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The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office advises travelers crossing public land to use caution, as recent precipitation and flooding have caused road ...

More candidates join commission field; some council hopefuls, too

Two positions on the Fremont County Commission now have at least three-way races on the Re-publican ticket.
Mark Keiser of Atlantic City has joined fellow ...

County backtracks on attorney's office move; assistant can remain

A week after Fremont County Commissioners ordered attorney Patrick LeBrun to lay off one of his legal secretaries, the board reversed course this week and ...

More than 300 people participated in the Run with the Pac 5K color run Friday. Runners started and finished at Jaycee Park in Riverton. The race was a joint ...

More than 300 people participated in the Run with the Pac 5K color run Friday. Runners started and finished at Jaycee Park in Riverton. The race was a joint ...

Study tells anti-cancer benefits of exercise

In addition to protecting hearts, preserving memory and lifting moods, exercise is a powerful cancer-preventive, says new research.
Physical activity worked ...

Hospital files bankruptcy as lawsuits mount

POWELL (AP) -- A Powell hospital has filed for bankruptcy as it faces about 20 lawsuits over surgeries performed by a former orthopedic surgeon.
Powell Valley ...

Wyoming digest

Climber dies in fall
SHERIDAN (AP) -- Authorities say a man was killed when he fell while rock climbing in Sheridan County.
58-year-old Dean Darling, ...

Fremont County residents can look forward to a break in the cloudy, wet weather this week.
Forecasters said local skies are expected to clear overnight ...

Two passengers - one carrying a bottle of clear liquid - fled from the vehicle.

A one-vehicle rollover crash Friday evening in Riverton led to the ...

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Community Calendar

Tuesday May 17

A Spaghetti Dinner Benefit will be from 5-8 p.m. at the Riverton Elks ...

Another reprieve for recycling as backers plead for more time

Glass no longer being accepted, however

Fremont County again has delayed a decision to end the bulk of its recycling program, giving the public a ...

Robbery assailant identified; public's assistance sought

The Riverton Police Department has identified the man suspected of a strong-arm robbery May 7 at Walmart, 1733 N. Federal Blvd. in Riverton.
Officials have ...

Utah hostage-takers both caught in Wyo

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Authorities spent days searching for a father and son accused of trapping a mother and her four teenage daughters in a Utah ...

Familiar griz appears first time this year

JACKSON (AP) -- A female grizzly bear that is frequently seen in the open with cubs in Grand Teton National Park has emerged from her winter hibernation -- with ...

Superintendent to feds: Stay out of restroom policy in state

CHEYENNE (AP) -- Wyoming education superintendent Jillian Balow says the federal government shouldn't tell state educators how to handle sensitive issues such ...

Basement kidnap suspect nabbed near Pinedale; son evading manhunt

PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) -- One of two men accused of luring a woman and her four teenage daughters to a Utah house and tying them up in the basement surrendered to ...

Fremont County digest


Wyoming Outdoor Weekend May 20-21
The second annual Wyoming Outdoor Weekend is Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at the Lander Community Center. ...

Cowboy Hall of Fame welcomes Winfield, Frank and McGuire

The Fremont County Wyoming County Hall of Fame Committee hosted their second annual benefit and dance to honor their 2015 Wyoming Cowboy Hall of Fame Inductees ...

Pay raise coming for District 14 teachers

New teachers at Wyoming Indian schools this fall will earn a $48,000 base pay, a $1,000 increase from the current academic year.
The Fremont County School ...

 
 

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