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Family fight in Shoshoni street draws neighbor's attention

Jun 9, 2013 - From staff reports:  Deputies said no one involved wanted to pursue charges.

Fremont County Sheriffs deputies responded to a family fight Thursday evening in Shoshoni ... [more]

Veterans park plans move forward

Jun 9, 2013 - By Andrea Novotny, Staff Writer:  Leonard Moss Sr. began the dedication ceremony for the Northern Arapaho Veterans Park with a prayer and blessing May 29 at the park's future location south of ... [more]

Digest

Jun 9, 2013 - From staff reports:  Guild celebrating Knit in Public Day
The Fremont Fiber Arts Guild will celebrate Knit in Public Day from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday on the lawn of the ... [more]

Tribe granted in-state tuition in Idaho

Jun 9, 2013 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Eastern Shoshone tribal members now have the option of paying a reduced rate.

Enrolled Eastern Shoshone tribal members interested in attending a ... [more]

Mead 'thrilled' with ed director finalists

Jun 9, 2013 - The Associated Press:  CHEYENNE -- Even though none of the three finalists to run the state Department of Education is from Wyoming, Gov. Matt Mead said he's impressed by their depth ... [more]

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

Jun 9, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

Meth bust cases may advance to higher court

Jun 9, 2013 - By Christina George, Staff Writer:  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 ... [more]

Plans for a new Riverton justice center stall again

Jun 9, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Commissioners worry that moving forward with the project might endanger an application for a $2.65 million grant.

Fremont County commissioners again ... [more]

Artist show on display through August

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Leo Hanway Sr. examined Colleen Friday's art at the Northern Arapaho Tribal Artists Show on Tuesday in the Experience Room at the Wind River Hotel and Casino. ... [more]

Bible's strong comeback surprises secular Norway

Jun 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Officials of the Lutheran Church of Norway see the interest as proof that the text still resonates in a country where only 1 percent of the 5 million ... [more]

Kenneth Lee 'Kenny' Rusler

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Kenneth Lee "Kenny" Rusler, of Riverton, died Sunday, June 2, 2013, at Help for Health Hospice. He was 61 years old.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial ... [more]

Thomas Mack Davis

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Thomas Mack Davis, of Worland, died Tuesday, June 4, 2013, at his home. He was 75 years old.
Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at ... [more]

Today

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Births
PAUL

A son was born to Samantha and Austin Paul, of Riverton, at 2:35 a.m. April 1, 2013, at Lander Regional Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ... [more]

Ringer awarded Airman of the Quarter trophy

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Airman 1st Class Matthew Ringer was recently awarded Airman of the Quarter for 2013 at Eielson Air Force Base, roughly 26 miles southeast of Fairbanks, Alaska. ... [more]

LCCC announces students on spring honor roll, graduate list

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Laramie County Community College is proud to announce the names of students who earned a place on the president's and vice president's honor rolls.
Fremont ... [more]

Smith and Beamer to wed June 29

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Jennifer Smith, the daughter of Deb Smith of Riverton and Rick Smith of Arizona, is engaged to Vince Beamer, the son of Galen and Kim Beamer of Ten Sleep. ... [more]

Cortes and Pavey to marry

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Cecilia Cortes, the daughter of Marcella Cortes of Riverton and Odilon Cortes of Reno, Nev., is engaged to Aaron Pavey, the son of Margaret and Larry Pavey of ... [more]

Wilson and Anderson to wed June 22

Jun 7, 2013 - Staff:  Hailee Wilson, the daughter of Mike and Colleen Wilson, is engaged to Ross Anderson, the son of Mick and Nancy Anderson. Both families are from Riverton.
The ... [more]

Driver left accident scene after collision

Jun 7, 2013 - Gene Hauck, Riverton:  Editor:
On the evening of May 25 at about 11 p.m., my granddaughter was driving south North Eighth West in Riverton. As she approached the intersection of ... [more]

Ins and outs of government's surveillance

Jun 7, 2013 - By David G. Savage, McClatchy Newspapers:  WASHINGTON -- A newly published court order has confirmed what key members of Congress said they have known for years -- that the government has routine access ... [more]

Farmers market

Jun 7, 2013 - By Steven R. Peck:  In light of recent debate, a trial run at City Park could be worth a try

Organizers and participants in the Wednesday afternoon farmers market in ... [more]

Digest

Jun 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  Woman air lifted after fall
LARAMIE -- A woman who fell at the Vedauwoo climbing area was air lifted to a hospital Thursday.
Albany County Undersheriff ... [more]

Plan lifts some wolf protections

Jun 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  BILLINGS, Mont. -- The Obama administration is proposing to end recovery efforts for gray wolves across most of the U.S. and return management to the ... [more]

Cattle drive to delay traffic

Jun 7, 2013 - The Associated Press:  MOOSE -- Motorists between Moran Junction and Elk Ranch flats will find out on Saturday that, at least in Wyoming, cattle drives always have the right of ... [more]

Police seek information in Wednesday hit-and-run

Jun 7, 2013 - From staff reports:  The Riverton Police Department is looking for information about a hit-and-run accident that was reported just before 3 p.m. Wednesday in the 1400 block of ... [more]

Officers follow trail of vehicle fluid to suspect who left scene

Jun 7, 2013 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The 20-year-old Riverton man was charged with underage drinking and leaving the site of an accident.

Jordan Weber, 20, of Riverton, was arrested ... [more]

Vehicle department requests tires, raises

Jun 7, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Tires and raises make up most of a $216,000 increase in the Fremont County Vehicle Maintenance Department's proposed budget for fiscal year 2014.
Department ... [more]

County planning codifies standards for naming roads

Jun 7, 2013 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Fremont County Planning Department has issued a draft document outlining rules for addresses and road names in unincorporated parts of the county.
"We ... [more]

Area youths have strong showing at rodeo finals

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  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 ... [more]

Four from Fremont Co. to compete in Shrine Bowl

Jun 7, 2013 - By Bruce Tippets, Sports Editor:  Two Riverton High School and two Dubois High School football players have been temporary teammates this week in preparing for the annual Shrine Bowl in Casper. ... [more]