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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Local economic development leaders aren't hopeful about the prospect of saving Riverton's Safeway store, but that doesn't mean they won't at least try to ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Part two of three Central Wyoming College took another step Wednesday in the creation of a new agriculture and animal science center in Riverton. It ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

Part one of three. The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved three proposals Wednesday that will move several construction projects ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2017

With fire bans in place across Fremont County since July now rescinded, land managers have specified which activities now are permissible -- and which are ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

An inmate died Friday at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, officials said in a press release that day. Jason Ryan Wamser, 31, was autopsied Sunday, ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

Fire restrictions in place locally since July have been lifted. Fremont County and the Bureau of Land Management in Lander both rescinded fire bans ordered ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

National Weather Service meteorologist Dave Lipson said he knew the wildfire that started Wednesday afternoon above Fort Washakie didn't have long to ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

County firefighters were able to stand back Friday and let Mother Nature do some of their work for them on a growing fire discovered Wednesday. "It rained," ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

The man who died at the scene of a one-vehicle rollover north of Lander had consumed three times the legal limit of alcohol, toxicology reports showed. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

The Fremont County Coroner's Office and a team from the University of Wyoming spent all day Sunday recovering a set of skeletal remains found last week on the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2017

Multiple crews responded Wednesday afternoon to reports of a wildfire north of Fort Washakie. Fremont County Fire Protection District chief Craig Haslam said ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2017

Two colleges in Fremont County are creating a student transfer agreement. Central Wyoming College president Brad Tyndall called the new partnership with the ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2017

Fremont County Weed and Pest officials don't think the influx of grasshoppers flying through the area this year will have much of an economic impact on local ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017

School in Dubois got under way this semester with 158 students enrolled as of Aug. 21. The total represents an increase from the 146 enrollees last fall, and ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017

A human case of West Nile virus has been reported in Fremont County. The announcement comes just days after Fremont County Weed and Pest said it would stop ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2017

A trap left out on Davis Lane in Riverton had no mosquitoes in it when it was collected Wednesday. Numbers were low this week elsewhere in the county, too, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2017

Despite cooling temperatures and shorter days, a fire ban remain in effect in Fremont County, officials said this week. "Unless we start getting moisture ... I ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

Local police are asking motorists to use extra caution now that students have returned to school -- and to help police combat use of electronic devices while ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

A driver who died last month in a one-vehicle rollover above Dubois was impaired by "mixed drug intoxication," officials said this week. Charles A. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

Authorities have identified the man who died early Saturday in a one-vehicle rollover north of Lander. Brodie Schneider, 23, died at the scene of the crash, ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

The smoke that has obscured the Wind River Mountains for the past few days lifted slightly Tuesday to reveal at least the foothills of the range west of ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2017

Officials have confirmed that a man died this weekend at the scene of a traffic incident in Fremont County. No other fatalities were recorded in connection ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2017

The new semester just began Monday at Central Wyoming College, but administrators are already thinking about next fall's enrollment process. College planners ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2017

A local man was killed last month on the Wind River Indian Reservation, local officials confirmed Friday, but federal investigators won't say whether anyone ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 31, 2017

A Colorado man was arrested Saturday after brandishing a handgun from the roof of a building in downtown Riverton. No one was injured in the incident, which ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 30, 2017

A Riverton man was arrested Monday for repeated attempts to enter a fast food restaurant that was closed, officials said. Police responded at about 11:30 p.m. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 29, 2017

Riverton Regional Airport has been busy this season welcoming fleets of helicopters that have stopped in town to refuel. "Our aviation business has been ...

 

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