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The city of Riverton and Fremont County School District 25 were unable to reach a memorandum of understanding regarding the sewer and irrigation improvements ...

County goes ahead in drive to get control of protected federal parcels

The Fremont County Commission aims to participate in an initiative aimed at reclaiming some protected Wyoming lands from federal protection, the commissioners ...

Autopsy confirms nursing student died from gunshot in November attack

Autopsy results have confirmed that Rachel N. Saporte-Johnson, 36, died Nov. 21 due to head trauma from a gunshot wound.
The Central Wyoming College nursing ...

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Jonathan Lorenzo Willow, 31, died Dec. 29, 2015 in Ethete. A Visitation will be held on Jan. 5th ...

Prison, probation for woman in meth case

Shasta Klistine Wesaw, 34, of Fort Washakie, has been sentenced for distributing five grams or less of methamphetamine and aiding and abetting.
Wesaw was ...

Catholic College president decides against House run

A Fremont County man who was weighing a run for statewide office has decided against it.
Wyoming Catholic College president Kevin Roberts said he's no longer ...

DUI driver hits power box, causes night outage

Several homes in the Lost Wells Butte area were without electricity early Sunday after a hit-and-run incident involving a power transformer.
Jared Maloff, ...

Accidental deaths hit 36-year high countywide in '15

Accidental deaths in Fremont County hit a 36-year high in 2015.
Forty people died accidentally in the county last year, Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen ...

Solid audit for fort Washakie schools, continuing consistent trend

Fremont County School District 21 has consistently had good audits, superintendent Terry Ebert said, and the latest report was no exception.
Tim Fixter, with ...

Riverton's first baby of 2016 was born two days after the New Year at SageWest Health Care at Riverton.
Marcalino Alexander Anderson came into the world at ...

Hearing on private EMS service Jan. 12; public input taken

The Fremont County Commission is seeking public comment regarding a potential agreement with Guardian Flight for ground ambulance services.
If approved, the ...

About 40 Fremont County students marched Friday in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.
It was the fifth time the Wyoming All State Marching Band ...

With the fall semester completed, the University of Wyoming was publicizing its high-achieving students over the holiday break, including these two from ...

Prosecutor: Eaton case shows need to revisit the death penalty

A prosecutor who secured a death sentence against Dale Wayne Eaton for the murder of a woman nearly 30 years ago says the lingering appeal in the case shows ...

Marching to Pasadena

Fremont County musicians join Wyoming band at Rose Bowl parade

About 40 Fremont County students marched Friday in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena, ...

Montana man wins Wyoming championship poker tourney' at WR Casino

Michael Williams of Billings Mont., won the top prize at the recent 2015 Wyoming State Poker Tournament at the Wind River Hotel and Casino just south of ...

Red Cross to install smoke detectors on reservation; helpers needed on Jan. 18

The American Red Cross of Wyoming plans to install free smoke alarms on the Wind River Indian Reservation from noon to 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 18.
Red Cross ...

Library film series begins with 'Tom Jones'

The Riverton Branch Library and R Recreation's Film Society begins this month, beginning with "Tom Jones" at 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, in the Community Room, ...

Outlaw portrayed Jan. 9 at Riverton Museum by Old West re-enactor

The Riverton Museum hosts a performance by Tom O'Day re-enactor Ray Maple at 3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 9.
Maple will be telling stories of the history ...

Abuse charged filed on allegation linked to drinking in September

The alleged perpetrator claimed he did not have sex with the victim, and he consented to the collection of buccal swabs.

A fifth-year senior at ...

 
 

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