In a small-town rarity, local Lander business Wyoming Quilts has been on Main Street for 20 years.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the Monday’s recap of law enforcement activity from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Sixty years ago today, one of the worst aviation crashes in history occurred here in Wyoming on Medicine Bow Peak in the Snowy Range south of Laramie. The plane, flying at an abnormally low altitude collided with a cliff on the mountain. Sixty-six people died; there were no survivors.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – Last Wednesday, Buckrail reported on several Jackson Hole High School (JHHS) students who chose to dress to represent “American Pride” day instead of “College Day” for homecoming spirit week.
Wind River Wireless owner Melissa Denton announced today that the business will officially close on Wednesday, October 21st. “I am very proud to have successfully started my own business and become a top performing Agent for Union Wireless. However, I need more time with my family.”
Dispatch: Arrests; Dogs killed a chicken; Lawn mower and two boats stolen from Lysite; More school bus fly-bys reported
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’s recap of law enforcement activity from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
This morning, Fort Washakie School celebrated the ground-breaking of a new kindergarten through 12th-grade facility. Students of all ages gathered in front of the current elementary school, cheered the board as it performed a ceremonial turning of dirt, and then launched balloons into the air.
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Mr. D’s Food Center has announced that it fully cooperated with the FBI in a local credit card fraud investigation and has been told that the agency found no connection between the store with the spike in Lander fraud cases.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a proposed rule last week to update and replace its regulations governing the measurement of natural gas produced from onshore Federal and Indian leases. The requirements contained in the proposed rule reflect advances in measurement technology and critical updates in industry standards and practices. It also responds directly to concerns from the Government Accountability Office (GAO), the Department of the Interior’s Office of Inspector General, and Secretary’s Subcommittee on Royalty Management, that the BLM’s existing rules do not provide adequate assurance that gas production on public and Indian lands is being accounted for in a way that ensures that all royalties are accurately tracked and paid. These concerns have contributed to the Department’s inclusion on the GAO’s High Risk List.
The Bureau of Land Management, a large federal agency with tons of trails projects throughout the country, has named the Johnny Behind the Rocks in Fremont County at Top 20 Mountain Biking spot.
U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests, and Mining, delivered the following opening statement at the subcommittee hearing on the American Soda Ash Competitiveness Act (S. 2031).
For the second consecutive year, Xiaohong Liu has made Thomas Reuters’ list as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers in the field of geosciences.
A deadly disease responsible for devastating global amphibian populations is threatening one of North America’s rarest amphibians, the endangered Wyoming toad.
Testing completed today by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a rare case of rabies in a Fremont County woman, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
The total reconstruction of parts of Cliff and McDougall Streets in Lander was been going on since the middle of the summer, and Mayor Del McOmie says the contractors plan on finishing by Nov. 1.
It’s official, the Gannett Grill and Lander Bar are now under new management. Owner Jill Hunter this week finalized the sale of the business to current Cowfish general manager Kyle Vassilopoulos.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
A Lander man is facing up to 20 years in prison after he allegedly attempted to burn down his apartment. Jeremy Smith, 38, has been charged felony First Degree Arson and misdemeanor Criminal Entry in connection to a couple early July incidents.
Thanks to Michael Shodin for sharing this dash cam video of what appears to be a possible meteor recently on his trip through Wyoming. Shodin said this happened at about 1 a.m. on Sept. 30 while he was headed eastbound on I-80 near Wamsutter.