(Lander, Wyo.) – The City of Lander hangs banners along Main Street for local men and women who are away on deployments across the world, and when they return, they get to take the banners down themselves.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Lander’s VFW Club on Tweed Lane has voted to go smoke-free, joining a long list of Fremont County businesses and restaurants. The change will be effective at the first of the year.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service in Riverton released a Special Weather Statement this afternoon in connection to a possible incoming winter storm.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Instruction needed to meet the requirements for a Concealed Carry Permit in the state of Wyoming will be provided at the Rural Justice Training Center (RJTC) at Central Wyoming College in Riverton on Friday evening, January 9, from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. and Saturday, January 10, from 8 a.m. – 6p.m.
(Lander, Wyo.) – On Tuesday, Riverton Mayor Ron Warpness visited the Lander City Council and presented Lander Mayor Mick Wolfe with a $2,200 donation to go toward the Lander Community and Convention Center.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Fremont County Christmas Bird Count is coming up and birders have four opportunities to take part this year.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – This week 13 new state representatives and two new state senators are going through a three-day crash course in governing at the state level put on by members of the Legislature as well as the Legislative Service Office. Among the newly elected is House District 33 Rep. Jim Allen (R-Lander).
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Barn Bums 4H Club helped distribute dinners at the Riverton Christian Food Storehouse before Thanksgiving. Some 150 dinner packages were distributed. Devon Energy provided the traditional food items, Turkey and such, for the meals, and today, the energy company is delivering even more groceries.
Dispatch: Arrests; Woman bitten by dog; DUI arrest included three intoxicated youth; Shoplifters caught at Kmart with over $830 in goods
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’s law enforcement recap from across Fremont County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Riverton. Wyo.) – The annual Bill Strannigan East vs. West 4A Basketball Challenge begins today at Wolverine Gym at Riverton High School, Spartan Gym at Riverton Middle School and at Rustler Gym at Central Wyoming College.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – In a news release dated Dec. 8, the Northern Arapaho Tribe announced that it has filed a lawsuit against multiple federal agencies for the creation of rules “that will deny health care benefits to working-class Native Americans who work for large tribal employers.”
Doug and Krista Schupman, along with Dave and Marci Heyborne, have started Lander Valley Sanitation, a new option for local trash removal.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Ice fishing is becoming increasingly popular in Wyoming and while most waters in the state are open under general regulations to ice anglers, there are 26 waters that have liberalized regulations covered under the Special Winter Ice Fishing Provision.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The National Outdoor Leadership School’s inaugural Exploration Film Tour is coming to an end on Friday, with it’s final stop being in Lander. The tour has hit locations across the country, ranging from Washington state to North Carolina to Alaska.