Congratulations to the Wind River Cougars who are now two time conference champions! Janet Bates, who shared these photos with us, said it was a close game as they won 8-6! Way to go job boys!
Vesicular Stomatitis Outbreak now reported statewide; Animal owners looking forward to the first hard frosts
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wyoming State Veterinarian Dr. Jim Logan in Riverton said this week the the Vesicular Stomatitis Virus (VSV) outbreak has now been documented throughout the state.
Help Fremont Therapy Group Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month – Prizes and free fall risk assessments
(Fremont County, Wyo) – Celebrate Physical Therapy Month 2015 with us and win $100! Physical therapy is all about helping you gain the strength, mobility and function you need to enjoy the activities you love – whether it’s doing work in your yard or in the office, playing sports or playing with your grandkids, taking a hike or running a marathon!
Riverton’s City Council will meet in regular session tonight an hear all about a sound system update that was just completed in both the council chambers and in the municipal court room. Information Technology Network Administrator Tim Hugus. The old system was completely removed and during the past two weeks the new system was installed.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District Board of Directors has voted to close the Low-Hazard Low-Volume Transfer Station that serves the community of Hudson, Superintendent Andy Frey said today in a news release. The closure will go into effect November 1, 2015.
(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.
(Lander, Wyo) -Three Past Shooters were able to break away from the rigid One Shot schedule to stop by Wyoming Catholic College to present Dr. Kevin Roberts with three fine firearms. The guns are to be used in the College’s annual fundraiser. The dinner and auction, called Trigger, will take place on October 24th at the Lander Community and Convention Center.
(Fremont County, Wyo) – The month of October is identified as Breast Cancer Awareness Month across the world. SageWest Health Care is proudly joining hundreds of other businesses and organizations celebrate this worldwide campaign to increase awareness of the disease and raise funds for research.
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.”
Wyoming returns two starters and eight letterwinners
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) — Gov. Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Barack Obama’s Proclamation honoring the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Ore., has ordered both the U.S. flag and the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset on Tuesday, Oct. 6, in honor of the Roseburg, Oregon victims.
(Casper, Wyo.) – About 640 Athletes from across the state are expected in Casper this week for the Wyoming Olympics State Fall Tournament.
This image of Johnny Depp sporting a King Ropes of Sheridan hat has been making the rounds on Facebook.
Game Will Kick Off at 2 p.m., Mountain Time
Evening asphalt paving activities scheduled tonight and Tuesday night in the Wyoming 789/17 Mile Road intersection south of Riverton will force the contractor to close access to 17 Mile Road.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Eileen Mary Milburn, age 100, died peacefully on October 1, 2015. Services will be held on Friday, October 9th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Lander, WY. A Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. with a Rosary to follow at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 8th at the Chapel of Mount Hope Hudson’s Funeral Home.
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.
Secretary of Labor Perez said Job Corps Programs strengthen America; Ribbon cut on Wind River Job Corps Center in Riverton
(Riverton, Wyo.) – United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez this morning told the current 75 students at the ribbon cutting of the Wind River Job Corps Center “you can do anything you put your mind to if you work hard, play by the rules and continue to invest in your future.” The Secretary was joined by U.S Senator Mike Enzi, a champion of the center from it’s beginning 10 years ago, Governor Matt Mead, Riverton Mayor John L. “Lars” Baker and the National Director of Job Corps, Lenita Jacobs-Simmons in a celebration of the new center. The first students at Wyoming’s only job corps center began arriving on August 5th. At full capacity, the center will host 300 students.
(Riverton, Wyo) – Dr. David Bender and his wife have been in Riverton since late 2013. Dr. Bender is a general surgeon who specializes in weight loss surgery at the Wind River Clinic. Riverton wasn’t his first home in Wyoming though…