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LARAMIE (WNE) – Laramie may become home to diverse new businesses with the development of a new industrial park.  Laramie City Council approved a preliminary plat for Knife River Business Park this week, a project that plans to develop 36 acres into five industrial lots near the city’s southern...
JACKSON (WNE) — The Teton County Weed and Pest District detected West Nile virus in mosquitoes — the first such detection in 2022 — during routine surveillance on Friday. West Nile virus is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States, according to the Centers for...

Lee Post, one of the world’s leading wildlife articulation specialists, works on the spine of a mountain lion for a display at the Draper Natural History Museum. The museum will soon display his and volunteers’ work in two displays, including a grizzly bear skeleton scratching its back on a tree. (Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune)

Expert builds grizzly bear, mountain lion skeletons for Draper Museum   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — It didn’t take long for Lee Post to develop a love for the natural world. He was a collector before he could walk — so much so, his parents were forced to check...

Local firefighter Brandon Russell and colleagues install a sculpture outside the Laramie Fire Department Public Safety Training Center on Wednesday. Russell created the sculpture to honor local firefighters. Photo by Abby Vander Graaff, Laramie Boomerang. 

Firefighter artist honors comrades with sculpture   By Kota Babcock and Abby Vander Graaff Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — At a training facility out of public view off Highway 287, local firefighters conduct exercises to prepare for all types of emergencies. Now those...

Lacey Ayers talks to Stacy Koester, left, and Melissa Bloxom as they place signs with an immage of Irene Gakwa and other information on it in the yard of Ayer’s mother in Gillette. Gakwa, who lived with her fiance next door, has been missing since March. (Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record)

Gillette group helps out-of-state family in search for missing woman   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Stacy Koester and Melissa Bloxom carried the wire frames and waterproof yard signs to where the newly cut lawn met the overgrown yard next door....
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...
BUFFALO (WNE) – Parents in Johnson County could soon have an inside look into some curriculum materials being used in their children's classrooms, thanks to a curriculum library website currently being built by Johnson County School District No. 1. "It's that transparency piece that we've been...
Multiple registered sexual offenders face prosecution after Big Horn County sweep   By Ryan Fitzmaurice Lovell Chronicle Via Wyoming News Exchange   LOVELL —The North Big Horn Sheriff Department, in partnership with the United States Marshal Service, conducted a sweeping compliance check for sexual...
Wolverine spotted on west slope of the Tetons   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Mike Devine, 39, was out for a run Saturday morning in Darby Canyon when he spotted movement on the horizon, and thought he recognized an animal’s lanky, rolling gait. He wasn’t...
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...

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