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Nine arrests at City Park over weekend; booze factor in most

Local police made their way to Riverton City Park several times over the weekend in response to calls for service.
From Friday to Monday, nine people were ...

Wyoming digest

Deaths could be murder-suicide
POWELL (AP) -- A northern Wyoming man apparently shot and killed his longtime partner before turning the gun on ...

Sage grouse protections softened

President Donald Trump's administration has opened the door to industry-friendly changes to a sweeping plan imposed by his predecessor to protect the greater ...

City buzzing with eclipse planning

With less than two weeks until a total solar eclipse graces Riverton's skies, the city's government is finalizing plans on how it will handle the thousands of ...

Team Swine Squealers consisting of Maddy Hunsberger, Hannah Woodward, Megan Winfield, and Callie Farrar chased after a slippery, fast hog at the Hogs 'N' Mud ...

Three killed on Crow Reservation; gangs and drugs tied to murders

LODGE GRASS, Mont. (AP) -- Drugs and gang activity were factors in a residential shooting that killed three people and injured two others on Montana's Crow ...

The O'Connor Auto Body truck shut down in its first run at the Fremont County Fair truck and tractor pull Friday night but got a quick repair from the pit crew ...

Local students present at UW symposium

Three students from Fremont County were among the 14 students will that presented their summer research projects Tuesday during the University of Wyoming's ...

SS services grow

Social Security Administration has expanded its service in Fremont County with the Video Service Delivery.
The service is a face-to-face interaction over a ...

Championship expedition race set for Wyoming this month

For the first time in its 16-year history, the Adventure Racing World Championship will be held in the United States as the Cameco Cowboy Tough Expedition Race ...

As back-to school nears, District 25 set for Aspen's new preschool

A new three-day-per-week preschool is set to debut at Aspen Early Learning Center this fall, a further expansion of the Fremont County School District 25's ...

It's called the Fremont County fair but a team roper made the long trip from Honolulu, Hawaii, this year and the rodeo lineup was dotted with entries from ...

Roadwork near Sweetwater Station now under way

A $2.85 million project starting this week between Lander and Muddy Gap will repair a pair of bridges and improve 5.98 miles of highway.
Prime contractor is ...

A year into the work, county's public-lands initiative gets wider attention

A year after Fremont County began working on land-use recommendations for more than 50,000 acres of Wilderness Study Areas, outside scrutiny has started to ...

No change in state rig tally

Wyoming's rig count was unchanged for the week, with no oil and gas drill rigs reported working in Fremont County.
The number of rigs exploring for oil and ...

Slide repairs commence Togwotee Pass

Repair of two landslides on U.S. 26/287 is under way between Dubois and Moran Junction.
The slides are located at mileposts 20.9 and 28.3 on U.S. 26/287, ...

Tibetan teacher plans retreat in Fort Washakie

The Buddhist master will also hold talks in Riverton and Lander.


Tibetan Buddhist teacher Shar Khentrul Rinpoche will visit Fremont County this ...

Officer injured during arrest process; Tasers used for third time in a week

A Riverton police officer suffered minor injuries early Thursday while attempting to arrest a suspected drug user.
It was the third time this week local ...

Yellowstone developing bison quarantine facility

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Yellowstone National Park has decided to convert part of its bison trap into a temporary brucellosis quarantine facility.
The Bozeman ...

Wyoming man new Navy secretary

JACKSON (AP) -- A Wyoming man is now secretary of the U.S. Navy.
Richard Spencer was sworn in for the job Thursday in a ceremony at the Pentagon in Washington, ...

 
 

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