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Board of Trustees to re-evaluate, revise policies

A significant increase in the amount of bad student debt that Northwest College will need to write off this year has school college leaders scratching their collective heads.

For the first time, a Crow politician made the trip to witness the pipe ceremony during the tribe’s annual return to Foretop’s Father, the Crow name for Heart Mountain.

Kayak guide dies in Yellowstone Lake

A 23-year-old kayak guide died in Yellowstone Lake on Wednesday while trying to rescue a client who had capsized.

It’s been a wet year, with well above average snow and rain in the area. One benefit: The wildflowers are going nuts.

It’s been a wild week for weather in Wyoming.

As rivers reached flood stages and snow fell in the mountains, tornadoes touched down Monday in several areas, including near Cody, Burlington and Worland.

Finishes as runner-up with ‘sword breaker’

Late last summer, local bladesmith Erich Ouellette was given the opportunity of a lifetime: a chance to compete against other knife makers on a national stage, with a $10,000 prize and bragging rights up for grabs.

Lost in a national news cycle dominated by testimony from former FBI director James Comey, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke penned secretarial order 3353 — announcing the formation of an internal review team to evaluate both federal and state greater sage grouse conservation plans to “ensure they are complementary.”

Former state lawmaker and Cody attorney Sam Krone — charged with stealing some $9,600 from a local lawyers’ association —  is asking a judge to suppress some of the evidence against him.

Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing gives wounded vets a peaceful outlet

When Powell resident and Army veteran Larry Smith injured himself on the job a couple of years ago, he found himself with a lot of time on his hands.

The National Weather Service briefly issued a tornado warning this (Monday) evening for Park County as part of a massive thunderstorm.

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