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NWS urges caution on controlled burns

Each year, as the spring burning season gets into full swing, at least a few agricultural burns in Fremont County get out of control. This year, the National ...

Meager Title 25 talks irk county

Fremont County commissioners have reproached the Wyoming Department of Health for the way it is implementing a 2016 law that increases the amount of ...

Man who damaged cop car now charged with car theft

The man serving jail time for damaging a police cruiser in December now faces prison time after police say they discovered he stole an SUV and stripped it for ...

Meeting scheduled for disaster planning

Fremont County officials, including those from Dubois, Lander, Pavillion, Riverton and Shoshoni governments are in the process of updating the 2012 ...

CWC to renew BOCHES tax

The Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees intends to renew its half-mill levy for the CWC Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services.
A public ...

State making investment tweaks; county might follow suit

Though they're more risky, corporate bonds offer higher returns than most of the county's current investments.

The Wyoming State Treasurer's office ...

Cathie Lopez was burned critically when the USSR00;Cole was attacked in 2000

"Accept the things to which fate binds you, and love the people with ...

County's population declines for first time since 1990

Fremont County's population has been falling steadily since 2012, state economists say.
The number had grown for several years beginning with the U.S. Census ...

Night lights OKd for skate park; Friday events coming

New lights will illuminate Riverton's Tyler Apodaca Memorial Skate Park until 11 p.m. Fridays through May 26.
The Riverton City Council approved the ...

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Births

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A child was born to Kammie Long of Riverton and Chad Long of Riverton at 11:30 a.m. March 20 at ...

CWC employee earns state honor

The Wyoming Association of Community College Trustees recognized Central Wyoming College campus safety director Chuck Carr as the Professional Employee of the ...

Riverton finalizes duck ordinance; eight OK in town

Ducks now are welcome in the City of Riverton after the city council did a third and final reading, followed by a vote Tuesday. Ordinance 17-002, titled ...

County's flood outlook: Not if, but how bad

Snow depth at the Deer Park measuring station is the highest on record for the date.

The question this spring isn't whether there will be flooding ...

Good-to-Go store gets liquor license at north Riverton location

After failing to win city approval for a liquor license at one location, a Riverton convenience store business is getting the license at another address.
The ...

The Riverton Winter Farmers Market's Chili Cook-off competition and customer appreciation night brought a larger-than-average crowd Tuesday night.
Chili made ...

Ag land flooding reported in state; Bear River rises

Rivers and creeks swollen with snowmelt runoff are causing some minor flooding in western Wyoming.
Officials say the Bear River upstream and downstream from ...

Lander student wins Wyoming math meet

Kephas Olsson from Lander Middle School took home first-place individual honors at the Wyoming State Mathcounts competition on March 4 at the University of ...

Feeding ends early on elk refuge; winter herd was biggest since 1997

JACKSON (AP) -- The National Elk Refuge in northwest Wyoming has ended its supplemental feeding of elk earlier than usual because of the recent warm weather ...

Dakota oil spill three times larger than first estimated in December

About 530,000 gallons of oil is now believed to have spilled from the Belle Fourche Pipeline that was likely ruptured by a slumping ...

Wyoming Digest

Traffic stop yields 48 pounds of pot
RAWLINS (AP) -- Southern Wyoming police say a couple arrested in possession of 48 pounds of marijuana purchased in ...

 
 

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