(Lander, Wyo.) – Artist Susan Grinels spends many hours working on each of her detailed and layered works, whether a pastel painting or her striking torn-paper collage – like her piece “Steady, Steady” first-prize winner in the 2014 Meeker Sheepdog Classic art contest. The image centers on a very intense border collie watching a line-up of nervous sheep.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Westlake Auctioneers will have an Auction this Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015 at 6:00 P.M. Bryce tells us Gary has sold his home and is moving to be close to his children. He is selling everything from home and his truck. Everything is very clean and of high quality. Don’t miss this great evening sale!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Craig Kasselder of Lander took a hike through ankle deep snow in Sinks Canyon on May 24th to capture this dramatic image which he is sharing for the enjoyment of all County10.com readers. Thanks very much Craig!
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Repeating his mantra that “kids are the reason why,” Riverton Schools Superintendent Terry Snyder had a group of children from each of Riverton’s current three elementary schools do the ceremonial groundbreaking at the site of the new K-3 Willow Creek Elementary on Thursday under threatening skies.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout June.
Lori Crump is available to meet with veterans and their families to discuss state and federal veterans’ benefits, Department of Veterans Affairs claims, or VA healthcare. McGee can also help veterans and their families apply for benefits, file claims or request healthcare.
Her office is located at the National Guard Armory, 31 Leedy Drive, in Lander. She will also be available at the following locations:
• Riverton – June 3 and 17, at the Riverton VA Clinic, 2300 Rose Lane, from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
• Dubois – June 18, at the High Country Senior Center, 504 Hays St. from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
• Lander – Most other weekdays by appointment at the Lander National Guard Armory, 31 Leedy Drive.
Outreach may be scheduled in Riverton, Dubois, Jackson and all other Fremont County communities by appointment.
During periods of inclement weather, please check with the staff at the outreach locations to ensure the veterans service officer will be available.
Please call Lori Crump at 307-438-2101 for more information, or to schedule an appointment at any of the above locations.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – A 40-year-old Lander man has received a two year-long prison sentence for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Walter John Swenor was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on May 22, 2015.
An unbuckled 100 pound person can fly though the air with a 1000 pounds of force in a rollover crash occurring at just 10 miles per hour. We know that kind of force is deadly and devastating at 30+ miles per hour.
Illegal immigrant found in the county to be deported; Lander man to serve time for firearm violation
The following federal court sentences were announced this afternoon by the U.S. Attorney’s Office:
So, join us in thanking the newest member of our Community Partner family – Meyers Gambles in Lander.
Having managed a sporting goods store in Lander, WY and attended training classes around the state, Chris Abernathy, noticed a gap that no store in the area was filling; Tactical Gear.
With full hearts, Jen and Mick Pryor of Hudson welcomed baby Caroline Brinton Pryor on May 13, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. at Sage West Hospital in Lander. Caroline weighed 7 lbs., 11.5 oz, and was 20 inches long.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Chip sealing is scheduled to begin Monday on the $2.8 million Riverview Road improvement project in Riverton.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Shoshone National Forest, Washakie Ranger District will do a partial opening of the Louis Lake (Loop) Road tomorrow May 29, 2015 at 12:00pm. This partial opening will be from the bottom of the switchbacks to Worthen Meadow Campground. The road from the Worthen turnoff to South Pass (Highway 28) will remain closed until the snow melts and the road dries.
BTI-RIVERTON IS HIRING OVER THE ROAD HAZARDOUS TRUCK DRIVERS. Applicants must be at least 23 yrs old with min. 2 yrs experience, have Class A CDL with TX endorsement, clean MVR, able to pass drug test and bckgrnd screening. Apply at 642 S Federal or http://www.bonntran.com/bonntran_com/
Governor Matt Mead joined Department of the Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and representatives from The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) to announce the release of 14 final environmental reviews for land use plans that address greater sage-grouse habitat across Wyoming and nine other states.
Bill’s Quality Glass is seeking a dependable and hardworking Glazier and/or Auto Glass Technician preferably with at least three years experience working on residential and commercial installations. Motivated candidates who are willing to learn will be trained.
Today’s Obituaries include Barbara Myers, Lander, and Emilie Schierkolk of Riverton.
(Pavillion, Wyo.) – An air ambulance landed in the Pavillion Town Park during the noon hour to airlift a man who was apparently run over by his own vehicle in a freak accident today.