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By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

A Riverton man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl has been transferred to Fremont County District Court to be prosecuted as a potential felon. Born 1984, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

A Riverton man could spend decades in prison if convicted of sexual acts with a 5-year-old. Now 20, Joshua J Anderle is charged with both first-degree ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 17, 2021

No charges will be filed in the November homicide that resulted in the death of Lisa Pitt, 39, of Riverton, Fremont County Attorney Patrick LeBrun said ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

Accused of beating his girlfriend savagely, Garrett Middleton now faces up to 10 years in prison. The 22-year-old Riverton man was arrested the day after ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 13, 2021

When a Pavillion woman's murder case was sent to a higher court Jan. 4, attorneys debated about marital abuse. Bennilee Strock, 39, was arrested the night ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Jan 7, 2021

In a Riverton building with the dust still settling from a massive remodel, Roger Bower sat to be vaccinated for COVID-19 on a Wednesday morning. "I'm going ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 29, 2020

A Pavillion woman arrested on Christmas Eve is charged with stabbing her husband to death. Bennilee Strock, 39, also known as Bennilee Roberts, appeared in ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 10, 2020

Fremont County Sheriff Ryan Lee announced Thursday that masking up "should be the personal responsibility of each citizen, and not a matter for law ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 9, 2020

When convicted child-killer Andrew John Yellowbear Jr sought freedom last month by claiming Riverton is part of the reservation, a federal judge was quick to ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2020

The county still has had no luck getting a local health officer. Fremont County's prior health officer Dr. Brian Gee did not reapply when his term expired ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2020

By Clair McFarland Staff Writer A state-level mask mandate announced Monday sparked frustration in a top county official and business owner who has just ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2020

Fremont County officially has the green light to sell the old public health department building on North Eighth West in Riverton and the Fremont County ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2020

A Riverton woman could face up to six years in prison for driving a vehicle with both methamphetamine and a child aboard. Kelsey Dane Eagleroad, 23, was ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

Pending the court's agreement, a Riverton man accused of sexually abusing small children could be sentenced to 15 years in prison. Lester Lietz, 60, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

Pandemic or not, nobody should go hungry on Thanksgiving. That's the motto of the Riverton High School Key Club this month, as volunteers packaged 200 ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 22, 2020

A legislative bill authorizing Bureau of Indian Affairs officers to arrest non-tribal traffic offenders on the Wind River Indian Reservation would multiply a ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 19, 2020

Al Addison is back on the Northern Arapaho ballot. Although he qualified in the primary election to advance, Northern Arapaho Business Council Co-Chairman ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 18, 2020

After striking a Riverton officer with a vehicle, a suspect bolted for the Wind River Indian Reservation, at around midday on Wednesday. Riverton Police ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2020

After eight years of development, a bill granting criminal jurisdiction over non-native traffic law violators on the Wind River Indian Reservation was opposed ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 17, 2020

It's what county officials are calling the 11th hour for COVID-related grant applications and projects. All projects funded by the U.S. Coronavirus Aid, ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2020

Court documents are brief regarding an alleged theft of an ATV and trailer by Riverton man Theodore Patrick Harding. On Sept. 19,at about midnight, law ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2020

Three people accused of dealing heroin in Fremont County now face federal prosecution instead of state prosecution. Crime penalties in federal court are ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 15, 2020

In response to State Sen.-elect Tim Salazar blocking a bill that would have expanded and localized county attorney pay standards, one county leader called the ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

The most challenging cross country season in a seven-year program concludes for Central Wyoming College this Saturday with the national race. CWC head coach ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

Debate flared in a legislative committee before a vote blocked advancement of a bill that would allow counties to pay their elected attorneys more than ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 12, 2020

Although the comment period for the public has not begun officially, Fremont County is facing pushback over a possible transfer of four roads into tribal ...

By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Nov 11, 2020

A Riverton man accused of raping a 10-year-old girl has been transferred to Fremont County District Court to be prosecuted as a potential felon. Born 1984, ...


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