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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

With high rates of alcohol abuse well known in Fremont County, Volunteers of America operates one of the highest profile social services in the county: The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

Under a preliminary agreement forged Thursday by Fremont County's publics lands committee, the Copper Mountain Wilderness Study Area is set to have the most ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

U.S. solicitor general Noel Francisco has requested and received an extension on the deadline for an official opinion from the U.S. on whether the U.S. Supreme ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 20, 2018

The Fremont County Attorney's Office became the first party Friday to formally express opposition to a potential review by the U.S. Supreme Court of an ongoing ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 19, 2018

The Northern Arapaho Tribe's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers has been joined with nearly 600 other cases that have been consolidated in the federal court ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 18, 2018

Fremont County School District 25 is now "on the path to abandoning Tonkin," according to superintendent Terry Snyder, who said he's "close" to having a ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have merged the county's drug court program with juvenile services on a six-month trial basis after the resignation of drug court ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018

Four people have been sentenced in federal court this month so far in connection to a shooting that took place in Arapahoe last July. Riverton resident ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018

While Wyoming Legislators settled on $27 million of new cuts for K-12 school funding for the 2019 academic year, a boost to Riverton's health insurance funds ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2018

With the declining availability of reliable election judges, and the expected obsolescence of the state's voting machine in 2020, Fremont County Clerk Julie ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 13, 2018

Central Wyoming College's Criminal Justice Club hosted a day-long conference Wednesday, when police and prison leaders came to campus to teach students -- ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2018

For the sixth consecutive year, the Science Olympiad team at Riverton Middle School has been crowned champion at Wyoming's state competition, which took place ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2018

Candidates seeking statewide office and re-election to Congress this year flocked to Fremont County on Saturday night for a Republican fundraiser held at the ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2018

A proposal from U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., to roll back environmental protections on many of the state's Wilderness Study Areas will not address WSAs in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 6, 2018

Riverton drivers won't have to adapt to more "no left turn" rules for another two weeks. Demolition of more of North Federal Boulevard is on hold as utility ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 5, 2018

The Northern Arapaho Business Council is hoping to create an employment and training program by July and hopes to hire a director in early summer. Established ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 5, 2018

Gas company Norco Industrial has started up a scholarship program for welding students at Central Wyoming College. The first scholarship of $1,500 will go to ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 5, 2018

Judge Wesley Roberts ruled Wednesday that a special prosecutor will be allowed to pursue a manslaughter conviction against Keith Sack, 22, who shot and killed ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 5, 2018

The Northern Arapaho Tribe has joined a growing list of governmental entities nationwide in suing opioid manufacturers and their distributers. The tribe ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2018

Fremont County's budget discussions began Tuesday afternoon with a much different tone from the last two years. In 2016, county commissioners asked elected ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 4, 2018

Judge Norman Young sent a message about drunk-driving Tuesday, sentencing the driver of a nearly fatal DUI incident to 3-6 years imprisonment. The judge also ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 3, 2018

The $4.9 million in major maintenance funding that the Legislature approved in March was cause for "tremendous celebration" among Fremont School District 25 ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 30, 2018

The Riverton Police Department has played a major role in cracking down on shoplifting at Walmart, but it was one of the department's own who added to the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 29, 2018

After steady precipitation delayed work Monday on North Federal Boulevard, work crews have been playing catch-up this week on installing new sewer waste lines ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 28, 2018

It was a refrain that Wyoming's educators repeated many times over the past couple years. Even when legislators worked tirelessly on an "omnibus" education ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 27, 2018

The Federal Emergency Management Agency will cover fewer than 60 percent of reimbursements local governments requested to cover flood damage in 2017. FEMA has ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Mar 27, 2018

Randy Pickering's fate was determined shortly after 9 p.m. Monday night. After several hours of deliberation, a jury came into Fremont County's district ...


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