Branch Adds Two More Wrestlers to 2016-17 Roster

Branch, Mark, HEAD COACH
LARAMIE, Wyo. (May 27, 2016) – The University of Wyoming wrestling program and head coach Mark Branch added a pair of talented wrestlers on Friday. Wesley Schultz, a native of Sun Prairie, Wisc. and Mark McConnell of Lander, Wyo., will join the Cowboys next season.... Continue Reading

Kids Out to Lunch

Photo Courtesy of Feeding Laramie Valley
Kids Out to Lunch is a free summer food & activity lunch program June 13th- August 12th. Lunch will be served 11:30a.m.-12:30p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the Building at LaBonte Park 968 N. 9th St. in Laramie, Wyoming. The activity will take place 12:30p.m.- 1:30p.m.... Continue Reading

National Small Business Road Tour to Visit UW

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May 27, 2016 — Small businesses that have new, innovative products or service concepts, but need additional research and development to bring them to market, can learn how to access the government’s $2.5 billion early-stage research funding programs. The “SBIR Road Tour” is a national outreach effort that will explain the concept to commercialization funding opportunities provided through the University of Wyoming’s Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Business Tips for June 5-11

By: Mark Goebel
May 27, 2016 — A weekly look at Wyoming business questions from the Wyoming Small Business Development Center (WSBDC), part of WyomingEntrepreneur.Biz, a collection of business assistance programs at the University of Wyoming. By Bruce Morse, WSBDC Region II director “Besides the customary liability and commercial coverage on company assets, are there other types of insurance I should consider?” Larry, Riverton I recently had some surgery on my hand, which has made it painfully clear the difficulty some small businesses would have operating in the event the owner or key employee was injured.... Continue Reading

UW Selected as Part of $20 Million Energy Coalition

May 27, 2016 — The University of Wyoming has been selected by the National Energy Technology Laboratory — part of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) laboratory system — to be part of a prestigious nationwide energy coalition to investigate the future of fossil energy.... Continue Reading

FBI Asking for Info on Kidnapping Suspects Amid Death Probe

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The FBI is asking the public for help as they investigate whether a father and son accused in a bizarre kidnapping are linked to the death of a Utah rail worker. Special Agent Eric Barnhart said Wednesday that Flint and Dereck Harrison are considered persons of interest in the disappearance of the 63-year-old man whose body was found along the likely route to their Wyoming hideout.... Continue Reading

Fatal Crash West of Medicine Bow

By: Tony Webster
A fatal crash west of Medicine Bow, Wyoming on May 25th has resulted in the death of 26 year old Medicine Bow resident Daniel Sims. The crash occurred at 5:51 a.m. on the 25th near mile post 265 on US Highway 30 approximately seven miles west of Medicine Bow.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Small Plane Crash

By: Gerry & Bonni
POWELL, Wyo. (AP) — Federal investigators have determined that a plane crash near Cody that killed four people last year was likely caused by a failed engine. An April report from the National Transportation Safety Board says the pilot, 66-year-old Don Scott from Denver, likely lost control of the Cessna when its left engine lost power on July 18, 2015.... Continue Reading

2 People Killed in Fatal Rock Springs House Fire

By: Ada Be
ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in a house fire in Rock Springs. The Rocket-Miner reports that officials identified the victims as 79-year-old Floyd Logan and 72-year-old Joyce Logan. Authorities are investigating the cause of the Wednesday morning fire.... Continue Reading

Wyoming Reservoir to Spill Over in Rare Occurance

By: Owen Byrne
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in Wyoming say the dam at Pathfinder Reservoir will spill over for the fourth time in 30 years. Mahonri Williams, chief of the resources management division for the Wyoming office of the Bureau of Reclamation, told The Casper Star-Tribune ( that the Pathfinder in Alcova doesn’t spill over often.... Continue Reading