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Bombers now flying huge new training area

The U.S. Air Force says the expansion significantly boosts training opportunities for air crews.

PIERRE, S.D. -- The first military flying operations ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Family files civil suit in death of child at intersection

Family members have initiated a wrongful-death lawsuit in the case of a 7-year-old Riverton struck and killed by a motorist.
Filings do not yet name ...

CATS marks first anniversary with Saturday events

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science celebrates its one-year anniversary with an open house 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the ...

Family sets up Joe McGowan Fund to honor Lander man, benefit community

The initial hope is to build the fund up to $25,000 and award a $1,000 grant every year.

An endowment fund has been established in honor of the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Gas, uranium projects progressing slowly in review and permitting

Two energy development projects in the Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office territory are moving forward.
Sage grouse and wild horses also are areas ...

Ben S. Ridgley has joined the Northern Arapaho Business Council after being sworn into office Sept. 8. He fills a vacancy left by Richard Brannan who resigned ...

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Lyle T. (Chuck) Cleavenger, 89, died Sunday, Sept. 13, at his home in Lander with his grandchildren by his side. Visitation will be ...

After loss at NC, Riverton spikers come home Tuesday

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball team will look to regain winning form Tuesday evening in the first home match of the season against the Rock Springs ...

The Star Valley Braves ran, cut, powered and threw for 557 yards against Riverton and withstood a late Wolverine surge to gain their second win of the young ...

Pilot lands plane on narrow I-80 section

CHEYENNE -- A pilot has survived crash-landing a small airplane on a steep, winding section of Wyoming interstate highway known to be treacherous for ...

Aussie cowboys finding success at true-West Cody Nite Rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls looking to improve their skills often spend a summer or two at the Cody Nite Rodeo.
This year that group included several Australians. A ...

Drivers must be responsive to emergency vehicles on road

Editor:
As the interim director of Fremont County Ambulance, I want to inform all Fremont County residents that there are ambulances and expedition command ...

A house built, sealed and delivered

Labor Day was the 20th anniversary of our first night in the place we built.

"There is some of the same fitness in a man's building his own house ...

Death on the job

Wyoming is one of the worst for it, and we're probably going to stay that way

A couple of years ago, with work-related fatalities unacceptably ...

Deadline nears for art exhibit

Organizers are seeking entries for the Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition. The entry postmark deadline is Thursday.
Now in its 16th year, the juried exhibition ...

Explosives to be used in dam work

Explosives will be used during maintenance work this week on the outflow channel of the Shoshone Lake Dam in the Shoshone National Forest.
The work will be ...

Here in Wyoming people are used to seeing big game animals mounted on walls. Taxidermy is part of the culture, and the art of taxidermy has been around in one ...

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 ...

 
 

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