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Impacts of energy bust could last for six years, county treasurer says

By 2022, the county's assessed value is projected to be 31 percent less than it was in 2016.

A year ago, Fremont County Treasurer Scott Harnsberger ...

New Shull trial scheduled for August

Jeremiah Shull, whose first-degree murder conviction was overturned by the Wyoming Supreme Court last month, is set to be re-tried this August in Fremont ...

Bebout: Senators understood value of conservative budgeting during session

When Eli Bebout served as Wyoming House Speaker 17 years ago, he says local newspaper headlines looked the same as they did this year as he took the gavel as ...

R Recreation is offering a series of dance classes this spring, introducing the community to styles from country swing to ballroom, jitterbug and Latin dance. ...

New recycling program starts Monday in Riverton

A revamped recycling program goes into effect Monday for Riverton residents.
The new system is the product of focus group discussions involving "diverse ...

Power positions in Cheyenne for FreCo reps

Fremont County senators and representatives held top leadership positions during the 2017 session of the Wyoming Legislature.

Sen. Eli Bebout, ...

Oil flows through Dakota Access line

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Oil has been pumped into a controversial section of the Dakota Access pipeline after months of delays caused by protests and Native ...

UW trustees want more work on program fees proposal

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- The University of Wyoming Board of Trustees has declined to act on a proposal to adopt cost-based student fees for academic programs after ...

Trump's coal support unlikely to help industry immediately

About 40 percent of coal produced in the U.S. comes from federal land in Western states.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- President Donald Trump's move to ...

Legislative leaders lend support to local issues

Fremont County legislators had a strong presence at this year's legislative session, which featured Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton as Senate President, and Rep. ...

New bison herd effort in county 'a beautiful thing'

Editor:
I am so glad to read in your paper that the bison transplanted to the Morton area have done well so far. If they can thrive in this winter, they ...

Car stolen from Mark's Auto found on rez

A vehicle reported stolen Friday in Riverton was found later that day on the Wind River Indian Reservation.
Employees at Mark's Auto Sales discovered Friday ...

Autopsy confirms details of Riverton homicide case

An autopsy has confirmed that Keith A. Stephenson, 56, of Riverton, died of multiple blunt force injuries to the head.
The death is listed as a homicide in a ...

Wyoming Indian officials consider strategies for more culture in class

Board members and faculty at Fremont County School District 38 are looking for ways to incorporate more American Indian culture in the classrooms of the ...

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Deaths

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Carol Day, 85, of Riverton, died on Friday, March 24 at the Silverado Senior Living in Salt Lake ...

 

Sports

Riverton's Naya Shime and Alec Richardson each won a pair of events, while Brodie Roden, Kylan Shultz and Hunter Lee all finished first in their respective ...

Cowboys fall to Coastal Carolina in CBI finals opener

Laramie - A slow start offensively hindered the Cowboys in a 91-81 loss to Coastal Carolina in the first game of a best of three championship of the College ...

Kyren Higgs Big Red's MVP

There is still much to be written about the Riverton Wolverines and the local high school sports scene now that spring has found its way to Fremont County and ...

 

Opinion / Community

Task force on pathways working on state report

Editor:
The 13-member Wyoming Bicycle and Pedestrian System Task Force, created by legislative action in the 2016 session, continues to meet and work on the ...

Re-think Medicaid

With the new health law going nowhere, Wyoming still could expand eligibility

In the minds of many in Wyoming, sacrificing some benefits available ...

Tuesday notes

All-weather season
No season is so unsettled as spring, which often brings elements of all the others together for a rambunctious 90 days of weather. ...

 

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