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Lander Student Named Top Graduating Woman at UW

Melanie Vigil, who will graduate in May with a double major in gender and women’s studies and global and area studies, is the recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating woman. The award, established in 1964, recognizes Vigil for exhibiting the finest leadership, academic integrity and citizenship qualities.... Continue Reading
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UW Researchers to Detail Newly Discovered Deer Migration April 22

By: Danielle A team of researchers including University of Wyoming scientists has documented the longest migration of mule deer ever recorded, the latest development in an initiative to understand and conserve ungulate migration in Wyoming. The researchers will explain the Wyoming Migration Initiative and describe the newly discovered Red Desert-to-Hoback deer migration during a public program Tuesday, April 22, starting at 5 p.m.... Continue Reading
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47 Vehicle Crash Closes I-80

Wyoming Highway Patrol A pileup crash involving at least 47 vehicles forced the closure of the westbound lanes of the Interstate for approximately 18 hours. The crash was reported just before 2 p.m. Sunday afternoon approximately 7 miles east of Elk Mountain and speeds on the Interstate had been reduced to 45 MPH at the time of the crash due to winter conditions.... Continue Reading
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Snow King Expansion

By: Ryan McFarland JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials at the Bridger-Teton National Forest are beginning a public review for an aerial adventure course proposed at Snow King Mountain Resort in Jackson. The resort wants to build the outdoor recreation facility using its existing Special Use Permit.... Continue Reading