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Most Casper Council candidates against raising lodging tax

CASPER, Wyo. — Six of eight Casper City Council candidates do not support the area tourism board’s decision to pursue an increase in the lodgi…

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At home in the wilderness: Remote Game and Fish cabin gives respite in the wild

At home in the wilderness: Remote Game and Fish cabin gives respite in the wild

THOROFARE — The cabin is modest. It has one room with folding beds, a kitchenette and an outhouse around back. Corrals stand nearby for horses…

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Mead appoints panel to improve UW science

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a task force to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.

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Bison hunt starts slowly in northwest Wyoming

JACKSON, Wyo. — Hunters haven't had much success at the start of the annual Jackson Hole bison hunt in northwest Wyoming.

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Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90 this year

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks rescues near 90 this year

JACKSON, Wyo. — Rangers have conducted nearly 90 search-and-rescue operations in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks so far this year.

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43 to become US citizens in Yellowstone ceremony

43 to become US citizens in Yellowstone ceremony

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Yellowstone National Park sees plenty of foreign visitors who come to see its unique natural features.

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Wyoming says EPA carbon rules missing information, violate law

CASPER, Wyo. — The Environmental Protection Agency didn’t comply with federal rule-making procedure when it omitted technical information in i…

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Natrona County correctional facility earns health care award

Natrona County correctional facility earns health care award

Tylar Baker laughed to himself as he tried to use one hand to strap the blood pressure machine to his heavily tattooed arm.

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Casper council candidates support rapids, offer safety alternatives

Casper council candidates support rapids, offer safety alternatives

CASPER, Wyo. — Candidates for Casper City Council unanimously agree that ripping out the North Platte whitewater park is not the solution to m…

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Gas prices low, but not in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Motorists heading to the pump before one final summer jaunt are in for a treat — unless they live in Wyoming.

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Original — and isolated — Wyoming Range oil and gas leases face uncertain future

Original — and isolated — Wyoming Range oil and gas leases face uncertain future

WYOMING RANGE — From a distance, the country looks gentle. Tall mountains flow into rolling hills. Rivers and creeks snake down gorges and int…

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Yellowstone cracking down use of aerial camera drones

Yellowstone cracking down use of aerial camera drones

Just weeks after a visitor crashed a drone into Yellowstone National Park's largest hot spring, park officials have filed criminal charges aga…

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School skit sparks investigation

CASPER, Wyo. — Natrona County High School Principal Dean Kelly has been temporarily replaced as the school’s top official after what he’s call…

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Pinedale man faces attempted murder charges

PINEDALE — A Pinedale man faces attempted murder charges alleging he attacked three women in their homes over the past four years.

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Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Elk rut prompts safety warning in Yellowstone

Bull elk rutting activity has begun in Yellowstone National Park, so officials are warning tourists to be extra cautious around the large animals.

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Casper councilman wants city ethics investigation

CASPER — A Casper City Council member who was accused of ethics violations is demanding an investigation into whether other city officials vio…

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2nd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

2nd tourist cited for flying drone in Yellowstone

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK — Drone flyers have been warned, now they'll be charged.

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Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

Investigation into decapitated body continues; sheriff asks for public's help

As the investigation continues into the murder of Cody, Wyo., resident Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres, Park County Sheriff Scott Steward is asking…

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State offers early childhood grants

CASPER, Wyo. — Dianna Webb stepped gingerly between sleeping children Thursday afternoon on the way to her office at Apple Tree Learning Cente…

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Wyoming sheriff says pastor actually shot himself

CENTENNIAL — Wyoming law enforcement officials say a pastor who reported being shot and wounded in a struggle with a burglar at his church act…

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