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Visitor spending in Fremont County topped $137 million in 2011

In honor of National Tourism Week, May 5-13, the Wind River Visitors Council, (Fremont County’s Lodging Tax board), is providing the newest economic information on county tourism. Tourism is Wyoming’s second largest industry after energy.

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BREAKING NEWS: Quite literally, St. Sen. Cale Case breaks collar bone in bicycle crash in Turkey

(Lander, Wyo.) – Friends of St. Sen. Cale Case of Lander began receiving emails from the vacationing lawmaker today, relating details of a bicycle crash in which the Lander man suffered a broken collar bone and a slight concussion while touring in Turkey. Fortunately for Case, his bicycling partners included orthopedic surgeons.

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BREAKING NEWS: 15-year-old Hudson Homicide Suspect is Seeking Transfer to Juvenile Court

(Lander, Wyoming) – The 15-year-old suspect in a homicide where two Hudson residents were stabbed to death and their home set ablaze is requesting to be tried as a juvenile. Jude Blackburn is being charged as adult and faces a total of nine felony counts including two counts of murder in the first degree, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder in the first degree, first degree arson, two counts of aggravated robbery and two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated robbery.