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JACKSON (WNE) —An organized outdoor education course turned deadly Tuesday when a 22-year old Boston student suffered fatal cardiac arrest after lightning struck his tent. Another student was injured in the strike while the group of 14 camped near Enos Lake in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. ...
DOUGLAS — Eastern Wyoming College’s new president had only been on the job about three weeks when he toured the Douglas campus and talked, at least in broad terms, about the future potential of the Douglas satellite operation.  His broad strokes were full of hope and optimism for growth, often...

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CHEYENNE —  A wildfire in northern Albany County has grown further in size, drawing additional firefighting personnel, although it continues to be about one-fifth contained. The Sugarloaf Fire near Laramie Peak has expanded to close to 700 acres in size, a few hundred acres larger than it was in...
Special Notes: This morning at 6:00 am, Rocky Mountain Complex Incident Management Team 1 (CIMT1) assumed management responsibility for the Fish Fire. The team is one of three CIMT in the Rocky Mountain geographic area. The team thanks the Wyoming Type 3 Incident Management Team and the local...
Jackson man pleads no contest after second stabbing   JACKSON (WNE) — A Jackson man has pleaded no contest to two felonies after he was arrested for stabbing a man in the face March 15 while he was on probation for another stabbing. Manuel Vargas, 25, pleaded no contest to aggravated assault and...
Next week’s edition of the News Letter Journal, dated Aug. 11, will once again feature the primary election guide for 2022.  The section will include information from candidates who returned questionnaires presented to them by the News Letter Journal. Each candidate was asked the same questions and...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Shell casings littered the ground and bullet holes covered the kiosk at the Old Quarry Trails, located 5 miles east of Newcastle, on July 9, and a similar scene greeted Bent Sprockets President Jeremy Dedic again last week when the leader of the local bicycle group...
CHEYENNE — As the deadline to vote on the same-sex marriage bill before the congressional recess approaches on Aug. 6, both U.S. senators from Wyoming said they will make their decision when the legislation is before them. The Respect for Marriage Act was passed in mid-July by the House, 267-157....
CODY (WNE) –- Superintendent Brian Schroeder is asking legislators to enact a version of Florida’s Parental Rights in Education Act in the 2023 general session. Earlier this year, the Florida Legislature enacted the Parental Rights in Education Act. Schroeder said the law not only allows parents...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The 126th anniversary Cheyenne Frontier Days came to a close Sunday evening, bringing more than 250,000 visitors to Frontier Park over 10 days. According to a late Sunday news release from CFD, total attendance was 264,869 this year. That number comes from 32,653 gate admission...

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