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Closed by forest fire for days, main gate to Yellowstone from south opens again

Travelers heading from Fremont County to Yellowstone National Park for the Labor Day weekend can use the south entrance again.
The heavily used gateway to ...

New superintendent hired at Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander has a new superintendent.
Raymond Newman starts Oct. 3. The Wyoming Department of Health made the announcement ...

Driver of pickup in rural highway death Aug. 13 was intoxicated

Wyatt L. Kalivas had a blood-alcohol content of .177 at the time of the crash.

The 18-year-old driver who died Aug. 13 in a one-vehicle rollover east ...

Man found in river drowned accidentally

Investigators determined he had taken lethal amounts of Benadryl

Autopsy results show the Arapahoe man whose body was found July 8 in the Wind River ...

'Diversification' of economy possible with energy model, leaders say

Especially during the "bust" portion of Wyoming's economic cycle that is strongly associated with the mining industry, there tends to be a lot of conversation ...

Trayshon Spoonhunter took fourth place in the one-mile race at the Shoshone Tribal Fair in Fort Washakie on Sunday. Shortly after, he also took third in the ...

Wyoming digest

Cattle-killing wolves to be killed
JACKSON (AP) -- Four wolves that have been dining on beef recently are set to be killed because of the conflicts with ...

Bad behavior by visitors is Problem 1 for Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like ...

Wyoming digest

Yellowstone visitor falls to her death
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ...

Capitol rebuild into construction phase

CHEYENNE -- The renovation and restoration work on the state Capitol has now entered the construction phase, officials said Thursday.
To commemorate the ...

At age 100 Park Service reflects history, modern obstacles

The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem ...

BLM publishes analysis of Sheep Mountain Uranium Project

The Bureau of Land Management's final environmental impact statement for the proposed Sheep Mountain Uranium Project in southern Fremont County, Wyoming, ...

Lander makes strong showing in Sinks photo competition

Water Snakes, Great Blue Herons, Moose and many other critters were featured in this year's Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. The winners were picked this ...

Tribal artifacts film to screen locally

Sept. 9 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the CWC Peck Theater
Sept. 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Grand Theater in Lander

Wyoming PBS will be hosting two public screenings ...

Lander air show coming Sept. 10

Lander's annual fly-in, car show, and air show is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Hunt Field Airport, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. The day starts with a ...

Vet assistance set in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

FreCo teachers take a trip into virtual reality at UW

Dean Cyphers says it is never too early for students, even as young as elementary age, to learn computer science and programming/coding.
The Lander Middle ...

Lander science teacher to receive award from Obama

Gayla Hammer, a science teacher at Lander Middle School, is among the 213 science math teachers set to receive awards in the nation's capital next ...

Bebout ethics case dismissed

A Wyoming Senate subcommittee has dismissed the ethics complaint brought this month against state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton.
The decision is not ...

High-tech tracking

Locally-based research shows more deer staying put year-round


Jared Oakleaf set up a slide show presentation at the Lander Bake Shop in April.
He ...

 
 

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