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By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 25, 2019

Two hikers are paying for the helicopter that flew them out of the Wind River Mountains after getting lost on a camping trip this week, officials said ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Aug 21, 2019

A woman who had been missing sine July was found dead Tuesday, more than a mile from her vehicle in the Bridger-Teton National Forest. Aubree Shanae Corona, ...

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 Steven R. Peck, Publisher
Jan 6, 2019

Multiple deaths, perhaps related, were reported Saturday in Riverton, with two different locations involved. Riverton chief of police Eric Murphy issued the ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 15, 2018

Fremont County undersheriff Ryan Lee wants to become the top law enforcement officer in the county. On Thursday he announced his intention to run for Fremont ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Mar 14, 2018

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker will not seek a fifth term in office. He announced the decision in a press release Wednesday, though the statement ...


From staff reports
Dec 29, 2017

Stephanie Walker from the Fremont County Sheriff's Office dispatch center received the 2017 Association of Public Safety Communication Officials and National ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 20, 2017

After a n automobile wreck was reported over the weekend near Jeffrey City, it has been determined that a man had died of natural causes while ...

From staff reports
Dec 13, 2017

Dylan Mills is set to be sentenced to 2.5 to 4 years imprisonment after pleading guilty to possession with intent to deliver cocaine. Fremont County sheriff's ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2017

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker is reminding residents that it is illegal to shoot at dogs that are harassing big game animals. He said he issued a ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Nov 24, 2017

It may only be the second quarter of the fiscal year, but the local Sheriff's office is already facing a budget issue after being slammed with high medical ...

From staff reports
Sep 15, 2017

Fremont County Sheriff's Department deputies rescued a woman Monday morning after she got trapped in an exotic bird cage north of Riverton. The woman called ...


From staff reports
Aug 24, 2017

County law enforcement officials said their 72-hour "eclipse emergency operation" proceeded largely as planned, with the exception of a few unusual issues - ...

 
By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Aug 20, 2017

Fremont County's jail is getting some relief, with its population dropping to 150. At one point last week, the jail had 174 prisoners in-house, one shy of the ...

By Daniel Bendtsen, Staff Writer
Jul 27, 2017

Gang activity, including vandalism and violence, is on the rise on the Wind River Indian Reservation, according to local officials. Fremont County ...


From staff reports
Jun 6, 2017

Sheriff's deputies gave a 24-year-old man a ride to Shoshoni after he threw his bicycle into a river off of Badwater Road. The man called law enforcement at ...

By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
May 30, 2017

The federal Bureau of Indian Affairs believes increased incidence of aggravated assault on the Wind River Indian Reservation is tied to a rise in meth use ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
May 2, 2017

While the Wind River Canyon was closed last week due to rock falls, several motorists took it upon themselves to find a new route over the Owl Creek Mountains. ...


By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Sep 11, 2016

Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker's first reaction to the police-involved shootings that have gained national attention in recent months is, "Thank God we ...

By Christina George, Staff Writer
Feb 28, 2016

CHEYENNE - Current residents at the Wyoming Life Re-source Center probably won't have to worry about finding a new home when the state finishes overhauling the ...

From staff reports
Feb 28, 2016

Two people either jumped or fell from the roadway atop Diversion Dam in Fremont Countyon Friday. One was confirmed dead at the scene, and the other ...


By Alejandra Silva, Staff Writer
Dec 20, 2015

A group committed to finding a solution to the livestock rustling problem in Fremont County hopes for support from the Wyoming Legislature. The group ...

By Kelli Ameling and Katie Roenigk, Staff Writers
Dec 9, 2015

A man and his dog were uninjured after being rescued Tuesday afternoon from Ray Lake near Fort Washakie. Officials said the man's Argo - an amphibious sport ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Dec 8, 2015

Officials say the death of two climbers this summer in the Wind River Mountains was accidental. The final case file has not yet been completed, but ...


From staff reports
Dec 3, 2015

Sheriff's deputies have responded to two reports of animal abuse involving horses on Elkhorn Drive in Riverton. Both calls were determined to be ...

From staff reports
Nov 12, 2015

Two Fremont County residents died Wednesday in a one-vehicle rollover west of Casper. The pickup truck involved was reported stolen later in the day. Kevin ...

By Katie Roenigk, Staff Writer
Oct 2, 2015

A former Dubois school trustee was arrested Sept. 14 after allegedly assaulting someone with an ink pen at her place of employment. Heidi McStay, 34, of ...


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