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Climber dies in fall
SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a man was killed when he fell while rock climbing in Sheridan County.
58-year-old Dean Darling, ...

Fremont County residents can look forward to a break in the cloudy, wet weather this week.
Forecasters said local skies are expected to clear overnight ...

Two passengers - one carrying a bottle of clear liquid - fled from the vehicle.

A one-vehicle rollover crash Friday evening in Riverton led to the ...

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Tuesday May 17

A Spaghetti Dinner Benefit will be from 5-8 p.m. at the Riverton Elks ...

Another reprieve for recycling as backers plead for more time

Glass no longer being accepted, however

Fremont County again has delayed a decision to end the bulk of its recycling program, giving the public a ...

Robbery assailant identified; public's assistance sought

The Riverton Police Department has identified the man suspected of a strong-arm robbery May 7 at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
Officials have ...

Utah hostage-takers both caught in Wyo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities spent days searching for a father and son accused of trapping a mother and her four teenage daughters in a Utah ...

Familiar griz appears first time this year

JACKSON (AP) -- A female grizzly bear that is frequently seen in the open with cubs in Grand Teton National Park has emerged from her winter hibernation -- with ...

Superintendent to feds: Stay out of restroom policy in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming education superintendent Jillian Balow says the federal government shouldn't tell state educators how to handle sensitive issues such ...

Basement kidnap suspect nabbed near Pinedale; son evading manhunt

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of two men accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up in the basement surrendered to ...

Fremont County digest


Wyoming Outdoor Weekend May 20-21
The second annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend is Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at the Lander Community Center. ...

Cowboy Hall of Fame welcomes Winfield, Frank and McGuire

The Fremont County Wyoming County Hall of Fame Committee hosted their second annual benefit and dance to honor their 2015 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees ...

Pay raise coming for District 14 teachers

New teachers at Wyoming Indian schools this fall will earn a $48,000 base pay, a $1,000 increase from the current academic year.
The Fremont County School ...

Unexpectedly, the raised funds were matched by the state of Wyoming Endowment Challenge, resulting in more than a total of $4,000.

Central Wyoming ...

CWC pinned nurses

Central Wyoming College held its nurse pinning ceremony Thursday.
The nursing class of 2016 includes, from the Riverton campus: Dolly Antonovich-Schmuck, ...

Six-hour joyride leads Montana man to county, DUI, prison

Lander's district court handed down a prison sentence last week for a Montana man who, while on an admitted two-day methamphetamine binge, got lost in his way ...

Student speaker Erendira Morales amused her fellow Central Wyoming College graduates Friday night by taking a photo "selfie" on stage during
graduation ...

State loses another rig; national tally all-time low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 406, another all-time low amid depressed energy ...

Season's first 1 percent job ready to begin

The first 1 percent optional sales tax project for the summer season will improve roadway and drainage problems on West Pershing Avenue in Riverton.
The ...

Remains of long-dead children to be returned to reservation

After more than a century of legal and political struggle by the Northern Arapaho Tribal Historic Preservation Office and others, the remains of children who ...

 
 

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