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Dusty Rushing pulled his pickup truck to the side of a rural highway south of Lander and stopped so his friend Eric Logue could look out the passenger-side ...

Entertaining lineup at Winter Fair

Nearing its 50th anniversary, the Wyoming State Winter Fair welcomes disciplines and visitors to several venues this month for the 48th statewide celebration ...

Fire is a never-ending threat to small businesses, and Fremont County had seen numerous destructive fires in its business community before the big blaze in ...

Catholic college chooses not to participate in federal programs

The Wyoming Catholic College Board of Directors has chosen not participate in federal student loan and grant programs after spending several months analyzing ...

Defendant in fatal heroin overdose sentenced to federal term

A Lander man, the last in a group of heroin dealers who have been sentenced in a mutual case, is headed to federal prison.
Ryon Rudy James Herbst, 27, of ...

Results announced in sled dog race

Jerry Bath of Lander finished ninth in the International Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race, which ended Feb. 8
The defending champion won the competition. ...

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 ...

 
 

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