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County wants 'continuing meetings' with tribes

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, said Tuesday that he'd like to plan future meetings with the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho ...

Traffic deaths on 5-year downward trend; booze, drugs in most

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A comparison of data records shows traffic fatalities have fallen in Fremont County over recent years.

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FreCo gets new WYDOT leader

The Wyoming Department of Transportation's former district traffic and construction engineer in Basin is the new leader of WYDOT's maintenance program in ...

Jerry Lee White

Jerry Lee White of Riverton died Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, at Wind River Health Care. He was 84 years old.
At his request, there will be a celebration of life ...

Two Jeffrey City residents die when boat capsizes in Idaho

Killed were 64-year-old Neil Hines and 44-year-old Sydney Hines, both of Jeffrey City.

After a two-day water search, authorities have confirmed that ...

Flood plan for Lander - 1985

Lander was experiencing a familiar condition 32 years ago this spring. The risk of flooding was high.
So, a group of Central Wyoming College students decided ...

University hosting Nobel laureate in medicine this week

Gene research pioneer Craig Mello appears at 1:30 p.m. Thursday.

The researcher who co-discovered a central mechanism of gene manipulation and ...

Meeting set for North Federal project

A public information sharing meeting to discuss the North Federal Boulevard highway improvement project will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Riverton City ...

Five year sentence for violent car theft

Garrett Blackburn, 24, of Riverton was sentenced to five years imprisonment Monday for attempted robbery. The U.S. Attorney's charged him after he tried to ...

Francis Otis 'Chick' Nicholas

Francis Otis "Chick" Nicholas died Friday, April 28, 2017, in Phoenix, Arizona, following a brief illness. He was 85 years old.
His funeral service is at 11 ...

Library screens opera rumored as Fleming's last

The Metropolitan Opera's performance of"Der Rosenkavalier" will be screened live in HD at the Lander library and 10:30 a.m. Saturday.
Richard Strauss's comedy ...

Commission chief: County should get direct cut of lodging tax

Travis Becker, chairman of the Fremont County Commission, is pushing for the county government to receive 10 percent of the county's lodging tax ...

Jazz Choir members focused on director Nathan Gillette. Front row from left, Kendric Muehler, Darryl Baldes, Brohdy Cark and Nathan Wood. Back row from left, ...

Lander's Leah Brown won both hurdle events for the Lander girls at their home meet.

Leah Brown exploded from the blocks Saturday and blew down the ...

Elva Mae Laird

Elva Mae Laird of Lander died April 25, 2017. She was 82. As per her wishes, cremation has taken place, and there will be no services.
She was born July 6, ...

Jobless rate much better

Fremont County's unemployment picture improved sharply in March, with the unemployment rate dropping by the second-largest percentage in Wyoming over the past ...

Lander to host wolf hunt meeting

Just a week after a court returned gray wolves to state management, and the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is again leading these efforts. As was the case in ...

Lander's girls claimed the Class 3-A Southeast soccer crown with a 2-1 road win against Rawlins.


Clear your calendar if you're a Lander Lady Tigers ...

Daniel Lobera scored four goals for Lander, while Abe Lowham and Ian Whiting each netted a pair in a comprehensive home victory against ...

Riverton man ordered $62K in restitution for fraud

Michael Jimmy Hanway, 53, of Riverton has been ordered to pay $62,500 in restitution after pleading guilty to mail fraud.
His charge stemmed from payments ...

 
 

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