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By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 24, 2018

The Fremont County Attorney's Office has reached a plea agreement for Donald Burnett, the Lander man who was charged with third-degree sexual abuse of a minor ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 23, 2018

Applications to fill a vacancy on the Fremont County District 25 school board are due by noon Friday June 8. After applications are received, candidates will ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 20, 2018

Beginning Tuesday, Fremont County Commissioners are set to put out the land-use recommendations of its public lands committee for a 30-day public comment ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 20, 2018

In 2013, the Environmental Protection Agency effectively declared -- with little warning -- that more than 10,000 non-American Indian people living north of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 18, 2018

Willow Creek Elementary has joined the growing trend of elementary schools in Riverton which have constructed gardens as part of their science education. ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 18, 2018

The Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes have not posed "any new or significant concern about the law of reservation diminishment" that would merit a ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 17, 2018

Members of Fremont County's public lands committee will bring their draft recommendations to local commissioners on Tuesday. After two years of work, the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 15, 2018

Horseback-riding weed-sprayers are being deployed again this year to do battle against a pesky weed in the in the Wiggins Fork area near Dubois. It marks the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 13, 2018

The Arapahoe Homemakers Club is celebrating its 100 year anniversary this year. The club's records date to 1918, when Home Demonstration Agents -- the ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 13, 2018

Wyoming's new U.S. Attorney, Mark Klaassen, said he was particularly interested in the prosecution of a what was described as "violent meth ring" on the Wind ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 13, 2018

Nicole Schoening, chair of Central Wyoming College's Board of Trustees, and President Brad Tyndall burst into astonished laughter at Friday night's college ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 11, 2018

Fremont County School District 25 is planning to rebuild its football field and track this summer. The venue is now in its 10th year, which superintendent ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 11, 2018

S & S Builders are expecting to begin paving the first section of the North Federal Boulevard rebuild Tuesday. The first section of paving will run from ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 10, 2018

Jim Davis, director of Riverton's Chamber of Commerce, was named the "Citizen of the Year" by the Riverton Masonic Lodge. Otto Uecher, current lodge treasurer ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 10, 2018

Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen plans to buy a CONEX-type box to store corpses in Riverton. Currently, the county can only store three bodies at a time ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
May 10, 2018

Last month, a boost to Fremont County School District 25's health insurance funds meant district administrators weren't expecting to have to make budget cuts ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 27, 2018

Charlie Griffin has lived in the same house his whole life. That house was built along the Little Wind River right outside of Riverton in 1914, and Griffin's ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 26, 2018

Wyoming Office of Tourism executive director Diane Shober met with local mayors at a meeting of the Fremont County Association of Governments earlier this ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 26, 2018

Last week, construction workers on the North Federal Boulevard rebuild had expected to begin paving completed sections of the reconstruction by May 1. But ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 26, 2018

When members of Fremont County ad hoc lands land committee kicked off the Wyoming Public Lands Initiative nearly two years ago with a visit to Copper Mountain, ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 25, 2018

Though he's been a strong enforcer of the Fremont County government's wage freeze during the last two years, County Commission chairman Travis Becker has ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 24, 2018

With the Fremont County government's financial deficit now lowered, talks at county budget hearings have narrowed in on ways to address concerns about stagnant ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

With high rates of alcohol abuse well known in Fremont County, Volunteers of America operates one of the highest profile social services in the county: The ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

Under a preliminary agreement forged Thursday by Fremont County's publics lands committee, the Copper Mountain Wilderness Study Area is set to have the most ...


By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 22, 2018

U.S. solicitor general Noel Francisco has requested and received an extension on the deadline for an official opinion from the U.S. on whether the U.S. Supreme ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 20, 2018

The Fremont County Attorney's Office became the first party Friday to formally express opposition to a potential review by the U.S. Supreme Court of an ongoing ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Apr 19, 2018

The Northern Arapaho Tribe's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers has been joined with nearly 600 other cases that have been consolidated in the federal court ...


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