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Lummis Says No to 'Obamatrade' Authority

Cynthia Lummis, who is Wyoming's sole U.S. representative in Washington D.C., voted against the Trade Promotion Authority on Friday.

Whitney Offers Reward in Vandalism Incident

Vandalized wall at indoor ice arena site. (Courtesy photo)

Whitney Benefits is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons who vandalized property belonging to the Sheridan foundation.

Call Goes Out for Spelling Bee Participants

The Wyoming State Spelling Bee won't happen until next year, but co-hosts of the event are already putting out a call for participants.

Black Bear Hunt Area 11 Closes

Black Bear Hunt area 11, which is the Smith's Fork Bear Management Unit, was closed as of Sunday, May 31.

Crash South of Buffalo Kills One

A Colorado woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday night about 15 miles south of Buffalo.

BLM Releases Environmental Reviews for Sage Grouse Land Use Plan

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The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Forest Service released final environmental reviews for land use plans in Wyoming that will help to conserve greater sage-grouse habitat and support sustainable economic development.

Department of Health Warns of Insect-Related Diseases

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With the warmer months on the way, the Wyoming Department of Health is reminding residents to avoid mosquitos and ticks when spending time outdoors because these insects can carry potentially serious diseases.

Montana Cancels Tongue River Reservoir Call

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Lummis Introduces Act to Require Budget Disclosure For Intelligence Activities

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U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, who is Wyoming’s sole representative, has introduced legislation with two other legislators that would require the president to disclose in the annual budget request to Congress the top line spending levels at the 16 federal agencies known to conduct intelligence activities.

Antelope Butte to Host Summer Festival Again

Antelope Butte Foundation will host a second annual Summer Festival in July.

Legislators Introduce Bill to Approve Expansion of Fontenelle Reservoir

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U.S. Senator John Barrasso and Representative Cynthia Lummis, both Republicans from Wyoming, recently introduced legislation to approve the expansion of water storage at the Bureau of Reclamation’s Fontenelle Reservoir in Lincoln County.

NOAA Officials Say April Precipitation 100 Percent of Average

(Courtesy Photo) A map of the current water supply outlook. A larger version can be found below.

The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration or the NOAA recently released the Wyoming Water Supply Synopsis for April.

Sheridan College Commencement is Next Week

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Sheridan College’s 66th annual Commencement Ceremony will begin at 1 p.m. inside the Bruce Hoffman Golden Dome on Saturday, May 16.

Vision Beyond Borders Seeking Donations For Nepal

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The Christian Ministry organization Vision Beyond Borders is accepting donations right now to assist in efforts to rebuild Nepal, after the devastation caused by 7.8 magnitude earthquake in the South Asian country.

Wyoming Grasslands the Focus of Traveling Exhibit

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Johnson Ranch, Carbon County by Willy Sutton. (Courtesy Photo)

Photographers Michael P. Berman and William S. Sutton will be sharing their love of the beautiful and vast Wyoming landscape as part of the "Wyoming Grasslands" traveling exhibit.

I-80 Expected to Reopen Today after Multiple Vehicle Pile Up

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Update: I-80 is now completely open, according to WYDOT online road conditions.

Health Officials: 'Deadliest' Flu Season in Years Comes to a Close in Wyoming

The three-dimensional structure of influenza virus from electron tomography. The vaccines made available for the recent flu season did not work on H3N2 Virus, according to health officials, leading to a more deadly flu season in Wyoming. (Courtesy Photo).

As a long and severe flu season winds down across the state, Wyoming Department of Health representatives say at least 26 resident deaths have been linked to influenza across the state since October.

Sheridan College Student Earns Trip to Play in Nashville

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Miles McKee. (Courtesy Photo)

Sheridan College music student Miles McKee recently played saxophone at the College Band Directors National Association convention in Nashville, Tennessee.

Boner is Sworn in as Sen. Anderson’s Replacement

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Wyoming Supreme Court Chief Justice E. James Burke administers the oath of office to Brian Boner in the Senate Chamber in Cheyenne. (Courtesy photo)

Brian Boner of Douglas was recently sworn in as a member of the 63rd Wyoming Legislature in the Senate Chambers of the Wyoming Capitol in Cheyenne.