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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017

Three graduates from Frontier Academy were honored at a Riverton school board meeting this month after they earned their high school diplomas from the ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 24, 2017

It started with a grown man flicking the breast of a 13-year-old girl. It ended with attorneys storming out of Fremont County's district courtroom Friday, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Riverton High School's FFA group earned soaring praise from the district's school board for its efforts to aid Houston's recovery of Hurricane ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 22, 2017

Aethon Energy last week asked the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission to approve four disposal wells for wastewater as part of recent developments in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

When Riverton's airport board tried to convince the airport's Hertz dealer to be open on Saturdays, the board members didn't know that request would lead them ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2017

As the 2018 legislative session approaches, legislators are considering whether to raise the price of a number of state fees that businesses are charged. The ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

In 1968, author and artist Joe Back gave 12-year-old fellow Dubois resident Lynn Stewart, a framed original pencil drawing of the mascot "Wally the Wolverine" ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

A federal judge has approved attorneys in a lawsuit against Encana to move forward with questioning of Jerimiah Rieman, a top official in Gov. Matt Mead's ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

Members of the Riverton Regional Airport board signaled their intent Friday to move forward with a name change for the airport, but they don't want to make any ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 15, 2017

Five years after Fremont County School District 25 in Riverton implemented a program to reduce expulsions, superintendent Terry Snyder said the district has ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners has ordered the 3 Spear Ranch in Dubois to open access to Little Warm Springs Creek Road, which provides access to some Bureau of ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 13, 2017

The business councils of the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes plan to drop their dueling lawsuits against the federal government as they work ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2017

The Northern Arapaho General Council voted Saturday by secret ballot to fire Wind River Hotel and Casino chief executive officer Jim Conrad, as well as ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2017

As a new leadership team takes over at the Wind River Job Corps, staff members are hoping the center's high turnover, which has been a continuing disruption ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 10, 2017

The Riverton school district is set to pay $136,869 to Boyle Electric to have new security cameras installed at schools around the district. The district has ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2017

In the month leading up to the new school year, the Riverton school district was in a desperate search to find a new nurse for the high school. Despite the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2017

Wind River Job Corps Center director Julie Gassner will leave her post Monday. Staff at the local Job Corps was notified of the change Wednesday, and ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 8, 2017

No matter what the U.S. Department of Education thinks of Wyoming's plan for the Every Student Succeeds Act, state officials are unlikely to make changes, ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 7, 2017

Fremont County government is looking to turn over full ownership of 17 Mile Road to the Bureau of Indian Affairs, more than 20 years after all parties had ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 6, 2017

The Riverton City Council passed the first reading Tuesday of a new ordinance that would allow the municipal judge to hand out jail sentences of up to 180 days ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 5, 2017

Central Wyoming College and the Wind River Job Corps Center will host a second "welcome back" powwow this month as students return to classes. Students from ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2017

According to local officials, the Bureau of Land Management has begun interpreting viewsheds as a potential negative impact to historic sites. That move has ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 3, 2017

Last in a series. Sun. Rain. Sun. Rain. Sun. Rain. Hail. That's a typical day of August weather at Simpson Lake, which lies in a remote region of ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2017

Riverton man George Burr is headed down to Houston next week. With him, he'll take a 16-foot trailer full of supplies for people in need. He'll distribute ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Sep 1, 2017

Part 1 in a series. On the morning of Aug. 12, Marty Amble was deep in the Shoshone National Forest wilderness area west of Dubois, glazing windows ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 31, 2017

In the coming months, the board of Riverton Regional Airport will consider a proposal to change the airport's name to Wind River Regional Airport. The ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 30, 2017

The Wyoming Department of Education is ending its system of PAWS testing this year, but Fremont County School District 25 superintendent Terry Snyder said ...


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