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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 ...

USDA reminds producers to purchase crop insurance

The coverage includes crop production losses due to natural perils.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Risk Management Agency reminds producers to ...

Family sets up Joe McGowan Fund to honor Lander man, benefit community

The initial hope is to build the fund up to $25,000 and award a $1,000 grant every year.

An endowment fund has been established in honor of the ...

Ranchers offering $10K reward after four calves found dead

The Fremont County Sheriff's Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
Four calves were found shot to ...

Ben S. Ridgley has joined the Northern Arapaho Business Council after being sworn into office Sept. 8. He fills a vacancy left by Richard Brannan who resigned ...

Firefighters flip pancakes to raise funds for equipment

Roughly 500 people raised about $1,000 for the Lander Volunteer Fire Department during a pancake breakfast in August.
The department's fundraiser has been ...

Success of King James Version based on careful editing, research

King James grew up as a king, and doubly so. After Queen Elizabeth executed his mother, Mary Queen of Scots, when he was just 1 year old, he became King James ...

St. Stephen's starts year with new teachers, nurse, superintendent

St. Stephen's Indian School has welcomed new staff members into the 2015-2016 school year, including Frank No Runner, the new superintendent. No Runner is a ...

Myers enrolls at ENMU

Jayden Myers, of Riverton, will begin her first semester this fall at Eastern New Mexico University in Portales, N.M.
Eastern New Mexico University, a state ...

City council OKs use of powder cannon for RHS football games

The Riverton City Council has approved a fireworks permit application from Riverton High School.
Activities director and assistant principal Jeremy Hill ...

Johnson, Neuhaus to marry

Heather Johnson and Neil Neuhaus have announced their engagement.
The future bride is the daughter of Steve Johnson and Linda Johnson of Riverton. She is a ...

A majestic Kestrel sitting on a fence post, the Milky Way gleaming above the canyon cliffs, a sled dog peeking from a kennel, and a fisherman casting a fly on ...

Kinder, Dewey marry

Taunya M. Kinder and James D. Dewey, of Riverton, were married June 13, 2015, at the Chapel of the Sacred Heart on the south shore of Jackson Lake.
Bill ...

Riverton student earns speaking award at Yale

For the second consecutive year, a Riverton student has been named a top speaker at his university.
Robert H. Peck is a 2015 winner of the De Forest Prize at ...

Restored wagons donated to Lander museum

Freight wagons, surreys and buggies were how goods and people got around Fremont County in the early days. A recent donation to the Fremont County Pioneer ...

Becker, Meyer earn Kaiser awards

Dietrik Becker of Riverton High School and Keagan Meyer of Lander Valley High School each has received a $3,000 scholarship from the Kaiser Foundation.
The ...

New UW nutrition and food safety educator comes to Fremont County

A nutrition and food safety educator begins Monday at the University of Wyoming Extension office in Fremont County.
Laura Balis also will serve Big Horn, Hot ...

Traveling exhibit on vintage gas stations on display in Lander

The collection features cars and scenes from across Wyoming.

Even today it is often a long way between service stations on the highways of Wyoming. ...

Two RHS alumnae team up to publish nonfiction book

The work is a collection of "humorous and poignant observations about getting older."

Andrea Sims, a 1965 graduate of Riverton High School, has ...

Achievers

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, ...

 
 

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