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By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2017

Thousands of uranium and coal mine workers were exposed to radiation between 1942 and 1971 when they were employed in Department of Energy facilities ...

From staff reports
Oct 8, 2017

Terry Smith, associate judge for the Northern Arapaho Tribal Court, has given the Northern Arapaho Business Council two weeks to answer to legal complaint ...

From staff reports
Oct 8, 2017

Two Riverton men were each sentenced to time in a federal prison this week for separate assaults. Dylan Thomas Blackburn, 20, was sentenced by Federal ...


From staff reports
Oct 8, 2017

A preview screening of Ferret Town, a new documentary following the revival of the endangered black-footed ferret, will be held on Tuesday from 5:30 to 7:30 ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2017

A Fremont County student is believed to have been a target of racial intimidation last week at Sheridan College. College president Paul Young confirmed this ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2017

Responsibility for recruiting and admissions at the Wind River Job Corps in Riverton is set to change hands next month. A group called CHP International ...

 

Photo by Dan Bendtsen
Oct 8, 2017

Against a spectacular fall background, Jonah Dwyer worked to repaint a barn last week at a farm off Bee Road north of Riverton along the Wind River. The ...

 
From staff reports
Oct 8, 2017

Fremont County's unemployment rate improved significantly during the summer compared to a year ago, but other data don't paint such a good picture of the local ...

From wire reports
Oct 6, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming is set to run a pilot program that will make driver's license accessible through a phone application. About 100 people statewide ...


From wire reports
Oct 6, 2017

CHEYENNE -- A traffic stop Sept. 30 resulted in the seizure of approximately 197 pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of about $400,000. The ...

From wire reports
Oct 6, 2017

Marine recoveringM GILLETTE (AP) -- The Marine from Gillette who was critically injured during a training exercise in California has undergone painful ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2017

About a dozen local firefighters are traveling to Maryland this weekend to memorialize Fremont County's late deputy chief Clarence "Speed" Hartbank, who died ...


By Craig Blumenshine, Staff Writer
Oct 6, 2017

Five individuals and one team are being inducted into the Riverton High School Hall of Fame in ceremonies this weekend at RHS. The honorees will be recognized ...

 
From staff reports
Oct 6, 2017

An attorney for the Wyoming Secretary of State's office has asked a federal district court to dismiss a lawsuit from a Dubois woman who alleges she was ...

From wire reports
Oct 5, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The State Loan and Investment Board on Thursday approved loaning an additional $12 million to a pharmaceutical manufacturer that is expanding ...


From wire reports
Oct 5, 2017

BOISE, Idaho (AP) -- Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and other western governors say electric vehicles will be able to travel easier across 5,000 miles (8,050 ...

From wire reports
Oct 5, 2017

Falling rock kills road worker BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- A worker at a highway project in northern Wyoming has died from injuries he received when a ...

From staff reports
Oct 5, 2017

American Indian students attending the University of Wyoming now have their own cultural center on campus to share with the community. The new Native ...

 

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 5, 2017

Advocates for victims of domestic violence hope their outreach efforts during October inspire community members to come together in support of their friends ...

From staff reports
Oct 5, 2017

Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton started this academic year with 70 fewer students than it had in the fall of 2016, but administrators say ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 5, 2017

July, August and September were busy months for the Central Wyoming College R Recreation program. Program director Mary Axthelm gave a quarterly report to ...

 

From wire reports
Oct 4, 2017

Gillette man shot in Las Vegas GILLETTE (AP) -- A Gillette man is among those injured during the attack by a gunman in Las Vegas that killed at least 59 ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 4, 2017

The Wyoming Highway Patrol has provided additional information about a high-speed eluding attempt that resulted in two arrests Monday. The incident began ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 4, 2017

Despite the "escalating issues" at Riverton's library this past month, Fremont County library director Janette McMahon said patrons shouldn't feel unsafe while ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Oct 4, 2017

Revenue from Fremont County's optional 1 percent sales tax continues to fund small and major street projects in Riverton. Dave's Asphalt is leading major ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Oct 4, 2017

Florin Brandon Wyatt was sentenced to life imprisonment Tuesday afternoon for what prosecutor Ember Oakley called a "man-made, senseless tragedy." Wyatt beat ...

From staff reports
Oct 3, 2017

The Wyoming Breast Cancer Initiative (WBCI) has opened applications for their annual grant program. Grants are available for breast cancer programs throughout ...


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