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Lander arts org wants exhibits on sage grouse

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring.
The ...

Whose land is it, anyway?

With an eye toward more local input, FreCo leads way on BLM wilderness assessment

After months of planning, members of a newly organized local ...

Head-on collision in Yellowstone Park kills person, closes park road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials say a head-on collision killed one person and closed a portion of the park's main roadway ...

Man saved repeatedly by first responders now cycling across the nation in gratitude

After being clinically dead twice and undergoing 23 heart ...

Vote limits tribe general council's authority on personnel

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council had called for the referendum after the general council voted last month to remove high-ranking officials from the ...

Toxicology tests show the man who died after rolling a commercial truck July 12 in the Wind River Canyon was not under the influence of drugs or ...

No one was injured in a Thursday evening grass fire that threatened homes in the neighborhood behind Tonkin Stadium.
"It could've been pretty bad," Riverton ...

Lava Mountain Fire doubles overnight; conditions worsen

Traffic on heavily used U.S. Highway 26 is a major concern now.

The Lava Mountain Fire doubled in size overnight west of Dubois.
As of Friday ...

FEC wants more info from House hopeful

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Federal Election Commission has raised concern about missing campaign finance information submitted by one of Wyoming's Republican ...

Wyoming digest

Ex-teacher guilty in abuse case
RAWLINS (AP) -- A former Rawlins Middle School teacher has been convicted of sexually assaulting two girls.
34-year-old ...

Jury duty calls are scams, police say

An old jury scam has been hitting residents in Wyoming hard over the last couple of days, but with a new twist. Now, when the con artists call posing as the ...

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Friday July 22

The Casting for Recovery Retreat is July 22-24. This is a ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Burns mark 65th anniversary
Longtime Fremont County residents George and Ann Burns celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 10. ...

City of Riverton Public Works employee for the Rob Heatley was awarded the "Challenge Coin" Tuesday during a regular city council meeting.
On behalf Rick ...

Top state officials say they will back Trump

It's official -- Donald Trump will be the Republican nominee for president.
But while some of Wyoming's top elected officials don't necessarily agree with ...

West Nile virus has been detected in the area.

Beginning Thursday, the City of Riverton will start mosquito fogging two times per week in each ...

Bondurant fire growing, but evac order lifted

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A couple of wildfires burning in national forests in Wyoming have seen big growth because of hot, dry, windy weather.
The Cliff Creek Fire, ...

Job Corps tightens behavior rules

The new standards are particularly strict on drugs and alcohol.

The Wind River Job Corps began cracking down on behavioral issues last month, ...

County's forecast for energy revenue dips

Fremont County's financial outlook continues to worse after local energy production for the first quarter of 2016 was down 29 percent from that time last ...

Evacuation ordered near Lava Mountain fire scene

Residents near the Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois were evacuated Wednesday, and officials have told homeowners in surrounding areas to have their emergency ...

 
 

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