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With permit trees, shrubs from forest can be transplanted

Tree and shrub transplanting permits can now be purchased at two Shoshone National Forest district offices in Fremont County, plus another in Cody.
Transplant ...

Fremont County digest

County FFA teams excel at state
Fremont County Future Farmers of America teams are receiving top marks during the Wyoming FFA Convention this month in ...

Fort Washakie High School students met April 5 with the Eastern Shoshone Business Council at tribal headquarters in Fort Washakie.
Chairman Darwin St. Clair ...

Museums and galleries launch Wind River Explorer Guide

The Fremont County Museums are proud to announce their latest project in conjunction with our partner organizations throughout Fremont County.
The Wind River ...

Wyo delegates to Cruz

The U.S. Senator from Texas campaigned personally in Wyoming, including a speech Saturday at the state GOP convention in Casper.

Painstaking ...

Alcohol and drug deaths 'skyrocket,' says coroner

Alcohol and drug abuse continues to be a problem in Fremont County, as evidenced by official mortality statistics for the first quarter of 2016.
The numbers ...

Expulsions down in District 25 under 'stipulated agreement' program

Riverton schools have cut back on expulsions since the implementation of "stipulated agreements."
School District 25 started using stipulated agreements ...

'No more 65'

Speed limit raised on state highways across county; some lower limits remain

The posted speed limit rose from 65 to 70 mph in recent days on many ...

'You hardly ever meet a bad person in ag'

College student from Lander embodies next generation in agriculture education, philosophy

Rebecca Weber rested one afternoon last summer against ...

Scott Acton, a Ph.D physicist from Boulder, Colo., who grew up in Riverton, returned to Rendezvous Elementary School to speak to students about the new Webb ...

Lawsuits likely to follow federal grizzly delisting

CODY (AP) -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is bracing for legal challenges as it prepares to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the endangered ...

Wyoming digest

Palin's Wyoming appearance cancelled
CASPER (AP) -- Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will no longer attend the Wyoming Republican State Convention this ...

Guilty plea in airplane case

CHEYENNE (AP) -- A Colorado man pleaded guilty Wednesday to a federal charge of operating an unregistered airplane in a case stemming from police seizure of ...

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Births

SLACK
A son was born to Amanda Slack of Shoshoni and Brady Slack of Shoshoni at 11:15 a.m. April 11 at SageWest ...

New law keeps student e-mails free from public examination

Student e-mails are not considered public record of their school under a new law passed by the Wyoming Legislature.
This includes electronic communications ...

City adjusts tobacco policy; 'vaping' added to list of targeted items

A revised city ordinance on under-age tobacco use has passed its first round of votes from the Riverton City Council.
The proposal, which applies to both ...

Wyoming digest

Wolf population on the rise in Wyoming
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming's wolf population has soared and the once-endangered animals are expanding into new ...

Peabody bankruptcy draws attention to coal reclamation

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- The bankruptcy of Peabody Energy helps draw attention to plans for financially troubled coal companies to cover the potentially huge ...

Children had the chance to talk to, meet, learn about and dance with exotic birds Monday at the Riverton Branch Library. Central Wyoming Aviary, a non-profit ...

Water outlook good: basin 'slightly wet,' flood threat low

Recent storms left the Wind River Basin in a good position water-wise, with snow-water equivalents reaching 108 percent of median at the end of ...

 
 

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