Katie Roenigk

A hotel in Shoshoni? Not a good idea, planning firm says – but modular cabins might work

(Shoshoni, WY) - There isn’t enough demand for a hotel in Shoshoni, but other lodging options – like modular cabins – might be successful,...

Dubois approves Wind River Visitors Council budget in split vote

The Dubois Town Council has approved the Wind River Visitors Council budget plan for 2022-2023, after postponing the decision last month. The motion to approve...

Four business licenses on Shoshoni council agenda for Tuesday

The Shoshoni Town Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Town Hall, 102 E. Second St. The agenda includes a public hearing...

Lander’s packed agenda Tuesday includes budget hearing, economic development tax funding

The Lander City Council will hold a regular meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Council Chambers at 240 Lincoln St. The agenda...

Public hearing on Riverton budget Tuesday

The Riverton City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, in the Council Chambers at Riverton City Hall, 816...

Fremont County ranks third for newborn drug, alcohol exposure

(Fremont County, WY) - Over the past three years, more than 50 newborn babies in Fremont County have been diagnosed with impacts related to...

Riverton Chamber addresses ‘hurtful, alarming rumors’ about executive director resignation

The Riverton Chamber of Commerce is addressing the “hurtful and alarming rumors” that have spread in town about executive director Janet Winslow’s resignation last...

Riverton approves covered parking ordinance for multi-family developments on first reading

The Riverton City Council approved a new ordinance on first reading Tuesday that will let developers build covered parking structures in multi-family residential zones. Currently,...

Legislators debate penalties for drug use while pregnant

A local legislator made her case again last month for a bill criminalizing controlled substance use while pregnant. Wyoming Rep. Ember Oakley, R-Riverton, introduced House...

Former Lander councilman, Wyoming Pathways exec urges more funding for crosswalk safety

A former member of the Lander City Council testified in front of a legislative committee last month about the safety of crosswalks in Wyoming. Michael...

Dubois to hold public hearing on budget Monday evening

The Dubois Town Council will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, June 6, at Dubois Town Hall, 716 Meckem Street. The meeting begins...

Three public hearings on Riverton council agenda Tuesday

The Riverton City Council will hold a regular meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, in the Council Chambers at Riverton City Hall, 816...

Lander’s new water master plan envisions bigger service area due to growth

The Wyoming Water Development Office is funding a new water master plan in Lander. Project manager Mabel Jones called it a “reconnaissance study” that will...

Dubois votes down tourism grant for library system

The Dubois Town Council voted not to approve a Tourism Asset Development grant for the Fremont County Library System during a regular meeting on...

Lander’s proposed budget includes water, sewer rate increases – with more likely in future, staff says

Lander’s proposed budget for the upcoming fiscal year includes a 5 percent increase in water and sewer rates, treasurer Charri Lara said during a...

Lander council reviewing staff salary structure due to high home prices, inflation

The Lander City Council wants to review staff salaries at City Hall in an effort to make municipal wages more competitive. The conversation arose during...

Riverton’s proposed budget fulfills 70 percent of community service funding requests; ask was up by $114,000

Riverton’s proposed budget for the coming fiscal year includes $270,500 to help fund community services. Local community groups had asked for a total of $390,000,...

Special meeting Wednesday in Shoshoni to elect WAM delegate

The Shoshoni Town Council will hold a special meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 1, at Shoshoni Town Hall, 102 E. Second St. There is...

Riverton personnel costs rising 5 percent – even without cost-of-living adjustments

Expenses for personnel are going up more than 5 percent next year at Riverton City Hall, according to the proposed budget for fiscal year...

Riverton revenues expected to rise this year; grants up too

Riverton’s general fund revenues are projected to rise by 6 percent this year, according to a recent budget presentation from city staff. The city thinks...