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Emergency training

This week's drill was planned, but sometimes responders use a 'live' call for extra practice

You might have wondered why emergency personnel ...

One conviction, two plea deals so far in nine-person meth bust

Prosecutors on Thursday secured their first conviction as the result of a countywide methamphetamine bust in May.
Travis Fauque, 21, of Lander pleaded guilty ...

Details emerge in fed case against meth suspects

Documents reveal information on guns, cash and large quantities of drugs.

Federal prosecutors have charged a Hudson man and a Green River woman for ...

Wyoming high court reverses incest conviction

CHEYENNE -- The Wyoming Supreme Court has reversed a Fremont County man's incest conviction.
The court ruled in June that it amounted to double jeopardy to ...

County attorney addresses recent plea deals

The new official has come under criticism for resolving high-profile criminal cases with agreements.

Four months after taking office, Fremont County ...

Meth suspect faces life sentence under new federal charges

Timothy Pitt faces stiffer potential penalties after his case moved to the federal court system. The Hudson man accused of leading a methamphetamine ...

County backs off Pitt meth case after federal prosecutors intervene

Federal prosecutors have taken over the case against Timothy Pitt, the Hudson man accused of leading a ring of methamphetamine dealers.
"He's being ...

Bennett says his office uses plea deals fairly

Despite recent criticism, Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney Michael Bennett thinks his administration uses plea agreements fairly.
"I think (plea ...

The periodic arrival of smoke from the Hardluck Fire has turned Riverton-area skies orange and changed the appearance of the sun as well. This scene greeted ...

Woman in high speed chase on the lam again after Salt Lake hospital allowed her to go

A woman who led police on a high-speed chase that ended with a damaging wreck in Riverton is at large again after being released mistakenly from a Salt Lake ...

Blistering day set records in Lander, elsewhere

Monday was one of the hottest August days on record for much of Wyoming, and more of the same is in store for Fremont County and Wyoming after some all-time ...

Trial ordered for one of nine defendants in meth ring bust

Timothy Pitt is headed to trial Sept. 16 after being accused of leading a meth distribution ring in Fremont County. Prosecutors have said a cooperating witness ...

Hardluck fire has 'very active' day; new flyover planned to determine acreage

An airplane overflight planned for Friday night was called off due to mechanical problems.

Hot, dry weather in the second half of the week permitted ...

Busy week in roadwork begins Monday

A variety of road maintenance projects around Fremont County will begin Monday with some of the work continuing into September. Officials said motorists should ...

Reservation school leaders urge patience by lawmakers

Superintendents from Fremont County school districts updated the Wyoming Legislature's Joint Education Committee and the Select Committee on Tribal Relations ...

County photographers win big in Sinks Canyon photo contest

Fremont County photographers pulled out the stops in the 33rd annual Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. Buzzing hummingbirds, frolicking moose, children ...

Ruling on Eaton execution could come in 2014

A federal judge has given lawyers until early next year to submit written arguments about whether the former Riverton man who is Wyoming's lone death row ...

County looks to preserve historical magazine

Editor Loren Jost retired as Riverton Museum director last month, but he has been asked to continue the publication for another year.

The Fremont ...

The high-speed chase

No one likes it or wishes for it, but sometimes there is no alternative

Riverton and its vicinity have witnessed two high-speed pursuits of private ...

County rancher Herbst on list of Liz Cheney advisers

The Republican is campaigning against three-term Sen. Mike Enzi.

Longtime Fremont County rancher Lois Herbst has been included in a list of ...

 
 

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