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The Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois covered 8,020 acres Tuesday morning, having grown more than 1,150 acres overnight.
It remains 0 percent ...

Allen says his second term would stabilize commission

Fremont County Commissioner Larry Allen is the board's only incumbent seeking re-election this fall.
If he's defeated, he said the board would lose important ...

Wyoming digest

Fugitive has Wyoming ties
RAPIC CITY (S.D.) -- The U.S. Marshals Service has added a South Dakota man who has been on the run for nearly eight years to ...

FCAG funds to requesters total $285k for the year

Ten organizations in Fremont County are receiving a total of $284,517 after the Fremont County Association of Governments finalized last week its distribution ...

Man charged in father-son kidnap, murder case hangs himself in jail

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Adding a new twist to an already bizarre kidnapping and murder case, a man charged in the killing of a Utah train worker has died after ...

Ferrets returning to area where they nearly vanished

The release will complete the circle of a story that began in 1981.

MEETEETSE (AP) -- Long gone from these parts, black-footed ferrets still appear on ...

Smaller fire near Lander fully contained

From staff reports
The Shoshone Lake Fire west of Lander has been contained.
It was reported July 19 about 15 miles west of Lander on the Washakie Ranger ...


Community Calendar

Wednesday July 27

Music on the Lawn: Lost Springs Band, a classic rock and country ...

South Broadway between Main Street and Washington Avenue closed down for Riverton's "Alive at 5" on Thursday, July 21, with music, bouncy houses, food and ...



Fastpitch team upbeat despite defeats

Wyoming's all-star squad has soaked in the experience of top-flight competition while maintaining a positive approach.

Wyoming's all-star fastpitch ...

Big Papi's gloves at all-star had local connection

When Boston Red Sox star David Ortiz stepped up to the plate in this year's Major League Baseball All-Star game for, perhaps, his final all-star at bat, he was ...

Babe Ruth squads chase regional titles

Riverton has two state-champion teams, and both are playing this week in Washington State.

Both state-champion Babe Ruth all-star clubs from ...


Opinion / Community

Tuesday notes

Mother Nature's warmth
Weather forecasters who predicted 2016's hottest stretch of weather in the Wind River Basin last week had it right. We saw ...

Good turnout and good times at Pavillion reunion

A big thank-you to all those who helped organize the reunion of Pavillon High School graduates, spouses and staff.
There were 165 who attended at ...

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