Katie Roenigk

Northern Arapaho Tour Rodeo returning for fourth season June 17-19

The fourth Northern Arapaho Tour Rodeo will take place June 17-19 at the Fremont County Fairgrounds in Riverton. It is the fourth-largest rodeo in Wyoming...

Signs of minor electrical fire still visible in Sinks Canyon

A heavy snow and wind event that blew through Sinks Canyon earlier this month appears to have knocked down a utility pole near Bruce’s...

Dubois postpones budget approval for Wind River Visitors Council, questions salary increase

The Dubois Town Council voted not to approve the Wind River Visitors Council budget plan for 2022-2023 during a regular meeting last week. The council...

Midvale Irrigation rehab project completed; water commission hears report

The Midvale Irrigation District completed a rehabilitation project last year, replacing an open ditch with PVC pipe on two lateral segments. The Wyoming Water Development...

Extensions approved for two water storage studies in Wind River Basin

State legislators approved timeline amendments last week for two water storage studies in the Wind River Basin. Both studies involve water rights from the Big...

Riverton to consider bike rack project at Tuesday meeting

The next regular meeting of the Riverton City Council will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, in the Council Chambers at Riverton City...

Annual core sample trek reveals low snow-moisture on Blue Ridge

A group of local weather watchers and forest managers made their annual trip up the Loop Road last week to gather snow core samples. After...

Drug detection dog now on duty in Shoshoni

Shoshoni now has an active-duty canine officer. Sgt. Jeff Leafgreen and his drug-detection dog, Nitro, earned their official certifications this week, and now police chief...

Transparency questioned as Lander moves forward with flood mitigation plan

Multiple people attended this week's Lander City Council meeting to speak against a proposed flood mitigation project in town. The city council recently approved an...

Lander approves open container permits for three upcoming events

The Lander City Council has approved three open container permits for local events coming up in June. Two of the events are scheduled for June...

Shoshoni census count off by more than 100, town says

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 471 people live in Shoshoni, but town officials say that number is off – by more than 100...

April speeding tickets in Shoshoni were for 18 mph over the limit, on average

Drivers who got pulled over for speeding last month in Shoshoni were traveling an average of 48 mph, police chief Chris Konija reported this...

Wyoming poised to pursue federal Infrastructure Act money

The State of Wyoming is preparing for a deluge of federal money from the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The bill will send $1.2 trillion...

Dubois council meets Wednesday; packed agenda includes three potential code changes

The Dubois Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 11, at Dubois Town Hall, 712 Meckem Street. The meeting will begin with a...

Shoshoni Town Council meets tonight

The Shoshoni Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, at Shoshoni Town Hall, 102 E. Second St. There are no public hearings...

Local streamflows looking good for spring, but summer may be warm and dry

April was a good water month for the Wind River Basin. The most recent Wyoming Basin & Water Supply Outlook Report from the Natural Resources...

Lander should focus on fires – not floods, councilmember says

Dan Hahn was the only member of the Lander City Council who voted “no” last month when the council accepted a study about a...

Riverton applying for third urban deer harvest permit

Riverton is applying for another permit to harvest deer in city limits this year. It’s part of Riverton’s urban deer control program, which “has the...

Special tax districts for airport funding considered – again

State legislators are once again considering a bill to allow special tax districts for air service funding in Wyoming. The legislation was introduced last year...

Dubois may limit the number of short-term rental properties allowed in town

The Dubois Town Council passed a new ordinance on first reading last week limiting the number of short-term rental properties allowed in town. City code...