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Ambulance service owners from other counties detail privatization options

Running a private emergency medical service in Wyoming is possible but requires careful management, according to two men who own such companies.
The men ...

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Deaths
C'HAIR
John Tyrone "Duke or Tyrone" C'Hair, 64, died Saturday, Sept. 16, at Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Wind River. Traditional Native ...

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Park fire tops 3 square miles
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A lightning-caused fire that has been burning in the backcountry of Yellowstone National Park ...

Pilot lands plane on narrow I-80 section

CHEYENNE -- A pilot has survived crash-landing a small airplane on a steep, winding section of Wyoming interstate highway known to be treacherous for ...

Aussie cowboys finding success at true-West Cody Nite Rodeo

Cowboys and cowgirls looking to improve their skills often spend a summer or two at the Cody Nite Rodeo.
This year that group included several Australians. A ...

South Pass City was beginning its revival in the late 1960s, on the way to becoming the full Wyoming State Historic Site it is today.
In Lander, Don Stough ...

Deadline nears for art exhibit

Organizers are seeking entries for the Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition. The entry postmark deadline is Thursday.
Now in its 16th year, the juried exhibition ...

Explosives to be used in dam work

Explosives will be used during maintenance work this week on the outflow channel of the Shoshone Lake Dam in the Shoshone National Forest.
The work will be ...

Here in Wyoming people are used to seeing big game animals mounted on walls. Taxidermy is part of the culture, and the art of taxidermy has been around in one ...

CATS celebrating first anniversary

Central Wyoming Children's Center for Art, Technology and Science will celebrate its first birthday with free admission and special activities Saturday.
The ...

The free presentation will be Tuesday at Hudson Town Hall.

In 1987, archaeologists discovered what they believed to be one of the few sites in the ...

A Fremont County firefighter continues treatment in Denver for burns suffered after he ...

Glen Leisy's year-long ordeal shows virus persists locally

Glen Leisy never used to worry about mosquitoes.
Up until last year, he said he ...

County ag a $102M industry in '14; tops in hay harvest again

Agriculture products made in Fremont County last year and sold were worth about $102.5 million according to a new report from the U.S. Department of ...

Man charged in theft of snowmobiles bound over to District Court

The case of a Riverton man charged with stealing a trailer containing two snow machines was moved to District Court on Sept. 3.
Circuit Court Judge Robert B. ...

Past county attorney says prosecution is 'malicious'

CHEYENNE -- Lawyers for former Albany County Attorney Richard Bohling are asking a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him, saying he's the victim of a ...

Today

Deaths
NELSON
Clarice Viola Nelson, 72, of Lander, died Wednesday, Sept. 2. Cremation has taken place.

SIMCOX
Edward Simcox Sr., 85, of ...

Man hurt when cellar roof collapsed, exposing a layer of flames below

A local firefighter was in critical condition Friday after being burned in a ...

Wyoming trucking jobs likely to increase

CHEYENNE -- Finding drivers for his small local trucking firm is one of the biggest struggles of Matt Davis's job.
"We are talking about $60,000-a-year jobs, ...

Lander college welcomes largest freshman class

The largest group of freshman ever recorded at Wyoming Catholic College started classes Sept. 1 in Lander.
After finishing last year with a student body of ...

 
 

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