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Planning for Riverton Rendezvous events has begun, and the 37th annual hot-air balloon rally is inviting sponsorships for three days of ballooning and related ...

Title 25 expenses rising; grants and other measures could help

Fremont County's expenses for Title 25 patients -- those who are detained because they've been deemed to be a threat to themselves or others -- have started to ...

Local students head to UW for summer course

When Reinette Tendore graduated from Wyoming Indian High School, she knew little about the University of Wyoming. She wishes she had known more.
Now, with two ...

Solar eclipse expert set for local appearnces this week

The national eclipse task force leader rates Fremont County among the top viewing spots in the world.

The leader of a national task force assisting ...

South Pass City hosts night event

The South Pass City State Historic Site will be presented in a different light during the "Catch the Night Shift: Lantern Tour and Scotch Tasting" on June 20 ...

Cuts include $70,000 from the library budget and roughly $100,000 from both the roads department and sheriff's office.

After finishing a special ...

Merging schools discussion necessary, leaders say

Wyoming legislators have asked local school administrators to compile a list detailing the pros and cons of district consolidation in Fremont County.
The list ...

Chance Phelps Foundation schedules 5K in Dubois

The Chance Phelps Foundation will present the annual Run4Chance 5K, Chance Challenge Obstacle Race, and Kids Fun Run on Saturday, Aug. 12 at Town Park in ...

Final water report shows big surpluses

Water year 2017 saw some fluctuation in precipitation from May to June, but not enough to avoid leaving the state enormously above average in snowpack and ...

49 from county earn 4.0 at CWC

Dozens of students from Fremont County earned the honor of being on the Central Wyoming College Spring 2017 President's list, which requires a 4.0 garade ...

North Second West to be reconstructed with 1 percent money

North Second West from West Pershing to West Sunset will be reconstructed this year after the Riverton City Council awarded the project bid to Dave's Asphalt ...

District 25 reworks busing and facilities following resignation

After the resignation of Michael Forget, transportation supervisor for Riverton schools, the district's busing administration is being restructured to be under ...

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John Tillman Bekken, 66, of Lander died on June 15, 2017, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper. ...

Loop Road open to Worthen Meadow

The Washakie Ranger District of Shoshone National Forest has opened Louis Lake Road (Forest Service Road 300), also known as the Loop Road, from Sinks Canyon ...

Former Ashgrove student now heads Ashgrove

Necole Hernandez, literacy facilitator at Ashgrove elementary school in Riverton, has been tapped to be the interim principal at Ashgrove after the retirement ...

Five-victim car wreck raises fatality total in county to 11, far ahead of 2016 pace

The quintuple-fatal traffic incident that took place June 3 south of Riverton brought the tally of fatalities for the year in Fremont County to 11, Fremont ...

'Carriage right' extended; will keep LeClair water flowing to city's plant

The "carriage right" between the City of Riverton and the LeClair Irrigation District has had 20 more years added to its long-standing partnership.
The ...

Teenagers from the Riverton Branch Library's teen department read, performed and entertained children Tuesday during their Rebel Storytime event. Ashley ...

Minerals can't 'save the day' for schools, state lawmaker says

The Wyoming Legislature is expects to have a contractor in place to recalibrate the state's K-12 school funding model by July 3.
Matthew Willmarth, the school ...

Kayak guide dies in Yellowstone Lake during rescue attempt on guided trip

MAMMOTH HOT SPRINGS (AP) -- A kayak guide in his first season on the job in Yellowstone National Park has died while trying to rescue a park visitor who ...

 
 

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