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Let's talk about Wyoming weather

Not a whole lot going on right now here in Fremont County sports, what with the lull between the fall and winter high school seasons, so why don't we do ...

DOJ won't prosecute tribe theft

The federal government has confirmed the major thefts which took place nearly a decade ago.
The Department of the Interior's inspector general has ...

Trump and Wyoming

The President-elect may help boost the state's economy

Yes, there is a chance that Donald Trumps' election as President will help the Wyoming ...

WYDOT urges for winter drivers to exercise patience

As Fremont County received a dose of winter weather Thursday, snowplows were once again a common site on local roads.
WYDOT district engineer Pete Hallsten ...

Meetings, meetings and more meetings

Despite economic excitement, eclipse a hassle for police

Although the highly anticipated Aug. 21 solar eclipse is still over nine months away, police ...

Worthen Meadows to South Pass shuts

After Fremont County's first major brush of winter weather this past week, Loop Road is set to be closed Monday from Worthen Meadows to South Pass.
Also know ...

Wolverine practice - 1964

Riverton High School basketball players were hard at work with the season opener against Rock Springs just three weeks away.
Coach Tom Kennedy was out for a ...

City approves agreement for N. Fed

The City of Riverton approved Tuesday a memorandum of understanding with the Wyoming Department of Transportation in anticipation of the reconstruction project ...

Schmuck wants conviction overturned

He was sentenced to at least 30 years for attempted second-degree murder of his wife.

Terry Schmuck is fighting for a new trial after he was ...

Wyoming digest

Man says he gave wife pills
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) -- A Laramie man accused of providing hydrocodone to his wife before she died has pleaded guilty.
The ...

Air service growth down last month

Since Denver Air Connection began servicing Riverton Regional Airport in July, boarding numbers have continued to increase.
However, the growth has begun to ...

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed lifting the federal protections for the Yellowstone bears in March.

CODY, Wyo. (AP) -- Wildlife ...

County unemployment falls, but not as good as last year

The trend is consistent throughout the state.

Fremont County's unemployment rate continued to decline in September, though the county's rate is still ...

The Select Committee on Tribal Relations agreed on Tuesday to move forward with the American Indian Education program.
The program was created to help bring ...

Rose Otto and Brieanna Haverkamp rang bells during the Central Wyoming College Fall Showcase Thursday evening at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center theater. The ...

Headley gets sentenced

An Arapahoe man has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for an October 2015 assault resulting in serious bodily injury in Indian Country.
Dustin ...

Today

Corrections

- The Nov. 13 page-one story "Three small-town races contested" should have said Joel Highsmith was ...

The driver of the second vehicle hit was injured.

A Riverton man was arrested Wednesday after reportedly causing a series of accidents at the ...

Jack Wilhelm

Jack Wilhelm of Riverton died at the Help for Health Hospice Home on Monday, November 14, 2016. He was 79.
A viewing will be held 5:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, ...

Mary A. Jensen

Mary A. Jensen of Lander passed away on November 14, 2016. She was 75.
She was born November 15, 1940, to Livio Bertagnolli and Helen Connett in Lander.
A ...

 
 

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