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Lander students nominated for nat'l STEM event

Five middle-schoolers from Lander have been nominated to be among the 30 finalists selected this fall for an all-expenses-paid trip to Washington, D.C.
If ...

Lander's Dancing with the Stars sets lineup fo this year's event

The 4th annual Dancing with the Stars Lander will take place at the Lander Community Center on April 29. The event is modeled after the popular television ...

Lander chapter marks FFA Week with several events

The Lander FFA Chapter consistently produces young people who are motivated and capable. This is evident by the number of State FFA Degrees, American FFA ...

Good library management must be a top priority for the county

Editor:
It has been reported that the county still has not found a director for the library system. The Riverton library has a director vacancy also.
I ...

Probation ordered for Lander man on child porn charge

A Lander man has been sentenced to five years of supervised probation for possession of child pornography.
Court documents state that, on or about April 2, ...

There is no need to wait any longer for the holiday season this year - almost every day will be a little bit like Christmas in Fremont County through ...

Story about fatal crash was 'height of sensationalism'

Editor:
I was sickened upon reading your most recent story about the accidental death of my husband, Ryck Pedersen. The headline was the height of ...

UW hosts 'citizen science' conference in Lander

The University of Wyoming Biodiversity Institute will host the first Wyoming Citizen Science Conference and associated workshops from Dec. 1-3 in ...

Go ahead and conduct the full review of ambulance compliance

Editor:
I believe the Fremont County government should go ahead and evaluate how well the new ambulance service company is doing on its contractual ...

Fatal fire in Lander called 'suspicious'

No threat to community, officials say

Officials are investigating the fatal fire that claimed the life of a man early Wednesday in Lander as ...

The incident occurred early Wednesday in the 300 block of Market Street in Lander.

One person died early Wednesday in a structure fire in Lander. ...

In agreement that voting by district erodes voter interest

Editor:
I am in agreement that the districts have cut down on opportunities to vote. I felt the county was better represented when we all could vote on the ...

The typical huge crowd lined up to see Lander's annual Pioneer Days Parade for Independence ...

Cities, towns get ahead of counties on wildlife feeding

Town councilors in Lander and Dubois have made it illegal to feed wildlife within city limits, and a bill the Wyoming Legislature will take up next year would ...

Lander woman loses nearly $2,000 in computer fraud

A Lander woman is out nearly $2,000 after a new fraud hit the area.
Officers from the Lander Police Department received a call at 9:03 p.m. Aug. 21 reporting ...

Voters to decide on creation of water district north of Lander

A mailed-ballot election is set for Nov. 3 on the formation of the Lucky 13 water district. The district would comprise about 10 homes in a subdivision of the ...

Mistrial called in domestic violence case; prosecutors pledge to try again

Judge Norman E. Young cut the trial off as it was nearing its end Wednesday morning.

The trial for a Riverton man charged with beating his ...

McOmie to head state School Facilities Department

CHEYENNE -- The state School Facilities Department will soon get a new director. But he may have to contend with the department's questionable reputation, at ...

Trial begins in domestic violence case from March

A dozen injuries would be evidence that a Riverton man beat, battered and strangled his ex-girlfriend, a prosecutor said during opening statements in a trial ...

Asphalt paving activities will continue next week south of Riverton on Wyoming Highway 789, and officials are expecting delays of up to 20 minutes.
Drivers ...

 
 

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