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County launching Independence Day festivities Thursday

Fourth of July festivities begin Thursday in Fremont County with the Old Fashioned Community Independence Day Celebration in Pavillion.
"Everything is going ...

Feds OK plan to protect sage grouse; no listing

Eager to avoid possible federal protections for sage grouse that could cripple energy production and curtail other activities on public lands in the West, the ...

Several storms swept through the Wind River Basin on Tuesday evening, causing short bursts of hail and lightning that caught area residents unawares.
The ...

City population up 3.53 percent since 2010

After rolling up a sizable population gain in the two years following the 2010 U.S. Census, Riverton's growth paused by a minuscule amount last year.
The ...

Longmire novel launches state reading program

Residents in Fremont County will have the opportunity this year to participate in One Book Wyoming, a program designed to build community dialogue through ...

County ranks eighth in state in visitor spending

The countywide 4 percent lodging tax is expected to bring in $675,000 for fiscal year 2013-2014 which ends June 30. FY 2014-15 is expected to generate the ...

Big gains in employment since last year

County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ...

County's jobless rate now 4.5 percent

Employment across Fremont County continued to strengthen as spring arrived in 2014, with big improvement shown ...

Company buys local radio stations

The four stations are airing commercial-free with the goal of having three running commercially between June 20 and July 1.

Edwards Communications of ...

HS rodeo season set for state finals

Fremont County cowgirls placed high in the breakaway roping event last weekend at the Douglas rodeo.
On Saturday, Kinnear's Deni Lou Nicholls finished second ...

Circle of Friends helps survivors of suicide attempts

The Fremont County Circle of Friends seeks to provide free support to those who have survived suicide attempts.
The group's founder, Duffy Glasgow, said 95 ...

Daily use fees waived Saturday

In conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department's Free Fishing Day on Saturday, the State of Wyoming will waive all daily use fees for parks and ...

Nicholls gets breakaway roping title in busy rodeo weekend for high schoolers

Fremont County's cowboys and cowgirls had an action-packed weekend, with three different rodeos in three days.
The first stop was Saturday, May. 24, in ...

No surprise -- most county Students of the Year are sports competitors as well

Take one look at The Ranger Students of the Year. Athletes dominate the list.
Sterling Baker (Dubois), Casey Winger (Lander Valley High School), Charles ...

LeBrun details his view on jurisdiction, county attorney's role

Fremont County attorney candidate Patrick LeBrun made a campaign stop at the May 5 meeting of the Fremont County Republican Women. The group made no decision ...

2014 Students of the Year

Ivan Thomas
Arapahoe Charter High School

The Student of the Year award for Arapahoe Charter High School went to Ivan Thomas, 19, of Riverton. ...

CASPER -- Athletes from Fremont County stood at the top of the podium eight times over the three days of the all-class Wyoming state track and field ...

CASPER -- Opening day of the state high school track championships at Harry Geldien Stadium in Casper has a tradition of howling winds, rain, hail and even ...

Fremont County's small schools packed with event contenders

Track and field, more than other high school sports, often is considered predictable. The ...

Campbell challenged in HD34; two file vs. Case for state senate

About two dozen Fremont County residents filed for political office through Friday.
The formal filing period opened Thursday and continues through May 30 for ...

 
 

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