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BLM Hudson-Atlantic City Road to be improved next week

Travelers should avoid the route during construction.

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office will improve portions of the Hudson-Atlantic ...

Boundary suit briefs complete; arguments months off

Lawyers have finished filing mountainous briefs in a case pitting the federal government and two Indian tribes against the state of Wyoming and local ...

Money moves make progress for solid waste district; $3.8M reserve likely

Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District is in getting in better financial shape, according to a budget district superintendent Andy Frey presented on Aug. ...

Three arrested, one cited for child endangerment

Child neglect reported at same address in September

Three people were arrested and one person was cited for child endangerment July 23 due to ...

Heart Mountain pilgrimage set

CODY -- The Heart Mountain WWII Interpretive Center plans its annual pilgrimage Aug. 21-22.
The center is a national historic landmark on the site where some ...

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Zoo to take cubs of euthanized bear
TOLEDO, Ohio -- An Ohio zoo will take the two cubs of a grizzly bear that was euthanized after it killed a hiker in ...

Coal giant, Montana tribe join forces on port project

BILLINGS, Mont. -- A Wyoming company has entered a partnership to develop a Washington state coal port for shipments of the fuel to Asia, in a deal that gives ...

Riverton's diverse community garden is the largest in the state.
That's according to garden volunteer coordinator Sherry Shelley, who said that the garden ...

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Births
CRISPIN
A child was born to Denise Crispin of Ethete and Thomas Crispin Sr. of Ethete at 3:28 p.m. July 19 at SageWest Health Care at Lander. ...

Riverton schools revise attendance policy

A revision to the attendance policy for Fremont County School District 25 is now in place after the board of trustees accepted it July 14. The changes were ...

Digest

'Rabbit fever' discovered in state
WORLAND -- Wyoming health officials are warning residents to keep an eye on their pets and other wildlife after ...

Top officials blast federal proposal as crippling to state coal

CHEYENNE -- Wyoming brought out the big guns for Thursday's hearing in Gillette on whether to charge coal companies more to mine on federal lands.
Gov. Matt ...

Park officials capture, euthanize bear that killed Montana hiker

The man was the sixth person killed by grizzlies since 2010 in and around Yellowstone.

HELENA, Mont. -- Yellowstone National Park officials ...

Pro-marijuana group approved to gather names for ballot try

CHEYENNE -- Supporters of legalizing medical marijuana in Wyoming can start collecting signatures around the state to get their proposal on the 2016 general ...

Initial WLRC bids rejected; lawmakers will wait for more

The Wyoming Task Force on Department of Health Facilitieshit the reset button on the planned overhaul of the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander, rejecting ...

First Job Corps students arrive; 15 on site so far

The first group of students has arrived at the Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton.
Job Corps director Julie Gassner said seven students came on-site Aug. ...

County to initiate talks with Guardian on taking over EMS

Interest in taking over Fremont County Emergency Medical Services is high among private companies, but the prospect of privatization also has competing firms ...

Today

Births
ARMAJO
A child was born to Renea Mosha of Riverton and Anthony Armajo of Riverton at 8:02 a.m. July 15 at SageWest Health Care at Riverton. The ...

Digest

Autopsy confirms bear killed hiker
HELENA, Mont. --Yellowstone National Park officials say preliminary autopsy results confirm that a hiker whose body ...

States push new way to pay for wildfires

Senators from Oregon and Idaho are getting ready to pitch bipartisan legislation to Congress this fall.

BOISE, Idaho --A bipartisan effort seeking to ...

 
 

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