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Riverton has made tentative plans for how it will use funds this year from the optional 1 percent sales tax, with plans to save at least $1 million for 2017 ...

Kids safe after fall through ice

Four juveniles ages 11, 12, 13 and 14 were treated for possible hypothermia after they fell through the ice into the Wind River at about 5 p.m. Saturday south ...

A parade of horn-honking vehicles trailed a Riverton Volunteer Fire Department engine through Riverton on Monday afternoon as the Riverton River Rats hockey ...

Arapahos sue Shoshones, feds over joint-government issues

The Northern Arapaho Tribe filed a lawsuit Monday claiming that the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Eastern Shoshone Business Council acted unlawfully when ...

County could see extra $2.5 million under amendment OKd in House

CHEYENNE - Wyoming's cities, towns and counties could receive more money out of the state budget than previously expected.
The Wyoming House of ...

'The Pirates of Penzance' runs Feb. 25-28 at Arts Center

Central Wyoming College's theater department is set to perform "The Pirates of Penzance" Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 25-28, on the main stage at the Robert ...

Flu season active locally; peak might still be ahead

Local health officials say this year's flu season may hit its peak later than usual, so anyone who has not yet received a vaccine still could benefit from ...

Mirelle Cox, an eighth-grader from Lander Middle School took the championship at the Fremont County spelling bee Thursday in Lander.

Riverton Middle School ...

Fremont County Digest

Clothes given away this week
Clothing giveaways will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23, and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 27, at Wind River ...

Fremont County celebrates National FFA Week

Lander FFA
Agricultural organization stays busy year round

During National FFA week the Lander Valley ...

Fremont County Jaycees hosted their annual agriculture appreciation awards banquet 45 years ago this week, honoring two pillars of the local agriculture ...

A University of Wyoming graduate student discussed the potential economic viability of vaccinating sheep in the state for blue tongue disease during the 32nd ...

In Jackie Dorothy's new novel "Wind Rider," a 12-year-old Northern Arapaho boy is joined by his younger sister through a journey of exploration while ...

When ranchers sell bulls at auction, they generally prepare their stock in a standard way: cut their hair, trim the hooves and fatten them up to indicate to ...

Wyoming State Winter Fair starts this weekend; some vendor space open

Final plans are in place for the 2016 Wyoming State Winter Fair in Lander, which begins Saturday.
Main-floor vendor spaces or more than half sold out. ...

Internet revenge bill gets narrow win in judiciary committee vote

CHEYENNE - Some Wyo-ming lawmakers want to criminalize dissemination of an intimate image of another without the subject's consent - also known as "revenge ...

Day at the Legislature

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Developments at the Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 19, the 10th day of the 2016 budget session:
BUDGET BILL: Both the House and the Senate ...

Medicaid expansion fails in Legislature; no revival expected

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Senateon Fridayvoted down three budget amendments that would have expanded federal Medicaid programs in the state.
Fremont County's ...

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Births

DYE
A child was born to Amber Dye of Shoshoni and Drew Dye of Shoshoni at 12:30 a.m. Feb. 9 at at ...

Privacy amendment measure defeated

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Senate has voted down a bill that would have called on state voters to decide whether to amend the state constitution to recognize ...

 
 

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