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By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Dec 13, 2015

The Fremont County Commission has approved a 2016 schedule of meetaings and county holidays. Prime opportunities for residents to get involved include a ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Nov 10, 2015

Rain early in the season and warm temperatures late combined to make a good growing season for local farmers. "We went up to 135 or 140 days," North Portal ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Nov 1, 2015

A working group has proposed five historically general-license deer hunt areas in Fremont County be managed under a quota system and is asking for public input ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2015

Fishing, boating, beaches and camping at Boysen State Park brought in 115,000 visitors last year - enough to be ranked the seventh-busiest state park in ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 4, 2014

The owners spent two months renovating the former Desert Cafe. A Riverton family hopes a good location will help their new Shoshoni diner thrive. The ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 4, 2014

Unforeseen costs of $25,000 have arisen in the Riverton justice center project, and Fremont County commissioners agreed to pay the bill at a meeting ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 4, 2014

The fourth defendant in the case of a pair of vandalized Sinks Canyon cabins waived her preliminary hearing and had her case transferred to District Court on ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Mar 5, 2014

Fremont County commissioners voted Feb. 4 to stop offering the health benefit plan to retirees at the end of the calendar year. The decision ran against a ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2013

Construction of cisterns and a loading station to provide safe drinking water for residents east of Pavillion is set to start in October. The state-funded ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2013

Fremont County decided this week to begin advertising for a new ambulance department director. Commissioners will continue revising the job description as ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2013

The One Shot Antelope Hunt returns to Lander for the 70th time this week. Born around a campfire in 1939, the event was first held in 1940 but was suspended ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2013

A traffic stop near Green River has led to felony drug charges against three Fremont County residents. Elaine Laverne Fasthorse, of Riverton, Rose Marie Bell, ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2013

TED, a non-profit organization, began by bringing together the worlds of technology, entertainment and design. Through conferences and media it expanded to ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2013

A judge has rejected the plea agreement for a man accused of shooting at three young adults in a case of road rage at a Sept. 18 hearing. The move came after ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Sep 18, 2013

Already handcuffed and in the back of a running squad car, a Lander man worsened his situation by climbing into the front of the Riverton Police Department ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2013

Fremont County farmers produced 38,000 tons of sugar beets last year, recently released statistics show. That is the most in three years. The percentage of ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2013

New reporting requirements for applications to a federal grant program have made more than a dozen local agencies unable to apply this fiscal year though they ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2013

Tribal and county governments are developing a memorandum of understanding about granting liquor licenses to businesses on the Wind River Indian Reservation. ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Aug 23, 2013

The transition of county ambulance employees to full-time status is taking shape. Officials have been discussing the potential change since it was proposed ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Jul 24, 2013

The wildfire in Sinks Canyon grew more than 1,900 acres by Wednesday morning. Westerly winds pushed the Fairfield Fire away from the Homestead Park subdivision ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2013

Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers used some creative sleuthing to connect a Rawlins man to a pickup truck stolen and wrecked in Fremont County. Riverton Circuit ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Jul 21, 2013

A Gas Hills uranium mine has reached the next step in its permitting process with the opening of a public comment period. Interested parties will have until ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Jul 7, 2013

An unusual sight appeared along Missouri Valley Road on June 29: two differently colored wind rowers working in the same field. The red-and-yellow New Holland ...

By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Dec 16, 2012

After three terms, the three-term Republican leaves office on Jan. 7. Pat Hickerson has been a Fremont County Commissioner for 10 years. Now that his ...


By Eric Blom Staff Writer
Dec 16, 2012

Fremont County implemented "WyoLink" well before next month's deadline. County officials had high praise for the new WyoLink communication system but ...

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