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Local weather officials say even more snow is coming to Fremont County this week.
The worst of the storm is expected to hit southern Wyoming, but National ...

Selenium in water supply could prove to be costly for Casper

CASPER (AP) -- A heavy metal in Casper's water could become a $50 million hurdle when a permit for the city's wastewater treatment plant goes up for review in ...

Research: Prairie dogs can improve forage

Ranchers have known prairie dogs can reduce rangeland forage by as much as half, but prairie dogs may significantly increase the quality of forage that ...

Snow removal has been a challenge at Central Wyoming College, just as it has been throughout Riverton in recent weeks. Al Lara used a blower outside the ...

The City of Riverton recognized retiring finance director Gloria Hardman on Dec. 20 during a city council meeting.
Hardman had also been filling in as ...

More Medicare help for 'high needs'


New rules taking effect in 2017 good for both docs and patients

Doctors have complained for years that they're not paid adequately for ...

Wyoming digest

Cody man froze to death
CODY (AP) -- Authorities say a man found dead in his home near Cody last month froze to death after a snowstorm.
The body of ...

Judge dismisses warden's lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a discrimination lawsuit that Ruby Ziegler, the new warden of the Wyoming Honor Farm, filed last year against the state's ...

City staff commended for clean audit

Once again, the City of Riverton has received a positive audit report.
The city reported a strong six-month audit in March as well.
By the end of the year, ...

Capitol Square suit arguments begin

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie County District Court judge heard arguments Friday afternoon over motions to dismiss and to amend the lawsuit over the Capitol Square ...

New Year's feast

The Shoyos were one of many families that attended the New Year's Eve feast Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. The event was sponsored by ...

2016 Year-end news review: DECEMBER

DECEMBER

1 - Attorneys for Riverton will join a settlement conference in hopes of ending a lawsuit filed by the local Days Inn motel.

2 - The ...

2016 Year-end news review: NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

1 - Lance Clark was released from custody Monday after the Fremont County Attorney's Office dropped the charge of second degree murder for ...

2016 Year-end news review: OCTOBER

OCTOBER

2 - The Bureau of Indian Affairs has promised to take control of the courthouse currently occupied by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court, ...

Lander library to screen Domingo-featured opera

The creme de la creme of opera comes together at the Metropolitan Opera's presentation of Nabucco on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 10:55 am at the Lander ...

BLM plans horse gather near Lander

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is requesting public input prior to analyzing a proposed wild horse gather in the North Lander Wild Horse ...

Wyoming digest

Body of missing boarder found in snow
JACKSON (AP) -- Searchers have recovered the body of a Grand Targhee Resort worker who failed to return from ...

Fremont County digest

WyomingPBS debuts 'Wild West' documentary
"Today's Wild West," a 13-part documentary style series on all things western, debuts on WyomingPBS beginning ...

2016: Economic downturn, tribal issues top local news stories of the year

Fremont County's No. 1 story for 2016 was related to the national downturn in the energy and minerals industries.
The selection was made by a vote of eight ...

2016 Year-end news review: MARCH

MARCH
1 - Both of the people who fell off of the Diversion Dam bridge Friday afternoon died as a result of the incident. A 17-year-old boy died at the ...

 
 

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