WDE Interim Director Warns Joint Education Committee

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WDE Interim Director Warns Joint Education Committee

The Wyoming Department of Education's interim director, Jim Rose, sent a letter to the co-chairs of the Joint Education Committee, warning them of some current challenges the department faces.

Big Horn Braces for "World's Smallest Parade"

If you're looking to add some novelty to this year's St. Patrick's Day, you may want to head out to Big Horn. The self-proclaimed “World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade” will kick off around 3:15 or 3:30 this afternoon.

Refinery Worker Accused of Plant Sabatoge

A Rawlins man is facing criminal charges for allegedly tampering with valves at the Sinclair oil refinery to give workers the day off.

BeneTerra Named Water Management Company of the Year

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BeneTerra Named Water Management Company of the Year (From left to right: Adam Zimmer, Brian Edwards, Charles Nicholson, Lesley Pearson, Grace Lockared, Derek Lowe and Daniel Creasy/Photo courtesy Sandy Baker)

BeneTerra, a waste water dispersal and management company based in Sheridan, was recently named Water Management Company of the Year for 2012 at the Rocky Mountain Oil and Gas Awards ceremony in Denver.

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.

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


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.

Fun Events In Buffalo This Weekend

If you are looking for something to do in Buffalo this weekend, there are some options for you that will also benefit area youth.