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Daily Distraction: Homeschooling during COVID-19

Daily Distraction: Homeschooling during COVID-19

Introducing the County 10 Daily Distraction. Word Searches, photo contests, trivia questions and more. All local content, made just for you - our readers! Each day while the Corona-craziness lasts (okay...MOST days), we'll post a Daily...

Lander Middle School materials pick-up schedule

Lander Middle School materials pick-up schedule

Lander Middle School (LMS) is planning to provide another opportunity for students to pick up needed materials for distance learning. Below are the details of the pickup provided by LMS. Each grade level will have a designated day. We have broken up the alphabet into...

Fremont County Arrests: April 7, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: April 7, 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...

Wyoming Cowboys win best college sports logo competition

Wyoming Cowboys win best college sports logo competition

The social media page College Sports Logos created a 68 team bracket and had its fans vote for the best logo in college sports. Yesterday, Wyoming's Cowboys knocked off the South Dakota State Jackrabbits for the best mascot in the nation. Wyoming knocked off BYU,...

Multiple vehicles gone through in Lander this weekend

Multiple vehicles gone through in Lander this weekend

The Lander Police Department weekend report lists ten vehicles that had reportedly been gone through and/or broken into. All but two vehicles were listed as unlocked, according to the report. Items stolen include: electronics, paperwork and a gun. The majority did not...

Wyoming man dies in Saturday crash near Glendo

Wyoming man dies in Saturday crash near Glendo

On April 4, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 221 on Wyoming 319 north of Glendo, Wyoming.  At 11:00 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. A 2004 Dodge Ram was headed east on Wyoming 319 when the...

Peregrine acquires oil and gas royalties in Fremont County

Peregrine acquires oil and gas royalties in Fremont County

Texas-based company, Peregrine Energy Partners, has agreed to acquire producing and non-producing oil and gas royalties in Fremont County from an undisclosed seller. “This is an unprecedented time, both for those in the energy sector as well as landowners who have...

Fremont County Arrests: April 6, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: April 6, 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...

One killed, one injured in crash near Mountain View

One killed, one injured in crash near Mountain View

On April 3, 2020, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 113 on Wyoming 414 near Mountain View, Wyoming.  At 6:50 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were dispatched to the area for a one-vehicle rollover. A 2015 Toyota RAV 4 was headed south on Wyoming 414 when the...

Free food drive at Foundations for Nations in Riverton tonight

Free food drive at Foundations for Nations in Riverton tonight

Tonight, April 6th, Foundations for Nations Ministries is hosting a free food drive starting at 6:00 pm. It is first-come, first-serve and they shared there will be plenty of good food for those in need at this time. Drivers are asked to pull up along the roadside at...

Thank a Healthcare Hero

Thank a Healthcare Hero

By John Ferrelli, Chief Executive Officer of SageWest Health Care As we continue to fight COVID-19, it has been so encouraging to see the outpouring of support from Fremont County for SageWest Health Care. We have always striven to be a place where you choose to come...

Weather Update | Monday, April 6th

Weather Update | Monday, April 6th

Wyoming Weather update courtesy of the DayWeather Podcast Below the video 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...

Fremont County League of Women Voters seeks community feedback

Fremont County League of Women Voters seeks community feedback

The Fremont County League of Women Voters (FCLWV) is asking for community feedback as part of an outreach survey to better serve the community. FCLWV Program Committee Co-Chair Michelle Escudero has put compiled a short survey that can be completed by clicking here....

WGFD has a new ‘Ram’Blin Ewe Haul’

WGFD has a new ‘Ram’Blin Ewe Haul’

LANDER - Recently the Wyoming Game and Fish Department received grants to replace its old sheep-hauling trailer named “Ewe Haul.” The original “Ewe Haul” trailer had been used for decades to transport and transplant bighorn sheep and had deteriorated to the point it...

