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Phone scam hitting Lander area

Another phone scam is hitting the Lander area, and the caller is threatening residents that they will be arrested if they do not pay.
The Lander Police ...

County acquires land to widen road

Commissioners approved increasing their contract with engineers on the Lander project by $38,000.

Fremont County officially acquired small parcels ...

A convicted sex offender charged with sexual assault plans to base his defense on a claim that he was drugged the night before the alleged offense, his lawyer ...

Thefts pile up countywide from vehicles left unlocked

More than a dozen auto burglaries were reported over the weekend throughout Fremont County, all involving vehicles that were left unlocked.
A majority of the ...

National FFA Week: Lander

Agricultural organization boasts a long, rich history

The Lander FFA chapter will be busy this week.
Members plan to talk about FFA on local radio ...

Area students pick up awards at regional science fair

The following students earned awards at the 2015 West-Central Regional Science Fair held Jan. 27 to Jan. 29 at Central Wyoming College.
Students were judged ...

Lander hosting Jackalope Jump to benefit Special Olympics

The fourth annual Jackalope Jump will take place March 25 in Lander.
Two Lander Special Olympics teams -- the Lander Masters and the Lander Valley -- will join ...

County OKs adding floodplain data for property buyers, owners

The information would cover floodplains and floodways on the Popo Agie River around Lander and the Wind River near Dubois.

Floodplain data is to be ...

Farm retailer moving into former ALCO

A farm and ranch retail chain plans to move into the former ALCO Stores building in Lander.
Bomgaars Supply, Inc., announced it would take possession in ...

Lander Art Center debuting new space at open house

The facility has a 2,000- square-foot open floor plan that will function as a second classroom for the organization.

The Lander Art Center will host ...

Fremont County's first production of "The Vagina Monologues" is staged Thursday at the Riverton Branch Library and Friday at the Lander Library.

A ...

Case shakes off cancer treatment, staying productive at Legislature

CHEYENNE -- State Sen. Cale Case looks different. Standing at his desk on the Wyoming State Senate floor, his beard is visible from the balcony. His voice is ...

Decision not to expand Medicaid 'very unfortunate for Wyoming'

Editor:
When the 2015 Wyoming Legislature is over, I hope someone will take the time to look at all the money was spent on unnecessary things compared to the ...

Hereford loses high court appeal of '12 murder case

The Wyoming Supreme Court has upheld murder, kidnapping and rape convictions for a Lander man in a Feb. 4 decision. The defendant, John Thomas Hereford, had ...

Poor not 'ripping off' Medicaid

Editor:
Making poor people prove they have full-time employment before they can get Medicaid is against what Medicaid is about.
Poor people don't want to be ...

Two operas showing Saturday at library

Lander MetOpera will present a doubleheader starting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Lander Library.
The Metropolitan Opera will show two short operas: Peter ...

Long-delayed sentence set for sex offender

Lauro Alcaraz Jr. faces up to five years in state prison, then 13 more at the federal level.

As soon as his hearing finished Wednesday in Lander ...

Former Lander resident killed in Sunday car wreck

A former Lander resident who died early Sunday in a one-vehicle traffic accident in Garfield County, Colo., has been identified.
Officials said Devon Cardera, ...

Snow conditions OK for rec; ice looking good

On Togwotee Pass above Dubois, there were 55 inches on the ground Tuesday.

Winter recreation enthusiasts have managed to enjoy the outdoors this year ...

Library to show 'Treasure Island'

Lander Library will be the site for the National Theatre's broadcast of "Treasure Island."
Robert Louis Stevenson's story of murder, money and mutiny is ...

 
 

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