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Groups challenge federal plan to lift protections for grizzly bears

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- At least three different legal challenges launched Friday against the U.S. government's decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in ...

Wyoming digest

Record catfish landed in gorge
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- A Wyoming man has food for days after catching a massive, record-setting catfish in the Flaming Gorge ...

Scolded by local leaders, BLM softening tone in grazing scoping language

The Bureau of Land Management is toning down its scoping notices, which have been criticized by local leaders for suggesting grazing was degrading public ...

Repeal city vagrancy ordinance, interim RPD chief advises

The Riverton Police Department has proposed the city repeal its current vagrancy ordinance in order to protect the constitutional rights of citizens.
"We are ...

Road closures, damage tied to weather aftermath

A set of closures of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 Wednesday and Thursday in Wind River Canyon are intended to help a contractor successfully and safely bring a large ...

Kaebri Yorgason, left, and Aspyn Moss donned bright wigs as the two girls hula-hooped their way down Main Street
during Wednesday's 60th annual Shrine Circus ...

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Community Calendar

Friday, June 30

Skills and S'mores is 6-9 p.m. Cost is $5 per session. Girls in ...

Probation for woman who fought RPD

As part of a plea deal, Bridgette Shangreaux will undergo three years of supervised probation in lieu of a two- to four-year prison sentence for assaulting an ...

Man shot by officer named

WORLAND (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot by an officer in northern Wyoming.
The Northern Wyoming Daily News in Worland reported ...

Utility planning $3.5B expansion in wind power

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rocky Mountain Power is asking regulators in three states to approve an initial plan to expand the amount of wind power serving customers ...

West governors back ESA, with changes

The Republican-dominated Western Governors Association endorsed the aims of the Endangered Species Act on Wednesday but asked Congress to make changes, ...

Wyoming digest

Bear killed by Grand Teton officials
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park officials have killed a 4-year-old black bear after it ...

Man who knocked out one officer shot by second cop

WORLAND (AP) -- The Washakie County Attorney's Office is investigating an incident Sunday when a police officer shot and critically injured a man during a ...

Outdoor Channel star sentenced in poaching case

KEMMERER (AP) -- The star of an Outdoor Channel hunting show has been fined $23,000 and given a suspended jail sentence for poaching in Wyoming.
The incident ...

Wyoming digest

Laramie wind gusts hit 90 mph
LARAMIE (AP) -- Wind gusts of up to 90 mph knocked out power and downed trees in Laramie in southeast Wyoming.
The ...

Crash probe tells details of May 26 fatality in city

Killed in the motorcycle wreck was 41-year-old James Caples of Riverton.


Officials have released the results of their investigation into the May 26 ...

Treasurer stays

By Daniel Bendtsen
Staff Writer

Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger is not resigning after all.
After announcing last week that he would resign in ...

Cut obstacles to development, Interior chief tells govs

Removing bureaucratic obstacles to development on federal land can create jobs and offer hope to nearby communities, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said Tuesday ...

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Deaths

HEREFORD
Rastus Hereford, 46, passed away Monday, June 26, 2017. An evening service will be held at 7 ...

Two men killed in separate motor vehicle accidents

Two men died Monday in separate motor vehicle incidents in Fremont County.
Coroner Mark Stratmoen said a 46-year-old Fremont County man died of blunt-force ...

 
 

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