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Fire impacting travel on Blue Sky Highway (WY 132)

Fire impacting travel on Blue Sky Highway (WY 132)

Update @7:45pm: Blue Sky Highway (WY 132) has reopened according to the WYDOT Travel Information website. Update @ 6:10pm: Blue Sky Highway (WY 132) between US 26 and US 287 is closed according to the WYDOT Travel Information website. For the most up-to-date road...

Black bear bait site registration changes coming soon

Black bear bait site registration changes coming soon

CHEYENNE - In the interest of protecting public health and adhering to local community orders related to COVID-19, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is working to develop a procedure for new black bear bait registrations. Bait site registrations were originally set...

Fremont County Arrests: March 31, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 31, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

The Lost Chapter, LLC in Lander opens tomorrow!

The Lost Chapter, LLC in Lander opens tomorrow!

The last two weeks have been a whirlwind with a lot of information being shared. County 10 wants to remind folks there is a new #landerbiz opening tomorrow, April 1st, The Lost Chapter, LLC. They are located at 427 Lincoln Street next to Teton Therapy. Their first...

New Q & A website for Fremont County COVID-19

New Q & A website for Fremont County COVID-19

Below is an update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team: The public can now visit https://fremontwycovid.com/ and post a question. The Public Health department will answer them in the order received. Not all questions will be answered individually as we...

More ways to get business done at the Fremont County Courthouse

More ways to get business done at the Fremont County Courthouse

Fremont County Elected Officials and Department Heads want to thank all Fremont County citizens for what they are doing to help reduce the spread of the Coronavirus. We understand that there are many stresses for you individually and in your businesses and we at...

Wyoming unemployment unchanged at 3.7% in February 2020

Wyoming unemployment unchanged at 3.7% in February 2020

Note from Wyoming Department of Workforce Services: COVID-19 has undoubtedly affected Wyoming’s economy with numerous layoffs around the state. However, it will likely be some time before its effect will be seen in the economic data. The state unemployment rate is...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Eckley

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Eckley

No services are scheduled at this time for Jean Darlene Eckley, 71, who passed away on March 29, 2020, at her home in Riverton, WY, with her family by her side after a long battle with cancer. Cremation has taken place. Memorial contributions to Tough Enough Cancer...

Wyoming Board of Agriculture to meet April 13th

Wyoming Board of Agriculture to meet April 13th

The Wyoming Board of Agriculture will on Monday, April 13, 2020, via Zoom Meeting/Conference Call. The Wyoming Board of Agriculture meeting will begin at 1:00 pm and is scheduled to adjourn at 1:55 pm. During the meeting, the Board will elect a president and vice...

Fremont County Arrests: March 30, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 30, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

More hunting applications open April 1st

More hunting applications open April 1st

Beginning April 1st at 8:00 am the Wyoming Game and Fish Department will accept applications for limited quota fall turkey, sandhill crane and beaver as well as applications to the Glendo and Springer special pheasant hunts. Applications must be submitted online....

Weather Update | Monday, March 30th

Weather Update | Monday, March 30th

Below you can check out the current conditions and forecast for locations around Fremont County, updated in real-time. Monitor road conditions with WYDOT's road conditions map. Riverton   Ethete [vryn_layout_shortcode...

#Activate10: Victory Gardens 2020!

#Activate10: Victory Gardens 2020!

Our community is large and wildly diverse, which is at the same time our strength and our weakness. #Activate10 is a movement seeking to increase communication between individuals and organizations across Fremont County and to promote positive action in our...

Fremont County offices remain closed to the public

Fremont County offices remain closed to the public

Per Fremont County Commission direction, FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD OF TIME, ALL COUNTY OFFICES will continue to be CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC with employees working. The public is encouraged to contact various County offices via telephone or e-mail to see if alternative...

Free food drive starting at 6pm tonight in Riverton

Free food drive starting at 6pm tonight in Riverton

Foundations for Nations in Riverton is hosting another food drive starting at 6:00 pm tonight, March 30th. It's free to anybody in the community that is in need of help. The church is located at 620 E. Monroe Avenue. Folks are asked to line up their cars in the back...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Hambrick

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Hambrick

Bonita “Bonnie” Hambrick, 74, of Riverton passed away at Sage West Hospital – Riverton on Thursday, March 26, 2020. Cremation has taken place. Services will be announced at a later date. For the complete obituary, click here.  

What we know about Wyoming’s 87 Coronavirus patients so far

What we know about Wyoming’s 87 Coronavirus patients so far

As of the morning of Monday, March 30th there are 87 positive Coronavirus tests in Wyoming. Nearly 1,200 people have been tested. 23 of those positive 87 are in Fremont County. 15 of Wyoming's 23 counties have reported at least 1 positive test. Here's what we know so...

