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Tribes pushing to end health care mandate

CHEYENNE -- Representatives of several Indian tribes say they support legislation introduced by congressional Republicans this week that would exempt tribes ...

No change for week in Wyoming's rig count; national tally falls six more to stand at 897

HOUSTON -- Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by six this week to ...

South Pass rollover kills one; three ejected from out-of-state car

One person is confirmed dead after a single-vehicle crash Friday near South Pass.
At least one other person was injured critically.
According to Wyoming ...

New 'WOTUS' proposal a 'bad, bad rule,' lawmaker says; pushback predicted

The Waters of the United States proposal is nothing more than Washington, D.C., trying to dictate how Wyoming and other states regulate water, says state Sen. ...

U-mine gets permit; more to be required

Uranium mining is a step closer to returning to Fremont County after the Sheep Mountain project received a state permit this month.
The State of Wyoming ...

Road sign vandalism a significant problem; Fremont County has most

When vandals steal or paint roadway signs, or shoot signs with high-powered handguns, rifles and shotguns, highway safety is compromised and taxpayers ...

New library chief named

JoAnn Collins of northern California is the new director of the Fremont County Library System.
Her hire was approved unanimously by the Library Board of ...

The Fremont County Museums System launched a website recently for its three museums in Lander, Riverton and Dubois.
The new ...

Speed a factor in fatal car crash, patrol says

Emergency responders at the scene of a fatal crash south of Ethete said speeds were a factor in the incident.
"Witnesses said (the drivers were) potentially ...

Nature walk focuses on South Pass area
"What the heck is salix bebbiana?"
Find out on Friday when renowned biologist and avid naturalist John ...

Tough Enough to Wear Pink night Tuesday at rodeo

The eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink live auction event is hosted in Riverton on Tuesday, July 28, at the Fremont County Fairgrounds arena.
Tough ...

New traffic light powers up Tuesday at intersection

A new traffic signal at the intersection of Wyoming 137 and Wyoming 789 south of Riverton is scheduled to receive power Tues-day, July 28 as the subcontractor ...

The first commercial oil production in Wyoming took place in Fremont County -- the Dallas Field just east of Lander to be exact.
This is believed to be a ...

A suspicious package found July 21 at the Fremont County Courthouse was determined harmless after multiple departments investigated the scene.
Just before 4 ...

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Births

PERRY
A daughter was born to Katelyn Brown of Ethete and Arlis Perry of Fort Washakie at 11:25 a.m. May 21 at SageWest Health Care at ...

New trial in rape case scheduled for Aug. 31

A new trial for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin has been set to start Aug. 31. An order from District Court Judge Marvin L. Tyler ...

Woman choked at restaurant, coroner finds

An elderly Riverton woman died Tuesday evening after reportedly choking while eating at the Wind River Casino.
She is the second resident to die of choking ...

Ward 1 seat on council now empty; applications due Aug. 13

The Riverton City Council has officially declared the vacancy left by Jonathan Faubion, who represented Ward 1 but has moved to a different district.
The ...

Center of Hope vows to continue treatment mission after shooting

The Riverton Police Department is helping the Center of Hope detoxification center house clients after Saturday's fatal shooting at the facility on West Adams ...

"I believe I should not have been driving because of my eyesight," defendant Sandra Pennock said.

Sandra Penncok admitted she was at fault for ...

 
 

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