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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 29, 2020

Riverton's east-side Main Street is due for repairs next summer, through a $1.4 million federal grant awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission to 71 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

I've had several cats. But I'd never had a warrior queen. One autumn day I found my second-born outside clutching, in his pale, incurved arm, a scruffy ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 23, 2020

Sentenced to 20-30 years in prison for shooting at several police officers from his home north of Riverton, Randy Pickering has lost a year-long appeal for a ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 17, 2020

A 10th Fremont County resident died has died after contracting coronavirus. The Wyoming Department of Health describes the man as older and having ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 15, 2020

State-level negotiations to use federal CARES funds for building a proposed community hospital in Riverton emerged Monday at the Legislative Joint ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

Sleep Outside Four chirping boys helped me set up the tent On our deck, where they linked and bent The rods and raised the dome Which, this night would be ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 9, 2020

A Republican primary election candidate forum picnic is scheduled for Friday at Jaycee Park, with cocktails starting at 4:30 p.m. and a hot dog and hamburger ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 2, 2020

Wind River Family and Community Health Care in Riverton has given nearly 10,000 COVID-19 tests and now averages more than 200 tests a day. As of June 30 ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Fremont County's health officer has chosen not to reapply for the job, which will leave the local public health administration in the hands of Wyoming state ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jul 1, 2020

Forced to cut $4.73 million from their overall budget amid a worsening statewide fiscal crisis, Fremont County leaders pulled from cash reserves and capital ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

q These were the ingredients in a Fathers Day trip to the emergency room. That boy is a handful sometimes, but I never wanted a weathervane to fall on ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Facing dire budget cuts, the Fremont County Library System laid off two part-time employees but raised alarm among county leaders by giving severance packages ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 25, 2020

Of those who have contracted coronavirus since its genesis in Fremont County in mid-March, 80 percent have recovered, according to the county's health officer. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 23, 2020

A Wind River Job Corps instructor accused of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor will not be allowed to argue at trial that he had a consenting relationship ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

Perry Cook of Lander and Dave Jost of Riverton have approved by the Fremont County Commission to serve on the county library board, after giving back-to-back ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

Riverton High School graduate Abigail Larsen strode May 29 onto the same stage she's performed on since kindergarten, this time to sign a letter of intent to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 21, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff writer This year's rendition of the 1838 Rendezvous at the site bearing the same name and situated southeast of Riverton could be ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 18, 2020

County authorities hope consolidating government departments into fewer buildings will help cut an unanticipated $4.5 million from the county's formerly ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 16, 2020

The Fremont County Detention Center needed a funding boost from another department after its tough fiscal year, which was characterized by overcrowding. "The ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2020

Firefighters, law enforcement officers and community members mourned the passing of former RVFD chief and Riverton Police Department sergeant Larry David with ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A woman seen driving is facing a felony drunk driving charge, since she's been convicted of driving under the influence ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 14, 2020

When it comes to COVID-19 testing, Wind River Cares clinics "dwarf everybody else" in the community, according to a Lander physician. COVID tests are ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2020

An argument about someone's grandmother is believed to have ended with a man getting stabbed through the arm. Accused stabber Tyrone Lee Zayne SunRhodes, 17, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jun 7, 2020

Garrett Powell of Riverton has been sentenced to between 20 years and life in prison for trying to kill his father with a hammer last April. He pleaded ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 26, 2020

Authorities ruled Tuesday that the manner of Trevor Bartlett's death was homicide. Bartlett's friend Mario Mills, who had been drinking with him and ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 24, 2020

Anyone wakeful and grateful can place flags on the graves of veterans graves at 8 a.m. Saturday morning at Mountain View Cemetery in Riverton. There are ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 21, 2020

A man who died after exchanging gunfire with police April 15 in Riverton was struck my multiple gunshots. The autopsy verdict by Fremont County Coroner Mark ...


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