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By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2015

The daughter of a woman killed by a drunken driver Nov. 13, 2014, has begun a wrongful death suit. Court documents filed so far do not indicate who the woman ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2015

Twelve jurors found Terry L. Schmuck guilty of attempted second-degree murder on Friday after a week-long trial in Lander District Court. Schmuck avoided the ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 20, 2015

Riverton's First Baptist Church is celebrating the completion of a new addition to its building with an open house on Sunday, Nov. 22. The construction ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2015

Dairy Queen employees can be beneficiaries of a trust fund which helps pay for college after two years of work. Darrell Hawkins knew he had a ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2015

Whether Terry Schmuck intended to kill his estranged wife when he struck her with a hatchet on May 28 promises to be the focus of the man's trial this week. ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2015

Ag producers basked in mild growing season that only ended recently Wet weather this year helped irrigation districts in Fremont County deliver ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2015

Syrian refugees should not be settled in Wyoming, according to a message the Fremont County Commission is sending Gov. Matt Mead. The county board passed a ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2015

A second trial will begin Dec. 7 in the case of a Riverton man charged with beating his ex-girlfriend while driving to Lander in March. The defendant was ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 13, 2015

Seventeen Fremont County residents cast ballots Nov. 3 to determine to form a new local water district. All 17 voters were for the move, and on Nov. 10 the ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 6, 2015

A jury can hear a recording of a defendant saying he hit his wife in the head with a hatchet if his case goes to trial, a judge ruled at a Nov. 2 hearing in ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 6, 2015

Convicted murderer Jeremiah Shull was sentenced to life in prison on Nov. 5. Lander District Court Judge Norman E. Young chose the penalty over the only other ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 5, 2015

Balancing mitigating factors against the severity of the crime, a judge on Thursday sentenced an Ethete man to five to 10 years in prison. Reuben Revere, ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 4, 2015

The case involved surveillance by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. State police say they recently busted three Riverton ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 4, 2015

The Riverton man convicted of a fatal shooting this summer at the Center of Hope detoxification and rehabilitation facility wants to use records of his public ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 1, 2015

Former Fremont County Pioneer Museum director Carol Thiesse was sentenced on Friday to perform 120 hours of community service for stealing from the institution ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Nov 1, 2015

A Kinnear man facing an at-tempted first-degree murder charge is hoping to keep an interview he did with law enforcement out of his trial. During a pretrial ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 30, 2015

Justice services for youth in Fremont County are operating under a new structure and with a new community advisory board. The youth services, juvenile ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 29, 2015

The money had been allocated for a different project, but county commissioners decided to use it for gravel roads instead. Dozens of miles of roads ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 28, 2015

When WINHealth pulled out of the federal health insurance marketplace and then went out of business, Wyoming was left with only one company offering a plan ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 27, 2015

Local officials believe they have arrested the person responsible for a robbery at gunpoint last week at a gas station in Riverton. No one was injured in the ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2015

There is no set timeline for the discussions or for when a decision on privatization of county services will be reached. Negotiations with Guardian ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 25, 2015

A store that recently opened west of Riverton soon will begin selling alcohol. The Fremont County Commission approved a new retail liquor license for the ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 23, 2015

A Riverton man is facing 20 years in prison for charges that he got high on air duster and caused a head-on collision that injured another man. Defendant ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 22, 2015

The case of a Wyoming Honor Farm counselor charged with sexually assaulting an inmate has been bound over to Lander District Court on Oct. 14 after the ...


By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 21, 2015

An event to clean up electronic waste was so successful the Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has decided to start accepting the material for free ...

By Eric Blom, Staff Writer
Oct 21, 2015

Two men face up to 20 years in prison each for possessing and trying to sell about 2 ounces of marijuana. Their cases were bound over to District Court on ...


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