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BLM to toughen regulations on motorized travel

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office has proposed implementing supplementary rules relating to motorized and non-motorized travel on public lands ...

The power to shock

Even 15 years later, the 9/11 attacks still have exactly that

The greatest success - and that word is used here in its most terrible context - of the ...

Officials celebrate new Shoshoni school

The arrival of a new school in a larger community is a nice addition to a neighborhood but rarely a cause for celebration. In smaller, rural, Wyoming towns ...

Drones help reveal how fish deal with drying river near border

EVANSTON -- It's an enigma -- baking in a vanishing stream parched by drought: If a river dries up, where do the fish go?
That unusual question -- focused on a ...

School buses in Wyoming now are equipped with cameras on the arm of the stop sign that extends into the street when students are boarding or exiting the ...

Three Riverton men were arrested Saturday after allegedly trying to lure a 7-year-old girl into a van.
The men were arrested on unrelated charges.
Initial ...

Park analysts weigh responses to climate change

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The question of how to respond to climate change doesn't yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, ...

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Wyoming leads U.S. rig count increase
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to ...

Thomas Alton Bell

Thomas Bell of Lander died Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016, at his home. He was 92 years old.
A memorial service begins at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 6, at the Museum of ...

Fruit-truck vendors building community ties one peach at a time

GILLETTE (AP) -- Susan Sherwood sells more than just peaches and produce when she pulls her trailer into Gillette early on Fridays.
"We don't sell food, we ...

Wyoming one of 10 states never to have a non-white statewide winner

According to an analysis by The Associated Press, Wyoming is one of 10 states since Reconstruction where only white candidates have won contests for president, ...

The Wyoming State Fair collided with Labor Day Weekend half a century ago, with many participating families combining the fair with the holiday.
Among Fremont ...

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm are partnering for the second time this year to find homes for wild horses and burros. The adoption ...

Final touches put on Habitat houses

The Fremont County Board of Realtors joined with Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country last week to install the last of the siding on the latest Habitat ...

Adventurer writer to speak in Lander Sept. 27

National Geographic and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins, from Laramie, will discuss his North Face team's attempt to climb Burma's ...

12 FreCo kids enroll at online public school

Tuition-free online public school, Wyoming Connections Academy, which serves K-12 students statewide has enrolled 12 students from Fremont County. They started ...

Forest Service to fight beetle in Winds

The U.S. forest will spray trees local forest areas Sept. 12 and 13.
Five Shoshone National Forest developed areas on the southern half of the forest will be ...

Not only did Lane Hill, front, win the Indian Relay at the Shoshone Tribal Fair last Sunday, he also took second place in teenager category of the subsequent ...

Jackson Elementary School third-graders walked to Jaycee Park on Friday. Students were assigned to activities like creating "sound maps" in which they drew ...

Stuble: Democrat set to face Larsen in HD54 race

Democratic candidate for House District 54, Julia Stuble of Lander is running against incumbent Republican State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, in the general ...

 
 

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