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Woman who struck, killed motorcyclist gets 13 days

GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman charged with crashing into a motorcyclist in Gillette and causing injuries that later killed the man has been ordered to serve 13 days ...

Brace for state layoffs, governor warns as fiscal crisis continues

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming won't be able to implement further budget cuts, if necessary, without laying off state employees, the governor said Tuesday.
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First targeted wolf killed
JACKSON (AP) -- One wolf from a pack that recently attacked cows to eat them on private land near Grand Teton National Park ...

An industry outdoors

Amid energy slowdown hunting, fishing revenue vital to Wyoming

Walking across the sagebrush prairie on the first day of hunting season, or standing ...

Faster speed limit on I-25 not that significant in travel

Editor:
It is not a major issue but I disagree with Randy Tucker when he wrote that it is now more than an hour faster by car to Cheyenne because the speed ...

Woodrow (Woody) William Glandt

Longtime Lander business owner Woodrow (Woody) William Glandt died June 20, 2016. He was 91 years old.
He was born on July 25, 1924, to William C. Glandt and ...

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A son was born to Danielle Wintermote-Fus of Wyoming and Timothy Fus of Wyoming August 24 at Hot ...

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Yellowstone visitor falls to her death
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- An Ecuadorian woman has fallen to her death at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ...

Capitol rebuild into construction phase

CHEYENNE -- The renovation and restoration work on the state Capitol has now entered the construction phase, officials said Thursday.
To commemorate the ...

At age 100 Park Service reflects history, modern obstacles

The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday on Thursday with events across the U.S. including the creation of a giant, living version of its emblem ...

BLM publishes analysis of Sheep Mountain Uranium Project

The Bureau of Land Management's final environmental impact statement for the proposed Sheep Mountain Uranium Project in southern Fremont County, Wyoming, ...

Lander makes strong showing in Sinks photo competition

Water Snakes, Great Blue Herons, Moose and many other critters were featured in this year's Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. The winners were picked this ...

Vet assistance set in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

FreCo teachers take a trip into virtual reality at UW

Dean Cyphers says it is never too early for students, even as young as elementary age, to learn computer science and programming/coding.
The Lander Middle ...

Lander science teacher to receive award from Obama

Gayla Hammer, a science teacher at Lander Middle School, is among the 213 science math teachers set to receive awards in the nation's capital next ...

Bebout ethics case dismissed

A Wyoming Senate subcommittee has dismissed the ethics complaint brought this month against state Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton.
The decision is not ...

High-tech tracking

Locally-based research shows more deer staying put year-round


Jared Oakleaf set up a slide show presentation at the Lander Bake Shop in April.
He ...

St. Stephen's tries four-day school week; enrollment skyrocketing

No St. Stephen's Indian School students attended class on Friday. That was by design.
The small K-12 school system moved to a four-day school week beginning ...

Life sentence for man who shot wife in front of kids

Koby Dean Johnson was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the shooting death of his wife, Rachael Noel Johnson, last fall in Fort Washakie.
She was a ...

Wranglers lose close one in new home field debut

Shoshoni came up just a bit short against Greybull in a 26-20 'week-zero' loss.

Played in front of a capacity crowd, the inaugural game at Shoshoni's ...

 
 

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