Coaches and Media turned in their first ballots of the 2011-12 basketball season. Last year, only two of the eight teams that were #1 in the first poll actually won the state title. They were the Little Snake River boys and the Lovell girls. This year has both of those teams on top of their divisions once again to start the year.
Today, the United State Senate Committee on Indian Affairs honors the first full-blooded Native American woman to be drafted by the WNBA, Ms. Tahnee Robinson.
The Lander Photo Group is exhibiting photographs at the Robert A. Peck Arts Center Gallery at Central Wyoming College from Dec. 1 to Feb. 11.
(Lander) – Main Street, aka US Highway 287, recently was upgraded for pedestrian and vehicle safety. “Countdown” clocks were added on downtown intersections to let pedestrians know how much time remains before a traffic light changes, and inlaid vulcanized crosswalks were refreshed to make them more visible. At the Intersection of Highways 287 and 789, a flashing yellow left turn signal was installed.
LARAMIE, Wyo. – The Wyoming wrestling program already has built a solid program over the last three seasons, and announced Friday that it had added more talented pieces to that foundation, including a state champion wrestler from Lander Valley High School.
“I’m just thankful to be in a community that is so generous to us so we can be generous to others,” said Audrey Eaton at Lander’s Care and Share Food Bank. “People have been great; this is the time of the year when we receive the most donations because people are thinking of others for the holidays.”
(Riverton) – More jobs for Fremont County could be the result of a major natural gas field expansion now in the Environmental Impact Study phase. EnCana Oil and Gas recently outlined plans for the continued development of its Moneta Divide Field, formerly known as Frenchie Draw, located between Moneta and Hiland in Fremont and Natrona counties north of US Highway 20-26. The EIS could take at least a year or more to complete.