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Crandall moves on from Wyoming days

Crandall moves on from Wyoming days

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The onetime director of the Wyoming Department of Education is officially gone.

July 28, 2014 7:54 pmLoading…

Wyoming drops several spots on child wellness report

Despite seeing improvements in multiple areas, Wyoming’s overall ranking on a national children’s well-being report dropped several spaces.

July 22, 2014 8:30 amLoading…
Hill response lacks detail

Hill response lacks detail

CHEYENNE, WYO. — A recent report from the Legislature’s Investigative Committee lacked evidence and due process, according to State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill.

July 17, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

Test changes mean release delay for PAWS results

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It may be a while before parents find out how their students did on PAWS, the Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students.

July 01, 2014 8:30 amLoading…

How illegal meetings hurt Wyoming

Here in the Cowboy State, it seems like a few times a year, a news report comes out blowing the whistle on elected officials for taking the conversation behind closed doors.

June 01, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming public records audit a mixed bag

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Twenty-year-old Courtney Peterson didn’t know what to expect when she walked into the Torrington Police Department on a recent Thursday.

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New multi-state assessment could prepare Wyoming juniors for college

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Officials with the Wyoming Department of Education got a glimpse Tuesday of how a new multi-state assessment could help prepare high-schoolers for college.

March 19, 2014 8:30 amLoading…
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill reacts to a question Thursday during a news conference during which she announced she will be returning to her old office Monday morning at the Barrett Building in Cheyenne, Wyo.

March 06, 2014 8:17 pm
Cindy Hill, Wyoming superintendent of public instruction

Cindy Hill, Wyoming superintendent of public instruction

Cindy Hill, Wyoming superintendent of public instruction, smiles during a press conference Tuesday at the Barrett Building in Cheyenne, Wyo. Senate File 104, which stripped the state schools chief of much of her powers, was ruled unconstitutional by the Wyoming Supreme Court.

January 28, 2014 8:00 pm
Wyoming education: Modern principals juggle many roles

Wyoming education: Modern principals juggle many roles

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Alta Vista Elementary Principal Brenda Creel often starts her class day sitting on the floor.

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Alta Vista Principal Brenda Creel talks to second-graders Isaiah Fenton, right, and Dakota Solorio about a book during a classroom visit at the school recently.

January 12, 2014 5:17 pm
Hagel Nuclear Forces

Hagel Nuclear Forces

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel speaks with airmen of the 20th Air Force 90th Missile Wing during a trip to F.E. Warren Air Force Base on Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014 in Cheyenne, Wyo. It was the first time since 1982 that a defense secretary has visited the nuclear missile base.

January 09, 2014 5:12 pmLoading…
Schools Superintendent Investigation

Schools Superintendent Investigation

The Select Investigative Committee listens to testimony from Gail Eisenhauer about Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill Monday Jan. 6, 2014, at the Capitol in Cheyenne. After hearing testimony from as many as 21 witnesses, the legislative committee will draft a report on its findi…

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Cheyenne church splits with Scouts

CHEYENNE – A Cheyenne Boy Scout troop is looking for a new home.

December 22, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Wyoming education director seeks teachers' opinions

CHEYENNE — The state Department of Education is seeking up to 12 opinionated Wyoming teachers.

November 23, 2013 5:32 pmLoading…

Wyoming schools can paddle students, but don't

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming is one of 19 states nationwide that allow schools to paddle students.

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Wyoming schools can paddle students, but don't

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming is one of 19 states nationwide that allow schools to paddle students.

November 18, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

After Sternberg, little change for UW students

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — For most students at the University of Wyoming, there should be no immediate changes as a result of the recent presidential shakeup.

November 16, 2013 12:00 pmLoading…

Cheyenne STARBASE helps girls make STEM an everyday skill

CHEYENNE -- A group of Wyoming students has learned how to combine engineering with the clothes they wear.

November 11, 2013 8:00 amLoading…

UW safety battles back after Achilles injury

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Back in April, Jesse Sampson saw one of his favorite athletes go down with an injury.

October 16, 2013 12:18 pmLoading…

Wyoming principals head back to school

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some Wyoming principals are starting to spend more time in the classroom — as students.

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Cheyenne college projects redesign services for faculty training, campus safety

CHEYENNE – Laramie County Community College employees are creating new campus practices.

October 12, 2013 8:30 amLoading…

Wyoming Education Board stands by Common Core standards

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The state Board of Education continues to support Wyoming’s content standards in English, language arts and math.

October 09, 2013 10:15 amLoading…

Christensen: O-line played poorly in loss

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Not much went well offensively for Wyoming last Saturday in its 42-21 loss at Texas State.

October 01, 2013 2:06 pmLoading…

UW getting complete package in Gillette's Fort

CHEYENNE — Austin Fort traded 75 degrees and sunny for 5 degrees and snowy.

September 18, 2013 4:35 pmLoading…

Federal cuts being seen in Wyoming schools

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Federal cuts to educational funding have Wyoming school districts paying close attention to their budgets.

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Simplicity working best for Cowboys O-line

LARAMIE, Wyo. – Jim Harding’s response was quick and to the point: “Becoming more simple.”

September 12, 2013 1:47 pmLoading…

National rankings don’t reflect its mission, UW says

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Despite low scores, a new set of national rankings doesn’t appear to bother officials at the University of Wyoming.

