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Fundraising for Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp under way

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has launched a campaign to raise money to renovate and preserve theWhiskey Mountain Conservation Camp outside Dubois. The ...

Man charged for sex with 12-year-old

A Fremont County man was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he had sex with a 12-year-old girl in June.
The suspect is identified by initials in court ...

More evac at fire near Dubois in hot, windy conditions

Changing winds and continued hot weather worsened conditions Saturday at the site of the Lava Mountain Fire in the Wind River Mountains near Dubois.
At 3:50 ...

National rig count gains, but not in state

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 15 this week to 462.
A year ago, 876 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices ...

Riverton man gets seven years for drug trafficking

A Riverton man was sentenced to almost 7 years in prison this week for charges related to drug trafficking.
Joe Cruz Proo, 46, of, Riverton, was arrested ...

Charges may be reconfigured in auctioneer case

County attorney Patrick LeBrun expects his office to bring more charges in coming weeks against auctioneer Clyde Stone, who's recently become embattled with ...

Lander arts org wants exhibits on sage grouse

ATLAS, an arts and scineces organization in Lander hopes to host educational and interactive display on sage grouse and sagebrush next spring.
The ...

Whose land is it, anyway?

With an eye toward more local input, FreCo leads way on BLM wilderness assessment

After months of planning, members of a newly organized local ...

Head-on collision in Yellowstone Park kills person, closes park road

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park officials say a head-on collision killed one person and closed a portion of the park's main roadway ...

Man saved repeatedly by first responders now cycling across the nation in gratitude

After being clinically dead twice and undergoing 23 heart ...

Vote limits tribe general council's authority on personnel

The Eastern Shoshone Business Council had called for the referendum after the general council voted last month to remove high-ranking officials from the ...

Toxicology tests show the man who died after rolling a commercial truck July 12 in the Wind River Canyon was not under the influence of drugs or ...

No one was injured in a Thursday evening grass fire that threatened homes in the neighborhood behind Tonkin Stadium.
"It could've been pretty bad," Riverton ...

Lava Mountain Fire doubles overnight; conditions worsen

Traffic on heavily used U.S. Highway 26 is a major concern now.

The Lava Mountain Fire doubled in size overnight west of Dubois.
As of Friday ...

FEC wants more info from House hopeful

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Federal Election Commission has raised concern about missing campaign finance information submitted by one of Wyoming's Republican ...

Wyoming digest

Ex-teacher guilty in abuse case
RAWLINS (AP) -- A former Rawlins Middle School teacher has been convicted of sexually assaulting two girls.
34-year-old ...

Jury duty calls are scams, police say

An old jury scam has been hitting residents in Wyoming hard over the last couple of days, but with a new twist. Now, when the con artists call posing as the ...

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Friday July 22

The Casting for Recovery Retreat is July 22-24. This is a ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Burns mark 65th anniversary
Longtime Fremont County residents George and Ann Burns celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on May 10. ...

City of Riverton Public Works employee for the Rob Heatley was awarded the "Challenge Coin" Tuesday during a regular city council meeting.
On behalf Rick ...

 
 

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