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By Daniel Bendtsen and Katie Roenigk, Staff Writers
Jan 2, 2018

The Riverton City Council is expected to pick Denver Air Connection over SkyWest Airlines for 2019 service after receiving a proposal Tuesday evening from a ...

From staff reports
Jan 2, 2018

Wyoming's closely-watched sage grouse population is expected to shrink in 2018, according to data analyzed by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Using ...

By Kristine Galloway, Wyoming News Exchange
Jan 2, 2018

The State Construction Department is undergoing reorganization as the budget session of the Wyoming Legislature approaches. Department representatives ...


From staff reports
Dec 31, 2017

JANUARY 3 - A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit that Ruby Ziegler, the new warden of the Wyoming Honor Farm, filed last year ...

From staff reports
Dec 31, 2017

Extreme weather conditions have been so prevalent this year that they have earned the No. 1 spot in the list of top 10 stories for 2017. The annual list is ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Dec 29, 2017

Riverton police, the Fremont County Sheriff's Office and Guardian EMS responded at about 4:30 p.m. Wednesday to reports that a man had left SageWest Health ...

 

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 ...

 
From staff and wire reports
Dec 29, 2017

As of Dec. 10-16 - the most recent week for which data is available - there were 589 cases of influenza across the state, eight of which were in Fremont ...


From staff reports
Dec 28, 2017

A woman linked to convenience store robberies in both Riverton and Lander is set to plead guilty to an aggravated robbery that took place this fall at a Loaf ...

From staff reports
Dec 28, 2017

One of the most worrisome periods of the year for impaired driving is about to begin, and transportation safety authorities are urging caution and common sense ...

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 Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 27, 2017

Predators are going to extreme circumstances to obtain money from local residents, law enforcement officials warned residents last week. The warning came ...

From Wyoming News Exchange
Dec 26, 2017

CHEYENNE (WNE) - For the second year in a row, fewer students are attending Wyoming's public schools. Education officials can't say with certainty why that may ...

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 Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2017

A man arrested for probation revocation Thursday night was applied two additional charges after he set his clothes on fire at the Riverton Police Department ...

From staff reports
Dec 26, 2017

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from a Dubois woman who claimed Fremont County officials had prosecuted her maliciously for voter fraud. The judge ...

Staff and wire reports
Dec 26, 2017

Temperatures nearing record lows were recorded around Fremont County on Christmas Day, with many dipping well below zero on one of the coldest Christmases in ...

 

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 Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 21, 2017

A Riverton man was able to post a $10,000 surety bond this month after being in jail since October for his fifth driving under the influence arrest. Charles ...

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 Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 20, 2017

Fremont County School District 21 was placed on lockdown Tuesday after staff heard gunshots near campus. Fort Washakie superintendent Terry Ebert said the ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 20, 2017

After a n automobile wreck was reported over the weekend near Jeffrey City, it has been determined that a man had died of natural causes while ...

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 ...

 

From staff reports
Dec 19, 2017

Births ROBERTS A daughter was born to Kimberly Roberts of Riverton and Justin Roberts of Riverton at 7:20 a.m. ...

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 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 ...


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