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Wyoming Department of Education helps parents keep kids' skills sharp

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Some call it the brain drain. Others have dubbed it the summer slide or the summer slump.

June 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Schools chief meeting turns into debate

CHEYENNE – A public meeting on education Monday turned into a debate on authority, politics and the Wyoming Department of Education.

May 21, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming Daily Life

Wyoming Daily Life

Engineers with Vertical Access do an external assessment of the Capitol dome Monday afternoon, May 13, 2013, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The cornerstone for the building was laid on May 18, 1887, and it was last renovated between 1974 and 1980.

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Wyoming Daily Life

Wyoming Daily Life

An engineer with a group called Vertical Access does an external assessment of the Capitol dome Monday afternoon, May 13, 2013. The cornerstone for the building was laid on May 18, 1887, and it was last renovated between 1974 and 1980.

May 15, 2013 5:07 pmLoading…
Wyoming Weather Snow

Wyoming Weather Snow

Kyle MccLelland, left, and Matthew Cannon, right, shovel snow outside Cannon's house on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Cheyenne received more than a foot of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

May 07, 2013 3:01 pmLoading…
Hitching Post Inn

Hitching Post Inn

Cheyenne firefighters battle a blaze at the Hitching Post Inn on April 15, 2010 in Cheyenne.

May 03, 2013 10:13 pmLoading…
Wyoming Weather Snow

Wyoming Weather Snow

Emily Jeffer, left, and Marge Jeffers try to navigate snow in Lions Park on Wednesday, May 1, 2013, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Cheyenne received more than a foot of snow Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

May 01, 2013 11:01 pmLoading…

Budget cuts could ground Wyoming Starbase program

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – This may be the last year for fifth-graders to take part in Cheyenne’s Starbase Academy.

April 06, 2013 6:24 pmLoading…

Ex-Homeland security worker sues Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- A Wyoming man is seeking $250,000 from the state's Office of Homeland Security for allegedly forcing him to resign.

March 16, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Stress relief can mean more than preparation for test-takers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — When it comes to testing, it’s not just students who notice the stress.

March 11, 2013 10:30 pmLoading…
Petition drive to repeal "Hill bill" underway

Petition drive to repeal "Hill bill" underway

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Some Wyoming residents have begun an effort to repeal a new state law that removed many duties from the state superintendent of public instruction.

March 01, 2013 9:11 am Related Loading…
Interim Wyoming education head notes stability, accountability as top priorities

Interim Wyoming education head notes stability, accountability as top priorities

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The newly appointed interim director of the state Department of Education has a lot of homework to do.

February 02, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Year-round schooling bill clears Wyoming committee

Year-round schooling bill clears Wyoming committee

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Lawmakers are considering a proposal that could encourage some Wyoming schools to go to year-round class schedules.

January 31, 2013 10:02 pm Related Loading…
Toledo Wyoming Football

Toledo Wyoming Football

Wyoming's Dominic Rufran pressures Toledo kick returner Dwight Macon during an NCAA college football game in Laramie, Wyo., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.

September 08, 2012 8:03 pmLoading…
Toledo Wyoming Football

Toledo Wyoming Football

Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith takes a hit from Toledo's Jermaine Robinson during an NCAA college football game in Laramie, Wyo., Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012.

September 08, 2012 8:05 pm
Town For Sale

Town For Sale

A group of nearly 50 look on as the town of Buford is auctioned for $900,000, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Buford, Wyo. The remote, unincorporated area along busy Interstate 80 that advertised itself as the smallest town in the United States is now official owned by Pham Dinh Nguyen.

May 11, 2012 1:30 pmLoading…
Town For Sale

Town For Sale

A group of nearly 50 look on as the town of Buford is auctioned for $900,000, Thursday, April 5, 2012, in Buford, Wyo. The remote, unincorporated area along busy Interstate 80 that advertised itself as the smallest town in the United States, Buford was sold at auction for $900,000 on Thursda…

April 05, 2012 7:41 pmLoading…
Town For Sale

Town For Sale

Cars drive on Interstate 80 near Buford, Wy. in a Jan. 11, 2011. Buford resident Don Sammons is the town's sole resident and sold the town by auction fpr $900,000.

April 05, 2012 4:46 pmLoading…
Town For Sale

Town For Sale

Buford resident Don Sammons standing in front of the population sign in Buford, Wyo. in Jan., 2011. The town advertised as the smallest in the United States has sold at auction for $900,000.

April 05, 2012 2:17 pmLoading…
Wyoming QB looks forward to spring football

Wyoming QB looks forward to spring football

CHEYENNE — The circumstances weren't ideal, but in the end it could be advantageous for Brett Smith.

March 20, 2012 2:35 pmLoading…
CBI North Dakota St Wyoming Basketball

CBI North Dakota St Wyoming Basketball

Wyoming's Leonard Washington collides with North Dakota State's TrayVonn Wright as they battle for the ball during second half action in an NCAA college basketball game in the College Basketball Invitational tournament at the Arena Auditorium Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in Laramie.

March 14, 2012 10:58 pmLoading…
CBI North Dakota St Wyoming Basketball

CBI North Dakota St Wyoming Basketball

Wyoming's Adam Waddell dunks against North Dakota State during second half action in an NCAA college basketball game in the College Basketball Invitational tournament at the Arena Auditorium Wednesday, March 14, 2012, in Laramie.

March 14, 2012 10:58 pmLoading…

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