(Lander, Wyo.) – Josh Milek captured this more colorful view of Lander at night, with the moon and Venus looking down on the Popo Agie river where it flows along the Lander Greenway. Josh took the photo last Thursday night before the rainy weekend. Thanks for sharing Josh!
The students and staff at Gannett Peak Elementary in Lander made an awesome YouTube video and posted it earlier today!
Lander Economic Development Association President Cade Maestas, LEDA Treasurer Mike Lilygren, and Chairman of the Fiber Redundancy Subcommittee for LEDA John Brown were invited to Cheyenne to provide an update to Governor Matt Mead and State CIO Flint Waters on LEDA’s progress in securing a second fiber optic data source for the Lander Valley.
Things are a little torn up at the Fremont Motors Riverton Ford store. It’s for good reason though – a completely new look is on tap. Their team is also offering some big deals as an incentive to brave the open ceilings, wires and porta-pots.
After nearly three days of being closed, US 20 through Wind River Canyon between Thermopolis and Shoshoni has re-opened. Both lanes are open to travel as of 10:08 a.m. this morning. The canyon closed Sunday afternoon due to rock and mud slides.
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(Lander, Wyo.)- An approved new business resolution at the Lander City Council meeting last night will support Middle Popo Agie River restoration around City Park and 2nd Street.
Last week at the 2015 LVHS Project Graduation, Matthew Pickinpaugh won a Buick Century!
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy called Governor Mead to announce that she is signing the controversial Waters of the United States rule. Wyoming, along with a number of other states, asked McCarthy to work on concerns with the rule. Consultation with governors is required under the Clean Water Act.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded $195,678 to 30 cultural organizations around the state at their recent grant review board meeting held in Pinedale. Fremont County organizations received $17,800.
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Wind River Canyon update: U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 is scheduled to reopen to traffic Wednesday, weather permitting.
Ninth District Court Judge Norman E. Young has denied a request for probation from one of the two convicted in the 2013 Rails to Trails homicide. However, Young did grant a slight reduction in Santana Mendoza’s manslaughter conviction.
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(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The exhibition “Artistic Discovery: Outstanding 2-D and 3-D student work from the Wyoming High School Art Symposium,” will be on display from June 3-July 31 in Cheyenne’s Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, home of the State Museum. The exhibit will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lander, Wyo.– Fremont County Transportation Superintendent David Pendleton has authorized the closure of Dry Bridger Creek (County Road #162), Bridger Creek (County Road #259) and Nowood (County Road #295) Roads in the Lysite area effective immediately.
Dispatch: Arrests; Animal Abuse complaint filed; Shoplifters caught, one escapes; Vandal slashes tires
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity over the Memorial Day weekend. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.