Archive - Apr 2, 2018 - News

Meeting With Superintendent Candidate Postponed

District 1 Trustee Carol Garber said the meetings scheduled for Monday with Jule Walker will be Tuesday, with the trustees' meeting at 9 a.m., a Tongue River High School community meeting at 5:30 p.m., and a community meeting at Big Horn High School at 7 p.m.

Home Front Focus of 2018 Trail End Exhibit

The home front is the focus of most of the displays in this year's exhibit at the Trail End State Historic Site.

UW Tuition Increases for 2018-19 School Year

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The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has decided to stick with a multi year tuition policy adopted in 2014, that will raise the price per credit hour for resident and non resident students during the next school year.

Assistant Superintendent Craft Talks WY-TOPP

For many years, Wyoming students would participate in the PAWS State Assessment testing each year.

Clear the Roads, the Geezers are Coming, the Geezers are Coming

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In Rinker Buck’s wonderful book Oregon Trail, he offers up a classic lament shared by many others when he complains:

“Who are all these geezers in their giant motorhomes that are clogging the roadways and causing the rest of us big problems!”

UW Trustee Meeting

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On April 10, the UW Trustees Education Initiative (TEI) Governing Board will be holding a meeting. TEI was established in 2014 to “elevate the UW College of Education to national preeminent status in professional educator preparation, ultimately to improve and enhance K-12 education in Wyoming.”

Wyoming authorities investigate reports of dogfighting

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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Police in southwest Wyoming say they're looking into reports of dogfighting.

The Rock Springs Rocket-Miner reports social media posts tell of staged dogfights in and around Rock Springs and Green River.

More fishing guide permits possible on popular Wyoming river

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CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — More commercial guides could soon be allowed to take people fly-fishing on a river in central Wyoming.

Wyoming News Update

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JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Stymied by state regulators, a renewable energy company seeking to build one of the nation's longest power lines across a large swath of the Midwest has turned to a prominent politician in an attempt to revive its $2.3 billion project.

Fundraiser Nets Nearly $500 For Animal Shelter

Buffalo's St. Francis Animal Shelter put on a bake sale this past Saturday, an annual fundraiser for the facility, and it raised nearly $500 to help provide necessities for the cats and dogs it serves.