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The way it was: Mountain snow -- 1947

Feb 22, 2015 - From staff reports:  There's a reason most mountain roads and cabins above Dubois in the Wind River Mountains are inaccessible this time of year, as this picture from the 1940s ... [more]

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

Feb 20, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ... [more]

Dubois losing ambulance crew

Feb 18, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Emergency services director Joe Zillmer said demand elsewhere is too great to justify the full-time service in Dubois.

Dubois is losing its only ... [more]

Court says firing of library director was legal

Feb 13, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The Wyoming Supreme Court recently ruled it was legal for the Fremont County Library System to terminate the former director of the Dubois Branch Library in ... [more]

Investigation of big Dubois fire proceeds at methodical pace

Feb 11, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The investigation into the cause of the late December fire in downtown Dubois is moving slowly -- as was expected.
Dubois fire chief Mike Franchini said ... [more]

Give Your Heart to Dubois benefit includes live music, silent auction

Feb 8, 2015 - From staff reports:  A "heartfelt" benefit Saturday will raise money for victims of the town's devastating fire Dec. 31.
The Give Your Heart to Dubois fundraiser will be 5 p.m. ... [more]

Wells retires from WyDOT

Feb 5, 2015 - From staff reports:  Dubois maintenance worker Chad Wells retired Jan. 30 from the Wyoming Department of Transportation after working for the agency for more than 28 years.
Wells ... [more]

Snow conditions OK for rec; ice looking good

Feb 3, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday.

Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ... [more]

County well-represented at music festival

Jan 31, 2015 - Staff:  Riverton High School was well-represented at the recent Wyoming high school all-state music festival in Sheridan. Students rehearsed and performed music for ... [more]

Grizzly conflicts up in 2014; most involved livestock

Jan 28, 2015 - From staff and wire reports:  The Wyoming Game and Fish Department documented more problems with grizzly bears last year compared to the year before, with most conflicts in 2014 occurring ... [more]

Weeks after fire, Dubois planning for recovery

Jan 25, 2015 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Financial contributions have arrived from across the nation.

A fire devastated Dubois's downtown and left half a dozen business owners picking ... [more]

The downtown Dubois rebuild

Jan 23, 2015 - By Chris Peck:  After the fire, distinctive Western theme can be restored

Stewart's Trapline Gallery has always been a must-stop on my visits to Dubois.
I visited ... [more]

Campbell working to clarify driver's license legislation

Jan 11, 2015 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  The 63rd Wyoming Legislature is set to convene Tuesday for its 2015 general session.

Rep. Rita Campbell, R-Shoshoni said she will address several ... [more]

Tuesday notes

Jan 6, 2015 - By Steven R. Peck:  White new year
The snow isn't piling up in record amounts, but we have been receiving pretty consistent snowfall from week to week since winter began ... [more]

Column made responsible case for Medicaid expansion

Jan 2, 2015 - Cynthia Boyhan, Dubois:  Editor:
I wish that the recent column by Chris Peck headlined "When rich dictate to poor" ( [more]

Dubois assessing downtown fire damage

Jan 2, 2015 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Dubois officials are busy this week addressing the aftermath of a Tuesday structure fire that destroyed and displaced more than a dozen local businesses.
No ... [more]

Fire destroys eight Dubois businesses

Dec 31, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  No one was injured in the blaze Tuesday.

Eight Dubois businesses were destroyed Tuesday evening during a fire on the north side of Main Street in the ... [more]

Dubois man receives Wyoming Governor's Arts Award

Dec 21, 2014 - From staff reports:  Gov. Matthew H. Mead has selected Jim Wilcox of Jackson, Tom Lucas of Dubois and Zachary Pullen of Casper as the recipients of the 2014 Wyoming Governor's Arts ... [more]

Dubois hosting weekend of Christmas activities

Dec 4, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  Ten holiday trees will be auctioned Friday during the High Country Christmas Extravaganza at the Headwaters Art and Conference Center in Dubois.
Headwaters ... [more]

Experts say man killed by bear in Fremont County disturbed feeding

Nov 23, 2014 - By Bob Moen, The Associated Press:  A panel of wildlife experts has concluded that a Utah man mauled to death in a remote area of northwest Wyoming in September likely happened upon a bear ... [more]

Blakeman wins second term as Dubois mayor

Nov 21, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Twila Blakeman won a second term as Dubois mayor in the Nov. 4 general election with a win over Grant Miller. The count was 262 to 130, according to official ... [more]

Plea agreement dissolved, man gets 4-8 year term on meth count

Nov 18, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  A Dubois man had been looking at spending the next five years on probation, but his actions one night have brought him four to eight years in prison. The ... [more]

Meth suspect violates plea agreement, now could face bigger penalty in Dubois case

Nov 11, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Stiff penalties are back on the table for a Dubois man who had been charged with making and selling methamphetamine but signed a plea agreement and was out on ... [more]

Cancer survivors cast their lines for health

Nov 4, 2014 - By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer:  Breast cancer survivors dotted the Dunoir Valley in July for a weekend of fly fishing and connecting.
The national organization Casting for Recovery ... [more]

Three pursuing two seats on Dubois board

Oct 31, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Newcomers Michael Alexander and Patricia Neveaux and incumbent Bruce Thompson are running for two seats on the Dubois Town ... [more]

Dubois mayor seeking second term; opponent hopes to grow economy

Oct 30, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  Incumbent Dubois mayor Twila Blakeman faces a challenger in Grant Miller. Voters will elect one to serve a four-year term on Tuesday.
Blakeman has been the ... [more]

Classical musicians to perform two public concerts in Fremont County

Oct 26, 2014 - From staff reports:  Cellist Evan Drachman and pianist Mary Au will perform two public concerts this fall in Fremont County.
The first show is at 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at the Riverton ... [more]

Grizzly killing examined; initial finding is self-defense by hunting party

Oct 15, 2014 - By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer:  The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is investigating the recent death of a grizzly bear above Dubois, one of several bear-related incidents in Fremont County ... [more]

Mountain Sage Holistic Clinic to open new facility in Dubois

Oct 14, 2014 - From staff reports:  Mountain Sage Holistic Clinic, announces the opening of a new health care clinic in Dubois.
The clinic says it will focus on a "functional medicine" approach ... [more]

Health officials hope mobile program will reduce costly hospital visits

Oct 14, 2014 - By Eric Blom, Staff Writer:  The initiative sends a registered nurse to patients with chronic diseases.

A new mobile integrated health care program in Dubois has lofty goals: ... [more]