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Williston State College names presidential finalists

Apr. 10, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — Williston State College has named the finalists in its search for a new president. The Grand Forks Herald reported Saturday that six candidates interviewed for the position earlier this week. The four finalists include...

Moves to Wyoming pick up during COVID-19 pandemic

Apr. 10, 2021 10:16 AM EDT

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — When Aaron Cannon and his family began looking to relocate last year, they had their eye out West. The idea of moving to Wyoming was appealing for several reasons, but leaving the changing social and cultural tension in his hometown of Raleigh,...

Wyoming drone fleet to help with investigations, inspections

Apr. 09, 2021 15:00 PM EDT

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Transportation and Wyoming Highway Patrol have received $100,000 through a federal grant that will help launch a statewide program that would use drones to assist with investigations. Wyoming Highway Patrol Lt. Erik...

Frontier Days return music lineup includes Brooks, LeDoux

Apr. 09, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Country music artists including Garth Brooks will perform at the first Cheyenne Frontier Days since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and Frontier Days officials announced this week the rodeo festival will take place...

Wyoming lawmakers adjourn with $300M K-12 deficit unresolved

Apr. 08, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers ended a month-long legislative session without agreement on resolving a $300 million education funding shortfall. House and Senate members remained at odds late Wednesday on where cuts should occur, how to spend federal funds and...

Cheyenne Frontier Days to continue under safety protocols

Apr. 08, 2021 15:36 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The outdoor rodeo Cheyenne Frontier Days will continue as planned this year after being forced to cancel last year during the coronavirus pandemic. Republican Gov. Mark Gordon and Cheyenne Mayor Patrick Collins joined Cheyenne Frontier Days CEO Tom...