#Smiles: Shoshoni School staff sends messages to students [VIDEO]

#Smiles: Shoshoni School staff sends messages to students [VIDEO]

A series to share #smiles across our community through the achievements of our local youth, brought to you by Rendezvous Dental. Shoshoni School staff members sent a message to their students Sunday. Staff members unanimously expressed their well wishes, desire for...

Lander City Council Member shares insight from SageWest visit

Lander City Council Member shares insight from SageWest visit

Updated: To clarify, according to Cade, right now, there is typically 1 bed per ICU. Also, information potentially leading to the identification of a patient has been removed from the below statement. Lander City Council Member Cade Maestas shared the following about...

Wyoming Game and Fish dig into a bear den

Wyoming Game and Fish dig into a bear den

LANDER - Field personnel are still out and working. They are surveying, researching, and patrolling while taking as many precautions as possible for distancing. In late March, large carnivore section biologists Ryan Kindermann, Zach Gregory, and Dan Bjornlie took...

April 7th meeting agenda for Riverton City Council

April 7th meeting agenda for Riverton City Council

As a reminder, the City of Riverton offices remain closed to the public until further notice. The City Council meetings are live-streamed to the City of Riverton YouTube channel found here. Regular Council Meeting - Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 7:00 pm “Excellence in...

10 Fremont County artists you should check out during quarantine

10 Fremont County artists you should check out during quarantine

From the team that brought you 10 Wyoming bands to check out during quarantine, 10 Wyoming films to check out while socially distancing, and 10 Wyoming-themed books to read during lock-down, comes our latest installment - 10 Fremont County artists to check out while...

First isopod in Fremont County to fly COVID-19 patients

First isopod in Fremont County to fly COVID-19 patients

The morning of April 3rd, Classic Air Medical (CAM) crew members met in-person and virtually at their hangar in Riverton to train on the county's first air ambulance isopod. The isopod will be used on CAM's fixed-wing plane to fly COVID-19 positive and suspected...

Jupiter the owl visits Community Entry Services before closures

Jupiter the owl visits Community Entry Services before closures

LANDER - At Community Entry Services in Riverton, many residents and employees enjoyed learning about Jupiter the owl on a recent pre-COVID19 in Wyoming educational trip. Before the visit, residents took the time to study facts about owls, and many of them were ready...

#Snapped: Center of Hope sends positivity to seniors

#Snapped: Center of Hope sends positivity to seniors

The Center of Hope sent "kisses" to our seniors today to remind those shut-in that we are thinking of them. Personal messages were attached with a couple of chocolate kisses to let seniors know they are in our prayers. -Ron Woodward Thanks for sharing, Ron!

April 7th meeting agenda for the Fremont County Commissioners

April 7th meeting agenda for the Fremont County Commissioners

MEETING OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ CHAMBERS - FREMONT COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 450 N 2 ND STREET, ROOM 205, LANDER, WY 82520 Travis Becker (Chairman), Larry Allen (Vice-Chairman), Jennifer McCarty, Clarence Thomas & Michael Jones APRIL 7,...

UW announces $2 million agenda for student needs

UW announces $2 million agenda for student needs

In response to student hardships caused by novel coronavirus COVID-19, the University of Wyoming is taking extraordinary steps to provide financial security for students for the remainder of the spring 2020 semester. Those steps include: -- A decision to pay the...

Walmart to limit number of customers in store starting tomorrow

Walmart to limit number of customers in store starting tomorrow

Walmart stores will begin limiting the number of customers allowed in a store at the same time starting tomorrow April 4th, according to an announcement from Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Dacona Smith. County 10 confirmed this includes the...

Fremont County Arrests: April 3, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: April 3, 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...

Superintendent Balow’s statement on school closure extension

Superintendent Balow’s statement on school closure extension

The following is a press release from the Wyoming Department of Education: CHEYENNE - Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow issued the following statement in light of the recent order by Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Health to extend...

