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City staff commended for clean audit

Once again, the City of Riverton has received a positive audit report.
The city reported a strong six-month audit in March as well.
By the end of the year, ...

Capitol Square suit arguments begin

CHEYENNE -- A Laramie County District Court judge heard arguments Friday afternoon over motions to dismiss and to amend the lawsuit over the Capitol Square ...

New Year's feast

The Shoyos were one of many families that attended the New Year's Eve feast Saturday at the Rocky Mountain Hall in Fort Washakie. The event was sponsored by ...

2016 Year-end news review: DECEMBER

DECEMBER

1 - Attorneys for Riverton will join a settlement conference in hopes of ending a lawsuit filed by the local Days Inn motel.

2 - The ...

2016 Year-end news review: NOVEMBER

NOVEMBER

1 - Lance Clark was released from custody Monday after the Fremont County Attorney's Office dropped the charge of second degree murder for ...

2016 Year-end news review: OCTOBER

OCTOBER

2 - The Bureau of Indian Affairs has promised to take control of the courthouse currently occupied by the Shoshone and Arapaho Tribal Court, ...

Lander library to screen Domingo-featured opera

The creme de la creme of opera comes together at the Metropolitan Opera's presentation of Nabucco on Saturday, Jan. 7 at 10:55 am at the Lander ...

BLM plans horse gather near Lander

The Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office is requesting public input prior to analyzing a proposed wild horse gather in the North Lander Wild Horse ...

Wyoming digest

Body of missing boarder found in snow
JACKSON (AP) -- Searchers have recovered the body of a Grand Targhee Resort worker who failed to return from ...

Fremont County digest

WyomingPBS debuts 'Wild West' documentary
"Today's Wild West," a 13-part documentary style series on all things western, debuts on WyomingPBS beginning ...

2016: Economic downturn, tribal issues top local news stories of the year

Fremont County's No. 1 story for 2016 was related to the national downturn in the energy and minerals industries.
The selection was made by a vote of eight ...

2016 Year-end news review: MARCH

MARCH
1 - Both of the people who fell off of the Diversion Dam bridge Friday afternoon died as a result of the incident. A 17-year-old boy died at the ...

2016 Year-end news review: JUNE

JUNE
1 - The legislative task force overseeing renovations and construction at the Wyoming Life Resource Center in Lander and the Wyoming State ...

2016 Year-end news review: JULY

JULY

1 - The City of Riverton will no longer accept glass items at the neighborhood drop-off locations or in curbside recycling, effective ...

2016 Year-end news review: JANUARY

JANUARY
3 - About 40 Fremont County students marched Jan. 1 in the 127th Rose Parade in Pasadena, California.

3 - The Fremont County Commission is ...

2016 Year-end news review: FEBRUARY

FEBRUARY
2 - Local search and rescue crews responded to three calls involving stranded motorists within a 12-hour period. No one was injured in any of ...

2016 Year-end news review: APRIL

APRIL
1 - The Fremont County School District 38 Board of Trustees voted unanimously to move to blended instruction at Arapaho Charter High School, ...

2016 Year-end news review: SEPTEMBER

SEPTEMBER

1 - Riverton city schools won't be held liable for the death of Sophia Archer, the 7-year-old who was struck and killed last year by an ...

2016 Year-end news review: MAY

MAY
1 - Fremont County still faces a $3.3 million shortfall in its budget for the 2017 fiscal year, even after department heads have whittled their ...

2016 Year-end news review: AUGUST

AUGUST

2 - Evacuation orders were lifted Tuesday morning in the area of the Lava Mountain Fire west of Dubois, allowing residents of the Union Pass ...

 
 

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