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The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office advises travelers crossing public land to use caution, as recent precipitation and flooding have caused road ...

More candidates join commission field; some council hopefuls, too

Two positions on the Fremont County Commission now have at least three-way races on the Re-publican ticket.
Mark Keiser of Atlantic City has joined fellow ...

County backtracks on attorney's office move; assistant can remain

A week after Fremont County Commissioners ordered attorney Patrick LeBrun to lay off one of his legal secretaries, the board reversed course this week and ...

Robert Dean Forster

Funeral services for Robert Dean Forster were Saturday, May 14,at the Davis Funeral Home in Riverton, with the Rev. Tim Brown of the Riverton Church of the ...

Study tells anti-cancer benefits of exercise

In addition to protecting hearts, preserving memory and lifting moods, exercise is a powerful cancer-preventive, says new research.
Physical activity worked ...

How about keeping some elements of recycling available?

Editor:
The officials are talking about putting an end to recycling at the local level. I would suggest keeping the places to recycle open to he public so ...

Tuesday notes

Again the rain
No sooner had central Fremont County endured a record-setting period of rainy weather last week than a new stretch of dark, gray, wet ...

Hospital files bankruptcy as lawsuits mount

POWELL (AP) -- A Powell hospital has filed for bankruptcy as it faces about 20 lawsuits over surgeries performed by a former orthopedic surgeon.
Powell Valley ...

Wyoming digest

Climber dies in fall
SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a man was killed when he fell while rock climbing in Sheridan County.
58-year-old Dean Darling, ...

Two passengers - one carrying a bottle of clear liquid - fled from the vehicle.

A one-vehicle rollover crash Friday evening in Riverton led to the ...

Another reprieve for recycling as backers plead for more time

Glass no longer being accepted, however

Fremont County again has delayed a decision to end the bulk of its recycling program, giving the public a ...

Robbery assailant identified; public's assistance sought

The Riverton Police Department has identified the man suspected of a strong-arm robbery May 7 at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
Officials have ...

Utah hostage-takers both caught in Wyo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities spent days searching for a father and son accused of trapping a mother and her four teenage daughters in a Utah ...

Idella Jeannotte

Idella Jeannotte of Lander died Sunday, May 8, 2016, after a lengthy illness. She was 79.
A memorial service is from 2-3 p.m. Monday, May 16, at the First ...

Raymond Berg

Raymond Berg of Riverton died Tuesday March 29, 2016, at University of Utah Medical Center in Salt Lake City. He was 80 years old.
A memorial service is ...

Familiar griz appears first time this year

JACKSON (AP) -- A female grizzly bear that is frequently seen in the open with cubs in Grand Teton National Park has emerged from her winter hibernation -- with ...

Superintendent to feds: Stay out of restroom policy in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming education superintendent Jillian Balow says the federal government shouldn't tell state educators how to handle sensitive issues such ...

Basement kidnap suspect nabbed near Pinedale; son evading manhunt

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of two men accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up in the basement surrendered to ...

Fremont County digest


Wyoming Outdoor Weekend May 20-21
The second annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend is Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at the Lander Community Center. ...

Cowboy Hall of Fame welcomes Winfield, Frank and McGuire

The Fremont County Wyoming County Hall of Fame Committee hosted their second annual benefit and dance to honor their 2015 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees ...

 
 

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