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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 ...

Sensible, not sexy

The first project to be funded by the 1 percent sales tax meet basic community needs

Less than one year after Fremont County voters agreed to impose ...

In August 1988, representatives from the five counties -- Fremont, Sublette, Sweetwater, Teton and Park -- were making the rounds to local governments seeking ...

Tribal education issues aired for cabinet duo during landmark visit

Both Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Education Secretary Arne Duncan said federal budget sequestration has affected education negatively.

In an ...

U.S. Secretary of Interior Sandy Jewell and U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan visited with Eastern Shoshone Business Council member Darwin "Sunny" St. ...

U.S. Forest Service officials thanked local residents for practicing fire safety so far this summer.
"People have been doing a great job," Forest Service fire ...

West Nile is back

Don't raise your or your family's risk this summer by ignoring the danger

There is a mosquito out there with your name on it.
That is the only safe ...

West Nile virus case confirmed in Fremont Co.

A woman in Fremont County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
She represents the second case of West Nile ...

Grizzly sighted near Lander again; large numbers still unlikely in southern Winds

This year marks the third consecutive summer that a grizzly bear has been sighted in the mountains outside of Lander, but officials said the news shouldn't ...

More progress in meth case; nine suspects now charged

An extensive countywide drug investigation involving wiretapping, surveillance and the use of confidential informants led to the arrests.

An eighth ...

West Nile carriers now detected across much of the county

Mosquitoes throughout Fremont County tested positive for West Nile virus this week, with hits recorded in Riverton, Lander, rural Hudson and Arapahoe on ...

First-degree murder trial ordered for two brothers in '06 death

Brothers Alan and Vernon Lee Brown of Fremont County are headed to trial in November in connection with the 2006 death of Tad Paul Barnson.
Barnson's skeletal ...

 
 

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