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Here in red-state Wyoming, it's not often that one hears ...

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Buffalo got 10 inches of snow
CHEYENNE -- A late summer snowstorm dropped up to 20 inches of snow in parts of Wyoming.
The rare storm Wednesday and ...

Body of Illinois woman found in rural Wyoming

ROCK SPRINGS -- Authorities in southwestern Wyoming have found the body of an Illinois woman who had not been heard from since Sept. 3.
Searchers found the ...

Protections for lynx expanded, but not habitat

BILLINGS, Mont. -- Canada lynx gained federal protections in New Mexico on Thursday, but U.S. wildlife officials again declined to designate critical habitat ...

Reservation farms account for $21 million in economic impact locally

Comprehensive data on agriculture on the Wind River Indian Reservation has been released for the first time. The 293 farms on the reservation bring in $21 ...

Man still missing in mountain wilderness

The temperature in the search area fell to 12 degrees overnight Thursday.

Volunteer crews embarked Friday morning on the fifth day of an intensive ...

Fast-moving cold snap threatened growing season

A new record low for the date -- 30 degrees -- was established Thursday night.

Temperatures in Riverton hit an all-time low for the date Thursday ...

Two more runners join CWC's new cross country team

Central Wyoming College cross country coach Al Lara is still adding new pieces to the inaugural program.
The No. 1 runner for CWC is now freshman Tristan ...

Victoria Eagle

Victoria Eagle, of St. Stephen's, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at home. She was 61 years old.
A rosary will be at 7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, at St. Stephen's ...

Performances are Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.

Rodeo fever is back this weekend for the Central ...

Wyoming's Tim Kamana meets former high school rival Mariota

Marcus Mariota has always been a quarterback.
Wyoming redshirt freshman safety Tim Kamana smiles and recalls the first time he played against Mariota, in a ...

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Births
BECK
A son was born to Kelsey Beck of Lander and Jared Beck of Lander at 6:59 a.m. June 30 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. The baby weighed ...

Shoshoni knocked off Kemmerer in a non-confnerence match last week as well.

Shoshoni won the first Fremont County rivalry volleyball match of the ...

Riverton opens West 4-A v-ball season in Casper against KW and Natrona

After finishing fourth in a 24-team field at the Camel volleyball tournament in Gillette last weekend, the Riverton Lady Wolverines (6-6, 0-0 Class 4-A West) ...

The Riverton Wolverines football team steps on the bus Friday for its longest road trip of the season. The travel plan is filed for Afton, where Riverton will ...

Donna Gilbert

Donna Gilbert, of Riverton, died Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014, at her home. She was 77 years old.
A viewing will be 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, at ...

No sign of man missing in mountains; weather much colder in region

Fremont County Search and Rescue crews continue to search a remote part of the Bridger Teton wilderness for a Utah man who has been missing since Friday. ...

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Big year for park visitation
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Visitation to Yellowstone National Park has topped the 2.7 million mark, and the park is on ...

The Wind River Hotel and Casino donated $3,000 to the Center of Hope detoxification facility on Tuesday.
"We really appreciate this and every little bit ...

Arapahos say they are quitting Joint Business Council; not acceptable, say Shoshones

The Northern Arapaho Business Council is terminating its involvement with the Shoshone and Arapaho Joint Business Council after it made a new policy not to ...

 
 

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