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Camper dies at Glendo State Park
CHEYENNE -- A Cheyenne man has died while camping at Glendo State Park.
State parks officials say another camper ...

Grand Teton grizzlies trapped for study

All trapping operations are located in the back country and away from hiking trails and campsites, but the precise locations where the study team sets its ...

Cheyenne VA controversy concerns vets

LARAMIE -- Reports that Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Medical Center staff may have falsified records to make it look like patients were getting appointments faster ...

Modelers group to have access to ponds east of Riverton

The Riverton City Council has approved a 10-year lease agreement with the Wyoming Modelers Park Association. The agreement charges the WMPA $10 per year in ...

Two file for Shoshoni town offices; Enzi in

Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., filed Friday for his fourth term in office.
He has two Democratic challengers so far for his seat in Washington, D.C.: William Bryk of ...

Flood predicted for Wind River on Wednesday

The National Weather Service expects the Wind River to flood Wednesday near Riverton and Dubois and to continue to do so through the weekend. It issues a flood ...

2014 Students of the Year

Ivan Thomas
Arapahoe Charter High School

The Student of the Year award for Arapahoe Charter High School went to Ivan Thomas, 19, of Riverton. ...

Memorial Day weekend 33 years ago brought a big fishing derby to Ocean Lake, and the big winners weren't disclosing their secret spot.
BerDeane Sinkule of ...

1 percent tax falls short of forecast; grants filling gap

Revenues collected by the optional 1 percent sales tax approved by Fremont County voters in 2012 have fallen about 10 percent short of expectations, but the ...

Wyoming Indian graduates walk stage

Wyoming Indian High School seniors celebrated their long journey at their graduation ceremony May 18. Many of the 27 students had been in the district since ...

Comments due Friday on seismic survey

The tests will examine sub-surface geologic structure in the Big Sand Draw Unit.

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office seeks input on a ...

Arapahoe Charter graduates four

A new round of seniors celebrated their graduation recently on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Arapahoe Charter High School held its ceremony for Edelche' ...

Indian gaming group blasts state, feds for challenging EPA on border

A resolution condemning efforts by state and federal representatives to clarify the boundary of the Wind River Indian Reservation has been passed by the ...

The Memorial Day weekend in Fremont County started with a crunch, as three serious automobile accidents drew emergency response Friday and Saturday, with ...

Suspect in home invasion had ties to murder case

At the time of her arrest for the local incident Kelly Meehan also was wanted on a federal arrest warrant.

One defendant charged in connection with a ...

Board approves pre-bidding for roof work

Superintendent Terry Smith also says the Fremont County School District 14 budget looks "better than it has in awhile."

The Fremont County School ...

Woman suffers minor injury in Hudson crash

No one was seriously injured in a head-on collision that was reported at about 7:50 a.m. May 16 in Hudson.
The accident reportedly involved a southbound ...

Four new jobs identified for 1 percent tax use

Construction should begin on two more 1 percent-funded projects this fall, and engineering work is expected to start on another two in a similar time frame. ...

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Mead appoints new judge
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed Laramie attorney Matt Castano as the new Circuit Court judge for the 6th Judicial ...

City expected to trim funds for firefighters, R Recreation and other outside agencies

Riverton city staff has proposed a 15-percent reduction in funding for all nine agencies with contracts to provide city services.
Affected groups are Youth ...

 
 

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