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An increasingly popular New Year's Day activity continues this winter as Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails offers "First Day Hikes" at 11 Wyoming ...

Loop Road closing for the winter

The Loop Road above Lander will be closed for the winter Tuesday due to a forecasted storm this week.
The National Weather Service predicts a major winter ...

Tuesday notes

Frost-free
For some weeks now we've been wondering in print if this might be a year when central Fremont County gets clear to November before Mother ...

Fishing, boating, beaches and camping at Boysen State Park brought in 115,000 visitors last year - enough to be ranked the seventh-busiest state park in ...

A majestic Kestrel sitting on a fence post, the Milky Way gleaming above the canyon cliffs, a sled dog peeking from a kennel, and a fisherman casting a fly on ...

TripAdvisor gives award to Sinks Canyon State Park

Sinks Canyon State Park is one of seven Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues to be awarded the TripAdvisor 2015 Certificate of Excellence ...

CES receives $2,500 to fund camp

Community Entry Services has been awarded a $ 2,500 grant from the Rocky Mountain Power Foundation.
The donation will be used for the CES Summer Camp ...

Fireworks banned in state parks

Visitors also are urged to use caution when using campfires.

Visitors to Wyoming's state parks and historic sites are reminded that the possession ...

Wyoming Conservation Corps to work in county

The University of Wyoming students will develop leadership and outdoor skills while helping on 18 projects around the state.

Projects ranging from ...

Segment of Louis Lake Road to open Friday

The Shoshone National Forest Washakie Ranger District will do a partial opening of the Louis Lake Road at noon Friday.
The partial opening will be from the ...

Sinks Canyon vandals get probation but must pay $50K in restitution

A judge gave probation to four defendants in the case of two Sinks Canyon cabins vandalized in May 2014. The young adults pleaded guilty to some of the charges ...

WGFD offers Free Fishing Day on June 6

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding a Free Fishing Day on June 6, when anglers will be able to fish state waters without a fishing ...

Defendants sign plea deals in Sinks Canyon vandalism case

A special prosecutor also has been appointed for three of the four defendants.

Several cases related to vandalized cabins in Sinks Canyon have seen ...

Beating a cheat

County group to try an experimental, biological agent to suppress cheatgrass

Cheatgrass pops up in just about every environmental, land management ...

Firewise project thins fuels; no cause for alarm

The activity caught the attention of at least one resident who called law enforcement Wednesday.

County residents shouldn't be too alarmed if they ...

'First Day Hike' Jan. 1 in state park

For the fourth consecutive year, Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails are providing First Day Hikes,a way for Wyoming residents to celebrate New ...

Snags delay progress in cabin vandalism cases

Incoming prosecutor Patrick LeBrun is being given extra time to prepare.

Cases against several young adults charged with breaking into and ...

Picture of old ski area sparks new curiosity

Editor:
A little while back I saw a picture of something called the Sinks Canyon Ski Area. It looked great. I think the picture was from the 1950s.
My host ...

Yurts a new way to camp in Sinks Canyon

Reservations for year-round use began Monday.

Sinks Canyon State Park is now the home of three "yurts," soft-sided cabins that became available to ...

TripAdvisor honors Sinks Canyon State Park

Four Wyoming state parks, historic sites and trails venues --Sinks Canyon State Park, Hot Springs State Park, Legend Rock State Petroglyph Site and the Wyoming ...

 
 

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