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Speed a factor in Loop Road crash

Officials say a Lander man refused treatment after his vehicle plunged nearly 90 feet off the Loop Road near Lander.
According to the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

Friends of South Pass is hosting Run for the Gold, an ATV poker run and mine tour, on Aug. 31 at the state historic site.
Funds raised with the event will ...

District 21 board reviews student progress on tests

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has reviewed results from the Measures of Academic Progress and Standardized Testing and Reporting ...

Wyoming digest

Missing student found dead in park
MOOSE --A Russian student who went missing in Grand Teton National Park has been found dead.
The body of ...

Officer charged in hot-car death of police dog

MILLS (AP) --A Wyoming police officer has pleaded not guilty to an animal-cruelty charge that alleges a police dog died after he left it in a hot patrol car ...

County pushes state to establish funding disbursement system

The program had been collecting money for five years, but rules for distributing it had never been finished.

Casting about for financial help for the ...

Malek retiring from candidacy

Joe Malek of Lander --who could be described as a "perennial candidate" for local office --is hanging up his campaign hat for good after losing to incumbent ...

Paying for wildland fires

It's time the federal government updated an outmoded funding model for this crucial function

Wyoming can thank two things for its easy wildfire ...

Man arrested after falling on officer

Sistenes Tofoya, 28, of Riverton, was arrested for battery and resisting arrest Aug. 17 after reportedly falling on top of an officer in the parking lot of ...

Alice Uden to be sentenced for killing husband in 1970s

The 75-year-old faces at least 20 years in prison but could get up to a life sentence.

CHEYENNE -- Alice and Gerald Uden were quietly living out their ...

The Wyoming Department of Education held its Fifth Annual Native American Education Conference on Aug. 12 and 13 at Central Wyoming College in Riverton.
The ...

Help take care of 1838 site before it is too late

Editor:
I was requested to have a portable toilet at the 1838 rendezvous site for use Aug. 15, 16 and 17 by the Riverton Jaycees, who had a permit to at the ...

Giving land a voice

Organizations seek to shield parts of Shoshone National Forest from motorized use

Flying at 14,000 feet gives an entirely different perspective of ...

WCC volunteers on a 10-day conservation project in county

The crews helped with resource management work on Crooks Creek, Middle Cottonwood and Cooper Creek.

Wyoming Conservation Corp recently volunteered ...

UW to host symposium marking the end of water adjudication

A lengthy, high-profile and often contentious case involving the adjudication of water rights in Wyoming's Wind-Big Horn River system is the subject of a Sept. ...

Authorities arrest Ethete man after 'abduction'

Richard Whiteman, 24, of Ethete, was arrested for criminal entry and interference with police Aug. 15 after a woman accused him of abducting her ...

Wyoming's legislative seats weren't narrowed by districts in 1968. Candidates ran countywide, with the top finishers in each party nominated, and the top five ...

Crowing rooster ruffles feathers in Riverton

The man housing the bird told officers the animal would be "taken care of."

Riverton police were called to investigate the "possible presence of a ...

Uncle Ralph was no TV-show relative

The extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins was important to me as a kid.

Television has denigrated the role of fathers to buffoons or at best, ...

The project removed more than 20 years of cattails and other herbaceous buildup.

Even though wildfire season is just now peaking in Wyoming, it's ...

 
 

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