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Yellowstone visitor falls to her death
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ...

Capitol rebuild into construction phase

CHEYENNE -- The renovation and restoration work on the state Capitol has now entered the construction phase, officials said Thursday.
To commemorate the ...

At age 100 Park Service reflects history, modern obstacles

The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem ...

BLM publishes analysis of Sheep Mountain Uranium Project

The Bureau of Land Management's final environmental impact statement for the proposed Sheep Mountain Uranium Project in southern Fremont County, Wyoming, ...

Lander makes strong showing in Sinks photo competition

Water Snakes, Great Blue Herons, Moose and many other critters were featured in this year's Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. The winners were picked this ...

Tribal artifacts film to screen locally

Wyoming PBS will be hosting two public screenings of the award-winning documentary "What Was Ours." The Riverton screening will be followed by a panel ...

Lander airs show coming Sept. 10

Lander's annual fly-in, car show, and air show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Hunt Field Airport, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day starts with a ...

Vet assistance set in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

FreCo teachers take a trip into virtual reality at UW

Dean Cyphers says it is never too early for students, even as young as elementary age, to learn computer science and programming/coding.
The Lander Middle ...

Lander science teacher to receive award from Obama

Gayla Hammer, a science teacher at Lander Middle School, is among the 213 science math teachers set to receive awards in the nation's capital next ...

Bebout ethics case dismissed

A Wyoming Senate subcommittee has dismissed the ethics complaint brought this month against state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton.
The decision is not ...

High-tech tracking

Locally-based research shows more deer staying put year-round


Jared Oakleaf set up a slide show presentation at the Lander Bake Shop in April.
He ...

St. Stephen's tries four-day school week; enrollment skyrocketing

No St. Stephen's Indian School students attended class on Friday. That was by design.
The small K-12 school system moved to a four-day school week beginning ...

Life sentence for man who shot wife in front of kids

Koby Dean Johnson was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the shooting death of his wife, Rachael Noel Johnson, last fall in Fort Washakie.
She was a ...

Second truck found on fire near cemetery

A stolen truck was destroyed in a fire Thursday morning just outside of Riverton.
It was the second such incident this week.
"It sounds like we've got a ...

Conditions ripe for fire growth in national parks

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Visitors are enjoying free entry to Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks, while firefighters in both parks are preparing ...

Randy Foos and Bridgette McGinness are the newest officers of the Riverton Police Department. After introductions to the Riverton City Council by chief of ...

Riverton Middle School hosted its annual "Squeak and Squawk" band practice Thursday. The practice gives sixth-graders and other new band students a chance to ...

A seven-day trial is expected, starting Monday, Sept. 26.

Fremont County attorney Patrick LeBrun has told district court judge Norman Young to expect ...

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Safety line eyed in worker death
CASPER (AP) -- Natrona County authorities say an improperly used safety cable may have contributed to the June death of ...

 
 

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