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Search for bear victim sent county search/rescue costs higher

Apr 26, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Search and rescue operations in Fremont County were down by half in 2014 compared with the year before, yet the total cost for missions almost quadrupled ... [more]

Fewer calls for sheriff response in 2014; VIN checks rose

Apr 23, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Sheriff's Office experienced a decrease in calls for service in 2014 compared with the previous year.
The county's dispatch center ... [more]

Wiggins Fork elk may hold health key for region

Apr 19, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Many elk herds in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem are suffering. Their populations are declining populations, and fewer calves make it to adulthood.
The ... [more]

Transplanting permits available at national forest district offices

Apr 12, 2015 - From staff reports:  Tree and shrub transplanting permits are available for purchase at Shoshone National Forest district offices.
Transplant permits are $5 for one tree or shrub ... [more]

Dubois teen earns $1,000 scholarship from WTA

Apr 10, 2015 - From staff reports:  Rowan Hawk, of Dubois, has received a $1,000 scholarship from the Wyoming Trucking Association.
He was one of three students to receive funding from the WTA ... [more]

Donations to victims of Dubois fire slow down; demolition has begun

Apr 10, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The flow of donations for business owners and others affected by the December fire in downtown Dubois has slowed to a trickle as rebuilding efforts get under ... [more]

Breast cancer retreat in Dubois accepting applications

Apr 7, 2015 - From staff reports:  2015 marks the fifth year that Casting for Recovery in Wyoming has offered a weekend retreat for breast cancer patients.
The two and a half day event is free ... [more]

Hunter takes world-record elk with crossbow

Apr 5, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  It is not easy setting a world record.
Albert Henderson found that out the hard way in September when he used a crossbow to harvest a monster bull elk on ... [more]

Two schools added to bike rodeo season roster

Apr 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Injury Prevention Resources has added two private schools to its annual bike and safety rodeo season.
The countywide rotation now includes St. Margaret's and ... [more]

'Ambulance tax' possible, but complicated, for county

Apr 5, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Options will be aired publicly in a consultant's report set for 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the county courthouse in Lander.

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Outreach enrollment growing at college; dip noted in Dubois

Mar 31, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Second Wind program ends in June

Dubois was the only Central Wyoming College service area to see a decrease in outreach participation last ... [more]

Museums to host traveling outlaw exhibit

Mar 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  Wyoming has been the stomping grounds for many an outlaw. Butch Cassidy spent much of his career in Fremont County and Wyoming. He ranched in the Dubois area ... [more]

Game and Fish gathering public input on draft hunting seasons

Mar 20, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Wyoming Game and Fish is gathering input on draft hunt seasons for the fall. The biggest proposed change is lifting antler-point restrictions in several ... [more]

Life and death

Mar 15, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  That's the level of importance as ambulance department decisions are being made

The people who bear the responsibility of providing ambulance and ... [more]

Full-time ambulance crew will stay posted in Dubois after all

Mar 11, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The issue will be revisited in April, when other contingencies can be considered -- including serving the region by air ambulance.

Dubois is to keep ... [more]

More than $86K collected in Dubois fundraising efforts

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  The Needs of Dubois fundraising group has received more than $86,000 in fire relief donations since a blaze Dec. 30 destroyed a portion of the city's ... [more]

Dubois Museum acquires three artifacts

Mar 6, 2015 - From staff reports:  The items are on a temporary loan from the University of Wyoming.

Three new artifacts have been added to the Mountain Shoshone (Sheepeaters) Exhibit ... [more]

County to seek EMS waiver in Dubois that could keep ambulance crew there

Mar 6, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The move would reverse a recommendation from two weeks ago to remove the Dubois crew in favor of more service in Lander.

Dubois could keep ... [more]

Dubois fire 'accidental'; insurance probe will continue

Mar 4, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The late December blaze that consumed a portion of downtown Dubois will be ruled accidental, according to local fire officials.
In a press release Monday, ... [more]

The way it was: Mountain snow -- 1947

Feb 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  There's a reason most mountain roads and cabins above Dubois in the Wind River Mountains are inaccessible this time of year, as this picture from the 1940s ... [more]

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

Feb 20, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ... [more]

Dubois losing ambulance crew

Feb 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Emergency services director Joe Zillmer said demand elsewhere is too great to justify the full-time service in Dubois.

Dubois is losing its only ... [more]

Court says firing of library director was legal

Feb 13, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Supreme Court recently ruled it was legal for the Fremont County Library System to terminate the former director of the Dubois Branch Library in ... [more]

Investigation of big Dubois fire proceeds at methodical pace

Feb 11, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The investigation into the cause of the late December fire in downtown Dubois is moving slowly -- as was expected.
Dubois fire chief Mike Franchini said ... [more]

Give Your Heart to Dubois benefit includes live music, silent auction

Feb 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  A "heartfelt" benefit Saturday will raise money for victims of the town's devastating fire Dec. 31.
The Give Your Heart to Dubois fundraiser will be 5 p.m. ... [more]

Wells retires from WyDOT

Feb 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Dubois maintenance worker Chad Wells retired Jan. 30 from the Wyoming Department of Transportation after working for the agency for more than 28 years.
Wells ... [more]

Snow conditions OK for rec; ice looking good

Feb 3, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday.

Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ... [more]

County well-represented at music festival

Jan 31, 2015 - Staff:  Riverton High School was well-represented at the recent Wyoming high school all-state music festival in Sheridan. Students rehearsed and performed music for ... [more]

Grizzly conflicts up in 2014; most involved livestock

Jan 28, 2015 - From staff and wire reports:  The Wyoming Game and Fish Department documented more problems with grizzly bears last year compared to the year before, with most conflicts in 2014 occurring ... [more]

Weeks after fire, Dubois planning for recovery

Jan 25, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Financial contributions have arrived from across the nation.

A fire devastated Dubois's downtown and left half a dozen business owners picking ... [more]