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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 ...

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 ...

New carrier's passenger boardings beat projections so far

New jet service provider Denver Air Connection already is exceeding passenger projections at Riverton Regional Airport since starting service July 1. The new ...

Sauger on rise in local waters

For the past four years, a cooperative effort involving Wyoming Game and Fish, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the Shoshone and Arapaho tribes has aimed to ...

CWC set to accredit Job Corps courses

The Wind River Job Corps is working to get some of its curriculum accredited at Central Wyoming College, which would allow the center's students seeking ...

Fundraising for Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp under way

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a campaign to raise money to renovate and preserve theWhiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois. The ...

Man charged for sex with 12-year-old

A Fremont County man was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he had sex with a 12-year-old girl in June.
The suspect is identified by initials in court ...

More evac at fire near Dubois in hot, windy conditions

Changing winds and continued hot weather worsened conditions Saturday at the site of the Lava Mountain Fire in the Wind River Mountains near Dubois.
At 3:50 ...

National rig count gains, but not in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 462.
A year ago, 876 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices ...

Riverton man gets seven years for drug trafficking

A Riverton man was sentenced to almost 7 years in prison this week for charges related to drug trafficking.
Joe Cruz Proo, 46, of, Riverton, was arrested ...

Charges may be reconfigured in auctioneer case

County attorney Patrick LeBrun expects his office to bring more charges in coming weeks against auctioneer Clyde Stone, who's recently become embattled with ...

Lander arts org wants exhibits on sage grouse

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring.
The ...

Whose land is it, anyway?

With an eye toward more local input, FreCo leads way on BLM wilderness assessment

After months of planning, members of a newly organized local ...

Head-on collision in Yellowstone Park kills person, closes park road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials say a head-on collision killed one person and closed a portion of the park's main roadway ...

Man saved repeatedly by first responders now cycling across the nation in gratitude

After being clinically dead twice and undergoing 23 heart ...

Vote limits tribe general council's authority on personnel

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council had called for the referendum after the general council voted last month to remove high-ranking officials from the ...

Toxicology tests show the man who died after rolling a commercial truck July 12 in the Wind River Canyon was not under the influence of drugs or ...

No one was injured in a Thursday evening grass fire that threatened homes in the neighborhood behind Tonkin Stadium.
"It could've been pretty bad," Riverton ...

Lava Mountain Fire doubles overnight; conditions worsen

Traffic on heavily used U.S. Highway 26 is a major concern now.

The Lava Mountain Fire doubled in size overnight west of Dubois.
As of Friday ...

FEC wants more info from House hopeful

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Federal Election Commission has raised concern about missing campaign finance information submitted by one of Wyoming's Republican ...

 
 

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