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Abuse charged filed on allegation linked to drinking in September

The alleged perpetrator claimed he did not have sex with the victim, and he consented to the collection of buccal swabs.

A fifth-year senior at ...

Today

Deaths

BURNETT
Richard Burnett Sr, 77, died Dec. 29 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper due to a lengthy ...

China slowdown, global impact voted No. 1 business story of '15

WASHINGTON (AP) -- China's economy lost some luster and its leaders their aura of invincibility. China's sharp slowdown was chosen as the top business story of ...

Fremont County Year in Review

JANUARY
2 --No one was injured in the Dubois blaze that destroyed and displaced more than a dozen local businesses. The fire was reported at about 8:15 ...

Wyoming digest

Patrol adds online element to safety campaign
(AP) -- The Wyoming Highway Patrol is launching a social media campaign in an effort to prevent drunken ...

Center of Hope shootings, oil price impact, opening of Job Corps top county news

A fatal shooting in Riverton that sparked racial tensions and a request for a federal hate crime investigation was voted as the year's top story for Fremont ...

The new R Recreation community ice rink located at the east end of Tonkin Stadium is open noon to 10 p.m. daily.


Supervisors combined "Tonkin" with ...

This trash dumpster beside the City of Riverton's recycling bins near the intersection of West Main and North 11th W. is intended for incidental trash items ...

Today

Corrections

The caption accompanying Thursday's story about Job Corp students should have said Fernando Cly was working ...

Man sentenced for home-invasion incident

An Ethete man has been sentenced to three years supervised probation after a judge accepted a plea agreement in the case.
Trevor Dean Hyatt pleaded guilty to ...

Friends of the Fair hosts New Year's Eve party Thursday at fairgrounds

Friends of The Fremont County Fair host a New Year's party beginning at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 31, at the Fremont Center, 1010 Fairgrounds Road.
New Year's ...

Indulgent jambalaya first, then penitent beans and rice


As 2015 ends, I'm thinking of this year's loss of chef Paul Prudhomme, one of this ...

Judge lets suit challenging new trespassing laws go forward

CHEYENNE(AP) -- A federal judge has refused to dismiss a lawsuit contesting two new Wyoming laws barring people from gathering information about agriculture and ...

Yellowstone, other famed parks setting new records

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- Many of the country's most prominent national parks, including Grand Canyon, Yellowstone and Zion, set visitation records in 2015 and ...

Digest

Boy killed in sledding accident
LARAMIE (AP) -- An 8-year-old boy died of a head injury suffered when he hit a tree while sledding east of ...

Man accused in hatchet attack denied new trial

Terry L. Schmuck appeared in Judge Nor-man E. Young's court on Dec. 29 to file an appeal for a new trial, which was denied.
Schmuck, 46, of Kinnear, was ...

Wind River snowpack at 81 percent at year end

Snowpack in Fremont County is below average as the year comes to an end, but it has grown steadily over the past two weeks.
New "snotel" data from the ...

Lodging study reveals growth, potential for local tourism

A group that completed a local lodging survey says Fremont County is "evolving into a burgeoning year-round destination."
Berkeley Young of Young Strategies ...

Pot bust finds hundreds of plants indoors at city home

The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation has announced the confiscation of about 640 "high grade" marijuana plants from a Riverton home.
DCI conducted ...

Wyoming digest

Personal income up slightly
(AP) -- Recently released state data shows that total personal income in Wyoming grew slightly during the third quarter of ...

 
 

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