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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

The number of cases the Fremont County Coroner's Office covered last year rose 19 percent compared to 2016. Coroner Mark Stratmoen said the increase hasn't ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2018

Wind River Hotel and Casino assistant manager Andrea Clifford is resigning, effective Jan. 12, from her role in the Northern Arapaho Tribe's primary economic ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Fremont County commissioners are planning to buy comprehensive ambulance insurance for all county employees through Medical Transport Solutions. Gary Robson, ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

The Fremont County Commission and Clerk Julie Freese plan to hold town hall meetings over the coming weeks, with the future of local elections the prime ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 28, 2017

In his budget request to the Wyoming Legislature, Gov. Matt Mead has requested that $105 million be distributed to the state's local governments. That annual ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have decided not to vacate a Dubois road that the owners of 3 Spear Ranch had hoped to privatize. The county board voted ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

While K-12 public school officials in Fremont County have been concerned this fall that state legislators could get serious about consolidating school ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

Fremont County School District 25 has approved $59,560 to pay for design work on what superintendent Terry Snyder said is much needed work at the Riverton ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017

Dean Peranteaux, who chairs the Riverton Regional Airport Board, announced Friday that the board is no longer pursuing a name change for the airport. Some ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2017

Professors at the University of Wyoming are hoping to find favor with the UW Board of Trustees in order to add a new academic program: A degree in natural ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2017

A Riverton woman who went missing from her home a year ago has been found in Las Vegas. An arrest warrant was issued after Hartbank disappeared from her ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 3, 2017

Riverton's school board began its meeting Tuesday week with a moment of silence for Sandy Barton, the School District 25 board member who died at age 58 last ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2017

The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld an attempted murder conviction for Terry Schmuck, the Kinnear man who tried to kill his estranged wife with a hatchet in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service has several timber sales planned for this winter in both the Lander and Dubois areas. About 344,000 cubic feet of the timber set to be ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 28, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have agreed to decide Dec. 19 whether they will vacate Little Warm Springs Creek Road in Dubois as had been requested by 3 Spear ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has asked the Bureau of Indian Affairs to take a Riverton property it owns into trust status. If granted, the designation would be ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 26, 2017

When Guardian EMS agreed to take over Fremont County's ambulance services last year for the term of a five-year lease, the privatization agreement included ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2017

It may only be the second quarter of the fiscal year, but the local Sheriff's office is already facing a budget issue after being slammed with high medical ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2017

This spring, Lander resident Lilly Clark is set to begin studying psychology at the University of Wyoming with the ultimate goal of working in eating disorder ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2017

A new "seed library" will open in Lander this spring, allowing area gardeners to share the sources of their produce with other local green-thumbs. Wind River ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 16, 2017

Capt. Karl Falken, a public affairs officer in the U.S. Air Service's Civil Air Patrol, is forming a squadron of the Civil Air Patrol in Riverton. Falken has ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

'Visible impact,' Snyder predicts Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton is taking steps to cut the overall square footage of buildings it owns, hoping ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2017

Secretary of State Ed Murray announced Monday he has established a task force to "explore the type of election equipment needed in Wyoming and the means of ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2017

A jury acquitted a Riverton man on Thursday of sexual assault in the first degree. Had Matthew Brown been convicted, he would have spent at least five years in ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2017

Jeremiah Shull, who killed his estranged wife's lover in 2014, has received a sentence of 50 years to life imprisonment. Shull pleaded guilty to second-degree ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 7, 2017

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals will not revisit its February ruling that Riverton is not within the boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation. The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 7, 2017

A Riverton man who directed gunfire at police during a 9-hour standoff this spring has been charged with 16 felonies, including three counts of attempted ...


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