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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has signed a bill authorizing new academic programs at community colleges. He gave official approval to Senate File 111 during a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 19, 2019

One person was injured, treated and released - then arrested - after a two-vehicle collision Monday afternoon east of Shoshoni. Officials said Calvin Sherman, ...

From staff reports
Mar 17, 2019

The Bureau of Land Management has released a Record of Decision (ROD) on three right-of-way applications submitted by Denbury Resources for a natural gas ...


Staff and wire reports
Mar 17, 2019

Staff and wire reports A federal policy on management of the greater sage grouse with direct ties to Fremont County has been changed by the Trump ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 17, 2019

Riverton school officials hope to institute a permanent salary in-crease for staff as they begin planning for next year's budget. "We think we're close," ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 15, 2019

A 16-year-old Ethete boy has been arrested, allegedly for stealing and crashing three vehicles in the Lander area on the same day. Officials did not report ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 15, 2019

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is working to replace its current fleet of radios, which were purchased 15 years ago and are becoming obsolete. "They've ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 14, 2019

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon will sign a bill authorizing new academic programs at community colleges during a formal ceremony Friday. Senate File 111 - now ...

Staff and wire reports
Mar 14, 2019

Fremont County dodged the worst of the enormous "bomb cyclone" winter storm that pounded much of Wyoming and Colorado on Wednesday, but the effects still were ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 14, 2019

A public inquest into a fatal, officer-involved shooting that took place in January in Riverton will be held next month. No officers were injured in the Jan. ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 13, 2019

Officials have released the name of the man found dead Monday afternoon on a bike path in Riverton. The body of Horace Big Medicine Jr., 62, was discovered at ...

From wire reports
Mar 13, 2019

Schools, businesses and government offices across southern and eastern Wyoming closed on Wednesday in the face of a strong winter storm expected to bring up to ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 13, 2019

Riverton Middle School is below its target goals in all performance indicators according to a continuous improvement plan the Fremont County School District 25 ...

From staff reports
Mar 12, 2019

Lower elevations of Fremont County could see as much as 6 inches of new snow on the ground after a storm blows through the area Wednesday. The National ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2019

A 62-year-old man was found dead Monday afternoon on a bike path in Riverton. Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said the American Indian man's identity ...


By Clair McFarland, Staff Writer
Mar 12, 2019

Under the guidance of 14-year head coach Annette Thornton, the Riverton High School speech and debate team has won the 3-A state championship for the third ...

From staff reports
Mar 10, 2019

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has scheduled a series of public meetings this month, as well as a final public information-gathering meeting, to present ...

From staff reports
Mar 10, 2019

The Bureau of Land Manage-ment Lander Field Office has posted the National Historic Trails annual monitoring report. The document is available online at: ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 10, 2019

Less than a year after announcing his retirement, former Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker has a new job. He was sworn in March 1 as Shoshoni's new ...

From staff reports
Mar 10, 2019

About 30 volunteers assisted Wyoming Game and Fish personnel recently in an annual project to improve fish habitat at Ocean Lake. Recycled Christmas trees ...

From staff reports
Mar 10, 2019

An Arapahoe man has been sentenced to 3.5 years in prison last month for abusive sexual contact. Court documents state that Ora Ignatius Little Jr., 50, of ...


From staff reports
Mar 10, 2019

A rare plant found only at two sites in central Wyoming has persisted, in part, because it can recover from relatively low densities and grows at different ...

Ramsey Scott, Wyoming News Exchange
Mar 10, 2019

The Wyoming Legislature's Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Interim Committee will spend the interim updating the state's oil and gas ...

By Steve Peck, Publisher
Mar 10, 2019

Fremont County showed no signs of emerging from its long job-market slump as 2018 ended, showing nearly 500 fewer jobs in the county than a year earlier. The ...


By Steve Peck, Publisher
Mar 8, 2019

Mary Axthelm is the recipient of the 2019 Riverton Community Service Award. The annual Riverton Chamber of Commerce awards were presented March 1 during a ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 8, 2019

A Riverton man was arrested Saturday after driving his truck into Ocean Lake. Jeremy Hernandez, 47, of Riverton, was treated for exposure before being ...

By Matthew Brown, Associated Press, with staff reports
Mar 8, 2019

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the legal battle over a ...


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