County 10’s Daily Distraction: Fremont County Landmarks

County 10’s Daily Distraction: Fremont County Landmarks

Introducing the County 10 Daily Distraction. Word Searches, photo contests, trivia questions and more. All local content, made just for you - our readers! Each day while the Corona-craziness lasts (okay...MOST days), we'll post a Daily...

2 more Lander businesses vandalized last night

2 more Lander businesses vandalized last night

The Lander Police Department (LPD) has reported that late last night, Thursday, April 3rd, 2020, two Lander businesses had their windows smashed/broken out. Both of the businesses are located on Lander's Main Street on the 700 and 400 blocks. The Lander Police...

Public Notice: Unclaimed Remains with Fremont County Coroner

Public Notice: Unclaimed Remains with Fremont County Coroner

From Fremont County Coroner's Office on Friday, April 3rd 2020: This release serves as Public Notice that the remains of the following individual of Riverton, Wyoming, have not been claimed by next of kin for disposition, or no next of kin have been found: Robert...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Deering, Quiver

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Deering, Quiver

Andrew “Andy” Deering, 72, of rural Riverton, Wyoming, passed away at his home surrounded by family on Sunday, March 29, 2020. He had lived in the Riverton community for 36 ½ years. A Celebration of his life will take place in late spring or summer. Arrangements are...

Weekend Weather Update | Friday, April 3rd [Video]

Weekend Weather Update | Friday, April 3rd [Video]

Wyoming Weather update courtesy of the DayWeather Podcast Below the video 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...

Friday night Main Street cruise happening again tomorrow

Friday night Main Street cruise happening again tomorrow

Bummed you didn't get to drive up and down Main Street like you did in high school last Friday night? Well, it is your lucky day! Facebook group Social Distancing Together - Fremont County has planned another evening of cruising Riverton's Main Street on April 3rd...

Fremont County Arrests: April 2, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: April 2, 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...

Local COVID-19 cases increase to 26 today; latest stats

Local COVID-19 cases increase to 26 today; latest stats

Below is the latest information from the Fremont County Incident Management Team: Fremont County positives for COVID-19 – 26 14 Lander 1 Riverton 10 Wind River Reservation 1 from unconfirmed location All the updates from the Fremont County Incident Management Team can...

Wyoming Department of Health shares testing information update

Wyoming Department of Health shares testing information update

The following is a press release from the Wyoming Department of Health: Because of testing supply issues, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) will be limiting testing available through the Wyoming Public Health Laboratory for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) to...

Riverton teachers planning a parade through town on Friday

Riverton teachers planning a parade through town on Friday

School in Fremont County is going to look very different for awhile as Districts begin moving to virtual schooling during the COVID-19 pandemic. Even though classes will resume in a digital fashion, the sudden end to classroom routines has left many teachers feeling...

#Snapped: Hope from the Center of Hope

#Snapped: Hope from the Center of Hope

Clients at the Center of Hope will be placing inspirational stones along the bike path to convey support and encouragement during these stressful times. The stones are each hand-painted with messages of support for our community. -Ron Woodward Thanks for sharing, Ron...

April and May wild horse adoptions postponed in Wyoming

April and May wild horse adoptions postponed in Wyoming

In support of national and state efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19, the upcoming wild horse adoption at the Rock Springs Wild Horse Facility scheduled for April 24-25 is postponed.  The corrals are currently closed and are not accepting appointments at this time...

Search for missing snowboarder in Teton County continues today

Search for missing snowboarder in Teton County continues today

Update on April 2nd at 2: 20 pm: Local news sources in Teton County have reported that the body of 28-year-old Trace Carillo has been found. More details can be found on Buckrail News. Teton County Seach and Rescue (TCSAR), Wyoming Department of Transportation...

When will it end?

When will it end?

Yesterday's forecast was not an April Fool's joke from Mother Nature. Fremont County residents woke up this morning to a blanket of snow. However, it doesn't look like it's going to last long. The forecast for the rest of the week is in the mid-40s for the highs and...