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McNAIR
A daughter was born to Anne McNair of Lander and Tye McNair of Lander at 11:06 a.m. May 22 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The baby ...

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Yellowstone gate reopens
POWELL -- The highway to Yellowstone National Park's east entrance has reopened after a landslide covered it with mud, logs and ...

Rain puts an end to Owen Fire in Medicine Bow forest

LARAMIE -- Recent rains have helped firefighters contain a wildfire in southeastern Wyoming.
Officials announced that the Owens Fire in the Medicine Bow ...

Hill fires back at newest report by lawmakers, cites 'malicious slander'

CHEYENNE -- State schools Superintendent Cindy Hill said a draft report by a legislative panel investigating her administration of the state Education ...

The capital projects fund went from $4 million to $9 million to handle two upgrades.

Fremont County School District 25 passed a $66 million budget ...

Jury finds man guilty on one charge in store robbery

Curtis Oldman of Lander could face 10 years in prison for his role in the Nov. 10 crime.

A jury found a Lander man guilty Wednesday on one charge ...

House, cars donated to family after fire

A house and multiple cars have been donated to Feike and Noelle van Dijk after a horrific house fire Tuesday evening that killed two of their five young ...

Friday Night Cruise set for 6 p.m.

More than two dozen hot-air balloons are scheduled to fly in Riverton this weekend in conjunction with the 34th ...

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Births
LONEBEAR
A son was born to Kerry Whiteplume of Ethete at 8:04 a.m. May 14 at SageWest Health Care at Lander.

MAYES
A daughter was ...

Construction ends on reservation's $8 million irrigation rehabilitation

It has taken nearly $8 million to complete rehabilitation work on several diversion structures on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The project consisted of ...

Jackson airport busier than ever; Gillette plans subsidy

The busiest airport in Wyoming is on track to have its busiest year on record.
And another airport is weighing plans to pay an airline to guarantee jet ...

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Lottery set to begin Aug. 24
CHEYENNE -- With the launch of the Wyoming Lottery just over a month away, the Wyoming Lottery Commission is working on ...

Others airlifted out of state for burn treatment

Two young children have died after a fire surged through a home Tuesday night in rural Lander, ...

A student who sat down Tuesday afternoon for a water break in the shade ended up with more than a cool drink. He found The Ranger's Rendezvous Balloon ...

Windshield destruction results in citation, arrest for Riverton man

Jarett David, 20, of Riverton, was issued a citation for property destruction after he reportedly jumped on his ex-girlfriend's car and smashed her windshield ...

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Births
KLEIN
A son was born to Jessica Klein of Pavillion and Garrett Klein of Pavillion at 5:21 p.m. May 8 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

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Basin officer shoots man
BASIN -- Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.
The officer had gone to a residence ...

Air Force asked to reconsider big expansion of bomb training range

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Montana congressman said Monday that he wants the U.S. Air Force to scale back a proposal that would expand a bomber training site over ...

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A road in Yellowstone National Park has reopened after it was melted by a hot spot in the ground.
Last week, park officials had to ...

Locals object to plan for Pavillion water reports

CHEYENNE -- People dealing with polluted groundwater in the Pavillion area have objected that a gas developer can review and comment on two state investigations ...

 
 

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