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Funds run dry for road to proposed uranium mines

A plan to rebuild a road that provides access to two planned uranium mines and links public highways has run into a lack of funds.
"It's an important project ...

Firefighters combat natural and manmade blazes

Local fire officials said they weren't surprised by the one-acre fire they extinguished June 24 roughly 12 miles west of Lysite.
The blaze reportedly started ...

Officials: Plan to hire one director for museums preliminary

Fremont County Museums Board members say a proposal to hire a single director for the Riverton, Lander and Dubois museums is still early in the planning ...

Fremont County was anticipating the annual renewal of Lander Pioneer Days festivities as the Fourth of July neared in 1967, with Diana Brodie and Charlotte ...

Motorists venturing into the countryside of Fremont County this week are likely to see alfalfa farmers at work, or notice the long rows of cut hay in what used ...

State cattle industry convention honors agriculture professionals

CHEYENNE --The Wyoming Stock Growers Association honored a number of outstanding agriculture advocates during the Wyoming Cattle Industry Convention and Trade ...

Fire-risky behavior

When the danger is at a high point, consider a change of plans

Fremont County and the surrounding area got a nice reprieve earlier this month from ...

Open meetings

Solid waste board ought to have kept the doors open to the public

Rarely do members of a public board say, or even think, "Hey, let's have a secret ...

Fremont County under a tornado watch

The National Weather Services has issued a tornado watch for Fremont County that is in effect until 6 p.m. Saturday.
Fremont County is one of 15 Wyoming ...

Trey Fike of Shoshoni won the standing long jump title Saturday in Rock Springs at the state Hershey Track Meet.
Fike finished with a mark of 6-3 in the 9-10 ...

Experts in Wyoming's open meetings law questioned the legality of the session.

A closed-door meeting between the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal ...

Amateur entomologists asked to assist with butterfly count

Participants will meet Saturday in Lander.

The Nature Conservancy's sixth annual Butterfly Blitz will be 9 a.m. to 4 pm. Saturday in Lander.
Ranges ...

Two plead not guilty in big meth bust

Two defendants arrested as part of a countywide drug bust in May pleaded not guilty on June 13 to one count each of conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine. A ...

County players help North to big win in Shrine Bowl

Fremont County football players Jesse Hawk, Cody Flynn and T.J. Galey played a significant role in the North's defense Saturday night in a 34-6 victory over ...

NBA player highlights basketball clinic for county youth

Bryan Sinclair was blown away Wednesday afternoon when Utah Jazz forward Jeremy Evans called him by name.
This was the third year the 10-year-old Sinclair ...

Proceed carefully when making changes in museum management

Editor:
I hope before the way the Fremont County museums are set up and managed is changed to a single director, that this idea can be talked about ...

Loose dog kills elderly poodle, injures 7-year-old girl

The owner of a Rottweiler mix north of Riverton was issued a citation Wednesday after the dog reportedly injured a 7-year-old girl and killed an elderly ...

Meth bust cases may advance to higher court

Cases against at least two defendants in last month's methamphetamine distribution bust are stalled in circuit court until a judge decides if enough probable ...

County planning codifies standards for naming roads

The Fremont County Planning Department has issued a draft document outlining rules for addresses and road names in unincorporated parts of the county.
"We ...

Area youths have strong showing at rodeo finals

The first day of the state high school rodeo finals was a good one for Fremont County cowboys and cowgirls.
After the first go in Douglas, Sierra Spratt of ...

 
 

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