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Three deaths investigated in county as homicides

The first involves a 41-year-old woman and a 5-year-old boy, both from Lander.

An adult woman and a child were found dead over the weekend in a Lander ...

Group proposes seasons to spread out deer hunters, G&F seeks input

A working group has proposed five historically general-license deer hunt areas in Fremont County be managed under a quota system and is asking for public input ...

Disabled veterans able to hunt

Locals volunteer with Hunting with Heroes program to help four stalk elk

Some say hunting is the original American sport.
Once necessary for simple ...

These two Lander boys were among the interested participants when Central Wyoming College aimed at a younger student audience 19 years ago in hosting Family ...

NASA's Cassini spacecraft delivered spectacular pictures of Saturn and its moon Enceladus from its close-range flyby in the past 48 ...

Halloween parties enlivened the week at Riverton public schools. From left, Aspen Park Elementary paraprofessional Laura Johnson, and first-grade teachers ...

Green Mountain Campground open again

Original plans called for the facility to be re-opened last year, but plans changed when excavation at the site uncovered a spring that had saturated soil ...

Students see museum, petroglyphs

A Fort Washakie High School Wyoming history class recently toured the National Bighorn Sheep Center and Dubois Museum, whose staff members also took the ...

Veterans Commission office moves from Lander to Riverton

A Wyoming Veterans Commission office has relocated from the Wyoming Army National Guard Armory in Lander to 324 E. Washington Ave. in Riverton.
In addition ...

Fire district gets $5,750 for old city hall; siren's fate to be decided

The Riverton Fire Protection District has sold the old city hall building in downtown Riverton to Doug Maulik.
"We closed on the property" Tuesday RFPD ...

Nevada warned efforts to block grouse regs could backfire

RENO, Nev. (AP) -- Attempts by rural Nevada counties, mining companies and others to block new U.S. policies intended to protect the greater sage grouse could ...

Baldes named lifetime achievement award winner from UW Biodiversity

The award showcases commitment to enhancing knowledge and conservation of biological diversity in Wyoming.

A Fort Washakie man has been honored with ...

City ombudsman finalists interviewed; decision due soon

The position is intended to serve as a local point of contact for people who experience bias or discrimination in town.

The Riverton Police ...

Fremont County scenery featured in Disney-Wyo film partnership

Fremont County plays a scenic role in a new animated movie being released for the holiday season by Pixar Animation through the Walt Disney Co.
The State of ...

Former Fremont County Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse was sentenced on Friday to perform 120 hours of community service for stealing from the institution ...

Man facing attempted-murder charge says he didn't understand his rights when he confessed

A Kinnear man facing an at-tempted first-degree murder charge is hoping to keep an interview he did with law enforcement out of his trial.
During a pretrial ...

Obama's new view on tests in line with state officials

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- On many political issues, the gulf between President Barack Obama and the average Wyoming voter couldn't be more vast. But when it comes to ...

Marijuana ballot sigs at 20 percent

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Supporters of an initiative to legalize medical marijuana have collected about 20 percent of the signatures needed on the 2016 general election ...

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Homicide charged in death of former Shoshoni man
GILLETTE (AP) -- A woman has been accused of driving over her husband who died in the driveway of their ...

New board, operations structure for youth justice services in county

Justice services for youth in Fremont County are operating under a new structure and with a new community advisory board.
The youth services, juvenile ...

 
 

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