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Weather Update | Monday, March 23rd

Weather Update | Monday, March 23rd

    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 ...

Fremont County Arrests: March 23, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 23, 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...

10 cases of COVID-19 now reported in Fremont County

10 cases of COVID-19 now reported in Fremont County

The Fremont County Incident Management Team just shared the following announcement: The Wyoming Department of Health Laboratory reported the 10th person to be tested positive for COVID-19 virus in Fremont County. We have no further details at this time and will update...

#Activate10: Lookin’ ahead at week two

#Activate10: Lookin’ ahead at week two

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...

Sunday update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team

Sunday update from the Fremont County Incident Management Team

The Fremont County Incident Management Team is meeting seven days a week to asses and respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Below is the information they have provided to the community today, Sunday, March 22nd.  COVID-19 Information for Patients For the safety of our...

Pursuit ends with minor injuries near Sheridan

Pursuit ends with minor injuries near Sheridan

A Sheridan, Wyoming resident is in custody following a pursuit that took place Saturday morning, March 21, 2020. The pursuit started when officers with the Sheridan Police Department attempted to stop a 2007 Chrysler Sebring for going twice the speed limit.  The...

Northern Arapaho member tests positive for COVID-19

Northern Arapaho member tests positive for COVID-19

Earlier today, the Northern Arapaho Tribe shared that the first case of COVID-19 on the Wind River Reservation had been confirmed. Below is additional information about the case along with a message from the Northern Arapaho Business Council (NABC) and Wind River...

Latest COVID-19 update from Fremont County Incident Command Team

Latest COVID-19 update from Fremont County Incident Command Team

As previously reported, initial investigation by Public Health and State Department of Health officials following the first confirmed Covid 19 case in Fremont County indicated that a community source was the most likely cause of exposure to residents at the Showboat...

Structure fire on Sinks Canyon Road remains under investigation

Structure fire on Sinks Canyon Road remains under investigation

Release from Battalion 3 Lander Rural Fire: On March 20, 2020, at 7:05 a.m., Battalion Three Lander Rural responded to a report of a Structure Fire in the 2000 block of Sinks Canyon. Lander Rural and Lander City Fire units arrived within 7 minutes of the initial...

Wyoming businesses can start applying for federal disaster loans

Wyoming businesses can start applying for federal disaster loans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon announced that Wyoming small businesses are now eligible to apply for up to $2 million per company in federal economic disaster loans through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). The announcement applies to businesses in...

Need Propane? Sleeping Bear RV sells propane!

Need Propane? Sleeping Bear RV sells propane!

Paid Public Notice Need propane? Sleeping Bear RV Park sells propane! In these uncertain times, Sleeping Bear is still open and providing a vital necessity to the community. "As new owners, we try to keep our propane prices low and are happy to fill your tanks. We are...

First Natrona County COVID-19 case reported

First Natrona County COVID-19 case reported

Originally reported on Oil City News. According to the Wyoming Department of Health’s COVID-19 website, a COVID-19 case has been reported in Natrona County. Casper-Natrona County Department of Health public information officer Hailey Bloom confirmed in a call to Oil...

Governor, State Health Officer issue supplemental health order

Governor, State Health Officer issue supplemental health order

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon has supported an additional statewide order issued by the State Health Officer prohibiting gatherings of 10 people or more in a single room or confined space. The order also offers several exemptions. State health officer Dr....

High Plains Power lobbies are closed until further notice

High Plains Power lobbies are closed until further notice

High Plains Power shared the following announcement: In response to ongoing restrictions of person-to-person contact due to the COVID-19 outbreak, High Plains Power has closed the lobbies in Riverton and Dubois until further notice. Our drive-through windows will...

Introducing… the ultimate “Wyoming way” to wash your hands

Introducing… the ultimate “Wyoming way” to wash your hands

With the spread of COVID-19, consistent hand washing is being encouraged along with social distancing, cleaning often, and coughing/sneezing into your elbow. If you're looking for a fun, Wyoming-way, to wash your hands, check out the above suggestion from Ivinson...

Updated procedures at Fort Washakie Health Center

Updated procedures at Fort Washakie Health Center

In response to COVID-19, utilizing the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance, the IHS Fort Washakie Health Center has implemented the following procedures for the health and safety of our community: If you are experiencing a fever, cough, or...

Fremont County Arrests: March 20, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 20, 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...

Town of Shoshoni’s “COVID-19 Action Plan” released this week

Town of Shoshoni’s “COVID-19 Action Plan” released this week

The Town of Shoshoni COVID-19 Action Plan was released earlier this week. Their announcement is shared below: Dear Community: • We are taking these measure as a precaution due to the current concerns regarding COVID-19. • The town of Shoshoni is performing all normal...

