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Deaths
ALVAREZ
Sally Alvarez, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 11, at Westward Heights Care Center in Lander due to a lengthy illness. Traditional Indian ...

After record levels in 2013, fewer trout south of Palisades

JACKSON -- Trout numbers on the Snake River below Palisades Reservoir declined an estimated 32 percent during the past year.
Below Palisades, where the Snake ...

South Pass area would violate planned EPA reg on ozone

Ozone levels measured on South Pass could be an issue if and when new federal air pollution standards take effect in three years.
The most recent value was 65 ...

'It puts you in the spirit'

Families, hospice staff brighten the season at Help for Health

Fremont County is awash this time of year in Christmas decorations and celebrations. ...

Couple 'border to border' on unique North American hunting expedition

The goal was to eat only what they hunted or caught as they moved north.

A dream of many American hunters is to start at the Mexican border and hunt ...

Incoming mayor to name past chief to lead Lander Police Department

Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper and former Lander Police Department chief Bob Cecrle will be named Lander police chief when Mayor-elect Del McOmie takes office ...

The way it was: White Christmas -- 1985

There was no doubt about a white Christmas 39 years ago this month. Two major snowstorms hit Fremont County before Christmas, with precious little melting ...

Tribe to begin work on casino expansion in spring

Among the improvements is a 65-room hotel with more than 500 slots and table games.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced last week its plans to ...

Maxfield's retirement ends long run in state government

Max Maxfield struggles when he tries to think of what he won't miss about being secretary of state.
"I don't think there is anything," he said. "I come in ...

WyDOT urges patience around plows

Some of the basic ways to be prepared for winter driving include installing winter windshield wiper blades and checking headlights and tire pressure.
When ...

Storm advisory most of Sunday

Unseasonably mild weather in the Wind River Basin is coming to an end Sunday, with a winter weather advisory posted through 3 p.m.
Snow accumulation of 2-4 ...

Vintage toys on display at museum for holiday season

A new display at the Pioneer Museum in Lander showcases toys from the past.
Rather than iPhones, mountain bikes and PlayStations, children in Lander's early ...

Winter weather returning

The unusually warm weather is coming to an end in Wyoming as a storm system with snow and colder temperatures began its march across the state Saturday.
The ...

Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians seeks advisory board nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is requesting candidate nominations for individuals to serve on the Special Trustee ...

Wyoming digest

Yellowstone snowmobile season arrives
Yellowstone National Park opens Monday for snowmobiles and other motorized snow machines.
Recent warm weather ...

Tribal mapping partnership receives award

BILLINGS, Mont. --A partnership of five reservations in Montana and Wyoming has been awarded an Engineering Excellence Honor Award for surveying and mapping ...

Big response in state to new sign-up period for ACA plans

Both companies offering health insurance coverage in Wyoming under the Affordable Care Act report business is brisk ahead of Monday's deadline to register for ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
With winter conditions in place, the Shoshone National Forest plans to burn both hand constructed and machine built ...

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Births
YELLOWPLUME
A son was born to Lorissa Yellowplume of Bellingham, Wash., and Sean Yellowplume of Lander at 8:13 a.m. Nov. 5 at SageWest Health ...

Digest

Two charged after meth found in mail
POWELL -- A man and a woman from Powell are facing felony drug charges after police intercepted a mailed package ...

 
 

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