Lander Moose

PHOTO of the Day: Popo Agie Moose

(Lander) – A moose was spotted enjoying the Middle Fork of the Popo Agie River just east of Lander Friday evening. The moose stood by while many motorists stopped to enjoy the sight. The location is across highway 789 from the entrance to the Lander Valley Sportsmen’s Rifle Range, just east of the Wyopo corner. Photo by Ernie Over.


National Weather Service to conduct Severe Weather Spotter training class April 10

(Riverton) – The National Weather Service in Riverton is seeking people interested in learning about identifying and reporting important thunderstorm characteristics during the active summer season.  NWS meteorologists will present a free Severe Weather Spotter training class to certify weather spotters in Riverton and Fremont County. The two-hour long training class will take place at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 10 in the Community Room at the Riverton Library.


Riverton engineering firm expands services

(Riverton) – A Riverton engineering firm, Inberg-Miller Engineers,  has expanded its services to also provide certified Special Inspection according to the International Building Code (IBC), Chapter 17.  Certifications include Structural Steel and Bolted Connections, Structural Welded Steel Connections and Structural Masonry.

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Nominations sought for annual Agriculture Awards; deadline to submit is April 15

(Riverton) – The Riverton Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the year Ag Appreciation Awards Banquet to be held on May 12th. Chamber Executive Director Jim Davis said nominations are being sought for  Ag Man, Ag Woman and Ag Young Person of the year, plus the Agricultural Business of the Year and an award for Agricultural Service.

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Conservation district offers 39 species of seedling trees and shrubs; April 14 order deadline

(Lander) — As a service to the community, the Popo Agie Conservation District is offering seedling trees proven adaptable to Wyoming conditions at a nominal cost. We are offering 22 varieties that come as bare root stock in bundles of 25 for a cost of $30. All other trees come potted; lots of 30 in Styrofoam box containers for $85; lots of 50 in small tube pots for $80; and one gallon pots of individual trees for $10 each. We have two varieties of cherries, two varieties of currents, aspens, and lilacs.