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Man tried to kill wife with hatchet, charged with murder attempt

A Kinnear man has been charged with attempted first-degree murder for an alleged hatchet attack on his wife Thursday evening at her home in the 100 block of ...

Reservation health equity conference approaching

The seminars aim to increase collaboration among local, state, tribal and federal health organizations.

A conference to address health inequities on ...

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Rules would target older drivers
CHEYENNE -- Wyoming legislators are looking at drafting tighter regulations for licensing elderly drivers in the ...

Feds say chronic complainant on paperwork guilty of same

CHEYENNE -- A federal agency says a Colorado oilman, known for filing scores of lawsuits against energy companies claiming they underreported natural gas ...

Tourists stranded when storms down many trees

MOOSE -- A gusty thunderstorm toppled hundreds of trees and stranded dozens of tourists for several hours on roads and elsewhere in Grand Teton National ...

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Births
HERNANDEZ YNOSTROSA
A child was born to Natasha R. Ynostrosa of Lander and Cory J. Whitetail of Lander at 4 a.m. May 17 at SageWest Health Care ...

2015 Students of the Year

Keegan Her Many Horses
Wyoming Indian High School
This year's Student of the Year from Wyoming Indian High School is headed to Black Hills ...

Staff at Riverton schools craft district-wide math curriculum

Students attending Riverton schools soon will be using a new math curriculum.
Fremont County School District 25 assistant superintendent JoAnne Flanagan said ...

The way it was: Service station fire -- 1955

Sirens blared over Riverton 60 years ago Sunday after a fire broke out at the Porter-Hirz Pontiac dealership and service station. Workers were using a cutting ...

State intervenes on U.S. government's side in Grand Teton grizzly suit

CHEYENNE -- The state of Wyoming is intervening on the side of the federal government in a lawsuit over the number of grizzly bears that elk hunters in Grand ...

Wyoming Conservation Corps to work in county

The University of Wyoming students will develop leadership and outdoor skills while helping on 18 projects around the state.

Projects ranging from ...

Arts council distributing creative writing fellowships in poetry

The Wyoming Arts Council is accepting applications for the 2016 creative writing fellowships in poetry.
The application deadline is midnight July 2.
Up to ...

BLM extends deadline for bids for wild horse pastures

The Bureau of Land Management has extended to Tuesday the deadline for proposals for new off-range pasture facilities that can provide a free-roaming ...

Changes considered for Yellowstone bison slaughter program

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A range of proposals that could either curb or accelerate the slaughter of wild bison migrating from Yellowstone National Park will get an ...

Roughly 23 volunteers from the Fremont County ATV Association helped the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office clean up 3,700 pounds of trash from the ...

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States want fracking rule blocked
CHEYENNE -- The states of Wyoming and Colorado are asking a federal judge to block the U.S. Bureau of Land Management ...

Kinnear man arrested after assault; alleged victim airlifted from county

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office arrested 46-year-old Terry L. Schmuck of Kinnear early Friday, concerning a domestic disturbance that occurred in the ...

Entities consider funding Riverton airport efforts

Fremont County communities have considered assigning funds to acquire a second airline for the Riverton Regional Airport, a task force reported May 22.
Missy ...

Riverton Museum kicks off speakers series on Saturday

The Riverton Museum will host its first Discovery Speakers Series presentation at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.
University of Wyoming professor of archaeology Marcel ...

BLM urges caution on rural roads

The agency advises travelers to wait until wet routes dry up.

The Bureau of Land Management Wind River/Bighorn Basin District advises travelers on ...

 
 

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