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By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 5, 2018

Two men have entered not guilty pleas in the death of a former Lander man. Donald Cherry, 31, and Jeffrey Haverty, 33, both of Billings, Montana, pleaded not ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Jan 4, 2018

A Lander woman is facing multiple charges stemming from allegations that she stabbed her children with scissors and hit them with belts. Prosecutors said the ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 28, 2017

North First Street has partially opened to one-way traffic during the remainder of the Lander Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center's construction. The opening ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 28, 2017

During the annual Lander Chamber of Commerce winter storefront competition, Reed's Moghaun Office Supply won the grand prize. The competition, which ran from ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 27, 2017

The remaining portion of Forest Service Road 300 - better known as the Loop Road above Sinks Canyon - closed to motorized travel for the season on Monday, Dec. ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 27, 2017

Predators are going to extreme circumstances to obtain money from local residents, law enforcement officials warned residents last week. The warning came ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 21, 2017

A Riverton man was able to post a $10,000 surety bond this month after being in jail since October for his fifth driving under the influence arrest. Charles ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 20, 2017

Fremont County School District 21 was placed on lockdown Tuesday after staff heard gunshots near campus. Fort Washakie superintendent Terry Ebert said the ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 20, 2017

After a n automobile wreck was reported over the weekend near Jeffrey City, it has been determined that a man had died of natural causes while ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 12, 2017

A Rawlins man has posted bond after being arrested for driving under the influence, texting while driving and failing to report a property damage ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 8, 2017

A salmonella outbreak reported in November is now under control, according to state health officials. The Wyoming Department of Health says the illness did ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 7, 2017

Lander city councilors approved a liquor license transfer, giving the opportunity for a new business called Whiskey Cut. During a public hearing Nov. 14, ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Dec 7, 2017

Two men have been arrested and charged with deliberate homicide in connection to the death of Myron Knight, 41, formerly of Lander. Donald Cherry, 31, and ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Nov 30, 2017

A funding request and update on construction regarding the new Lander Chamber of Commerce Visitor's Center ended in councilors noticeably frustrated this ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Nov 24, 2017

Officials from the Wyoming Highway Patrol credit a driver's seat belt with saving his life during a roll-over crash on South Pass. Deputies were dispatched ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Nov 24, 2017

Police in Billings, Montana, are investigating the death of a former Fremont County man whos body was found decapitated. In an initial report on the case, ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Nov 14, 2017

Indoor sprinkler systems are associated most-often with business buildings, but local fire safety leaders say residential sprinklers are recommended as well -- ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 31, 2017

For the second time in two years, the same suspect has been charged with armed robbery of a convenience store. Lynn Tendore, 18, of Fort Washakie, was ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 26, 2017

A phone scammer has victimized a Lander resident after stating her grandson was in jail and needed help. Lander officers received a report from a woman who ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 25, 2017

A teen-ager accused of armed robbery two years ago in Riverton has been charged with another one, this time in Lander. Lander officers were dispatched at ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 24, 2017

Ray Newman, superintendent at the Wyoming Life Resource Center, is leaving the position after less than a year on the job. The Wyoming Department of Health ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 24, 2017

On a split vote, the Lander City Council has joined in a memorandum of understanding with the City of Riverton and Fremont County government to help assure ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 18, 2017

A climbing accident and aftermath that drew national attention after two people lost their lives involved a young couple with strong Fremont County ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Oct 15, 2017

In the continuing effort to repopulate wild bison to tribal lands in Wyoming, 10 more bison will be released on the Wind River Indian Reservation. Christine ...


By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Sep 14, 2017

The next step in high-speed internet went live last month in Lander, representing the culmination of a project that was four years in the making. The Lander ...

By Kelli Ameling, Staff Wrier
Aug 29, 2017

After 20 years, the disappearance of Lander resident Amy Wroe Bechtel remains unsolved, but local law enforcement hasn't given up. "The case is open and ...

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