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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 ...

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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 ...

Great Lakes boss denies speculation on ending service

Hampered by pilot shortages, the airline has quit at 20 of the 48 airports it used to service.

A report about commercial air service in Wyoming says ...

Good enrollment start for CWC; 214 new names

The overall student head-count was nearly 1,550 on Monday.

Sixty-five new first-time, first-year, degree-seeking students signed up for classes at ...

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Two fires burning in Yellowstone
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- Yellowstone National Park has just two small wildfires burning and neither is threatening ...

Car collides with bear on rural roadway

No one was injured Thursday evening after a black bear ran into a vehicle on Paradise Valley Road.
The reporting party called police at about 10 p.m. ...

 
 

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