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With 1 percent money in hand, county to improve gravel roadways

The Fremont County Transportation Department has identified roads that will receive new gravel using optional 1 percent sales tax funds. The first such ...

Richard Brown

Fremont County native Richard Brown, a member of the Northern Arapaho Tribe and longtime resident of Taos Pueblo, New Mexico, died Friday, Dec. 4, 2015.
His ...

Panel: State not ready for med marijuana

A petition drive to put the issue on the 2016 ballot is far short of its goal.

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Mem-bers of a state panel said Wyoming is not ...

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Wyoming down a rig for week
HOUSTON (AP) -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the ...

Seventy years ago today these Riverton youth Christmas carolers were doing two good deeds at once -- entertaining audiences with songs of the season and raising ...

Man gets three-year prison term for possessing firearm as a felon

Starr Miller had pleaded not guilty to the charge July 28, then changed his plea shortly before trial.

Starr Dana Miller, 22, of Arapahoe, was ...

Landcapes used for new 'Good Dinosaur' movie basis of new Wind River Visitors council lis

The Wind River Visitors Council compiled possible adventures around Fremont County to imitate those shared in the Pixar movie "The Good Dinosaur" with Arlo an ...

Jump in meth-related death in county sparks warning from coroner

The Fremont County Coroner's Office has issued a public health warning about the use of methamphetamine, which has been involved in at least three local deaths ...

New highway camera up and running

Five new highway web cameras went live this week, including one in Fremont County.
Views from the cameras can be viewed remotely by travelers to help assess ...

UW, Wyoming State Library announce cooperative content service

The Wyoming State Library has announced a partnership with University of Wyoming Libraries which increases the amount of digital content available to Wyoming ...

WIES named on national list of innovative K-12 schools

Wyoming Indian Elementary School has been named one of the 41 Most Innovative K-12 Schools in America by the education website Noodle.
"WIES is proud to be ...

Man jailed on federal charges after break-in, theft at post office

An Arapahoe man is in custody on federal charges alleging he burglarized the U.S. Post Office in Riverton.
Allen Joseph Whiteplume Jr., 30, of Arapahoe, was ...

Her three-year contract includes annual base salary of $350,000 and a $48,000 housing allowance.

South Dakota State University administrator Laurie ...

A group committed to finding a solution to the livestock rustling problem in Fremont County hopes for support from the Wyoming Legislature.
The group ...

Tigers beat Torrington; girls fall to Lovell by 53-39 mark

Lander triumphed on the road against the Trailblazers behind 21 points from Kobey Simpson.

Kobey Simpson scored 21 points as the Lander Valley High ...

Lady Blue got a W for the first time this season with an emphatic victory over the visiting Rams, led by Brianna Thompson and Tammy Maddock, who combined ...

Wyoming Indian returns to action after the new year at the Big Horn County Shootout.

Wyoming Indian continued its unbeaten streak with a pair of ...

Lady Rams defeat Riverside, 42-35

The Dubois Lady Rams picked up their first win over a Class 2-A opponent in five seasons with a 42-35 win over the Riverside Rebels at the Sho-opolis ...

The toughest schedule in Class 2-A girls basketball continued for the Lady Chiefs of Wyoming Indian with games against Wright, Big Horn and Tongue River.
The ...

The Riverton boys basketball squad won their first two games of the season at the Flaming Gorge Invitational in Green River.

The Riverton Wolverines ...

 
 

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