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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 ...

The Central Wyoming Children's Center for Arts, Technology and Science has rallied significantly after a lag in attendance this fall.
CATS volunteer and ...

Local law enforcement on alert for drunken driving over holiday

Fremont County law enforcement agencies are urging revelers to plan a safe way home before drinking at holiday parties, and to ensure their loved ones do ...

Consolidation gets nod from ed. committee

After state legislators warned this month that Fremont County's K-12 schools face an "uphill battle" against consolidation in 2017, a working subgroup of the ...

State approves plan of correction for SageWest Heath Care

Problems discovered at the hospital involved equipment that was found unclean before and during surgeries, rooms that were not kept at the required ...

DENVER (AP) -- The Obama administration will release five possible plans Thursday for limiting mining on federal land in the West to protect the vulnerable ...

Nearly 10 inches confirmed at some recording stations

Forecasters only expected 3 inches of snow in Riverton, but the fast-moving storm off the West ...

Conservation district looking to future after area voters approve mill levy

As the district plans for the arrival of mill levy revenue, it will prepare a budget in the spring, then invite public comment before seeking approval from ...

Snow-water equivalent doubled in December

Snow depth Tuesday on South Pass is highest recorded for the date

Snow-water equivalents in the Wind River Basin have showed drastic improvement in ...

 
 

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