Suspect arrest for triple homicide in Big Horn, Wyoming

Suspect arrest for triple homicide in Big Horn, Wyoming

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Department issued the following release Sunday, March 29: ----------------------- On March 29, 2020, at approximately 8:07 PM, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a male subject contacted a family member and stated...

#Snapped: Take-out from Noon Rock Pizza in Dubois!

#Snapped: Take-out from Noon Rock Pizza in Dubois!

Thanks for keeping this reporter full while on the road, Noon Rock Pizza! More details below! Located at 112 E Ramshorn Street in Dubois, they are currently open Thursday-Monday from 11:00 am - 2:30 pm and 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm for take-out only. Give them a call at (307)...

Pain Care Centers are open and operating during this time

Pain Care Centers are open and operating during this time

Pain Care Centers shared the following announcement:  Pain Care Centers is operated by a group of professionals committed to diagnosing and treating chronic pain and opioid dependency conditions. Pain Care Centers operates in 4 locations around the state of Wyoming...

Ag sector may begin seeing coronavirus pandemic effects

Ag sector may begin seeing coronavirus pandemic effects

Coronavirus is taking a bite out of local businesses on Main Street and now the implications for agriculture are beginning to take shape, said the rural entrepreneurship specialist with University of Wyoming Extension. Those implications include falling commodity...

Lander Golf Course COVID-19 precautions

Lander Golf Course COVID-19 precautions

The Lander Golf Course staff have shared the following announcement:  The management and BOD at Lander Golf Course are monitoring the constantly changing developments of the Coronavirus outbreak. We are paying close attention to what the Centers for Disease Control,...

2020 Garden Expo scheduled in April has been canceled

2020 Garden Expo scheduled in April has been canceled

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Garden Expo scheduled for April 25th is canceled, shared the Popo Agie Conservation District. "We look forward to celebrating the 10th Garden Expo anniversary next year in 2021." We are willing to refund all vendor fees and sponsorships or...

Spring burning? Plan ahead, avoid burning in state rights-of-way

Spring burning? Plan ahead, avoid burning in state rights-of-way

Many ranchers, farmers and other people are beginning their annual agricultural weed burning, and resources are available to help people make good decisions when planning these burns. Each year, as spring burning season increases, at least a few of these burns get out...

3/27: 10 Fremont County COVID-19 cases in Lander; 6 in Ethete

3/27: 10 Fremont County COVID-19 cases in Lander; 6 in Ethete

Fremont County Incident Management Team release: The current Fremont County number of tested positives is ___17___.  Recently, the Wyoming Department of Health web page added statistics and images to display demographics of patients known to be positive in each...

#Snapped: Message of hope from Hudson, Wyoming

#Snapped: Message of hope from Hudson, Wyoming

Jen Pryor snapped this photo outside of a Hudson residence this week with a simple message, "it's going to be okay." Many other displays of encouragement and hope are popping up around Fremont County. The national campaigns of, "A World of Hearts" and "Bear Hunt" are...

Bears sighted all over Fremont County!

Bears sighted all over Fremont County!

UPDATED to include additional information about Dr. Jonathan Faubion's involvement in the Bear Hunt activities Most children can recite lines from "We're Going on a Bear Hunt," a now-classic children's book by Michael Rosen. We're going on a...

#Activate10: Tip a local service industry worker

#Activate10: Tip a local service industry worker

Our community is large and wildly diverse, which is at the same time our strength and our weakness. #Activate10 is a movement seeking to increase communication between individuals and organizations across Fremont County and to promote positive action in our...

Grant applications now open for predator management projects

Grant applications now open for predator management projects

The Wyoming Animal Damage Management Board (ADMB) is soliciting grant applications for special projects that emphasize integrated predator management in Wyoming. Emphasis for selection will be placed on research, education, and field management on predator species...

2 arrested in connection to Riverton homicide yesterday

2 arrested in connection to Riverton homicide yesterday

The Riverton Police Department shared the following statement: On Thursday, March 26, 2020 at approximately 5:09 A.M. Officers of the Riverton Police Department responded to the 1300 block of E. Sunset for a report of a self-inflicted gunshot to a male subject from...

Fremont County Arrests: March 27, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 27, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

#Snapped: Freedom Liquors opened for business today

#Snapped: Freedom Liquors opened for business today

Freedom Liquors located at 604 West Main Street in Riverton opened their doors for business today, March 26th. Hours this week are noted as Thursday through Saturday from 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm on their Facebook page. Their wall-to-wall selections of wine, beer and...

3/26 update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team

3/26 update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team

Below is the March 26th update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team. Today the Fremont County Incident Command acted this week to increase focus on 4 strategic areas: Information Management Logistics Contingency and next level planning Better coordination...