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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2018

The death of an inmate last month at the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander was due to natural causes, an official report said this week. Christopher ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 12, 2018

Legislators on the Wyoming Joint Appropriations Committee continued pushing for fee increases to offset funding cuts during hearings with state agency leaders ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

Impacts of the state energy downturn and subsequent revenue shortfall were apparent in the most recent audit of Central Wyoming College. The report submitted ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2018

It's still too early to make definitive predictions, but so far the water year in the Wind River Basin is off to a healthy start. "All in all we're doing ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Part 2 of 3 Wet weather in the spring may have created crop management problems for area farmers, but local cattle growers seem to have benefited for ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

Part 1 of 3 The 2017 growing season in Fremont County was marked from the start by complications due to cool, wet weather and flooding in the spring. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2017

For the past several years, a group of about a dozen local knitters and crotcheters have gathered twice a month in Riverton to make items for charity. Their ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2017

Fremont County residents have three state parks to choose from when considering a guided New Year's Day hike this year. Boysen State Park, Sinks Canyon State ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2017

Colton and Susan Crane of Lander got an early Christmas present this year with the return of their oldest daughter Lindsay, 20, who had been in the Dominican ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 22, 2017

With Christmas Eve falling on a Sunday this year, some churches in Fremont County are turning their regular weekly services into holiday celebrations. Church ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 21, 2017

The blanket of snow that fell overnight Wednesday to Thursday should stay on the ground throughout the coming weekend, producing a "white Christmas" effect ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2017

A handful of people gathered Tuesday morning in Riverton to protest the tax reform bill that was approved Wednesday in a final vote by the U.S. House of ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

Officials are investigating the death of a 60-year-old Riverton man who was found deceased early Saturday in his cell at the Fremont County Detention Center in ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

The Riverton Jaycees is in the midst of a years-long revitalization effort after receding from civic engagement earlier this decade after many years as one of ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017

For two days last month, a group of Wyoming educators and local tribal members met in Riverton to discuss revisions to the state's social studies standards. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 14, 2017

Icy road conditions caused several slide-offs and other traffic incidents Wednesday, including two that resulted in injuries. Eli Miller with the Wyoming ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 14, 2017

The owner of the old Safeway property on North Federal Boulevard is looking to lease the building, though city leaders believe he would consider a sale "for ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker is reminding residents that it is illegal to shoot at dogs that are harassing big game animals. He said he issued a ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2017

Central Wyoming College plans seven major maintenance projects during the current biennium in addition to the heating, ventilation and air conditioning ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 5, 2017

A man reported missing last month was found dead Nov. 30, the Fremont County Coroner's Office confirmed. The Riverton Police Department last week requested ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 3, 2017

Select groups of community members were invited to a series of meetings over the past month to discuss plans for a new agriculture and animal science center at ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2017

Light Up Lander is projected to have its biggest year yet with games, a light parade, Santa and possibly fireworks. The event will take place from 3 to 6 p.m. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 1, 2017

With Thanksgiving now a memory, Fremont County residents are ready to get into the wintry holiday spirit, with plenty of festivals and shopping opportunities ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 28, 2017

After 20 years in service, the free "Health Van" program that transports local cancer patients to radiation treatments is shutting down Friday. "We couldn't ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 21, 2017

Two-thirds of the people who will participate in the state's new Social Studies Standards Review Committee have ties to Fremont County. The group of 25 was ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2017

Illegal littering is long-standing and recurring problem for the Bureau of Land Management, but it's not every day the agency comes across a dead horse dumped ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2017

Methamphetamine was involved in another accidental death this month in Fremont County. Officials say Warren N. St. Clair, 61, died Nov. 5 of convulsions and ...


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