams opened the regular season Friday against Riverton.

The Lady Broncs played in Riverton to a scoreless overtime draw, the Broncs hosted Riverton Friday night and played the Wolverines to a 2-all overtime tie.

Both teams will play at a Jamboree in Casper today they play matches with Rock Springs, Kelly Walsh and Natrona county. All Jamboree matches are shortened to 26 minute halves.

TRACK / FIELD - The Bronc and Lady Bronc track teams open their season at the Casper "Earlybird" invitational today.

UW Sets Record for External Research Funding

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Faculty members at the University of Wyoming received a record 86 million dollars in external funding in the 2012 fiscal year. Vice President for Research and Economic Development Bill Gern says the impact on Wyoming’s economy is much greater than the 86 million dollar

Museum

Sheridan County Museum has planned a busy day today, with educational events planned for both young historians and seasoned scholars. For kids ages 5-10, “Tidbit Saturday” will feature a two-hour teaching session about how curators care for artifacts.

Wyoming Ranks Among Fastest-Growing States

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - New census data show that Wyoming was one of the fastest-growing states in 2011 and 2012, but that trend might not hold and isn't consistent across the state. State economist Wenlin Liu says slumping natural gas and coal prices are hurting jobs in Wyoming.