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Family dog killed in rural house fire Monday

A family dog died in a residential fire Monday that drew firefighters from multiple departments.
According to reports from the Fremont County Sheriff's ...

Investigators say pack of dogs killed woman

The victim Wednesday was Deanne Lynn Coando, 40, of Fort Washakie.

Officials think the woman found unconscious last week in the 800 block of ...

Hunter says men told him to 'get off their land'

A hunter called police at about 4:20 p.m. Nov. 7 to report that two unknown subjects had pointed a gun at him in the Dickinson Park area above Fort ...

Each year the Wyoming State Historical Society produces a calendar full of photographs from Wyoming's past.
This picture was featured in the 1994 calendar, ...

Graduation rate low at District 21, but numbers not telling all, says school principal

Fort Washakie High School has reported some of the lowest graduation rates in the state in recent years. Whether those numbers mean anything is a matter of ...

Indian land ownership issues, renewable energy for farms and ranches, and efficient grazing were just a few topics of talks at the 2014 Wind River Agriculture ...

Lander's Sierra Lyons placed in the top 10 in three different events.

Fort Washakie cowboy Jared Noseep proved to be the lone winner last weekend ...

Trustees mull canceling partnership with BOCES

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees is looking into the role the Board of Cooperative Education Services plays in the district.
During ...

Meth charges against woman bound over

A search of Yolanda Chavez revealed a weapon, cash and drug paraphernalia.

A Fort Washakie woman has had her charges on selling methamphetamine bound ...

Fremont County School District 21 approves eight bus routes

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has approved eight bus routes for the 2014-2015 school year.
During the board's regular meeting Aug. ...

District 21 board reviews student progress on tests

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees has reviewed results from the Measures of Academic Progress and Standardized Testing and Reporting ...

Deshaw, Coen to wed Saturday

Shawna Marine Deshaw of Fort Washakie and George "Bob" Coen of Riverton have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Cindy Deshaw and ...

Elders honor gravesite found on school grounds

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees held a ceremony to honor a gravesite found on the grounds of the school.
The site sat behind the ...

Farmers market opens in Fort Washakie

The Wind River Indian Reservation's fifth annual tribal farmers market is under way for the summer.
Organizers said the purpose of the market is to promote ...

District 21 trustees approve $20.7 million budget for next fiscal year

The Fremont County School District 21 Board of Trustees approved a budget for the fiscal year 2014-2015.
In a short budget hearing before the board's regular ...

Superintendents share success stories from schools on rez

The Wyoming Legislature's Select Committee on Tribal Relations heard from two reservation school superintendents recently at Central Wyoming College. ...

Not exactly a relaxing weekend

How about this for a weekend of fun?
Take a day or two off.
Get out your bike, your hiking shoes, and your canoe.
Then, rise early to ...
- Trek 20 miles ...

County, community libraries working to improve unclear relationships among them

Building relationships with community libraries throughout Fremont County is becoming a priority for the Fremont County Library System.
The county network ...

County organizers try Life R U Ready event on local students

Local health officials recently role-played the consequences of drug use and underage drinking with county sixth-graders, hoping to reduce the risky behaviors. ...

Missing trio found after 60 hours in mountains

Their car got stuck Sunday in the Mosquito Park area of the Wind River range.

The subjects of a search and rescue operation initiated Tuesday ...

 
 

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