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LARAMIE — A rapidly changing world both in and outside Wyoming is impacting the University of Wyoming, and trustees are considering how UW can adapt.  Trustees and other university representatives shared during their retreat in Pinedale last week views on how the university can keep with the times...

Via GasBuddy.com on Thursday, July 21, 2022. 

CHEYENNE —When it comes to what people pay at the gas pump for a gallon of regular unleaded or of diesel fuel, there may be as many theories about why it remains so expensive in Wyoming as there are motorists in the Equality State.  This may be because, according to experts who spoke in recent days...

he Wyoming Wool Initiative’s Lamb-a-Year program connects producers with UW students interested in the lamb industry. Photo courtesy of the University of Wyoming Extension.

Laramie, Wyo.—July 20, 2022—At the annual Wyoming Wool Growers Association conference this month, University of Wyoming Extension sheep specialist Whit Stewart announced the launch of the Wyoming Wool Initiative.    The initiative leads innovative research and programming that promotes and expands...
Wyoming and 11 Other Mountain West Schools Featured at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino   Las Vegas, Nev. (July 20, 2022) --  Wyoming Cowboy Football will be featured this week along with the other 11 Mountain West football programs as MW Football Media Days kick off the 2022 season at Mandalay Bay...

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Although it took a series of obstacles to get there, Uunited States Air Force Col. Chris Roness achieved his dreams of becoming a helicopter pilot in 2003, 10 years after he enlisted.

 
After serving in the United States Air Force for nearly 27 years, Col. Chris Roness decided it was time to fly “full circle” by celebrating his retirement from military life in his hometown of Newcastle.   “I really wanted to go full circle. That (Newcastle) is really where the dream began,” the...
CASPER — The price at the pump has started to decline after rising sharply through the end of spring. Since that increase accelerated, Wyoming’s numbers have followed a couple of weeks behind the national trend.  The average price of regular gasoline across the U.S. briefly surpassed $5 per gallon...
CASPER — Retired U.S. Sen. Al Simpson received the nation’s highest civilian honor Thursday: the Presidential Medal of Freedom.  Ninety-year-old Simpson is a pillar of Wyoming politics. He served in the U.S Senate for 18 years and in leadership for 10 of those. Before moving to Congress, he...
Report highlights pregnancy concerns; maternal mortality, low birth weights increased in state   By Maya Shimizu Harris Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Wyoming has improved in a number of areas when it comes to child and maternal health, according to the 2022 Wyoming Counts...
Cowboy announcer Walsh steps down   CHEYENNE (WNE) — For the first time in nearly four decades, the University of Wyoming will have a new play-by-play voice on the call for football radio broadcasts this fall.  UW announced Friday that Dave Walsh, who was hired in 1984 and had fulfilled play-by-...
Construction date eyed for new UW residence hall   LARAMIE (WNE) — After nine years of planning, a construction date is in sight for the new University of Wyoming residence hall project. The $250 million project promises to bring a new level of competitiveness and quality to the UW campus —...

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