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What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

Police arrest man found in abandoned motel with teen

Both individuals were charged with criminal entry and criminal trespass.

A 30-year-old Riverton man was arrested June 27 after he was found in an ...

Officials said lightning was the cause of a fire June 28 at the Moneta Divide Gas and Oil Development Project east of Shoshoni.
No one was injured in the ...

Driver in fatal wreck had alcohol level of .314

The driver in a fatal, one-vehicle rollover this month near Boysen Reservoir was intoxicated at the time of his death, according to autopsy reports.
Rupert D. ...

The Don Layton Memorial Antique Tractor and Engine Show is Saturday and Sunday in Shoshoni.
The event is sponsored by the Wind River Flywheelers and is named ...

Numerous weather advisories in effect for Fremont County

The National Weather Service in Riverton has issued a ...

Shoshoni man earns Driver of the Year award from WTA

Gary Albrandt has logged more than 3.4 million miles with no preventable accidents in his professional career.

A professional truck driver from ...

Two killed in vehicle rollover Tuesday; no seatbelts were worn

Two Fremont County men died Tuesday afternoon in a one-vehicle rollover west of Shoshoni.
Reports state Rupert D. Goggles Jr., 42, of St. Stephen's, and ...

Highway open after slides, but train tracks in canyon closed

Officials do not have an exact estimate on the timeline for reopening the line.

This week's mud slides between Shoshoni and Thermopolis caused damage ...

Canyon highway open again, but saturated walls still of concern

The roadway through Wind River was reopened to vehicle traffic at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, but motorists still should expect slow driving conditions due to mud ...

Rainfall sets records, causes mud slides and flood worries

Two precipitation records were set this weekend in Riverton, with rainfall causing mud slides and flooding scares throughout the area.
Riverton saw 1.06 inch ...

Thoren, O'Connor to marry

Bruce and Sabrina Thoren of Shoshoni and Pat and Shelley O'Connor of Torrington are pleased to announce the engagement of Cortney Thoren and Ryan O'Connor, ...

Shoshoni student on state FFA officer team

A new team of students took the reins of the Wyoming FFA Association as the 2015-2016 state FFA officers were elected at the 2015 Wyoming State FFA Convention ...

Cowboy poets entertained in Shoshoni

Editor:
I thoroughly enjoyed the third annual cowboy poet gathering in Shoshoni.
Thanks to the folks who took time out of their busy lives to spend the ...

Speeding through Shoshoni is not an inconsequential act

Editor:
I read with interest the letter from William Hjelmstad of Casper that appeared in the April 12 edition regarding his alleged violation of the speed ...

County sets hearings on EMS tax, privatization next week

Public meetings to discuss the sustainability of Fremont County Emergency Medical Services are officially set for Monday and Tuesday.
"I hope there's clear ...

Shoshoni school taking shape; 2016 occupancy on schedule

Roads are built, footings are poured, and athletic fields are prepped for summer grass seeding at the site of the new Shoshoni School.
The kindergarten ...

Shoshoni shouldn't stop 'law-abiding citizens on minor, inconsequential violations'

Editor:
This month I took my 84-year-old mother to Riverton to visit the casinos. We left more than a hundred dollars in the casinos and restaurants, then ...

Canceled bus route affecting homeless

The Black Hills Stage Line bus service has canceled its route through Fremont County because of a lack of ridership.
According to the company, the Denver to ...

Conviction in beer-bottle killing upheld on appeal to Wyoming high court

The Wyoming Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a Shoshoni man's manslaughter conviction.
Shey Elan Bruce struck his girlfriend's separated husband on the head ...

 
 

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