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As wolves expand range, mountain lions keep their distance, study shows

Female cats in particular select home ranges that have prey and that are distanced from wolves.

JACKSON -- Mountain lions go out of their way to avoid ...

State program for the disabled inadequate, advocates say; local facility part of talks

The state is inadequately funding and managing one of Wyoming's main disability services programs, resulting in cuts in services and parents of mentally and ...

A crew from the Riverton Fire Protection District rescued a young boy from an island in the fast-moving Little Wind River on Monday.
They delivered the ...

Donna R. Goodman

Donna R. Goodman died Saturday, June 21, 2014, in Casper. She was 71 years old.
Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Friday, June 27, at St. Stephen's Catholic ...

Margie J. Manzanares

Margie J. Manzanares died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Central Wyoming Hospice in Casper after suffering a stroke. She was 61 years old.
A visitation will be 7 ...

Schiffer funeral service Tuesday
KAYCEE --Funeral services for longtime state Republican Sen. John Schiffer will be held Tuesday in Kaycee.
Schiffer ...

Pokes set to air on ROOT SPORTS this fall

The Mountain West Conference and ROOT SPORTS announced Thursday that eight Mountain West games will be televised by ROOT Sports during the 2014 college ...

CWC cowgirl, Lander native advance to finals at CNFR

Kaylee Burnett was fifth going into the finals in goat tying; Riley Krassin was placed 11th in steer wrestling in Casper.

Kaylee Burnett and Riley ...

Braves edge Rockies for perfect season

The team is the No. 1 seed in the annual Little League postseason tournament.

The Braves of the Riverton Little League major division won the regular ...

LVHS hires Rounds as new head football coach

John Rounds has been hired to replace Doug Hughes as the head football coach for the Lander Valley High School Tigers.
Hughes has stepped into the LVHS ...

Berg named Golf Coach of the Year

Terry Berg was shocked.
The longtime Lander Valley High School golf coach said he couldn't believe it when he was named the National High School Athletic ...

Republicans spooked by Cantor's defeat

Let's be perfectly blunt. Ever since House Majority Leader Eric Cantor lost his Virginia primary to the underfunded Dave Brat, we political pundits (yes, I'm a ...

Government shouldn't have to pay 'liaisons' who are simply working as lobbyists for tribes

Editor:
The state legislature and the governor are doing the right thing by cutting out funding for the "tribal liaison" positions. They aren't liaisons at ...

A new buzz cut every week

The clippers my dad used were eerily similar to those found around the fair building during livestock shows.

One of the intrigues, not necessarily ...

Beetles and the economy

Tree-fall hazards threaten to dent the Wyoming outdoor season

When a Wyoming resident or visitor imagines a mountain hike, a day of fishing or ...

During the excitement of the 1960s "space race," Fremont County caught space fever as well. NASA astronauts were frequent visitors to the Lander One Shot ...

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is inviting volunteers to show pride for their public lands by celebrating National Public Lands Day on ...

After "overwhelming success" in its first year, Sinks Canyon State Park will host a second annual Run Like a Bighorn trail run in July.
The race will begin ...

Digest

Pile burning planned in forest
The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is planning to burn piles next week as weather conditions ...

Construction is progressing along Airport Road where the Wind River Job Corps Center is set to open in May 2015.
"It's moving rapidly," said Sandy Barton, ...

 
 

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