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Lander's Mark McConnell elected state FFA president

Lander Valley High School student Mark McConnell is the new president of the Wyoming FFA Association.
Officers were elected statewide April 7 at the state FFA ...

Wolverines, Tigers score at Green River track meet

Riverton's Alec Richardson and Brodie Roden and Lander's Kobey Simpson all won individual events.


Fifteen schools gathered at the Green River ...

Broncs beat Tigers, 2-0

Lander suffered their first loss since the season-opener in a defeat to visiting Cody.


Lander's footballers welcomed the Cody Broncs on Saturday ...

Lady Tigers tamed by Broncs, 3-1

Zoe Peterson's team-leading sixth goal of the season wasn't enough for Lander.


Lander's Lady Tigers returned to their home ground coming off a ...

Gold defeats Brown 38-35 in spring game

Laramie -- Spring football practice concluded in exciting fashion on Saturday for the Wyoming Cowboys as the Gold Team captured a thrilling 38-35 win over the ...

Jobless rate manages dip for month; sharply higher from last year

Fremont County Employment


Unemployment rate
March -- 7.8 percent
February -- 8.1 percent
March 2015 -- 5.9 ...

Trash accumulates again at Government Draw; cleanup volunteers sought April 30

The Fremont County ATV Association, Rim Rock Riders 4-H Club and Bureau of Land Management Lander Field Office plans a cleanup day for public lands at 9 a.m. ...

Lander's sharpshooting guard will be playing basketball at the school in Nebraska next season.


Lander's Keeley Garvin, a two-time Class 3-A ...

Worth repeating?

Before the next presidential primary season, Wyoming's delegate process ought to be re-examined

Wyoming's moment in the sun -- or glare -- of the 2016 ...

Save recycling?

Public forums offer glimmer of hope for solutions


After the Fremont County Solid Waste District announced it would likely make a final decision in ...

College dual credit effort jolted by big budget cut

The Central Wyoming College Board of Cooperative Higher Educational Services budget for Fremont County students in fiscal year 2017 has been cut by almost 30 ...

Plainsmen pound Wolverines, 7-0

Laramie netted five second-half goals to finish off the visitors from Riverton.

Laramie's hot Plainsmen boys took 30 minutes to get warmed up on ...

Fruit, nut trees not impossible locally, but it takes planning

Agriculture in Fremont County is considered a basic industry, but when it comes to growing fruit and nut trees locally, the term "basic" takes on an entirely ...

Creativity was on full display 21 years ago this week at Central Wyoming College as the honors program hosted the CWC Creativity MiniConference, including this ...

Defense of officiating at state basketball flawed an inaccurate

Editor:
This letter is written in response to Randy Komrs's letters to the editor concerning officiating at the state tournament basketball.
First, let it ...

Second group pushes legalizing medical pot

CHEYENNE (TNS) -- Two members of a pro-medical marijuana nonprofit spent much of their day Thursday camped along Dell Range Boulevard near Cahill Park in ...

State rig tally flat; U.S. count sinks to new low

HOUSTON (AP) -- The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. dropped by nine this week to 431, again reaching an-time low amid depressed ...

Melissa Briggs

Melissa Briggs of Crowheart, formally of Cody, died Sunday, April 10, 2016.She was 35 years old.
A private family service will take place at a later ...

The Lady Plainsmen beat the Lady Wolverines, 8-0.

Lexi Pulley netted four goals to power her top-ranked Laramie Lady Plainsmen soccer team to an easy ...

Death penalty won't be sought for Worland teen in 2 killings

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Federal prosecutors will not seek the death penalty against a Wyoming teenager accused of killing a couple who authorities said stopped ...

 
 

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