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The Wyoming Department of Transportation has deployed a new Tow Plow to make Fremont County highways safer and snow clearance more cost-effective.
The ...

Lawsuit by family of girl struck by car dismissed Wednesday by judge

Riverton city schools won't be held liable for the death of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed last year by an elderly driver.
The child ...

County won't oppose protections to biking area

The Fremont County Commission has decided not to oppose the Bureau of Land Management's mineral withdrawal, reversing an earlier position.
The BLM's main ...

St. Stephen's seeks status change to aid staff insurance

St. Stephen's Indian Schools are working to change their status under the Bureau of Indian Education in order to help provide full health insurance to staff. ...

Ballot finalized as school boards and CWC filings close

Several contested races emerged in the last days of filing for county school boards and cemetery, conservation and fire districts.
A couple of seats remain ...

Sage grouse numbers up again; hatch rate tops 10-year average

Wyoming has more of the closely watched fowl than any other state, and Fremont County has the most in Wyoming.

The number of greater sage grouse in ...

Woman who struck, killed motorcyclist gets 13 days

GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman charged with crashing into a motorcyclist in Gillette and causing injuries that later killed the man has been ordered to serve 13 days ...

Brace for state layoffs, governor warns as fiscal crisis continues

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming won't be able to implement further budget cuts, if necessary, without laying off state employees, the governor said Tuesday.
Falling ...

Wyoming digest

First targeted wolf killed
JACKSON (AP) -- One wolf from a pack that recently attacked cows to eat them on private land near Grand Teton National Park ...

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A son was born to Danielle Wintermote-Fus of Wyoming and Timothy Fus of Wyoming August 24 at Hot ...

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Evelyn Pauline (McNeal) Johnson died August 5 in Casper with family by her side, following a ...

Closed by forest fire for days, main gate to Yellowstone from south opens again

Travelers heading from Fremont County to Yellowstone National Park for the Labor Day weekend can use the south entrance again.
The heavily used gateway to ...

New superintendent hired at Life Resource Center

The Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander has a new superintendent.
Raymond Newman starts Oct. 3. The Wyoming Department of Health made the announcement ...

Driver of pickup in rural highway death Aug. 13 was intoxicated

Wyatt L. Kalivas had a blood-alcohol content of .177 at the time of the crash.

The 18-year-old driver who died Aug. 13 in a one-vehicle rollover east ...

Man found in river drowned accidentally

Investigators determined he had taken lethal amounts of Benadryl

Autopsy results show the Arapahoe man whose body was found July 8 in the Wind River ...

'Diversification' of economy possible with energy model, leaders say

Especially during the "bust" portion of Wyoming's economic cycle that is strongly associated with the mining industry, there tends to be a lot of conversation ...

Trayshon Spoonhunter took fourth place in the one-mile race at the Shoshone Tribal Fair in Fort Washakie on Sunday. Shortly after, he also took third in the ...

Wyoming digest

Cattle-killing wolves to be killed
JACKSON (AP) -- Four wolves that have been dining on beef recently are set to be killed because of the conflicts with ...

Bad behavior by visitors is Problem 1 for Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like ...

Wyoming digest

Yellowstone visitor falls to her death
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ...

 
 

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