SUV driver killed in crash with school bus in Wyoming
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 44-year-old man has died after his vehicle crashed into the rear of a school bus carrying a middle school football team.
Law firm responds to Wyoming tribe’s lawsuit
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The former law firm for the Northern Arapaho Tribe says the Wyoming tribe and its current lawyers have filed a "vindictive" lawsuit despite knowing the allegations in it were...
Wyoming tribe files lawsuit against law firm
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Northern Arapaho Tribe has filed a lawsuit in a Wyoming court against its former law firm.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the tribe contends Lander-based...
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming school district has decided to allow teachers and staff to carry guns in school.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the Fremont County school board voted 4-2 on...
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators say an elderly western Wyoming man whose body was found in the Sweetwater River became hypothermic and drowned.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials with the Eastern Shoshone Tribe say the Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in central Wyoming is making a number of changes, including employee layoffs, because of...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has named a new district court judge for Fremont County.
The governor's office announced Monday that Jason M. Conder will succeed Judge Norman...
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are taking another look at tax proposals that failed to pass this year, including a corporate income tax for large retailers.
DEQ: Underground tanks source of Popo Agie gasoline leak
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has determined that a Lander convenience store and gas station is the source of gasoline leaking into the Popo Agie (pah-POH'...
Snow storm expected to hit large part of Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service has upgraded winter weather warnings for Wyoming.
A blizzard warning is now in effect from noon Wednesday to noon Thursday for the...
Spring snowstorm hits Wyoming on Friday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — An early spring snowstorm brought heavy snow to areas of Wyoming on Friday.
The National Weather Service reports that up to 20 inches (50.8 centimeters) of snow had...
Trial date set for Wyoming judge facing drug charge
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A June 3 trial date has been scheduled for a judge on the Wind River Indian Reservation in Wyoming who has been indicted on two federal criminal charges.
Wyoming tribal court chief judge facing federal charges
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The chief judge on a Wyoming Indian reservation has been indicted on two federal criminal charges.
The Ranger reports that Wind River Indian Reservation Judge Terri Smith...
Lander mental health unit will be closed
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An inpatient mental health facility in Lander will be closing next week.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that hospital system SageWest announced on Wednesday the imminent...
The Latest: I-80 in Wyoming could remain closed until Friday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on I-80 closure in south-central Wyoming (all times local):
Wintry weather could keep a long section of Interstate 80 in south-central Wyoming closed until midday Friday.
Highway officials on Thursday reopened some routes in Wyoming, including Wyoming 28 from Lander to Farson and U.S. 287 north of Rawlins.
Native Americans report difficulty with early voting
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Democratic Party organizer on Wyoming's Wind River Reservation said she and other activists faced difficulties in their efforts to vote early in Fremont County.
In a Facebook post Tuesday night, Lynnette Grey Bull said she and others were told by an employee at the Lander county clerk's office they needed a valid state-licensed driver's license to register and vote early.
Lander Episcopal church defaced with homophobic graffiti
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The Episcopal Diocese of Wyoming is denouncing homophobic graffiti discovered at a church in Lander.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the graffiti were discovered Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A portion of public land in Wyoming has been withdrawn from mining.
KTWO-AM reports U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke announced last week that the Department of Interior's U.S. Bureau of Land Management will withdraw the Johnny Behind the Rocks Recreation Zone public land near Lander for 20 years for the protection of recreational and cultural resources.
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming elections official says the state Legislature should look at creating a trust fund to maintain a secure voting system.
State elections director Kai Schon of the Wyoming Secretary of State's Office says many local election custodians report that voting equipment has reached the end of its useful life.
Schon says he's confident Wyoming's election systems are safe and secure, but he says lawmakers should look at maintaining that security.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — If Oregon, Washington and California ditch coal, it may leave Wyoming's largest utility, and its customers, holding a bag they don't want to carry, officials told lawmakers Monday.
Grizzly bear relocated in northwest Wyoming
LANDER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has trapped and relocated a male grizzly bear in the northwest part of the state.
The bear was captured for frequenting residential areas and livestock calving pastures on private lands on the South Fork of the Shoshone River west of Cody.
Game managers moved the bear to the Bear Creek drainage about 10 miles northeast of Dubois. The release site is located in currently occupied grizzly bear habitat.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust has completed a conservation easement project in Fremont County.
The trust says the easement covers 3 square miles (761 hectares) of deeded agricultural land on the Woolery Ranch.
The ranch is located south of Lander and the easement area borders another conserved property as well as public land. The property is home to crucial moose habitat as well as sage grouse habitat, and is adjacent to crucial habitat for elk and mule deer.