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#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...

Fremont County Arrests: March 26, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 26, 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...

VIDEO: Riverton Museum shows off their Hercules Blasting Machine

VIDEO: Riverton Museum shows off their Hercules Blasting Machine

If you're looking for a quick 2 1/2 minute distraction, or are doing the virtual classroom thing with your kiddos, check out this piece of history the Riverton Museum has inside. Manager Zach Larsen shows off the machine and teaches us some of its history, as well as...

#Activate10: We are all in this together

#Activate10: We are all in this together

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...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Tillman

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Tillman

Marty Wilt Tillman, 53, of Fort Washakie, Wyoming passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 27, 2020, at 11:00 am, at Sacajawea Cemetery at Fort Washakie.  

Fremont County School District #14 closure extended

Fremont County School District #14 closure extended

It was decided at the Fremont County School District #14 Board of Trustees meeting last night, March 25th, to extend the closure indefinitely. They will continue to monitor the situation and remain in contact with local and statewide health officials to determine the...

CWC cancels or postpones events up to May 10th

CWC cancels or postpones events up to May 10th

Central Wyoming College has decided to postpone or cancel events up to May 10 in accordance with the guidance of the Center for Disease Control and the Wyoming governor. All college facilities which include CWC main campus, the equine center, CWC Lander, CWC Alpine...

Fremont County School District #1 extends closure indefinitely

Fremont County School District #1 extends closure indefinitely

Fremont County School District #1 shared the following message: As we work our way through this pandemic, Fremont #1 personnel continue to collaborate with the Wyoming Department of Education, our local and state public health officials, and other entities to gather...

#Snapped: Former Shoshoni gas station demolished

#Snapped: Former Shoshoni gas station demolished

The former Country Store gas station located at the intersection of N. 2nd Street and Highway 26/789 in Shoshoni was demolished this week. The fuel pumps and fuel pump awnings remain standing, but the convenience store facility is complete gone. The Country Store had...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Davis, Whitewolf, Ratliff, Lough

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Davis, Whitewolf, Ratliff, Lough

Loretta Lynn Davis, 55, passed away Monday, March 23, 2020. Cremation has taken place. Daelynn “Dae Dae” Dawn Whitewolf, age 35, passed away on Saturday, March 21, 2020, at the Intermountain LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah. Dae Dae will be buried in the Whiteplume...

Fremont County Arrests: March 25, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 25, 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...

New shed antler boundaries now law

New shed antler boundaries now law

CHEYENNE - New regulations on shed antler and horn collection are now in effect. The updated regulation expands the seasonal closure area to include expanded critical wintering habitat and enact a new opening time of 12 noon on public lands. The annual closure is to...

First COVID-19 case confirmed in Sweetwater County

First COVID-19 case confirmed in Sweetwater County

Originally reported by SweetwaterNOW ROCK SPRINGS — Sweetwater County healthcare agencies were notified Tuesday, March 24, 2020, by a private medical laboratory that Sweetwater County has its first case of COVID-19. The Wyoming Department of Health has confirmed an...

Local COVID-19 cases increase to 12 today

Local COVID-19 cases increase to 12 today

An update at 7:30 pm tonight, March 24th, on the Wyoming Department of Health website reports Fremont County cases have increased from 10 to 12 today. Fremont County still has the highest number of cases across the state. "That number is up to date but I do not have...

Governor, State Health Officer issue third closure order

Governor, State Health Officer issue third closure order

Below is a press release shared by the office of Governor Mark Gordon: CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon and State Health Officer Dr. Alexia Harrist have issued a third statewide order, closing non-essential personal services. The order goes into effect tomorrow,...