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Traveling exhibit moves to Riverton

Fremont County's first traveling exhibit, "Wind River Visions," has now been installed at the Riverton Museum
The "Wind River Visions" program identifies ...

Multi-year prison term for 21-year-old who beat up his girlfriend in March

Cody Limberhand has been sentenced to three to five years imprisonment for an assault at a Riverton motel that ended with his girlfriend being life-flighted to ...

Local auctioneer facing five new felony charges

Just as he had quelled a $150,000 civil dispute, Riverton auctioneer Clyde Stone is now being charged with five felony counts of obtaining property by false ...

Judge Roberts receives judicial excellence award

The Wyoming State Bar and the Wyoming Supreme Court has announced that Wesley Roberts, Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Judge in Riverton, is this year's recipient ...

Defamation suit won't alter Clifford's role on county board

Andrea Clifford's status as Fremont County Commissioner will not change as a result of a recent defamation conviction she received Sept. 12.
Clifford was ...

Attorney quits county government, cites leadership failure from commissioners

Deputy county attorney Jason Gay is leaving the Fremont County courthouse, telling commissioners last week that their management of the attorney's office was ...

Trooper was trying to stop wrong-way car before collision

Details have emerged in the head-on collision between at a Wyoming Highway Patrol cruiser and Chevrolet passenger car that was driving the wrong way on ...

The way it was: Schwartz for Senate -- 1936

In the depths of the Great Depression, both Wyoming and Fremont County went for the Democratic presidential candidate -- incumbent Franklin D. Roosevelt -- in ...

Wyoming game touched by student demonstration at Eastern Michigan

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Eastern Michigan University strongly supports the right of students to peacefully demonstrate about issues that are important to them, ...

Colorful ceremony at rural fire hall follows outing for veterans

His infectious grin, his quick sense of humor and the glint in his eye made everyone ...

Splash Pad hits fundraising milestone with eye on 2017

September has been a good month for the Riverton Wyoming Splash Pad group, which is working hard to raise money to build a water feature at the Riverton City ...

Fremont County digest

Music sessions at Dubois Museum
Due to popular demand the jams are back, not cherry either. The Dubois Museum is starting their second season of ...

Fire season in Yellowstone region worst since '88 blaze

Wildfire season this summer in the greater Yellowstone region is being called the worst in decades.
A larger percentage of Yellow-stone National Park itself ...

$25k spent for primary county commission races; Allen used the most

The race for the Fremont County Commission dominated campaign expenditures during the primary cycle, with at least $25,500 spent among all candidates.
Gary ...

Fall begins with wettest non-snow period ever for dates

The wettest September period that did not include snowfall finally relented Saturday night in ...

 

Sports

Riverton VB advances to gold bracket

Riverton's young front line of Naya Shime, Hannah Reinig and Ella Hauck combined for 38 kills in Casper.

The Riverton Lady Wolverines volleyball ...

Great week for Fremont County golf

Last week in this space, we highlighted (or lowlighted, if you prefer) the struggles of the county's local football squads (which, by the way, continued with a ...

Easton Paxton and the Riverton boys defended their Class 4-A state golf crowns, while Lander's Macy Jacobson and the Lady Tigers won 3-A ...

Treyton Paxton had a sparkling debut as Riverton's starting quarterback.

If you like offense, then Riverton's Class 3-A East conference football game ...

Lander trailed by only six points with under two minutes to play in the second quarter, only to be down 28-0 at halftime.

One minute and 43 ...

Saratoga crashed the WHS party with a 58-0 victory.


Wyoming Indian's homecoming game didn't play out in Hollywood style.
The Chiefs remained ...

Cowboys lose tough one on road, 27-24

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) -- Protesters gathered near an end zone and marched on the field after Eastern Michigan's 27-24 victory over Wyoming on Friday night, ...

 

Opinion / Community

Column on old gym sparked memory of boyhood in Idaho

Editor:
Randy Tucker's column on the old Shoshoni school gym reminded me of my old gym in Idaho when I was in junior high.
It had been the high school gym ...

Unintended consequences

Seemingly isolated events can combine to form perfect storms.

The exact origin of the term "perfect storm" is unknown, but the first recorded use of ...

Forever in court?

Wyoming might never find a lasting answer on gray wolves
Twenty years ago, when gray wolves were reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park, did Wyoming ...

 

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