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Researchers continue work with elk, bighorn sheep, deer in southern Winds

Beginning in March, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will continue work on the Wiggins Fork elk herd and the Whiskey Mountain bighorn sheep collaring, ...

Fremont County digest

Mead coming to Lander for veterans event
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead travels to Lander on Wednesday, March 30, for "Wyoming Veterans Welcome Home Day." ...

Snowmobilers reminded of 6-inch snowpack rule in forests

With the recent high snow melt across the state, The Wyoming State Trails Program would like to remind snowmobilers of the National Forest Service's six-inch ...

Top weed and pest contributors recognized with district awards

The Fremont County Weed and Pest District has recognized top contribtors:
- Natural Resource Specialist for the BLM Lander Field Office Jeremie Artery has ...

See 'Madama Butterfly' in HD April 2 at library

Giacomo Puccini's popular opera "Madama Butterfly" airs at 10:55 a.m. Saturday, April 2 at the Fremont County Library Lander branch, live from the Metropolitan ...

New program gives a book per month to younger kids

United Way of Southwest Wyoming has launched the Dolly Parton's Imagination Library program in Fremont County with a $21,000 grant from the Union Pacific ...

Deal with airline closer; county eyes $200k in support

Fremont County Commissioners said they intend to contribute up to $200,000 each year to help secure a new airline for Riverton Regional Airport.
Lander and ...

Oil, gas leases hung up across West due to concerns over sage grouse

Concerns over a bird that ranges across Wyoming and the West continue to delay federal oil and gas lease sales, five months after Interior Secretary Sally ...

BIA review critical of tribal court performance

The Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court failed a program review completed by the Bureau of Indian Affairs.
The review results, released this month, show the ...

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Saturday March 26
Shoshoni Recreation District's Easter Egg Hunt is at 9 a.m. all ...

College commission OKs $6 increase per credit hour

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Community college students will pay $6 more per credit hour for in-state tuition starting in the fall 2016 semester.
Wyoming Community ...

Sheriff says state must stay vigilant to terrorism

CHEYENNE -- Laramie County Sheriff Danny Glick said Wyomingites should be vigilant in light of recent world events like this week's attack in Belgium because ...

Wyoming digest

Coal royalty increase explored
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Royalty rates on coal extracted from massive strip mines on public lands could increase 50 ...

Center of Hope building now owned by facility operator

On July 1, 2013, VOA took over operations at the building formerly known as the Fremont County Alcohol Crisis Center, expanding services and treatment ...

Mission fire human caused; $10K reward for information

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is offering an award of up to $10,000 for information about a March 17 fire at Roberts Mission in Fort ...

Decision on discontinuing existing program due in May

The Wyoming Outdoor Council plans to work with Riverton and Lander city council next week to ...

EPA questions state findings on Pavillion area water concerns

The Environmental Protection Agency has sent an 18-page critique to the Department of Environmental Quality, arguing that the Wyoming agency's December report ...

Lawsuits seek to stop some hunting inside park borders

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Environmental groups filed a pair of federal lawsuits on Wednesday to stop hunting that is now allowed on hundreds of acres within Grand Teton ...

Law could lead to change in party balance on boards

LARAMIE (AP) -- A new Wyoming law will change the rules governing the political makeup of dozens of state boards, including the University of Wyoming Board of ...

Painting by Thomas Moran sells for $3.6 million at auction

GREAT FALLS, Mont. (AP) -- A 1907 oil painting by Thomas Moran sold for $3.6 million at a western art auction in Great Falls, Montana.
The Great Falls Tribune ...

 
 

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