Authorities are reopening a 45-mile stretch of U.S. 30 in Lincoln County. The highway between Kemmerer and its junction with Interstate 80 had been closed since an explosion and fire Wednesday afternoon at a natural gas processing plant in Opal.
The captors of an American soldier held for nearly five years in Afghanistan have signaled a willingness to release him but are unclear which U.S. government officials have the authority to make a deal.
In Wednesday's special work session, the school board voted 5-0 in favor of moving boundaries for several schools. It took several motions and a change from the original scheme, but the board settled on boundaries that will go in affect this year.