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The first commercial oil production in Wyoming took place in Fremont County -- the Dallas Field just east of Lander to be exact.
This is believed to be a ...

With a state 11-12-year-old Little League tournament spot on the line, Lander claimed the No. 2 position in a down-to-the wire win Saturday over Riverton at ...

Time to take responsibility for impact of wrongdoing

Editor:
I would like to send out my apologies to my loved ones and to the community of all Fremont County, taxpayers, both Fremont County courts, tribal ...

The way it was: Busy rodeo summer -- 1987

Fremont County was a hot spot for rodeo in the summer of 1987. In addition to the familiar Lander Old Timers rodeo on the Fourth of July and the Fremont County ...

Four plead not guilty in various drug, assault cases

Four defendants pleaded not guilty to charges in unrelated cases in Lander District Court on July 9.
Aleck Vavas pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to deliver ...

Roughly 200 people gathered earlier this month for the naming of a skatepark after a Lander man who died in November.
Parks and Recreation Department ...

Riverton ended Lander's five-year run on top at the annual vintage baseball tournament at South Pass City Gold Rush Days, winning the title on Sunday.
In the ...

Hung jury

What happened last week in Lander is rare, but it's part of our legal process

In this era of plea bargains, courtroom trials have become rare. A hung ...

Museums to host speakers, treks and 'digs' this week

The museums in Dubois, Lander and Riverton have organized another week of programs and activities.
On Thursday, the Riverton Museum is hosting a trek to St. ...

'Skipping' snow machine ends up in Frye Lake

No injuries were recorded after someone was reported to have sunk a snowmobile Sunday afternoon in Frye Lake above Lander.
A woman called law enforcement to ...

Thousands of climbers visit the Lander area each year to scale routes famous the world over.
The climbers literally trust their lives to steel anchors ...

Locals and visitors have a chance to learn while exploring the outdoors through the Fremont County Museums' ongoing Adventure Trek series.
The guided ...

Next up is the state tournament in Douglas starting Wednesday.

Two blowout victories carried the Riverton 13-15-year-old all-star baseball team to ...

Wyoming 'ahead of the curve' on same-sex marriage, and it has not destroyed our state

Editor:
I think Wyoming can be proud of being ahead of the curve on same-sex marriage.
The hyped-up Supreme Court decision a little while ago that made ...

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Dubois hosting Museum Day
Children's games, historic cabins tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are ...

Wyoming Arts Council hosting public meeting in Lander

The Wyoming Arts Council is having a town meeting from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St.
The meeting is open to the ...

The Wind River Visitors Council is sponsoring a team of four Fremont County residents who are competing in Wyoming's 2015 Cameco Cowboy Tough Adventure Race: a ...

Hanson, Menghini to wed Aug. 1

Jordan Hanson of Lander and Kelcie Menghini of Scottsbluff, Neb., have announced their engagement.
The future bride is pursuing a degree in elementary ...

The Riverton team awaits the winner of the Lander-Worland game at 5 p.m.

A talented 13-15-year-old Riverton Babe Ruth all-star teams will be on full ...

T.J. Jarrard couldn't have asked for a better performance over the July Fourth weekend at the annual Lander Pioneer Days Rodeo.
Jarrard won the all-around ...

 
 

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