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Winter Weather Impacts Wyoming Holiday Travel

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Rollover crash on I-80 east of Cheyenne on Thanksgiving 2015 around 10:00 a.m. (Patrol Photo)

Winter weather has impacted holiday traffic in the Cowboy State this Thanksgiving.

2016 Keystone Honorees Announced

Jack Pelissier, Judy Taylor and Esther McKenzie have been named the 2016 Keystone Award honorees.

Semifinalist Candidate List Approved for University President

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The search for a new University of Wyoming president has moved to the next stage, as the first committee involved in the search has approved a list of semifinalists to advance to the second search committee.

Winning $1 million Powerball Ticket Sold in Wyoming

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A Wyoming Lottery player won $1 million in Wednesday’s Powerball drawing, matching all five winning numbers and making WyoLotto history.

Wyoming Joins Coalition Opposing EPA Rule

Wyoming has joined a coalition of 23 states that challenge the final rule of the EPA's Clean Power Plan.

New OSHA Injury, Illness Reporting Rules in Place

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The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is alerting Wyoming employers to a revised rule, now effective in Wyoming.

Forest Service Road 226 Open

The U.S. Forest Service has reopened Forest Service Road 226, which is in the Medicine Wheel Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest.

Counterfeit Bills Reported in Sheridan

The Sheridan police department has issued a warning that counterfeit currency is being passed here.

Land Trust Names Acting Director

The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust has appointed Bo Alley as acting director of the organization.

CAST, Denver Air Sign Contract

The Critical Air Service Team of Sheridan and Johnson counties has signed a contract with Denver Air Connection.

Ag Day Benefits Student Groups

The University of Wyoming's 33rd annual Ag Day Barbecue, which benefits College of Agriculture and Natural Resources student organizations, will be held on Sept. 26 during Ag Appreciation Weekend at the university in Laramie.

Antelope Butte Foundation Makes Down Payment on Ski Area

The Antelope Butte Foundation made its first payment this week on the shuttered facilities at the former Antelope Butte Ski Area in the Big Horn Mountains, near Shell, Wyoming.

Writers Workshop Starts Wednesday

Award-winning author Sarah Suzor will conduct a writers workshop this week at Sheridan College's Spear-O Mountain Campus in the Big Horn Mountains outside Sheridan.

Sheridan Hospital Receives Trauma Designation

Sheridan Memorial Hospital has received designation from the state of Wyoming as an Area Trauma Hospital.

Caution Urged in Bear Country

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is urging hunters and other backcountry users to be cautious when in bear country, and to carry and know how to use bear spray.

Search to Start Next Week for New UW President

CASPER (AP) - The University of Wyoming will begin its search for a new president next week, with the search committee meeting for the first time Wednesday.

Disaster Aid to Wyoming Residents Tops $1.8 Million

People affected by the spring storms and floods have now received nearly $1.9 million in federal and state disaster assistance.

Wildfire Burning in Tongue River Canyon

Sheep Creek fire in the Tongue River Canyon. (Photo courtesy of Deb Pfau)

The Sheep Creek Fire in Tongue River Canyon was detected on Sunday August 2nd at approximately 4 pm. It was reported as ½ acre at initial size-up by the Dayton Volunteer Fire Department.

Motorcycle, Deer Crash Kills Cyclist

A collision between a motorcycle and a deer claimed the life of a 58-year-old Nebraska man last week southeast of Douglas.

Governor Names Sheridan's Hill as Poet Laureate

From the Office of Gov. Matt Mead

Governor Matt Mead held a news conference today to sign an Executive Order appointing A. Rose Hill of Sheridan as Wyoming’s new Poet Laureate. Hill is the seventh Poet Laureate in state history.