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Spratt makes dean's list
Kristen Spratt of Lysite was named to the dean's list for the spring semester at Houston State University in Huntsville, ...

Riverton grad earns scholarship from angler organization

Riverton High School graduate Kasandra Kister has received a scholarship from the Popo Agie Anglers, a Trout Unlimited chapter located in Lander.
Kister was ...

New WLRC superintendent plans to upgrade facility

Allen Parks also anticipates developing a dual-diagnosis program for clients who are disabled and mentally ill, as well as a geriatrics-skilled facility for ...

Many people would enjoy a weekend trip to Buffalo and Casper.
The two cities are about 115 miles apart and are linked by Interstate 25, ensuring a speedy ...

Certain competitions always get a head start on the rest of the Fremont County Fair, with the style show usually among them.
In 1961, when the fair was ...

Veterans service officer to visit families in county

A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Fremont County throughout ...

Asphalt paving set to begin Wednesday south of Lander

Drivers should expect traffic delays of up to 20 minutes.

Asphalt paving is scheduled to begin Wednesday on a highway and bridge improvement project ...

Parkinson's disease expert to talk about new research

Beth A. Vernaleo, a national expert on Parkinson's disease, is scheduled to speak to Fremont County residents via Skype about medications and the latest ...

August Outside

Aug. 4 -- Riverton Museum Adventure Trek to Castle Gardens petroglyphs
Aug. 8 -- Pioneer Museum Adventure Trek to Lander Burnt Ranch Aug. 15 -- Lander Sprint ...

Lander man faces decades in prison after guilty plea in sexual abuse

The case involved two of his foster kids.

A 67-year-old Lander man pleaded guilty June 30 in Lander District Court to sexually abusing two of his ...

Donna the Buffalo next band in Lander LIVE concert series

The group blends folk, zydeco and reggae into its country music.

Lander LIVE, a live music concert series, will continue Tuesday with a performance ...

Fire danger rising fast in county

Fire officials are warning residents to be extra vigilant when burning trash and overgrown fields now that warm, dry, windy weather has arrived in Fremont ...

What do oil spills, greasy clothes and show lambs have in common?
The answer: Dawn dish washing liquid.
In an informal survey of 4-H and FFA members and ...

Fatal victim of Friday wreck was Denver man

A Denver man died Friday in a one-vehicle rollover on South Pass.
Joseph M. Rodriguez, 25, of Denver, died at SageWest Health Care at Lander of blunt-force ...

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 ...

 
 

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