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A son was born to Angelyna Gordon and Daniel Gordon at 1:32 p.m. July 22 at Hot Springs County ...

No go this year for Cowboy Day legislation

Designating July 22 as the National Day of the American Cowboy failed for the first time since 2005.

Politics in Washington has reined in an annual ...

Are there any Preble's mice left to protect?

DENVER (AP) -- Biologists are surveying Colorado's fast-growing Front Range for a protected species of mouse that has become a source of frustration for ...

Wyoming digest

Train pulling Wyoming coal derails
SAN ANTONIO (AP) -- Officials say 21 freight cars hauling coal from Wyoming have derailed in South Texas as ...

Emergency personnel pushed a damaged
motorcycle out of the
roadway after it collided with a Ford Mustang at about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the in the 1500 block ...

County fair planners hope tighter budget won't be noticed

Tight budgets have impacted operations at the Fremont County Fair and Rodeo this year, but organizers are confident the changes won't put a damper on the ...

Game and Fish adding campsite availability for eclipse period

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to increase the availability of several campsites at wildlife habitat management areas during time around the Aug. ...

Harnsberger gives raises against wishes of commission

Fremont County treasurer Scott Harnsberger has cut the roughly $20,000 in bonuses he's traditionally given to his staff, opting to give raises instead.
The ...

Shull's courtroom saga ends with guilty plea

Jeremiah Shull, who killed his estranged wife's lover in 2014, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder on Monday, negating the need for a second trial after the ...

Mixed bag for local schools on PAWS; new test next year

Results of the latest Proficiency Assessment for Wyoming Students tests show pretty bleak scores for most school districts in Fremont County.
The test ...

Wyoming digest

UW strategic plan approved
ROCK SPRINGS (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has approved a five-year plan that aims to advance academic ...

After years of turmoil, WR tribes approve agreement on joint programs

The chairmen of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho business councils signed a memorandum of understanding on Thursday, agreeing to a system -- the Wind ...

Yellowstone part of $50M improvement plan

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced more than $50 million for maintenance and infrastructure work at national parks. Improving ...

Winter damages Old Glacier Trail

The "old" Glacier Trail (#801.1) is no longer recommended for stock use, according to the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National ...

Park seeking to slim crowds at popular lake

MOOSE (AP) -- Officials in Grand Teton National Park are trying to reduce big crowds at a popular place to paddle a canoe or have a picnic.
Park officials say ...

Pedestrians on the Rails to Trails recreation path were treated to pleasant evening conditions for Friday night's Riverton Rendezvous Music on the River Walk ...

Conifers removed on South Pass to help aspens

A large habitat enhancement project is continuing thismonth in the South Pass area nearthe Beaver Creek Nordic Ski Trails R03;and along the Louis Lake Road. ...

New storage containers on lands outside of Dubois

Recently, new bear-proof storage boxes were placed on the Spence and Moriarity Wildlife Manage-ment Area and the Whiskey Basin Wildlife Habitat Management ...

Wildlife hazards removed from game habitat

Ten volunteers headed up Windy Mountain outside of Dubois to remove old barbed wire fencing from important wildlife habitat July 15. The project was led by the ...

Kids outdoor guide available at Lander library

The Lander Library and the Wyoming Game and Fish have been working on developing an "explorer's backpack," which includes various tools to help people learn ...

 
 

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