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Meeting set for North Federal project

A public information sharing meeting to discuss the North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Riverton City ...

Five year sentence for violent car theft

Garrett Blackburn, 24, of Riverton was sentenced to five years imprisonment Monday for attempted robbery. The U.S. Attorney's charged him after he tried to ...

Library screens opera rumored as Fleming's last

The Metropolitan Opera's performance of"Der Rosenkavalier" will be screened live in HD at the Lander library and 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Richard Strauss's comedy ...

Commission chief: County should get direct cut of lodging tax

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, is pushing for the county government to receive 10 percent of the county's lodging tax ...

Jazz Choir members focused on director Nathan Gillette. Front row from left, Kendric Muehler, Darryl Baldes, Brohdy Cark and Nathan Wood. Back row from left, ...

Jobless rate much better

Fremont County's unemployment picture improved sharply in March, with the unemployment rate dropping by the second-largest percentage in Wyoming over the past ...

Lander to host wolf hunt meeting

Just a week after a court returned gray wolves to state management, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is again leading these efforts. As was the case in ...

Riverton man ordered $62K in restitution for fraud

Michael Jimmy Hanway, 53, of Riverton has been ordered to pay $62,500 in restitution after pleading guilty to mail fraud.
His charge stemmed from payments ...

Woman bites off tongue after punch from husband

A Riverton man was arrested this weekend after reportedly punching his wife in the face so hard that she bit off a piece of her tongue.
The woman was ...

County mulls budget cuts in hours of hearings

In the last month, the Fremont County Commission has held more than 12 hours of budget hearings with elected officials and department heads as it tries to ...

Boysen drawn down; towns prep for water


As is clear to anyone driving by on the causeway, the Bureau of Reclamation is lowering Boysen Reservoir in ...

LeBrun granted month to decide on seeking death in hammer killing

District court judge Norman Young has given Fremont County Attorney Pat LeBrun until June 3 to decide whether the state will pursue the death penalty for ...

Boundary case appeal deadline extended again; now July 10

The 10th Circuit of Appeals has pushed back the deadline for appeals to be filed in the lawsuit over whether Riverton lies within the boundaries of the Wind ...

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A child was born to Aryanna Olson of Riverton and Luke David of Riverton and weighed 5 pounds, 13.3 ...

Wyoming digest

Coroner: Strange burning death was accident
(AP) -- The November 2015 burning death of a woman who claimed she had been set on fire outside the Wyoming ...

No state layoffs yet, but budget woes are raising the prospect for the future

Wyoming already has eliminated 319 positions recently through retirements and other routine vacancies.

CHEYENNE (AP) -- The governor of Wyoming faces ...

Attorney and client at odds over insanity pleas in March city standoff

Despite the protests of his client, public defender Terry Martin is pushing for insanity plea for Randy Pickering, the Riverton man who fired at police during ...

Fremont County's juvenile services program gets 75 percent of its case activity in Riverton.

Fremont County's juvenile justice program recorded ...

WyomingPBS cash-strapped

From staff reports

The Wyoming Public Broadcast Service anticipates revenues coming into the Wyoming PBS Foundation for fiscal year 2016 will be 15 percent ...

Jonah Energy to buy natural gas well, other operations in rich fields near Pinedale

From the Associated Press

Jonah Energy has announced it will acquire 1,200 producing wells and 27,000 acres of natural gas and oil producing properties from ...

 
 

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