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Trial date set for nine in big drug crackdown

A trial date is set for nine defendants in the largest crackdown on alleged drug dealing in Fremont County since 2011.
Lander District Court Judge Norman E. ...

No change in state rig count, but U.S. total finally rises

Wyoming's drilling rig count was unchanged during the week, but for the first time this year the national tally is up.
Oilfield services company Baker Hughes ...

Tribes forward nominations for state tribal liaison positions

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe has nominated Leslie Shakespeare for the job.

Gov. Matt Mead praised the Eastern Shoshone Tribe's choice of tribal liaison ...

Wyoming digest

Man kills baby, shoots himself
Authorities say a man shot and killed a 4-month-old baby before turning the gun on himself in the tiny southeastern ...

The way it was: Tie drive -- 1929

The annual tie drive from the Wind River Mountains west of Dubois to Riverton every summer wasn't the only one in Wyoming, but it was the largest and best ...

Five Fremont County youths attend Girls State

Fremont County residents Kali Keene, Jasmin Hood, Jessica Stewart, Cora Johnson and Bailey Wilson attended the 73rd session of American Legion Auxiliary ...

Timber available for gathering west of Lander

A small amount of decked timber is available for firewood permit holders along Louis Lake Road on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National ...

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Deaths
CLARADY
Constance (Connie Dee Knifer) Clarady, 61, formerly of Lander, died Saturday, June 13, in Wichita, Kan. Services were Friday, June 19, ...

Digest

Three dead in I-80 collision
CHEYENNE -- An SUV crashed into the rear of a semitractor-trailer in southeast Wyoming, killing a man and two ...

Teton fire risk now rated 'high'

JACKSON -- The fire danger for all of Teton County in northwest Wyoming is rated "high," including Grand Teton National Park and Bridger-Teton National ...

Planners of long-delayed liquid fuels plant scale back

MEDICINE BOW -- Low oil prices have prompted a company to scale back its plans for building a plant that would turn coal into gasoline and other liquid fuels in ...

Japanese food writers get close-up tour of Wyoming beef ranch

CHEYENNE -- The Far East met the Frontier West near here on Wednesday.
A group of Japanese food editors paid a visit to a 112-year-old local ranch in hopes of ...

College writes off $60,000, about half of last year's tally

Central Wyoming College has discharged almost $60,000 in uncollectable debts. The number is down by more than 50 percent from last year.
Ron Granger, CWC's ...

Judge gives murder prosecutor, defendant last chance for a deal

Jeremiah Shull's trial is set to start in July

A judge gave the parties in a murder case a last chance to reach a plea bargain before a trial in the ...

Higher costs expected this year at Green Mountain, says rec board

The Fremont County Recreation Board requested more than it received last year from the Fremont County Commission at a budget hearing this month.
This year's ...

Water storage on the Wind River Indian Reservation was a key discussion topic this week when Gov. Matt Mead visited the Eastern Shoshone Tribe.
State Sen. Eli ...

Today

Deaths
DOWNEY
Esther Downey, 78, of Shoshoni, died Wednesday, June 24, at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. Services are ...

The project began in early June, is expected to be finished by mid-July.

Work is under way to make the Fremont County Courthouse more ...

Steady progress in Lusk as flood recovery continues

CHEYENNE -- It's been three weeks since a flood swept through part of the small eastern Wyoming town of Lusk.
Since then businesses have reopened and roads ...

Public health seeking less money in new fiscal year

Fremont County Public Health asked for less funding from the Fremont County Commission in this year's budget compared to last year.

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