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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

Part one of three. The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees approved three proposals Wednesday that will move several construction projects ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 21, 2017

The Wyoming Schools Facilities Commission toured the new Fort Washakie School before holding a bi-monthly work session and business meeting Sept. 14 in ...

 
From wire reports
Sep 20, 2017

GARDINER, Mont. (AP) -- Leaders of Native American tribes gathered this weekend to urge the U.S. government to rename a valley and a mountain in Yellowstone ...


From staff reports
Sep 20, 2017

Local residents are invited to attend a Wyoming State Fair listening session at 7 p.m. Thursday in Heritage Hall at the Fremont County Fairgrounds. The ...

From wire reports
Sep 20, 2017

State Rep. McKim resigns CHEYENNE (AP) -- Rep. Robert McKim of Afton has resigned from the Wyoming Legislature because of health reasons. McKim was ...

From wire reports
Sep 20, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Two Florida men are facing felony drug charges after a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper found nearly 40 pounds of marijuana in their ...


From wire reports
Sep 20, 2017

LARAMIE (AP) -- A proposal presented to the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees calls for spending $68 million to renovate four student ...

Photo by Steve Peck
Sep 20, 2017

The Riverton Police Department and Fremont County Sheriff's Department responded at about 12:30 p.m. Tuesday to a report - later found to be unsubstantiated - ...

 
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 ...

 

From staff reports
Sep 20, 2017

The City of Riverton hopes its search for a new city administrator is over. Anthony Tolstedt is expected to fill the position officially on Nov. 1. The city ...

 
By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2017

With fire bans in place across Fremont County since July now rescinded, land managers have specified which activities now are permissible -- and which are ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 20, 2017

The reality of the announced Safeway grocery store closure after 75 years as a staple in Riverton has been tough to accept for many people in the local ...


From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

JACKSON (AP) -- A recent report says Jackson Hole lodging had about 98 percent occupancy on the day of the solar eclipse and the day before. According to the ...

From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

LARAMIE -- An accomplished biologist, teacher and administrator has been appointed as dean of the new honors college at UW. The UW Board of Trustees on Friday ...

From wire reports
Sep 19, 2017

Bill could help tax collection BUFFALO (AP) -- The Interim Joint Revenue Committee has recommended drafting a proposal requesting the secretary of ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

An inmate died Friday at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton, officials said in a press release that day. Jason Ryan Wamser, 31, was autopsied Sunday, ...

 
Photos by Randy Tucker
Sep 19, 2017

The wall that once lined the drive- through liquor window of the Satellite Lounge in downtown Riverton was knocked down in a cloud of dust during demolition ...

 
By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

The Arapaho general council has voted to allow Northern Arapaho Tribal Housing to use federal grant money to construct of a new child care center. The ...


From staff reports
Sep 19, 2017

When Fremont County School District 25 opened the year with roughly 70 fewer students than it had last fall, Riverton superintendent Terry Snyder hoped the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 19, 2017

Fire restrictions in place locally since July have been lifted. Fremont County and the Bureau of Land Management in Lander both rescinded fire bans ordered ...

From wire reports
Sep 17, 2017

Appeal denied in attempted-murder conviction (AP) -- A Wyoming man sentenced to 52 years in prison for attempted murder has lost his appeal before the ...


From wire reports
Sep 17, 2017

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Handing a major victory to environmentalists, a court cast doubt Friday on a long-standing U.S. government argument that blocking federal coal ...

From wire reports
Sep 17, 2017

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by eight this week to 936. That's up from the 506 rigs that were active a ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

Seventeenwild horses and one wild burro found new homes last weekend after being gentled by inmate trainers at the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton. The ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2017

Arapahoe school staff filled 470 student backpacks with nonperishable food items last week. The food, which is provided at no cost to families, is intended ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

As part of the countywide, multi-agency DUI crackdown this past Labor Day holiday weekend, Fremont County police arrested 10 drunk drivers. During a longer ...

From staff reports
Sep 17, 2017

Low-interest federal disaster loans are now available to certain private nonprofit organizations in Fremont County following the major disaster declaration as ...


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