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CATS celebrating first anniversary

Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science will celebrate its first birthday with free admission and special activities Saturday.
The ...

The free presentation will be Tuesday at Hudson Town Hall.

In 1987, archaeologists discovered what they believed to be one of the few sites in the ...

A Fremont County firefighter continues treatment in Denver for burns suffered after he ...

Glen Leisy's year-long ordeal shows virus persists locally

Glen Leisy never used to worry about mosquitoes.
Up until last year, he said he ...

County ag a $102M industry in '14; tops in hay harvest again

Agriculture products made in Fremont County last year and sold were worth about $102.5 million according to a new report from the U.S. Department of ...

Man charged in theft of snowmobiles bound over to District Court

The case of a Riverton man charged with stealing a trailer containing two snow machines was moved to District Court on Sept. 3.
Circuit Court Judge Robert B. ...

Past county attorney says prosecution is 'malicious'

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him, saying he's the victim of a ...

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Deaths
NELSON
Clarice Viola Nelson, 72, of Lander, died Wednesday, Sept. 2. Cremation has taken place.

SIMCOX
Edward Simcox Sr., 85, of ...

Man hurt when cellar roof collapsed, exposing a layer of flames below

A local firefighter was in critical condition Friday after being burned in a ...

Wyoming trucking jobs likely to increase

CHEYENNE -- Finding drivers for his small local trucking firm is one of the biggest struggles of Matt Davis's job.
"We are talking about $60,000-a-year jobs, ...

Lander college welcomes largest freshman class

The largest group of freshman ever recorded at Wyoming Catholic College started classes Sept. 1 in Lander.
After finishing last year with a student body of ...

Great Lakes boss denies speculation on ending service

Hampered by pilot shortages, the airline has quit at 20 of the 48 airports it used to service.

A report about commercial air service in Wyoming says ...

Good enrollment start for CWC; 214 new names

The overall student head-count was nearly 1,550 on Monday.

Sixty-five new first-time, first-year, degree-seeking students signed up for classes at ...

Digest

Two fires burning in Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has just two small wildfires burning and neither is threatening ...

Car collides with bear on rural roadway

No one was injured Thursday evening after a black bear ran into a vehicle on Paradise Valley Road.
The reporting party called police at about 10 p.m. ...

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Births
WEITZEL
A daughter was born to Theresa Weitzel of Lander and Rodger Weitzel of Lander at 9:03 a.m. Aug. 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Man arrested after allegedly assaulting niece

A St. Stephen's man was arrested in August for allegedly assaulting his adult niece in a Riverton hotel room.
The woman called police at about 8:20 p.m. Aug. ...

Digest

Game and Fish moves grizzly
PINEDALE -- The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated a young female grizzly bear that was killing ...

'Human rights council' draws opposition in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- The proposal for a human rights council in Cheyenne is getting opposition from Christians as well as advocates for lesbian, gay, bisexual and ...

Deputy cleared in fatal shooting

DOUGLAS -- Converse County authorities have concluded that a sheriff's office deputy was justified in shooting a South Dakota man this summer.
Converse County ...

 
 

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