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Teton grizzly death rules too lenient, suit claims

The bears are listed as a threatened species under the Endangered Species Act.

CHEYENNE -- Two environmental groups have filed a lawsuit saying Grand ...

New mental health facility geared to veterans planned in Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- The Veterans Affairs Department is building an extended-stay mental health facility in Cheyenne so Wyoming veterans can get care closer to ...

District 25 acts on resignations and contracts

The board has accepted the resignation of Riverton High School head boys basketball coach Dick Quayle, effective immediately.

The Fremont County ...

Legislative session not a 'standout,' Case says

State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, said his recent battle with cancer helped him realize the importance of access to health care services and the need to expand ...

WDH providing help during anti-smoking ad campaign

The Wyoming Department of Health says it is prepared to help Wyoming smokers who are ready to quit as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...

Art center opening members show Friday

The largest showing of Lander Art Center member artwork will open Friday with a public reception from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
More than 100 original works by 45 ...

Survey says county teens drinking less, smoking more pot

Fewer teenagers are drinking in Fremont County these days, but more are using marijuana. Those trends appear in a recently released report compiling survey ...

Digest

Legislator Patton dead at age 84
Wyoming leaders on Monday remembered Sheridan Republican lawmaker John Patton as a dedicated public servant.
Patton, ...

Breast cancer retreat in Dubois accepting applications

2015 marks the fifth year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming has offered a weekend retreat for breast cancer patients.
The two and a half day event is free ...

Many sandhill cranes are migrating through Fremont County this spring. Catching a photo of one or two is simple with a little work and knowledge.
The birds ...

Look past the deer's tongue

Some hunters in the Pavillion area have reported harvesting deer with blue tongues, causing them to be concerned about consuming the animals' meat.
Wyoming ...

The Wind River chapter of the Back Country Horsemen is preparing to clear 14 miles of the Continental Divide Trail as part of an annual project for the ...

Digest

Elk die when ice breaks
JACKSON -- Wildlife officials say more than 30 elk died after they fell through the ice on Palisades Reservoir, which straddles ...

University chief stresses value of cooperation with Cheyenne

CHEYENNE -- A strong relationship with Cheyenne may be key to maintaining and improving the University of Wyoming.
Economic development and partnerships with ...

Riverton was being transformed in the mid-1950s due to the huge uranium discoveries east of town. The population was growing fast, and many civic improvements ...

An art piece by Northern Arapaho artist Robert Martinez will find its permanent home this month at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian in ...

Hunter takes world-record elk with crossbow

It is not easy setting a world record.
Albert Henderson found that out the hard way in September when he used a crossbow to harvest a monster bull elk on ...

Bagpiper to perform, speak at museum event in Lander

"Fremont County's Scottish Heritage" is the second program in the Discovery Speakers Series.
The presentation begins at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Fremont County ...

Two schools added to bike rodeo season roster

Injury Prevention Resources has added two private schools to its annual bike and safety rodeo season.
The countywide rotation now includes St. Margaret's and ...

College OKs renewed tax mill levy for BOCHES

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees is planning to renew the half-mill levy that funds the Fremont County Board of Cooperative Higher Education ...

 
 

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