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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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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. ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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, ...

Hard, snowy winter stressed stockgrowers across Wyoming

POWELL (AP) -- The snowy winter caused challenges for some Wyoming livestock producers, who spent more time and money working to help their herds survive into ...

Wyoming Digest

Highway deaths prompt safety campaign
(AP) -- The Wyoming Department of Transportation is launching a highway safety awareness campaign after a spate of ...

Prison time nixed for man who beat pregnant girlfriend

Isaac Jenkins has received a suspended sentence after pleading guilty to aggravated assault and battery for a Jan. 27 attack on his pregnant girlfriend.
The ...

County Dems name chairman

The Fremont County Democratic Party has elected a new chair who aims to bring "a commitment to effective electoral organizing and a bold progressive ...

County offers cost share for pest

Fremont County Weed and Pest is now offering a 40 percent cost share on chemical controls for oystershell scale purchased at one of its shops or an approved ...

 
 

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