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Zero-tolerance policy in effect for impaired driving during Fourth of July holiday span

In anticipation of the July 4 holiday period, the Wyoming Department of Transportation is instituting statewide warnings against impaired driving.
From July ...

Wyoming digest

New Sublette sheriff takes oath
(AP) -- Sublette County officials have appointed a new sheriff to replace Stephen Haskell, who was removed from office ...

The Ice Cream Freeze Off is at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6 in the Cottonwood Arena of the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Teams of all ages will compete to have their ...

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EMERSON
A daughter was born to Kylie Emerson of Riverton and Duke Emerson of Riverton at 1:32 p.m. June ...

Mosquitoes

'Phenomenal' numbers in early tally; no West Nile detected in county yet

Flooding this spring in Fremont County has resulted in a large number of ...

Jet air service at Riverton airport begins Friday

After a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday morning, Denver Air Connection will fly its first Riverton Regional Airport passengers out at 8:09 a.m., arriving in ...

Wyoming digest

Card charges filed
LARAMIE (AP) -- Six men and women face federal charges of using counterfeit credit cards to defraud Wyoming and Colorado fast-food ...

Police: Fugitive father, son killed Utah train worker

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A Salt Lake City train worker who was kidnapped during his shift by a father and son on the run from police died just over two hours ...

John Lundberg walked alongside his family's float in the annual Shrine Circus kiddie parade Wednesday. Jackson Owens, dressed as a lion, stood at the rear of ...

New ombudsman says she's handled seven service calls so far

Jane Juve has been in the position since February.

Since starting her role as Riverton's first community relations ombudsman, Jane Juve said she's ...

Hay conditions struggle as FreCo tries to rebound from poor 2015

At the end of May, just 71 percent of Wyoming's hay was in good condition, as measured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.At the same time in 2015, the ...

Fire activity picking up; precautions urged for July 4 holiday

Scattered thunderstorms that rolled through the region Tuesday afternoon started several lightning-caused fires in the southern end of Fremont County.
At ...

Long closed session for CWC board as process to find president gets started

After almost three hours spent in a closed-door executive session meeting Tuesday, the Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees offered no indication of its ...

Many in state to feel impact of $90 million in health cuts

A huge cut in the Wyoming Department of Health's budget is likely to have serious consequences across the state.
Last week, Gov. Matt Mead announced $90 ...

Beaver Creek Fire nears 10K acres

Consecutive days of low humidity and north by northwest winds greatly increased fire growth on the Beaver Creek Fire Monday afternoon and through the night. ...

County budget cut 15 percent; cash and investments tapped to keep it balanced

Fremont County Commissioners have finalized a budget for the 2017 fiscal year after taking comment at a public hearing Monday.
With the county's assessed ...

City inching closer to full funding for big N. Fed. rebuild next year

The $5.2 million project could take two years to finish.

The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board awarded the City of Riverton a $1.3 million ...

This year marks the 26th anniversary of the annual 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous re-enactment in Riverton. The events starts Wednesday, June 29, continuing ...

Wyoming digest


Foundation funds gov house improvements
CHEYENNE (AP) -- A nonprofit organization supported by major players in Wyoming's energy industry is spending ...

Animal vaccinations, human common sense key factors in rabies prevention

In 2015 a Fremont County resident died of rabies, the first such death ever recorded in the state.

Rabies prevention strategies, including animal ...

 
 

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