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Float trip reveals different face of Bighorn River

Float trip reveals different face of Bighorn River

The jet engine-like drone of the sugar beet factory and its large stack piercing the uniformly gray horizon like some nuclear plant emission tower was the only drawback of the campsite. But when you’re cold and it’s getting late, the first flat ground with firewood close by is hard to pass up.

May 22, 2014 12:00 am Photos



Man airlifted to hospital after hunting incident

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A Riverton man was airlifted to a Casper hospital on Sunday after reportedly shooting himself in the leg with a shotgun in a hunting accident.

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Wind River reservation group to represent Wyoming at inauguration parade

RIVERTON — Wyoming will be represented at the presidential inaugural parade thanks to a last-minute effort by Wind River Indian Reservation residents.

January 18, 2013 12:44 pmLoading…

Boysen's Lower Wind River Campground reopens

CHEYENNE — The Lower Wind River Campground at Boysen State Park in Cheyenne has reopened following construction work, and road repairs and resurfacing in the Upper Wind River and Tough Creek campgrounds also are complete.

September 25, 2012 6:20 pmLoading…

Campground closing at Boysen State Park

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Road repairs and resurfacing will force the closure of the Lower Wind River Campground at Boysen State Park for the next couple of weeks.

September 06, 2012 7:55 amLoading…
A journey through the Cowboy State

A journey through the Cowboy State

CODY, Wyo. -- On a cool spring morning I'm racing south and east, crossing the state from corner to corner. It's dark -- just before sunrise. There are people out there I've never met.

May 13, 2012 1:30 am Photos


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Wind River Tunnels

Wind River Tunnels

Tunnels mark the highway and railraod in the deep Wind River Canyon south of Thermopolis, Wyoming.

April 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Railroad Tunnel

Railroad Tunnel

An old railroad hut marks the entrance of a tunnel in the Wind River Canyon.

April 22, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Fetus found in outhouse on Wind River Reservation

RIVERTON — Authorities are investigating after a fetus was discovered in an outhouse on the Wind River Indian Reservation.

February 25, 2012 4:30 pmLoading…

Man survives crash off Wind River Canyon road

CASPER, Wyo. - Authorities think a man who crashed off the Wind River Canyon road survived because he was wearing a seat belt.

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MSU grad student to use national fellowship to help reintroduce buffalo to Wind River reservation

MSU grad student to use national fellowship to help reintroduce buffalo to Wind River reservation

BOZEMAN -- A Montana State University graduate student who shares his father's dream for reintroducing buffalo to a Wyoming Indian reservation has received a national fellowship from the Environmental Protection Agency.

November 07, 2011 9:07 am Photos



Wyoming Department of Transportation reopens U.S. Highway 26 west of Riverton

The Wyoming Department of Transportation reopened U.S. Highway 26 west of Riverton on Monday after floodwaters receded, according to a media release.

July 11, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Flood warning discontinued for Fremont County

CHEYENNE, Wyo. -- The National Weather Service has discontinued the flood warning for Fremont County.

July 11, 2011 12:30 pmLoading…

Flood warnings and watches for parts of Wyoming

CHEYENNE - State and federal damage assessment teams are touring counties across Wyoming even as flooding and the threat of flooding continue across the state.

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Wind River hits flood stage at Dubois

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Wind River has reached flood stage at Dubois and minor flooding is expected along the river this weekend, including at Riverton.

June 24, 2011 9:02 am Related Loading…

Flood warning issued for Wind River in Fremont County, Wyoming

CHEYENNE - A flood warning has been issued for the Wind River in Fremont County.

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Wyoming runoff to be about 200 percent of average

Wyoming runoff to be about 200 percent of average

CHEYENNE — The amount of water expected to reach river basins in Wyoming from its mountain snowpack will be close to 200 percent of average statewide.

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BLM to begin wild-horse contraceptive program

CODY, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management will begin darting wild mares in the McCullough Peaks with a contraceptive later this month in a move that the agency says will cost less than past roundups and help stabilize the herd's population.

March 07, 2011 11:06 pmLoading…

Did a mummy prove the Wyoming legend?

CASPER, Wyo. - The Little People fabled to live in the Wind River Range are good, as long as you don't make them mad.

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Conference centers on working with crime victims

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The 8th annual Wind River Native American Conference will be held this week in Lander.

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