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Rehab scheduled at Lava Mountain

As temperatures start to turn warmer and creeks begin to rise, questions have been asked about what impacts spring run-off will have on the scared area left ...

Lander's boys' squad rebounded from a semifinal loss to defeat Worland, 3-1, in the third-place match.


Saturday at the Big Horn Equestrian Center ...

College adding four new degree programs to lineup

Courses focus on film and communications

Five new programs are coming to Central Wyoming College after garnering approval from the CWC Board of ...

David Lee 'Pete' Herbold

David Lee "Pete" Herbold died Thursday, May 18, 2017, at his home in Riverton. He was 71 years old.
A memorial service is at 10 a.m. Monday, May 22, 2017, at ...

Gold mine -- 1935

Most of the mines that first attracted people to the southern Wind River range after the Civil War have disappeared.
While the landmark Carissa Mine is ...

Jackson school fixture quits the crosswalk after 25 years


"I get to go on a hike tomorrow," a student at Jackson Elementary proudly tells a ...

No Loop Road opening until after Memorial Day

The Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest will keep Louis Lake Road (FSR300), also known as the Loop Road, closed until further notice due ...

At 'dialogue dinner,' CWC hears concerns, compliments

Central Wyoming College's board of trustees held a dinner meeting Wednesday, inviting local leaders to discuss the state of the college -- and what the school ...

At current pace, Riverton Regional won't hit 10,000 boardings this year

In the first full year of service through Denver Air Connection, Riverton Regional Airport is on pace to fall short of 10,000 enplanements in 2017.
The ...

Laurie Janet Klingelhoets

Laurie Janet Klingelhoets of Lander died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in Casper, due to complications following surgery. She was 55. Her parents and sister Sherrie ...

Wyoming digest

Man charged with shooting bull faces trial
GILLETTE (AP) -- A northeastern Wyoming man has been bound over for trial on charges that he shot a ...

Cleanup, repairs start Monday in WR Canyon

Two contractors are scheduled to begin cleaning up May rockfall inside Wind River Canyon on Monday, including stability and rockfall emergency repairs of ...

Why the new requirement on bonding for contractors?

Editor:
The Wyoming Association of Municipalities has convinced some city councils in Wyoming that all carpenter contractors doing work in Wyoming communities ...

Lander Tigers tame Bearcats, 8-0

Daniel Lobera and Jed Welsh each scored a pair of goals to lead Lander to the Class 3-A state soccer semifinals.

Lander opened the Class 3-A state ...

Hot summer forecast does not include Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. forecasters are predicting another warmer than normal summer for most of the country along with wetter weather in a swath of states ...

Snowstorm continues snarling Wyoming roads

A spring storm continued to hammer much of Wyoming on Friday, with heavy, wet snow, closing highways and bringing down tree branches
Most of Wyoming's ...

Beware the dreaded UPT maneuver

It's a misunderstood (by me) procedure employed by big trucks on Interstate highways.

I just drove 3,000 miles in two weeks, most of it spent along ...

Transformed

Those who are revitalizing the old hospitalsite deserve congratulations and thanks

If you haven't been by the old Riverton Memorial Hospital site in ...

Exercise your role in protecting wild lands in the Red Desert

Editor:
I grew up in a small town in Nebraska and now live in Laramie. After working summers in Grand Teton National Park, the wildness in Wyoming greatly ...

I got an education from the flu bug

I handle flu like a character in a Jane Austen novel, except without the encouraging idea that if I survive I'll get to go to the ball.

I caught ...

 
 

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