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Man shot by deputies at skill hill

LARAMIE (AP) -- The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigations is investigating after Albany County sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Colorado man at a ski ...

More than 300K lake trout taken from Yellowstone

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Fishery workers this year recorded their biggest catch yet in a long-running effort to reduce the number of non-native lake trout in ...

Wyoming digest

Judge denies Bohling request
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A district judge has denied a request from former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling to acquit him of ...

Climber deaths last summer in Winds ruled accidental

Officials say the death of two climbers this summer in the Wind River Mountains was accidental.
The final case file has not yet been completed, but ...

Boarder dies in Jackson trail accident

JACKSON (AP) -- Officials say a snowboarder has died following an accident at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.
The woman, who has not yet been identified, ...

$5.3M collected by U.S. attorney

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming U.S. Attorney's Office collected more than $5.3 million in criminal and civil actions in fiscal year 2015.
U.S. Attorney ...

Wyoming and the West digest

Bomber training termed successful
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The first U.S. Air Force training exercise in the recently expanded Powder River Training ...

Mead, western govs back pre-screening tourists

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Governors from 19 Western states called Friday for expansion of a program that screens international travelers at airports abroad, in a bid to ...

Tourism focus could add millions to Capitol project

Lawmakers are considering a plan to make the State Capitol a more attractive site for tourists and student groups once the planned three-year renovation is ...

Answers usually found in the middle

But it's the extremists who get the most attention.

A Jew, a black guy and a redneck walk into a bar.This, or something a lot like it, is the ...

UW names three finalists for presidency

University candidates
Jeremy Hafner
Rochester Institute of ...

Staff members at Riverton's Center of Hope and at Volunteers of America - Northern Rockies were recognized for their work during an awards ceremony Nov. 18 in ...

Workshop stresses pain management in small critters

Veterinary medicine has come a long way in addressing pain in recent years, yet people often ...

Central Wyoming College equine students sponsored horse-drawn sleigh rides Saturday at the CWC Equine Center. Colton and Lindsey Gonka navigated horses Thunder ...

Veteran assistance dates set for month in Fremont County

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities in December.
Lori ...

Food donation clears library fines

The Fremont County Library System is having its annual "Food for Fines" drive in November and December.
Anyone who brings in a non-perishable food item will ...

Fremont County Digest

Web cameras up and running
New web cameras went live this week in northwest Wyoming, including one at Diversion Dam along U.S. Highway 26-287 about 16 ...

Cowboys defeat Utah in pool

Gov. Matt Mead's budget plan for 2017-2018 includes funding for two construction projects through Central Wyoming College.
In his budget proposal released ...

Fifteen years go this month the Class 2-A Shoshoni Wranglers opened the home wrestling season hosting the Wrangler Duals, with 10 teams in the field.
Most ...

'Every Kid in a Park' focuses on access for fourth-graders

Fremont County is home to Sinks Canyon State Park, Boysen State Park, and South Pass City State Historic Site.

In celebration of the National Park ...

 
 

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