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Road sign vandalism a significant problem; Fremont County has most

When vandals steal or paint roadway signs, or shoot signs with high-powered handguns, rifles and shotguns, highway safety is compromised and taxpayers ...

New library chief named

JoAnn Collins of northern California is the new director of the Fremont County Library System.
Her hire was approved unanimously by the Library Board of ...

The Fremont County Museums System launched a website recently for its three museums in Lander, Riverton and Dubois.
The new ...

Speed a factor in fatal car crash, patrol says

Emergency responders at the scene of a fatal crash south of Ethete said speeds were a factor in the incident.
"Witnesses said (the drivers were) potentially ...

Nature walk focuses on South Pass area
"What the heck is salix bebbiana?"
Find out on Friday when renowned biologist and avid naturalist John ...

Tough Enough to Wear Pink night Tuesday at rodeo

The eighth annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink live auction event is hosted in Riverton on Tuesday, July 28, at the Fremont County Fairgrounds arena.
Tough ...

New traffic light powers up Tuesday at intersection

A new traffic signal at the intersection of Wyoming 137 and Wyoming 789 south of Riverton is scheduled to receive power Tues-day, July 28 as the subcontractor ...

The first commercial oil production in Wyoming took place in Fremont County -- the Dallas Field just east of Lander to be exact.
This is believed to be a ...

A suspicious package found July 21 at the Fremont County Courthouse was determined harmless after multiple departments investigated the scene.
Just before 4 ...

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Births

PERRY
A daughter was born to Katelyn Brown of Ethete and Arlis Perry of Fort Washakie at 11:25 a.m. May 21 at SageWest Health Care at ...

New trial in rape case scheduled for Aug. 31

A new trial for an Arapahoe man charged with sexually assaulting his cousin has been set to start Aug. 31. An order from District Court Judge Marvin L. Tyler ...

Woman choked at restaurant, coroner finds

An elderly Riverton woman died Tuesday evening after reportedly choking while eating at the Wind River Casino.
She is the second resident to die of choking ...

Ward 1 seat on council now empty; applications due Aug. 13

The Riverton City Council has officially declared the vacancy left by Jonathan Faubion, who represented Ward 1 but has moved to a different district.
The ...

Center of Hope vows to continue treatment mission after shooting

The Riverton Police Department is helping the Center of Hope detoxification center house clients after Saturday's fatal shooting at the facility on West Adams ...

"I believe I should not have been driving because of my eyesight," defendant Sandra Pennock said.

Sandra Penncok admitted she was at fault for ...

Bear put to death

LARAMIE (AP) -- Wildlife of-ficials have euthanized a black bear that showed up at a home in Laramie about a week after it was removed from a residential area ...

Construction expense leads to biggest District 25 budget in years

The Fremont County School District 25 Board of Trustees approved a budget appropriation of about $80 million during a meeting July 14.
"That's probably the ...

Gunman faces death or life sentence; city, reservation, county leaders conferring

Local officials from Riverton, Lander, Fremont County and the Wind River Indian Reservation met Wednesday to discuss the fatal shooting that took place last ...

More joining suits against new EPA reg on water

HELENA, Mont. (AP) -- Nine environmental conservation groups have joined the surge of states and businesses suing the federal government over a new water ...

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Shooting details undisclosed for now
CHEYENNE (AP) -- The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation says it will not release details about a man who ...

 
 

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