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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 24, 2021

After a blitzkrieg impaired driving enforcement effort Labor Day weekend, the Wyoming Highway Patrol sent an unusually high number of detainees to the county's ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2021

A man accused of strangling and beating his girlfriend on Christmas of 2020 has pleaded "no contest" and awaits sentencing. Garrett Middleton, who was 22 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2021

Lawmakers advanced a bill draft Friday that would make Wyoming Business Council grants as accessible to local tribes as they are to other governments. The ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 13, 2021

Though he pleaded not guilty in August, a Fort Washakie man accused of one violent crime and one fatal crash involving children has switched his plea to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2021

Fremont County and its neighbor tribes have finalized a maintenance agreement for four problem roads on the Wind River Indian Reservation. "That's a big ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 10, 2021

The fatal exchange of gunfire between a Lander man and a state trooper on Sinks Canyon Road in June is just one among many signs of increasingly challenging ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Oct 8, 2021

Facing claims that its bus driver and superintendent did not react properly to sexual abuse on a school bus, Fremont County School District 14 is being sued in ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 30, 2021

The Fremont County Commission has set forth guidelines that suggest shorter quarantine lengths for vaccinated employees than unvaccinated ones. Commissioners ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 28, 2021

Rural Riverton's representative in the Wyoming House opposed a federal executive lands conservation order this month in comments at the regular meeting of the ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2021

A former Riverton man ac-cused of molesting a girl for 12 years could face life in prison. The Riverton Police Depart-ment received word on Aug. 25 from an ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 26, 2021

The state is wrestling with what experts on mental health confinement are calling a crisis. Starting with a lengthy discussion last week, the Wyoming ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2021

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer For a 47-year-old Riverton man, two days of eluding a hospital and nearly every police agency in Fremont County ended, ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 17, 2021

A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper who was shot by and returned fire on a Lander man, on Sinks Canyon Road in June acted within the law, according to a Friday ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 14, 2021

A Pavillion woman accused of stabbing her husband to death on Christmas Eve has agreed to plead guilty to manslaughter. BenniLee Strock, who was 39 when ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

The Northern Arapaho Tribe and Riverton attorney Joel Vincent have entered into a settlement agreement which will dismiss a lawsuit brought by the tribe in ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Sep 12, 2021

A Jeffrey City business owner could spend up to 20 years in prison if convicted of selling mushrooms and marijuana. According to a source cited in the court ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2021

The man accused of gouging out a woman's eye on Thanksgiving Day at Lander SageWest Health Care has been released from the Wyoming State Hospital, back into ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 22, 2021

A Riverton man accused of barricading his ex-girlfriend and her daughter in a bathroom after breaking into their house has pleaded not guilty in Fremont County ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 15, 2021

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A grand jury has indicted a Fort Washakie man for abusive sexual contact with a minor. Annin Damian Soldierwolf, 52, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Aug 1, 2021

Having confessed to shooting another man in the head with a rifle, Seth Blackburn will not be allowed to withdraw his guilty plea. Blackburn, who is about ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

A federal lawsuit alleges that the former chief financial officer of Wyoming Catholic College obtained $15 million from an investment company under false ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 13, 2021

After receiving a list of three candidates for the Fremont County Coroner mid-term replacement, the Fremont County Commission chose Tuesday not to select a new ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 4, 2021

A Fort Washakie man has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for failure to register as a sex offender. Court documents indicate that, beginning ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2021

Fremont County authorities formally have identified the man who fired on a Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper and then was shot to death by the officer. The man ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2021

The Wind River Tribal Court has ruled in favor of Shoshone leadership and against three individuals disputing the change of voting quorum for the tribe's top ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 20, 2021

The Fremont County Com-mission might ask voters to fund a new tax district to pay for local ambulance services in the future. Commissioner Mike Jones briefed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2021

A Lander man accused of video recording women in the changing area of his fitness center could face up to five years in prison. Dudley Irvine, born 1959, ...


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