ICYMI: Governor Mark Gordon’s live address this evening

ICYMI: Governor Mark Gordon’s live address this evening

Governor Mark Gordon along with First Lady Jennie held a Facebook Live broadcast at 6:30 pm tonight, March 19 to discuss COVID-19 and its impact on Wyoming. This broadcast follows Gordon's order to close public places for a two-week period to help slow the community...

Find your deal – share your deal for FREE

Find your deal – share your deal for FREE

Top Deals in the 10 is presented by Bailey Pit Stop Travel Centers Coronavirus prevention measures are making it difficult for local businesses...very difficult for some. We all need to do our part in preventing the spread of COVID-19, but we also need to support our...

Wyoming Highway Patrol temporarily suspends VIN inspections

Wyoming Highway Patrol temporarily suspends VIN inspections

Wyoming Highway Patrol release: Due to safety measures when dealing with the COVID-19 environment, the Wyoming Highway Patrol will be suspending services for Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) inspections. Most county clerks and treasurer’s through-out Wyoming have...

Cause of yesterday’s Rendezvous Road fire undetermined

Cause of yesterday’s Rendezvous Road fire undetermined

Yesterday, March 18th, around 3:30 pm the Riverton Fire Department, Fremont County Fire Protection, Fremont County Sheriff's Office and Wind River Police Department responded to a grass/brush fire on the 900 block of Rendezvous Road. "Upon arrival, there was...

Fremont County Public Health Officer answers COVID-19 questions

Fremont County Public Health Officer answers COVID-19 questions

Fremont County Public Health Officer Brian Gee’s response to Frequently asked Questions about the current situation.  Question: Are there estimates as to how many cases of Covid 19 might be in the community.  Answer: There are currently several upper respiratory...

10 Wyoming films you can watch while social distancing

10 Wyoming films you can watch while social distancing

Earlier this week, we brought you 10 Wyoming bands to check out while socially distancing. And apparently, based on your response, we may do round two of that very soon - yes, it will include rock bands. Today, however, we are bringing you a look at 10 Wyoming film...

BLM to temporarily suspend entrance fees on public lands

BLM to temporarily suspend entrance fees on public lands

Bureau of Land Management release: After careful consideration and at the direction of Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt, the Bureau of Land Management will temporarily suspend the collection of all entrance fees until further notice. As a result,...

Fremont County Arrests: March 19, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: March 19, 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...

County 10 2020 Mascot Challenge Champion: Shoshoni Wranglers

County 10 2020 Mascot Challenge Champion: Shoshoni Wranglers

County 10 congratulates the Shoshoni Wranglers for being our first ever Mascot Challenge Champion! We've worked through the week to confirm the enormous amount of votes, received by a community of nearly 700 people and a school with an enrollment of just over 100,...

WYDOT will help keep COVID-19 supplies moving during storm

WYDOT will help keep COVID-19 supplies moving during storm

Wyoming Department of Transportation release:  The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) is working to ensure supplies and products that will help with the coronavirus (COVID-19) situation get to their destinations during the upcoming storm. WYDOT crews are...

#Activate10: Over 100 indoor activities for kiddos

#Activate10: Over 100 indoor activities for kiddos

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...

First Coronavirus case in Teton County reported Wednesday

First Coronavirus case in Teton County reported Wednesday

Release from St. John's Health Center  In light of the first COVID-19 diagnosis in Teton County, WY, public officials from the Teton County Health Department, St. John’s Health, and other agencies are emphasizing the importance of continued community mitigation...

Wyoming launches COVID-19 webpage

Wyoming launches COVID-19 webpage

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced the launch of a state government webpage that will provide resources and information on the COVID-19 outbreak. The webpage may be viewed at covid19.wyo.gov. “We want to offer a single location to share information and...

Lander Volunteer Fire Department: COVID-19 response update

Lander Volunteer Fire Department: COVID-19 response update

In response to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in our community, we want to assure the Lander community that all necessary steps are being taken to reduce the risk of exposure to our firefighters, their families, and to members of the community. We want to assure the...

COVID-19 Response Plan shared by Northern Arapaho Tribe

COVID-19 Response Plan shared by Northern Arapaho Tribe

Earlier this week, the Northern Arapaho Tribe released a video announcement about a COVID-19 Response Plan. A declaration was also shared today: Northern Arapaho Community, Along with our Ceremonial Elders, the Northern Arapaho Business Council (“NABC”) declares...

Public announcements from the Fremont County Emergency Council

Public announcements from the Fremont County Emergency Council

Public service announcements from Fremont County Public Health Officer Dr. Gee and Operation Safeguard Public Information Officer Undersheriff Mark Hutchinson are shared below. This follows the recent Fremont County Emergency Council update released this afternoon....

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Fremont County over last 24 hours

No new COVID-19 cases reported in Fremont County over last 24 hours

Release from the Fremont County Emergency Council: The Fremont County Emergency Council has enacted the Fremont County/Municipal/ Tribal Emergency Operations plan and have expanded the Incident Management Team to effectively support public health and medical providers...