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Eastern Wyoming College Foundation Director Kim Evezich poses with a bike her pilot program gave to students to help get them to classes.  Photo courtesy of EWC.

EWC students provided bikes to get around town and to classes in the fall   By A. Marie Hamilton Torrington Telegram Via Wyoming News Exchange   TORRINGTON — Students at Eastern Wyoming College now have a new mode of transportation around town and to classes in the fall thanks to a pilot bicycle...

Haden Everts (No.1) waits at the starting gate before leading a silent lap with some 50 other racers behind him Thursday at Razor City BMX in Gillette. Haden’s sister Halie, 20, her husband Aaron Godinez, 20, and their three-month-old daughter Tessleigh died in a car accident in Mead, Colo., on June 3. The crash also claimed the lives of Aaron’s mother and father. Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record.

BMX benefit honors the lives of local family killed in crash   By Cassia Catterall Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The entire crowd was silent as Haden Everts slowly began his trek downward from the starting gate at the Razor City BMX race track. The words from MercyMe’s...

Disc golf enthusiast and Guinness World Record holder Larry Clifford Kirk works on his ‘putting’ last week, during a quick stop at Hamblin Park. Kirk is on a disc golf tour of the United States, a tour he’s taken many times, including 50 States in 50 Days in 2013.  Photo by Don Cogger, Uinta County Herald.

Disc golf enthusiast visits Evanston on latest tour   By Don Cogger Uinta County Herald Via Wyoming News Exchange    EVANSTON —In 2013, Larry Clifford Kirk — then a technical sergeant in the United States Air Force and a longtime disc golf enthusiast — set out to play disc golf in 50 states in 50...
FROM WYOFILE:    Lawmakers seek deal for coal carbon capture   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Despite several years and a spate of new laws designed to delay the retirement of coal-fired power generating units, the state may have to press harder to broker a deal that results in a coal carbon...
High court sides with industry   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — The Supreme Court limited how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) can regulate greenhouse gas emissions — but preserved its authority to do so — in a 6-3 ruling Thursday that sided with...
Yellowstone will open north loop Saturday, drop license plate system   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON  — Bunsen Peak, Mount Washburn, the Roaring Mountain and the beautiful road along Blacktail Deer Plateau will be ready for visitors on Saturday, when...
Election integrity divides U.S. House GOP primary candidates   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Views on election integrity in the 2020 presidential election and the actions taken at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, divided the Republican primary...
Sandy Fire grows to 65 acres near Bondurant   JACKSON (WNE) — The Sandy Fire blazing 6 miles west of Bondurant grew to 65 acres Thursday morning, burning on steep and difficult terrain and leaving standing, half-burned fuel in the area that is susceptible to further burning. The fire was spotted...
California man arrested on suspicion of murder   LARAMIE (WNE) — A California man has been arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder and mutilation of dead bodies. The Laramie Police Department announced Thursday afternoon that Hunter S. Fulton, 29, was arrested after an investigation that...
3-year-old expected to recover after accidentally shooting himself in stomach   GILLETTE (WNE) — A 3-year-old Campbell County boy is expected to recover after accidentally shooting himself in the abdomen Wednesday morning. Sheriff’s Sgt. Martin Spencer said that at 9:35 a.m., the Converse County...

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