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Woman bound over in decapitation case

CODY -- A judge has found probable cause to try a woman on charges that she helped plan the death of her boyfriend, whose headless body was found in a rural ...

State engineer won't OK Flaming Gorge pipe plan

CHEYENNE -- An entrepreneur's dream to tap Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir to help feed Colorado's booming Front Range water needs has hit another ...

Another portion of Louis Lake Road opens; trail maintenance planned in area

A second segment of Louis Lake Road has opened.
Louis Lake Road, also known as the Loop Road, is open from Sinks Canyon to Worthen Meadows Campground as well ...

June Outside

June 10 -- Shoshone National Forest, public meeting beginning the travel management process 6-8 p.m. at the Pronghorn Lodge, 150 East Main St., Lander. ...

Hunting raccoons becomes unexpectedly unforgettable

Last month, Randy Tucker began telling the story of ...

Forest ordering safe food storage

Problems with bears have prompted the Shoshone National Forest to pursue requiring campers in Fremont County to store food securely.
The rule would take ...

Cornell lab sage grouse film debuts

The Cornell Lab of Ornithology released The Sagebrush Sea, a documentary about the greater sage grouse and its habitat, on the TV program Nature on May 20. ...

Newborn animals, from goslings to fawns, are common sights in Fremont County in the spring, and many wildlife species are giving birth to their young over the ...

Better jobs report for month; 237 fewer out of work

Fremont County's job market improved as spring arrived, with the unemployment rate dropping significantly from March to April.
In its most recent ...

Ranchers say cattle-rustling risk high, but state livestock leaders skeptical

Legislators hosted a meeting on the topic in Riverton.

Cattle prices have been at an all-time high for the past three years. The thought of easy ...

Volunteers spent their third day cutting and rolling sod Saturday in Riverton City Park in preparation for construction of the new skate park.
Groundbreaking ...

Tickets on sale for Rock Your Foundation concert

The Central Wyoming College Foundation will have a "Rock Your Foundation" concert at 7 p.m. June 20 at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton.
The concert ...

Special education students get on-the-job experience through IDEAL program

The Riverton High School students finished their year with an employer appreciation luncheon.

Riverton High School's special education students who ...

Free e-waste clean up set for Saturday

Residents can dispose of hazardous and electronic waste for free Saturday in three locations around Fremont County.
Agricultural operations also are welcome ...

A prestigious item on any high school boy's list of accomplishments is participation in American Legion Wyoming Boys State.
In 1966, this contingent of ...

Lusk-area roads start to reopen; storms clearing

Road crews worked feverishly to reopen highways damaged by flooding in eastern Wyoming this week.
Flash flooding washed out a bridge on U.S. 85 at Lusk and ...

Familiar barn added to National Register

JACKSON -- For nearly three-quarters of a century, the Moseley/Hardeman Barn has towered over a grassy meadow abutting Fish Creek just east of ...

Museums hosting speakers, treks this week

The Fremont County museums system will introduce visitors to some "wild" topics this week.
Speakers in Dubois and Lander will discuss, respectively, bear ...

Wyoming digest

Krautz named to Supreme Court
CHEYENNE -- Gov. Matt Mead has appointed District Judge Keith Kautz to serve on the Wyoming Supreme Court. Kautz, of ...

Digest

Officials seek input on Boysen plan
Public comment is being accepted until June 29 on the Boysen Reservoir Resource Management Plan/Environmental ...

 
 

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