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Births

COBURN
A son was born to Dawn Mahr of Riverton at 2:24 p.m. June 8 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The ...

Grizzly spread to southern Winds likely, says ranger

A sow-calf combination has not been confirmed, but sightings have
been reported.


As the population of grizzly bears in the greater Yellowstone ...

New Interior chief wants a review of sage-grouse plan

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Wednesday he is ordering a review of federal efforts to conserve the imperiled sage grouse to ensure that officials in 11 ...

The Wind River at Riverton was within an inch of its 2011 crest Thursday, with an unprecedented 12-foot crest predicted.


Major flooding is forecast ...

Today

Births

TIDZUMP
A boy and girl were born to Hope White of Fort Washakie and Chip Tidzump of Johnstown at 1:52 ...

Man died from shooting, not truck injury

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- Authorities in northern Colorado are investigating the shooting death of a Wyoming man who was initially thought to have been run over by ...

Final UW budget trims $42 million

The new budget centralizes reserve funds that had been spread throughout campus.

LARAMIE (AP) -- The University of Wyoming board of trustees has ...

Students use modern tech to visit old-time fight site

TEN SLEEP (AP) -- On the night of April 2, 1909, seven Ten Sleep area ranchers bushwhacked a sheep camp near Spring Creek, south of the town of Ten Sleep, ...

Wyoming digest

Mine decision due in August
CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming officials considering a permit for a new coal mine heard testimony about how the mine could lower ...

Five automobile fatality victims identified

The head-on collision occurred at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday, south of Riverton.



Officials have released the names of the five Fremont County ...

District 25 schools working 'really hard' on support for American Indian students

Every year, the state's Select Committee on Tribal Relations asks Fremont County administrators to report on what they're doing to improve the graduation and ...

Under Trump, timber sales in Shoshone forest might increase

Over the next year, at least 1.4 million cubic feet of timber is expected to be sold from the Shoshone National Forest.
A large sale is planned for timber ...

Wind River on track to hit 'all-time' flood crest

No evacuations had been ordered yet, but some road closures were under consideration Wednesday afternoon.



Forecasters are predicting record water ...

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Deaths

KNEZOVICH
Rondine Kay Knezovich, 48, died June 4, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family.A family ...

Trump chooses Wilson resident as Navy secretary

JACKSON (AP) -- A Wyoming man could be the next U.S. Navy secretary.
President Donald Trump on Tuesday nominated Richard Spencer, of Wilson, for the ...

Pony Express re-ride starts; in state soon

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) -- The annual revival of the Pony Express has been chosen as the official event to celebrate Nebraska's 150th birthday.
More than 700 ...

Wyoming digest

Salmonella from chicks reported in state
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Health is reporting a significant increase in salmonella cases that ...

More than 300 participants registered Saturday for the Relay for Life of Fremont County cancer walk in Riverton. From left, Courtney Kramer, Courtney Campbell ...

Weather finally warms, but cool spring affects farmers

The western region's cold, wet spring has put local farmers behind in their growing operations, but area educators say the situation isn't all bad.
"It's ...

Forest Service sued over decision to feed hay to elk

JACKSON HOLE (AP) -- Conservationists are worried an elk-feeding operation near a Wyoming river is allowing a deadly wildlife disease to ...

 
 

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