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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

In late December, the Bureau of Land Management issued updated policy statements on sagebrush habitat in the West. These six documents known as "Instruction ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Tawnie DeJonge bested five other candidates to become the newest member of Fremont County's fair board. "There were some fantastic candidates for that" ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

Fremont County Commissioners have approved an emergency replacement plan for equipment to repair the Riverton library's fire alarm system. This fall, a ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 14, 2018

As Wyoming's legislative budget session nears, officials at the University of Wyoming have one main concern in their budget request: ensuring that state ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 11, 2018

The number of cases the Fremont County Coroner's Office covered last year rose 19 percent compared to 2016. Coroner Mark Stratmoen said the increase hasn't ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 10, 2018

In an unusual prosecution, two Riverton men have been charged with felonies after ordering a year's supply of steroids from China. Michael David Watson and ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 9, 2018

Wind River Hotel and Casino assistant manager Andrea Clifford is resigning, effective Jan. 12, from her role in the Northern Arapaho Tribe's primary economic ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

Fremont County commissioners are planning to buy comprehensive ambulance insurance for all county employees through Medical Transport Solutions. Gary Robson, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 4, 2018

After earning just 1 percent of the vote in the 2016 Republican primary to replace Cynthia Lummis in the U.S. House of Representatives, Rock Springs ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jan 3, 2018

The Fremont County Commission and Clerk Julie Freese plan to hold town hall meetings over the coming weeks, with the future of local elections the prime ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 28, 2017

In his budget request to the Wyoming Legislature, Gov. Matt Mead has requested that $105 million be distributed to the state's local governments. That annual ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 26, 2017

Fremont County Commissioners have decided not to vacate a Dubois road that the owners of 3 Spear Ranch had hoped to privatize. The county board voted ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 21, 2017

The Hertz car rental agency at Riverton Regional Airport has agreed to expand its hours of operation after being pressured by the city's airport board. The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

Fremont County School District 25 has approved $59,560 to pay for design work on what superintendent Terry Snyder said is much needed work at the Riverton ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 19, 2017

While K-12 public school officials in Fremont County have been concerned this fall that state legislators could get serious about consolidating school ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 17, 2017

Dean Peranteaux, who chairs the Riverton Regional Airport Board, announced Friday that the board is no longer pursuing a name change for the airport. Some ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 14, 2017

A federal magistrate judge ruled last week that a local student who had been expelled does not need to return to Riverton High School, despite an order from a ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2017

More than 1,450 people came to watch the Central Wyoming College production of "A Christmas Carol" during the show's five-day run Nov. 29 to Dec. 3. New ...

 

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 12, 2017

SkyWest Airlines has submitted a proposal to serve Riverton Regional Airport for the 2018 fiscal year., Missy White, who chairs the local air service task ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

Aspen Early Learning Center received two grants last month that are now being used to expand STEM programming at the kindergarten. With the help of $6,000 ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

A federal judge has handed an overwhelming legal victory to the city of Riverton, which had been sued by the local Days Inn motel over a dispute concerning a ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2017

A Riverton woman who went missing from her home a year ago has been found in Las Vegas. An arrest warrant was issued after Hartbank disappeared from her ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 6, 2017

Professors at the University of Wyoming are hoping to find favor with the UW Board of Trustees in order to add a new academic program: A degree in natural ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Dec 3, 2017

Riverton's school board began its meeting Tuesday week with a moment of silence for Sandy Barton, the School District 25 board member who died at age 58 last ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2017

The U.S. Forest Service has several timber sales planned for this winter in both the Lander and Dubois areas. About 344,000 cubic feet of the timber set to be ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 30, 2017

The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld an attempted murder conviction for Terry Schmuck, the Kinnear man who tried to kill his estranged wife with a hatchet in ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 29, 2017

By Daniel Bendtsen Staff Writer Four months ago, federal attorneys charged Northern Arapaho woman Cameron Means-Goodman with assault with a dangerous ...


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