Afton

Man gored by bison in Yellowstone National Park   AFTON (WNE) — According to information from the Yellowstone National Park Communications Office, a 34-year old male from Colorado Springs, Colorado was gored by a bull bison near Giant Geyser at Old Faithful on June 27. The man was walking with his...
Balow leads fight against critical race theory in Wyoming   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle  Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow showed her full support Friday morning for legislation designed to fight back against critical race...
The Wyoming State Fire Convention came to an end on Saturday with the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department a clear winner. Second place goes to Riverton while third place belongs to Afton City. The weather was breezy and quite a bit cooler, bringing relief to the firemen, their families, and the...
The Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department used a first place finish in the Double Male/Double Female Contest at the Wyoming State Fire Convention Drill Competition on Friday to surge ahead of Afton and Riverton in the overall standings with a day of competition remaining.   The Newcastle team...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Firefighters from across the state will be flocking to Newcastle for the 88th Wyoming State Fireman’s Association Convention and Competition at the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department. The event will be held June 16-20. According to volunteer firefighter and team...
Water bills spend millions on dangerous, aging infrastructure   By Angus M. Thuermer Jr., WyoFile.com   Lawmakers appropriated $24.3 million for water development, earmarking significant funding to rebuild the old and suspect LaPrele Dam above Douglas and repair a domestic water line to Midwest and...
LAUREEN ‘TOOTIE’ KUDLOCK Aug. 8, 1936–Feb. 19, 2020 Laureen “Tootie” Kudlock, 83, passed away peacefully on Feb. 19, 2020, at Star Valley Health in Afton, Wyo.  She was born on Aug. 8, 1936, at home near Toledo, Ore. She was the fourth child born to Lawrence and Lela Svensen. She grew up on several...

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