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UW Dean Michael Pishko Gets National Academy Honor

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — The dean of the University of Wyoming College of Engineering and Applied Science has earned a prestigious honor from the National Academy of Inventors. Michael Pishko was elected to the rank of NAI Fellow. He was honored specifically for his work and innovations in the areas of diabetes management, drug delivery and pollution remediation.... Continue Reading
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Judge: Claims Against Principle, School can Move Forward

  CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A federal judge has ruled a lawsuit filed after a Cheyenne teacher was sentenced to prison for sexually assaulting a young student can go to trial. The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports (bit.ly/2i8Hbt5) U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl did grant a motion late last month to dismiss some parts of the claim brought by the boy’s guardian, but allowed claims that Freedom Elementary Principal Chad Delbridge and Laramie County School District officials failed to protect the boy.... Continue Reading
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Search Area Narrowed for Snowboarder Missing in Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Teton County Search and Rescue has narrowed its search for a missing snowboarder to an avalanche-prone snowfield behind Grand Targhee Resort, where he worked in one of the kitchens. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports (bit.ly/2hpHvVN) the search area for 34-year-old Lee Kidd of Driggs, Idaho, was narrowed after talking with witnesses who may have seen Kidd on Friday before he went missing.... Continue Reading