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Winter's touch
We got a blast of winter over the weekend, but it was a short one. Aside from the stunning spasm of arctic cold a month ago, our ...

After record levels in 2013, fewer trout south of Palisades

JACKSON -- Trout numbers on the Snake River below Palisades Reservoir declined an estimated 32 percent during the past year.
Below Palisades, where the Snake ...

South Pass area would violate planned EPA reg on ozone

Ozone levels measured on South Pass could be an issue if and when new federal air pollution standards take effect in three years.
The most recent value was 65 ...

'It puts you in the spirit'

Families, hospice staff brighten the season at Help for Health

Fremont County is awash this time of year in Christmas decorations and celebrations. ...

Couple 'border to border' on unique North American hunting expedition

The goal was to eat only what they hunted or caught as they moved north.

A dream of many American hunters is to start at the Mexican border and hunt ...

Incoming mayor to name past chief to lead Lander Police Department

Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper and former Lander Police Department chief Bob Cecrle will be named Lander police chief when Mayor-elect Del McOmie takes office ...

The way it was: White Christmas -- 1985

There was no doubt about a white Christmas 39 years ago this month. Two major snowstorms hit Fremont County before Christmas, with precious little melting ...

Wranglers secure season's first win Friday in 62-30 demolition of Burns

The Shoshoni Wranglers walloped Burns 62-30 on Friday afternoon for their first boys basketball victory of the season.
The win came during the Burns Winter ...

Tribe to begin work on casino expansion in spring

Among the improvements is a 65-room hotel with more than 500 slots and table games.

The Eastern Shoshone Tribe announced last week its plans to ...

Tiger boys perfect in home tourney

Lander overpowered Lyman, Kemmerer and Torrington.

An up-tempo style of basketball was on display from the Lander Valley High School Tigers on ...

WIHS girls dominate in Friday win

Wyoming Indian's girls rebounded from a close loss to Lovell on Thursday night with a 61-13 rout of Lodge Grass, Mont., in tournament play Friday in ...

Two heartbreakers, one big win as Lander girls tip off year

After dropping a heartbreaking 76-74 decision Friday night in the final seconds to the Lyman Eagles in the girls basketball season opener, the Lander Valley ...

Maxfield's retirement ends long run in state government

Max Maxfield struggles when he tries to think of what he won't miss about being secretary of state.
"I don't think there is anything," he said. "I come in ...

WyDOT urges patience around plows

Some of the basic ways to be prepared for winter driving include installing winter windshield wiper blades and checking headlights and tire pressure.
When ...

Storm advisory most of Sunday

Unseasonably mild weather in the Wind River Basin is coming to an end Sunday, with a winter weather advisory posted through 3 p.m.
Snow accumulation of 2-4 ...

Vintage toys on display at museum for holiday season

A new display at the Pioneer Museum in Lander showcases toys from the past.
Rather than iPhones, mountain bikes and PlayStations, children in Lander's early ...

Wolverine girls win two of three to start basketball season

Bouncing back nicely after Thursday night's season-opening loss to Laramie, the Riverton Wolverine girls won two straight basketball games Friday and Saturday ...

Winter weather returning

The unusually warm weather is coming to an end in Wyoming as a storm system with snow and colder temperatures began its march across the state Saturday.
The ...

Chiefs scoring at high rate as boys hoops season begins

Fans of the run-and-gun style of basketball had a treat Friday night in Billings, Mont., as Wyoming Indian outran Lame Deer, Montana 89-78 to advance to the ...

Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians seeks advisory board nominees

WASHINGTON, D.C. --The Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians is requesting candidate nominations for individuals to serve on the Special Trustee ...

 
 

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