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An agreement signed by Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen and the cemetery board April 22 allowed for the burials to move forward.

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Antler hunters rescued
JACKSON -- Several participants in the annual antler rush in Grand Teton National Park had to be rescued when they fell into the ...

Museum exhibit features Butch Cassidy records, old sheriff logs

Butch Cassidy and other notorious Wyoming bad men are on view at the Pioneer Museum in Lander this month. A new photo exhibit called "The Outlaw Trail," is on ...

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Brooks Lake road closed as snow melts
The Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest has closed the gate on Brooks Lake Road, FS 515, ...

Fremont County fishing forecast

Open-water fishing is off to a strong start this spring in Fremont County, and experts expect the trend to continue through the rest of the season.
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One-of-a-kind training center set for June opening

The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded a five-year, $41 million contract for operation of the ...

Fort Washakie upping teacher base to $50K; first in county to hit threshold

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has approved raising base salaries to $50,000 for teachers in Fort Washakie.
The move represents a ...

Four-state power line starting in Wyoming clears EIS hurdle

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A planned 730-mile power line project to export Wyoming wind power to southern California has passed a significant regulatory milestone with ...

Hunting raccoons with a greenhorn

Taking a novice to the field for the first time is often one of the more enjoyable aspects of being a sportsman.
As University of Wyoming college students, ...

Wyoming woman designs prized cards

What can be found in most greeting card aisles are variations of the same old messages.
There are some pretty standard ways of wishing someone a happy ...

Wild horse and burro adoption set for May 15 to May 16 at Wyoming Honor Farm

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm host a wild horse and burro adoption and gentling clinic, the first of two to be held at the ...

Riverwalk builds on recreation network

Residents venturing outside to enjoy the warm spring weather can expect a surprise if they walk to the end of the Rails to Trails path at the Wind River.
A ...

The Jo Anne Youtz McFarland Health and Science Center officially was christened Friday in honor of the retired 25-year CWC president and professor emeritus who ...

Horse sculpture heads to new UW building

POWELLR00;(AP)R00;-- Sculptor Mike Thomas just calls her Darlin'.
She has a smile on her face because she's enjoying a hard ride on a good horse -- and he's a ...

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COOPER
Funeral services for Frank Cooper, 86, are at 3 p.m., Monday, May 4, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Shoshoni, ...

Clinton to staff an office in Wyoming for 2016 race

CHEYENNE (MCT) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is trying to establish a foothold in deep red Wyoming.
No Democrat has carried Wyoming in a ...

Grizzly research to begin

MOOSE (AP) -- Biologists are planning to begin trapping grizzly bears in remote areas in Grand Teton National Park to see how the bruins' population is faring ...

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Park staff cares for bison calf
(AP) -- State park officials are learning how to care for a bison calf after she was stranded by her mother.
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Big DEQ tank cleanup project recommended at multiple trouble spots in county

More than half a million dollars in remedial actions have been recommended for five petroleum-impacted sites in or near Lander.
The Wyoming Department of ...

State revenue pinch lower oil, gas just starting, say analysts

Severity will depend on duration

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyo-ming remains on solid fiscal footing for now but the effect of low oil and natural gas prices on ...

 
 

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