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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2018

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has implemented new training after an audit by the Department of Interior's Office of Inspector General found that the federal ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2018

Under the new student handbook for Riverton High School, administrators now have an option to not suspend students for "the use of force when it is used in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

After five months of legal delays, the expulsion hearings for all three former Riverton High School wrestlers accused of hazing is set for June 29. Fremont ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 17, 2018

Community members have urged the Fremont County School District 25 school board to hire a full-time replacement for Riverton High School band director Aric ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 15, 2018

Randy Pickering was sentenced to 20-30 years imprisonment Thursday after a jury convicted him of three counts of attempted murder in the second ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

SageWest Health Care no longer plans to reopen the obstetrics unit at its Riverton hospital, CEO Alan Daugherty said Tuesday. "There's no way I can do it on a ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2018

Lynn Tendore was sentenced Thursday morning to five to 12 years of imprisonment after a second aggravated robbery of a convenience store. However, judge ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

After a year away, the Fremont County Commissioners now plan to rejoin the Fremont County Association of Governments. FCAG is a nonprofit organization that ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 13, 2018

Jody Ray was appointed Tuesday to fill a vacant seat on the Fremont County School District 25 school board in Riverton. Dean Peranteaux, who also previously ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

County commissioners across have new budgetary powers this year, meaning they now have veto power over special taxation districts that are funded by mills ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2018

Part 3 of 3 Embroiled in a federal investigation regarding millions of dollars in appropriated funding that is not accounted for, the actions of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2018

The Fremont County School District 25 school board approved on Tuesday a $928,248 bid to have Hellas Construction rebuild Riverton's track and field. The ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 5, 2018

Part 2 of 3 The tribes of the Wind River Indian Reservation are under investigation from the U.S. Department of the Interior for failure to account ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jun 3, 2018

Part 1 of 3 A failure of oversight by the Bureau of Indian Affairs allowed the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes to misuse $6.2 million in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 31, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners plan to set up a contract with a state nonprofit aimed a preventing suicide and abuse of tobacco, alcohol and other controlled ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 31, 2018

Community leaders in Fremont County gathered Wednesday morning to celebrate a "land dedication" at 304 acres set to become the Eastern Shoshone Business Park ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 30, 2018

In September 2017, the Fremont County Commission ordered the owners of 3 Spear Ranch in Dubois to stop blocking Little Warm Springs Road, a public road the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 29, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have agreed to grant a gradual pay increase for the county government's full-time elected officials. Each county official will ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 27, 2018

Fremont County Commission-ers approved a 30-day public comment period on Tuesday for the land-use proposals of the local committee that's recommended new uses ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 25, 2018

RMSers raise funds for water station Students from the Riverton Middle School Builders Club sold water bottles this spring as a fundraiser to buy a ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 25, 2018

Cocktail glasses and playing cards, all bearing the name "Wind River Hotel and Casino," inadvertently were handed out to grade-schoolers at April 14's Native ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 24, 2018

The Fremont County Attorney's Office has reached a plea agreement for Donald Burnett, the Lander man who was charged with third-degree sexual abuse of a minor ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 23, 2018

Applications to fill a vacancy on the Fremont County District 25 school board are due by noon Friday June 8. After applications are received, candidates will ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 20, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, Fremont County Commissioners are set to put out the land-use recommendations of its public lands committee for a 30-day public comment ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 20, 2018

In 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency effectively declared -- with little warning -- that more than 10,000 non-American Indian people living north of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 18, 2018

Willow Creek Elementary has joined the growing trend of elementary schools in Riverton which have constructed gardens as part of their science education. ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 18, 2018

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have not posed "any new or significant concern about the law of reservation diminishment" that would merit a ...


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