Visit us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

Local News



The Morning Buzz

Big Deal

Great Lakes Aviation Continues Descent
June 12, 2014 – 12:18 pm

(Cheyenne) – Wyoming’s only airline reports its passenger numbers were down 62 percent in May compared to the same month last year.
The Wyoming Business Report says the airline, which serves Riverton Regional …

Read Full Story
South Pass Paving
June 12, 2014 – 12:16 pm

(Riverton) – A pair of asphalt pavement improvement projects are under way on Wyoming Highway 28 over South Pass.
Wyoming Department of Transportation engineer Erik Smith says those driving between Lander and Farson should …

Read Full Story
Tribal Liaison Quits
June 12, 2014 – 12:15 pm

(Casper/AP) – The Eastern Shoshone’s tribal liaison to the Wyoming Legislature and the governor’s office has resigned, saying officials showed little respect for the position and discriminated against her because she is …

Read Full Story
Operation Jessica
June 12, 2014 – 12:14 pm

(Cheyenne) – Last week, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, in conjunction with the U.S. Marshal’s Service, conducted “Operation Jessica” on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Operation Jessica is intended to ensure those convicted …

Read Full Story
Packhorse Race This Weekend
June 12, 2014 – 12:11 pm
Packhorse Race This Weekend

(Dubois) – The Don Scheer Memorial Packhorse race will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Dubois Town Park.

Teams will break down their camp, pack one horse, saddle two other horses and trot …

Read Full Story
YNP Visitation Increases
June 12, 2014 – 12:05 pm
YNP Visitation Increases

(Jackson) – Visitation to Yellowstone National Park for the first five months of 2014 is up almost six percent compared to the previous year.

Through May of this year, over 415,000 people had visited Yellowstone …

Read Full Story
Wet Nose Wednesday – June 11, 2014
June 12, 2014 – 11:27 am
Wet Nose Wednesday – June 11, 2014

Wet Nosed Wednesday Featured Pets
These local pets are looking for a loving place to call home!
From the Lander Pet Connection let us introduce Bear the dog and Spook the Cat!
Call Lander Pet Connection at 330-5220 or see our website …

Read Full Story
Riverton Police Log – 2014
June 12, 2014 – 8:37 am
Riverton Police Log – 2014

The following reports are provided by the Riverton Police Department. All those arrested are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
June 11 Arrests
Rysen TallWhiteMan – 22 – Ethete – Bond Revocation
June 4 …

Read Full Story
Tree Damage In Gillette
June 11, 2014 – 12:24 pm

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — City officials in Gillette say they’re just now finding out that a severe snowstorm last October seriously damaged several more trees than they’d originally thought. Ten cottonwood trees will be cut …

Read Full Story
Slain Las Vegas Police Officer From Green River
June 11, 2014 – 12:23 pm

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — A family friend and cousin say they remember a slain Las Vegas police officer as a devoted father who loved his job and enjoyed woodworking. Alyn Beck was originally from …

Read Full Story
Man Killed By Falling Tree
June 11, 2014 – 12:22 pm

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — A Taiwanese man is dead after being hit by a falling tree while hiking off an established trail in Yellowstone National Park. Park officials aren’t releasing the 36-year-old man’s …

Read Full Story
EPA Proposes Rules
June 11, 2014 – 12:21 pm

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The head of the Environmental Protection Agency is promoting proposed clean power plant rules to western governors as a way to deal with wildfires and floods. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy …

Read Full Story