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Researchers find opportunity amid adversity

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
LINGLE, Wyo., Two miles west of Lingle, Wyo., scientists collect bugs, infect plants with nefarious diseases and stress crops with water deprivation to research how they can adapt to Wyoming's various agricultural hurdles.
Waves of heat rolled skyward from the black, metal sign marking the entrance to the University of Wyoming's James C. Hageman Sustainable Agriculture Research and Extension Center

Warmth eases as Labor Day approaches

Posted: Wednesday, Aug 24th, 2016
KIMBALL, A slow moving cold front brought cooler air temperatures and moisture to much of the tri-state region as last week came to a close.
The weather arrived at Kimball late in the afternoon of Aug. 18, immediately cooling the 90 degree afternoon and delivering more than an inch of rain. Conditions remained cool through Saturday, followed by a Sunday-Tuesday

Dry and warm as autumn approaches

Posted: Monday, Aug 22nd, 2016
KIMBALL, Daytime summer warmth returned to the tri-state region over the last week even as the days began to get noticeably shorter and the sun continued to march south toward autumnal equinox.
Shorter days and an increasingly slanted sun angle mean less solar energy to heat the land and atmosphere, so while last week was warmer than the previous week,

Goshen County homesteader celebrates 106th birthday

Posted: Monday, Aug 22nd, 2016
TORRINGTON, Wyo., In 1910, Theodore Roosevelt became the first president to ride in an airplane, Mark Twain died and one of Goshen County's oldest residents, Arthur Damrow, was born.
On Aug. 7, 2016, Damrow turned 106.
"I've done everything from pick potatoes to be elected for county commissioner," Damrow said.
He was born in Nebraska. When he was too young

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