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Grizzly hunting could start next year

Lander will host one of the planned public meeting on the proposed hunt.

Grizzly bear hunting in Wyoming will not start until the fall of 2017 at the ...

Even in tighter times, towns and cities 'way ahead' in state funding

Although a last-minute change to the local government distribution model will cost Fremont County's smallest towns, they will still come away with more state ...

Coroner confirms natural causes in death of woman found in her car

Initial speculation that Rita Mares, 49, of Riverton, died of cardiac arrest on Feb. 25 while in her car was confirmed Tuesday when the Fremont County ...

Wyoming digest

Teton GOP chairwoman quits over Trump
JACKSON (AP) -- Teton County Republicans are alone in the state so far in choosing a pro-Donald Trump delegate for ...

The St. Margaret's 1950s Sock Hop dinner and dance drew a festive crowd Saturday night in Riverton. The annual fundraiser garnered about $45,000 this year. ...

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Jesse Keith McCoy, 23, born in Lander, died Thursday, March 10. Funeral services will be 9:30 ...

Plane crashes shortly after takeoff; four from Idaho Falls dead on site

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho (AP) -- Authorities have identified the four people on a small plane that crashed near Palisades Reservoir along the Idaho-Wyoming border, ...

Wyoming digest

Tax could pay to stabilize slide
JACKSON (AP) -- Jackson voters will decide a $6 million sales tax for landslide repairs.
The Jackson Hole News and ...

Sunday afternoon, when my car's thermometer said the temperature was 61 degrees, I wondered where the kids were.
At spacious Rein Park, there was a man ...

Rendezvous Elementary School recently hosted an engineering ...

Car hits horseback rider; horse dies

A 60-year-old Riverton man is facing misdemeanor charges after striking a 37-year-old Riverton woman and her horse with his vehicle Saturday in north Riverton. ...

Conservation bill has county component

CHEYENNE - Gov. Matt Mead has given his final signature to a bill to fund four projects - including one in Fremont County - under the Wyoming Wildlife and ...

Private ambulance vote a week away

Snag looms over dispatch services
The Fremont County commissioners are set to vote March 22 whether to approve a contract that will lease its ambulance ...

Arapahos asking judge to halt Shoshone plan to hire judges, new court staff

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has filed a preliminary injunction asking a federal judge to keep the Eastern Shoshone Business Council from replacing tribal court ...

Reining champ from Riverton aiming higher

Holly Valerio of Riverton has won the world - at least when it comes to rookie horse reining.
She took home three top titles in November during the National ...

From 1980 through 1992, high school band musicians from across the United States hoped to earn a spot in the McDonald's All-American Band.
In 1982, Lander ...

CWD confirmed in new deer hunt area near Lander

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department confirmed chronic wasting disease (CWD) in a buck mule deer that was found dead southeast of Lander.
CWD is a fatal ...

30 years in prison for man who hit estranged wife with hatchet

Riverton resident Terry Schmuck was sentenced a minimum of 30 years in prison Thursday for hitting his estranged wife in the head with a hatchet last ...

Agriculture Literacy Week wrapped up Saturday

Recognizing the importance of Wyoming agriculture and educating school children through reading, Fremont County residents joined Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead last ...

Student 'success center' construction on track; move-in set this summer

Work is progressing in a timely fashion on the new student success center at Central Wyoming College.
In a memo to the CWC Board of Trustees last month, vice ...

 
 

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