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USDA killing wolves near Lander in response to 3 calf deaths

Ranchers west of Lander have had three verified livestock killings by wolves in the last two weeks, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has authorized ...

Honor Dog program on hiatus amid state personnel hiring freeze

The Wyoming Honor Farm's program that trains dogs from the local Paws for Life animal shelter is on hold after the retirement of Gary Klentz, who ran the Honor ...

Sheriff ends hauling of mental subjects; civil rights a worry

County officials are struggling to solve issues with the local Title 25 program, which became dysfunctional after area law enforcement agencies announced they ...

Video game used in attack that broke man's skull

A Riverton man is in custody on charges he assaulted his ex-girlfriend's boyfriend last week in an apartment on Spire Drive.
One of the weapons believed to ...

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Births

OLDMAN
A son was born to Melvena Oldman of Arapaho at 10:00 a.m. June 1 at SageWest Health Care at ...

Riverton and Bureau of Indian Affairs responders went to the scene of a one-vehicle rollover Monday afternoon involving a half-ton Chevrolet pickup that ran ...

Carp shoot raises funds for Search and Rescue

Riverton Search and Rescue volunteers host their third annual carp shoot fundraiser Friday through Sunday, June 10-12, at Long Point on Ocean Lake.
The effort ...

Brewfest Friday and Saturday in Lander park

The 2016 Fremont Toyota Lander Brewfest, an event projected to bring over 2,500 people to enjoy craft beer from around the Rocky Mountain West, is this ...

"Jungle Rhythm" was the name of the song these 3-year-olds in pink and black, above, performed Saturday at the Motion Bliss Academy recital in ...

Black-footed ferrets to be restored to two ranches

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wildlife officials hope this summer to restore a population of black-footed ferrets to a pair of western Wyoming ranches where the species, for ...

Agencies near new budget cut deadline; Mead to brief lawmakers

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead plans to present state agency budget cuts to lawmakers later this month.
Mead announced in April that falling energy revenues would ...

Flood advisory still on through Wednesday morning

A flood advisory will remain in effect through Wednesday morning in central Fremont County, where small streams are expected to reach bank-full ...

Wyoming digest


Beekeepers might get tax break
SHERIDAN(AP) -- Wyoming lawmakers are considering making beekeeping a bit sweeter by offering tax breaks for ...

North Platte, Laramie rivers swelling amid flood watch

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Rivers and streams are on the rise in southeast and central Wyoming as the annual snowmelt gets underway in earnest.
The Laramie River at ...

West Nile, not Zika, is local mosquito concern

While Zika virus is highly unlikely to take hold within or near Wyoming, West Nile virus is a potential threat for state residents during the summer months, ...

Late filings add to council field

Two late filings for Riverton's City Council came into the Fremont County Clerk's last week, meaning all three seats are now being sought by filed ...

Ryan Greene is one of two Democrats running against about a dozen other candidates for Wyoming's seat in the U.S. House of Representatives.
As of the May 27 ...

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Deaths

NORWOOD
LaVere Eugene Norwood, 87, of Arapaho, died at Mountain View Living Center VA Hospital in ...

CDC wants lab network to test for 'super bacteria'

Last month a Pennsylvania woman had a urinary tract infection containing a gene that could make bacteria antibiotic-resistant.

PITTSBURGH (TNS) -- An ...

Wyoming digest


Plant society holding annual meeting in Dubois
The Wyoming Native Plant Society will host its annual meeting June 17 to 20 in Dubois.. Activities ...

 
 

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