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City considers tapping 1 percent fund to finish planned ADA projects

Local officials may use 1 percent optional tax money to cover the unanticipated cost of installing flashing crosswalk signals and ramps for disabled ...

Park analysts weigh responses to climate change

YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK (AP) -- The question of how to respond to climate change doesn't yield an easy answer. Warming temperatures, decreasing snowpacks, ...

Wyoming digest

Wyoming leads U.S. rig count increase
HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by eight this week to ...

Fruit-truck vendors building community ties one peach at a time

GILLETTE (AP) -- Susan Sherwood sells more than just peaches and produce when she pulls her trailer into Gillette early on Fridays.
"We don't sell food, we ...

Wyoming one of 10 states never to have a non-white statewide winner

According to an analysis by The Associated Press, Wyoming is one of 10 states since Reconstruction where only white candidates have won contests for president, ...

The Wyoming State Fair collided with Labor Day Weekend half a century ago, with many participating families combining the fair with the holiday.
Among Fremont ...

The Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Honor Farm are partnering for the second time this year to find homes for wild horses and burros. The adoption ...

Final touches put on Habitat houses

The Fremont County Board of Realtors joined with Habitat for Humanity, Wind River Country last week to install the last of the siding on the latest Habitat ...

Adventurer writer to speak in Lander Sept. 27

National Geographic and University of Wyoming writer-in-residence Mark Jenkins, from Laramie, will discuss his North Face team's attempt to climb Burma's ...

Airport fire truck upgrade requires new construction

Before Riverton Regional Air-port acquires the new Air Rescue and Fire Fighting truck next year, the airport must make modifications to its existing ARFF ...

12 FreCo kids enroll at online public school

Tuition-free online public school, Wyoming Connections Academy, which serves K-12 students statewide has enrolled 12 students from Fremont County. They started ...

Forest Service to fight beetle in Winds

The U.S. forest will spray trees local forest areas Sept. 12 and 13.
Five Shoshone National Forest developed areas on the southern half of the forest will be ...

Not only did Lane Hill, front, win the Indian Relay at the Shoshone Tribal Fair last Sunday, he also took second place in teenager category of the subsequent ...

Fremont County digest

Crowheart plans cowboy festival
The 8th Annual Festival of the Cowboys will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Big Wind Hall in Crowheart.The ...

Jackson Elementary School third-graders walked to Jaycee Park on Friday. Students were assigned to activities like creating "sound maps" in which they drew ...

Stuble: Democrat set to face Larsen in HD54 race

Democratic candidate for House District 54, Julia Stuble of Lander is running against incumbent Republican State Rep. Lloyd Larsen, R-Lander, in the general ...

'We hurt with them'

RPDR00;chief says officers take police-involved shootings personally, whatever their role

When local law-enforcement officers hear about shootings ...

With lawsuit settled, Wind River's route to be restored after 16 years

A 20-year dispute over a reroute of the Wind River is set to be resolved this fall after a settlement was finalized last week.
The settlement in a federal ...

Fire risk extreme; red-flag warning set for holiday weekend

A fire that destroyed a shed early Friday north of Pavillion serves as a cautionary tale for residents heading into the Labor Day weekend.
Officials said the ...

Chamber feels money squeeze as requests for aid come in

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce expects to have less money to hand out to local organizations requesting assistance this year.
The money - which typically ...

 
 

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