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Later start Tuesday for commission
The Fremont County Commission's regular meeting starts later than usual this Tuesday, July 23, at the commission ...

First fuel-tax-funded job is in Fremont County

Two other Fremont County road projects also were awarded this month at the Wyoming Transportation Commission meeting.

The first project to be funded ...

Coroner now says earlier wreck was a factor in death

But he said the cause of Audrey Arguello's death was a subdural hematoma as the result of an accidental fall July 7, however.

Coroner Ed McAuslan ...

Strathmore u-mine moves ahead; public comment, meetings

A Gas Hills uranium mine has reached the next step in its permitting process with the opening of a public comment period.
Interested parties will have until ...

Cloud seeding test coming to and end this year in Winds

Preparations are being made for a final winter of seeding clouds over the Wind River Mountains and other mountain ranges as part of the state's unique research ...

Fremont County Weed and Pest has found mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus on Snavely Lane between Hudson and Lander.
Weed and Pest assistant supervisor Nancy ...

The Northern Arapaho and Eastern Shoshone tribes are taking over operation of the four solid waste transfer stations on the Wind River Indian Reservation ...

Trial date set for meth suspects

All four pleaded not guilty

Four defendants in May's countywide meth bust have a trial set for Sept. 16.
They all pleaded not guilty to the ...

Four from county heading for high school finals rodeo

Three Fremont County cowgirls and one cowboy are making final preparations for the National High School Finals Rodeo in Rock Springs.
The rodeo starts this ...

Fremont County athletes and coaches have been selected to participate in the Wyoming Coaches Association all-star events later this month in Casper.
The ...

EMTs urge county not to 'regress' in level of service

A group of Fremont County emergency medical technicians told commissioners at a meeting July 2 that the ambulance department needs more support to maintain the ...

Grizzly activity leads to tent ban in Brooks Lake areas

Shoshone National Forest officials have temporarily banned soft-sided tents at campgrounds near Brooks Lake in far western Fremont County.
The reason is more ...

Farm bill failure puts conservation funds in doubt for county

The failure of the Federal Agricultural Reform and Risk Management Act could delay the availability of funds for conservation projects in Fremont County.
The ...

Tuesday notes

Triple digits
We have hot summers in Fremont County, but it's rare that the temperature reaches 100 degrees. If that is going to happen in 2013, the ...

The effects of the busy 2012 fire season could still be felt across western and central Wyoming this summer.
In Fremont County, the AlpineR00;Lake Fire ...

A single museums chief

Proponents say it's time for a change, but some salesmanship is required

Only with great care should the Fremont County Museums Board and Fremont ...

Belgian family calls Wyoming 'the cowboy country you dream of'

Nesta Geirnaert turned 2 years old on May 16 far from her place of birth. She and her family --father Steven Geirnaert and mother Heidi Renwa --are from ...

Healthy gains in job market

Fremont County's unemployment picture improved dramatically in May, with the unemployment rate reaching its lowest point in several years.
The improvement ...

UW announces its spring dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls

The University of Wyoming lists 47 students from Fremont County on the 2013 spring semester academic dean's and dean's freshman honor rolls.
The honor rolls ...

Fireworks calls keep police busy

The Riverton Police Department responded to 12 calls related to fireworks during the Fourth of July holiday.
The reports started coming in at about 12:30 p.m. ...

 
 

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