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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Following weeks of shutdown due to coronavirus protections, the Fremont County Library System opened its branches Monday, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 20, 2020

A sixth tribal member and Fremont County resident has died after contracting coronavirus. The Northern Arapaho Business Council expressed "sincere ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 17, 2020

Aziz Waheed has coached 13 teams of Riverton High School soccer players. He says each one was "amazing." The boys head soccer coach for Riverton High School ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 17, 2020

After two years of data-gathering, law enforcement agents are airing the conversations of a presumed local drug network in court. The conversations of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 17, 2020

As of Friday afternoon, 16 people were quarantined in a man camp abutting Arapahoe School on the Wind River Indian Reservation. The camp was offered ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 13, 2020

Social distancing and symptom-checking may still be required as coronavirus restrictions are eased, according to a Fremont County "reopening" plan that mirrors ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 10, 2020

The top prosecutor of Fremont County will not enforce certain elements of public health orders put in place by Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon to mitigate coronavirus ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 8, 2020

After reviewing an advance copy of the new guidelines for reopening restaurants and bars on May 15, Riverton Mayor Rich Gard met with the town's food and drink ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 7, 2020

Before the declaration of a pandemic, Fremont County health officer Dr. Brian Gee's duties were much simpler -- and much less conspicuous. His chief duty ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 7, 2020

A Lander man is charged with second-degree murder after a shooting on Friday. A neighbor's home surveillance system captured video of the incident that landed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 5, 2020

Isolation necessitated by coronavirus restrictions didn't stop the Riverton High School speech team from winning the Wyoming Class 3-A state speech and debate ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
May 3, 2020

A special education teacher accused of stealing more than $32,000 from the Eastern Shoshone Tribe will avoid prosecution if she pays the money back. Wyoming ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 30, 2020

A proposed half-percent sales tax for use in economic development will appear on the Fremont County primary election ballot Aug. 18. A petition drive to ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 29, 2020

Julia Antelope recovered from coronavirus, but it still won't leave her alone. Antelope's aunt Gloria, uncle Larry, and cousin Dawn Wheeler were among the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 28, 2020

Part of Riverton's transient population has been quarantined on the Wind River Indian Reservation due to coronavirus concerns. "Our contact tracing is ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 21, 2020

After four weeks of late-winter sick leave due to a stroke, and one application for retirement, Riverton Police Department Chief Eric Murphy is back at work. ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 21, 2020

Four Fremont County residents have died due to complications of the corona virus. They are the first confirmed deaths from the global pandemic in Fremont ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 17, 2020

New developments in the standoff that occurred Wednesday afternoon in Riverton have emerged, revealing that James Hinman, 56, was shot during a rapid volley of ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 16, 2020

An active shooter engaged for hours in a standoff with police Wednesday was taken into custody after being shot by a Riverton police officer. The man, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 15, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer An active shooter engaged for hours in a standoff with police Wednesday has been taken into custody, seriously injured ...

 
By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2020

After confessing that she and a friend smoked meth while her children were home, a Riverton woman is facing a possible 10-year prison term for endangering two ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2020

The Friday-afternoon Amber Alert asking Fremont County residents to search for a Dodge truck containing missing children has been resolved. Wyoming Highway ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 12, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon congratulated Wyomingites during the week for staying put during the ongoing coronavirus ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 10, 2020

Wyoming's recovery from the economic fallout caused by coronavirus will depend on mindset, says State Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander. "It'll be hard to come back ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 9, 2020

The county's jail population is down to 116 - roughly half its New Year's total. The Fremont County Detention Center suffered from overcrowding for at least ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 7, 2020

Make life a learning opportunity. That's the advice for public-school families from Riverton home-schooling veteran Brooke Lehto as a prolonged closure of ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Apr 5, 2020

Fremont County is pushing for clarity in the coronavirus pandemic. Fremont County Health Officer Dr. Brian Gee issued a March 26 order to the local medical ...


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