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Climbing festival enters 24th year in Lander

Fremont County has been home and playground to many famous rock-climbers over the past few decades. The stories and names are woven into the fabric of Main ...

1838 Rendezvous, Dubois events kick off holiday weekend

Families looking for outdoor activities during the Fourth of July weekend can head to South Smith Road in west Riverton to partake in the 1838 Mountain Man ...

Loop Road now open end to end; not so for Shoshone Lake route

The entire length of the Loop Road (FSR 300), also known as Louis Lake Road, on the Washakie Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is now open.
The ...

No late budget tweaks required as CWC closes out

The Central Wyoming College budget for the current fiscal year will not require any adjustments before closeout at the end of the month.
It's an unusual ...

The Riverton Valley Irrigation District canal reopened Thursday,, when about 140 cubic feet of water per second began flowing to member farmers' ...

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Deaths

HARDING
Josephine Harding, 37, of Riverton died Wednesday, June 28, 2017, at the Help for Health Hospice ...

Five policy recommendations from governors

The Western Governors Association has given formal approval to five policy resolutions on workforce development, species conservation and the Endangered ...

Campbell County sees a $1.1 billion decrease in its assessed valuation

GILLETTE (AP) -- The assessed valuation of Campbell County in northeastern Wyoming has dropped by $1.1 billion between 2016 to this year.
The county's assessed ...

Groups challenge federal plan to lift protections for grizzly bears

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- At least three different legal challenges launched Friday against the U.S. government's decision to lift protections for grizzly bears in ...

Wyoming digest

Record catfish landed in gorge
GREEN RIVER (AP) -- A Wyoming man has food for days after catching a massive, record-setting catfish in the Flaming Gorge ...

Scolded by local leaders, BLM softening tone in grazing scoping language

The Bureau of Land Management is toning down its scoping notices, which have been criticized by local leaders for suggesting grazing was degrading public ...

Repeal city vagrancy ordinance, interim RPD chief advises

The Riverton Police Department has proposed the city repeal its current vagrancy ordinance in order to protect the constitutional rights of citizens.
"We are ...

Road closures, damage tied to weather aftermath

A set of closures of U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 Wednesday and Thursday in Wind River Canyon are intended to help a contractor successfully and safely bring a large ...

Kaebri Yorgason, left, and Aspyn Moss donned bright wigs as the two girls hula-hooped their way down Main Street
during Wednesday's 60th annual Shrine Circus ...

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Community Calendar

Friday, June 30

Skills and S'mores is 6-9 p.m. Cost is $5 per session. Girls in ...

Probation for woman who fought RPD

As part of a plea deal, Bridgette Shangreaux will undergo three years of supervised probation in lieu of a two- to four-year prison sentence for assaulting an ...

Man shot by officer named

WORLAND (AP) -- Authorities have released the name of a man who was shot by an officer in northern Wyoming.
The Northern Wyoming Daily News in Worland reported ...

Utility planning $3.5B expansion in wind power

SALT LAKE CITY -- Rocky Mountain Power is asking regulators in three states to approve an initial plan to expand the amount of wind power serving customers ...

West governors back ESA, with changes

The Republican-dominated Western Governors Association endorsed the aims of the Endangered Species Act on Wednesday but asked Congress to make changes, ...

Wyoming digest

Bear killed by Grand Teton officials
GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- Grand Teton National Park officials have killed a 4-year-old black bear after it ...

 
 

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