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Five fires still burning in park

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Firefighters in Yellowstone National Park are now actively fighting a large wildfire that has been burning for the last three ...

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Births

Heller
A son was born to Maggie Heller of Lander and Brett Heller of Lander at 8:37 p.m. August 24 at ...

Wind River reservation group takes part in Sioux protest of North Dakota pipeline

The Wind River Native Advocacy Center organized the group that traveled to the protest site.

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota is getting ...

College maps out plan to meet accreditation mandate

A four-year strategic plan being developed at Central Wyoming College addresses several issues of concern the Higher Learning Commission identified during an ...

State high court won't hear case on $470k forfeit

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has dismissed an appeal from a man who contends it was unconstitutional for the state to seize $470,000 in cash from ...

Wyoming digest

Grizzly mother, cubs moved
CODY (AP) -- Wyoming wildlife managers have trapped and relocated a female grizzly bear and her two cubs that were killing ...

Prosecution scores win ahead of murder trial

Judge Norman Young will not suppress key evidence for the prosecution's case against James Morrison, who is set to be tried this month for second-degree ...

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has deployed a new Tow Plow to make Fremont County highways safer and snow clearance more cost-effective.
The ...

Lawsuit by family of girl struck by car dismissed Wednesday by judge

Riverton city schools won't be held liable for the death of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed last year by an elderly driver.
The child ...

County won't oppose protections to biking area

The Fremont County Commission has decided not to oppose the Bureau of Land Management's mineral withdrawal, reversing an earlier position.
The BLM's main ...

St. Stephen's seeks status change to aid staff insurance

St. Stephen's Indian Schools are working to change their status under the Bureau of Indian Education in order to help provide full health insurance to staff. ...

Ballot finalized as school boards and CWC filings close

Several contested races emerged in the last days of filing for county school boards and cemetery, conservation and fire districts.
A couple of seats remain ...

Sage grouse numbers up again; hatch rate tops 10-year average

Wyoming has more of the closely watched fowl than any other state, and Fremont County has the most in Wyoming.

The number of greater sage grouse in ...

Woman who struck, killed motorcyclist gets 13 days

GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman charged with crashing into a motorcyclist in Gillette and causing injuries that later killed the man has been ordered to serve 13 days ...

Brace for state layoffs, governor warns as fiscal crisis continues

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming won't be able to implement further budget cuts, if necessary, without laying off state employees, the governor said Tuesday.
Falling ...

Wyoming digest

First targeted wolf killed
JACKSON (AP) -- One wolf from a pack that recently attacked cows to eat them on private land near Grand Teton National Park ...

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Births


FUS
A son was born to Danielle Wintermote-Fus of Wyoming and Timothy Fus of Wyoming August 24 at Hot ...

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Deaths


JOHNSON
Evelyn Pauline (McNeal) Johnson died August 5 in Casper with family by her side, following a ...

Closed by forest fire for days, main gate to Yellowstone from south opens again

Travelers heading from Fremont County to Yellowstone National Park for the Labor Day weekend can use the south entrance again.
The heavily used gateway to ...

New superintendent hired at Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander has a new superintendent.
Raymond Newman starts Oct. 3. The Wyoming Department of Health made the announcement ...

 
 

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