Katie Roenigk

Fremont County to host annual Historical Society Trek in June

The Fremont County Historical Society will host the 68th annual Wyoming State Historical Society Trek this year. The event will take place during the weekend...

Riverton to consider International Building Code on final reading Tuesday after rejecting it last month

The Riverton City Council will consider adopting the International Building Code on third and final reading this week. The council rejected the building code March...

Tribes now eligible for Wyoming Business Council programs, as intended

The legislature passed a bill this year clarifying that Tribal governments are eligible for economic development programs through the Wyoming Business Council. There has been...

Fort Washakie freshman class largest in four years

This year’s freshman class at Fort Washakie High School is the largest in four years, rivaling the class of 2021 – which graduated the...

Taxable sales number distorted by refunds, economist says; FreCo actually saw growth

(Fremont County, WY) - Why did taxable sales fall in Fremont County during the last quarter of 2021? The decrease was most likely due to...

New academic calendar concerns several Wind River families, meeting Friday

(Pavillion, WY) - The Wind River school district has modified its 2022-23 academic calendar, to the consternation of some local families. The changes, as compared...

3-on-3 basketball fundraiser Thursday at WRHS

Wind River High School freshmen are hosting a 3-on-3 basketball tournament fundraiser Thursday night. The event will generate money for the WRHS prom of 2024,...

Taxable sales down in Fremont County; state has 10,000 fewer jobs compared to 2019

Taxable sales fell almost 2 percent in Fremont County during the last quarter of 2021, according to a report from Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division. Only...

Supply chain shortages affecting food service at Wind River schools; beef donations helpful

(Pavillion, WY) - The food service program at Wind River schools has been dealing with weekly supply chain shortages, according to a report to...

Another dry year ahead, but reservoirs looking OK

Last week’s warm weather prompted some snowmelt runoff from the Wind River Mountains, but state water watchers aren’t concerned about flooding this year in...

Dubois business owners wary of Gateway Community designation

Not everyone is excited about bringing more Continental Divide Trail users into Dubois. The Dubois Town Council heard a presentation last week about local efforts...

Shoshoni’s softball field may be getting a makeover

Shoshoni is planning to restore its local softball field. The details still have to be ironed out, but the town is working on acquiring the...

U.S. Interior wants to invest $4.5B in Tribal communities

The U.S. Interior Department has included a $4.5 billion investment in Tribal communities in its 2023 budget proposal. “The Biden-Harris administration has made it an...

Dubois gearing up for spring, summer events

The Dubois Town Council took action last week to accommodate several upcoming local events. The National Wild Turkey Foundation Fundraiser is scheduled to take place...

Maverik donations help Red Cross in Ukraine

Maverik convenience stores have donated $50,000 to the Red Cross to support people affected by the Ukraine crisis. Maverik customers are invited to donate, too,...

Shoshoni Motel being replaced with affordable housing

The old Shoshoni Motel is coming down. Viper Underdground has been hired to demolish the building for $43,000 as part of Shoshoni’s ongoing beautification and...

Shoshoni annexes 113 acres for new housing, business

Shoshoni is getting ready to grow – a lot. The town annexed 113 acres of land this month, extending the city limits west to connect...

Shoshoni council approves new business licenses

The Shoshoni Town Council approved several new business licenses during its regular meeting Tuesday. The first business license was for Brian Cooper, who is going...

Lander considering non-discrimination resolution April 12; ordinance could follow

The Lander City Council will consider adopting a new non-discrimination resolution next month. The updated resolution identifies local resources people can access when they experience...

Shoshoni hosting ‘town cleanup’ week in response to complaints

After hearing feedback from local residents, Shoshoni is planning a “town cleanup” week in May. “A lot of people have been asking about it,” public...