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Man killed by Casper police
CASPER -- Casper police have identified the man who they shot and killed while serving a search warrant.
A statement ...

SourceGas sold; new owner touts savings for consumers

The $1.2 billion deal gives Black Hills Corp. 425,000 customers in Wyoming and three other states.

OMAHA, Neb. -- Regional utility Black Hills Corp. ...

Yellowstone sets new attendance record

Visitation is up every month of the year so far in 2015 compared to a year earlier.

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- As Yellowstone National Park moves ...

'Skipping' snow machine ends up in Frye Lake

No injuries were recorded after someone was reported to have sunk a snowmobile Sunday afternoon in Frye Lake above Lander.
A woman called law enforcement to ...

The Abandoned Mine Land Division of the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality remains a leading program for reclaiming and managing sites in the ...

'County,' 'public' roads different, officials say

Fremont County maintains about 950 miles of roads and 79 bridges and large culverts.

Every square is a rectangle, but not every rectangle is a ...

Shull murder trial opens; premeditation a crucial point

On the first day of a Riverton man's murder trial, prosecutors painted him as a calculating killer, while his attorney portrayed him as man madly in love who ...

July Outside

July 15 -- Brooks Mountain Day Hike is at 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. hosted by Wyoming Wilderness Association. Participants should bring a lunch for the moderate ...

Thousands of climbers visit the Lander area each year to scale routes famous the world over.
The climbers literally trust their lives to steel anchors ...

Camping, grilling or out on the lake? The advice is the same: Cover up

When temperatures in Riverton hit the 90s in recent weeks, mosquito activity increased in the region.
Riverton Mayor Lars Baker, who retired as supervisor of ...

Locals and visitors have a chance to learn while exploring the outdoors through the Fremont County Museums' ongoing Adventure Trek series.
The guided ...

Wyoming digest

Video confirms accounts of shooting
GILLETTE -- Video confirms the account of Gillette police officers who shot and killed a 39-year-old woman in ...

Colorful ceremonies for 125th anniversary

CHEYENNE -- A 2-mile parade full of floats and distinguished guests snaked through the Capital City on July 23, 1890.
Just under two weeks after Wyoming ...

Experienced sisters handled ordeal well

CHEYENNE -- Three Midwestern sisters lost for more than four days while lost in a Wyoming wilderness area are grateful searchers didn't give up.
The sisters ...

Anyone stopping for a break at the old Lakeside Resort and campground at the North end of the Boysen Reservoir causeway on a Wednesday night in July 1974 would ...

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Dubois hosting Museum Day
Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are ...

Police arrest man found in abandoned motel with teen

Both individuals were charged with criminal entry and criminal trespass.

A 30-year-old Riverton man was arrested June 27 after he was found in an ...

Eighteen local businesses ace tobacco sting

The Riverton Police Department recently tested area convenience stores for compliance with tobacco laws.
The operation involved a 16-year-old boy who was sent ...

Officials said lightning was the cause of a fire June 28 at the Moneta Divide Gas and Oil Development Project east of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the ...

Wyoming Arts Council hosting public meeting in Lander

The Wyoming Arts Council is having a town meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
The meeting is open to the ...

 
 

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