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Answering the call

Notice our special Fire Week pages today, and salute our firefighters

In the early 1900s, when Riverton, Pavillion, Shoshoni, Dubois, Hudson, ...

Local crews helped with Crooked Creek firefighting

Firefighters from Fremont County joined a regional effort in battling the recent Crooked Creek Fire northwest of Dubois.
The county personnel stepped in to ...

Local departments observe National Fire Prevention Week through Saturday.

During National Fire Prevention Week, local firefighters spend time ...

Tularemia found in Fremont County pets

No human cases of the disease have been reported locally.

Tularemia has been a cause for concern in Wyoming this year, and two animal cases in ...

Woman dies of rabies; bat bite blamed for fatality

A Fremont County woman died Saturday in Utah one day after testing positive for rabies.
It was the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in ...

Awareness month aims at domestic violence

Editor:
Oct. 1 marked the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The central message of this year's events is that, as a community, we have the ...

October Outside

Oct. 3 -- Many waterfowl seasons open in Fremont County; check regulations for details.
Oct. 10 -- 1838 Rendezvous Ride, a competitive trail ride at the 1838 ...

Rabies found in Fremont County

A Fremont County woman has tested positive for the first confirmed human rabies case ever recorded in Wyoming.
Testing completed Friday by the federal Centers ...

Men from six states took part Sept. 18-20.

Jose Rodriguez had been hunting before.
But as a rifleman with the U.S. Marines in the jungles of ...

Long before Central Wyoming College's celebrated school of nursing got started, these young women from Fremont County were studying the profession at the ...

Group home employee named Worker of the Year

Betty Porter, the program director for Fremont County Group Homes, recently was named the Wyoming Youth Care Worker of the Year by the Wyoming Youth Services ...

4-H week and carnival switch to fall

Fremont County's annual 4-H carnival has been moved to the fall this year to align with 4-H week, which begins Oct. 5.
"The 4-H carnival has been in the ...

Tuesday notes

Blood moon
Fremont County, with cloudy skies at sunset, was cheated out of much of Sunday night's rise of the "super blood moon" and subsequent total ...

Schools struggling with shortage of substitute teachers

BOCES to offer certification classes in October

Local school districts are having trouble finding enough substitute teachers. In response, Fremont ...

Entries sought for Make it with Wool Contest

Wool-loving fiber artists of all ages are being called to enter the Riverton area's 2015 Make it with Wool Contest in November.
The contest starts at 10 a.m. ...

Lost Creek mine could double production

Public comments on the proposed expansion are accepted until Oct. 29.

A uranium mine near the Fremont-Sweetwater County line is in line for a major ...

Bear death in county part of higher workplace fatality rate across state

A local bear attack is among the 34 workplace fatalities occurring in the state last year, according to a recent report from Wyoming Workforce Services.
The ...

County ag a $102M industry in '14; tops in hay harvest again

Agriculture products made in Fremont County last year and sold were worth about $102.5 million according to a new report from the U.S. Department of ...

Reminders

A fire scene and a parade add poignancy to Sept. 11

Today Fremont County has a frightening reminder that the work of volunteer firefighters is every ...

Recalling a not-so-special day

While I was preparing for yet another day of battle in my little cabin in the wilderness, I heard the sound of shrieking sirens piercing the crisp, morning ...

 
 

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