(Lander, Wyo.) – As a memorial to Lander Valley High School’s iconic swimming coach Bruce Gresly who died last Sunday following a stroke, several memorial events are being scheduled.
(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – As Yellowstone National Park enters the busiest month of the year, visitors are reminded that they are responsible for their safety, which includes viewing wildlife from safe distances of at least 25 yards. In recent separate incidents, two people were injured after getting too close to bison. The first encounter occurred on June 23 when an off-duty concession employee came upon a bison while walking off trail after dark in the Lower Geyser Basin area. The second incident occurred July 1, when a visitor encountered a bison while hiking the Storm Point trail in the Yellowstone Lake area.
(Wyoming) – With the Fourth of July weekend approaching, visitors to Wyoming’s State Parks and Historic Sites are reminded that the possession and use of fireworks is prohibited at all sites.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A large habitat enhancement project kicked off this week in the South Pass area near Atlantic City, Wyo. The primary focus is restoring aging aspen stands where conifers are replacing aspen through natural forest succession.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A man charged with Aggravated Homicide by Vehicle in the death of Riverton Police Department Evidence Technician Carolyn Whitman on November 13, 2014, changed his plea in Ninth District Court today to Guilty. In a plea agreement filed with the court, Ruben Revere agreed to plead guilty to one count in a three count indictment. One count of Aggravated Homicide by Vehicle and one count of Aggravated Assault were dismissed.
Today’s Obituaries include Edna Marie Toponce of Lander; Clint L. Montgomery, formerly of Riverton; Harold Davis of Lander.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Fourth of July is a favorite American holiday filled with fun, food, fireworks, friends and family. But celebrating can quickly turn to tragedy when people choose to drive after drinking. Injury Prevention Resources is urging everyone to plan ahead this Independence Day and be #HEADSUP. Designate a sober driver ahead of time.
The Wind River Visitors Council is again sponsoring a coed-team of four Fremont County locals competing in Wyoming’s 2015 Cameco Cowboy Tough Adventure Race: a three-and-a-half day adventure race featuring rugged sections of road and mountain biking, trekking, paddling and expert-level orienteering over a course of roughly 400 miles. Day One (Thursday, July 16) begins in Buffalo, Wyoming, follows routes through the Bighorn Mountains, and completes in Casper (Sunday, July 19).
Dispatch: Man wanted on a $50k bond found; Woman bilked out of $1,300; Neighbors fight over doggy doo-doo
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is today’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county over the past two days. All persons cited or arrested are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Lander, Wyo.) – We all know, here in Wyoming, that Fourth of July isn’t just a one day thing, it’s an all weekend fanfare. So start this weekend off right with a good, old fashioned American square dance!
(Lander, WY)- It’s true, the Cowfish is now open everyday for lunch from 11 AM- 3 PM. Come and enjoy the new menu items in the pub room or on the beautiful patio. These menu items range from $3.50-$9.00 and are perfect for a quick lunch. You can order to go or order for events, parties, and summer occasions.
(Lander,Wyo.)- Signatures of nearby residents were collected on June 16 and June 22 to request a four way stop at the intersection of Wood Street, Hobson Street and Eighth Street.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – Thank you to Kate Wiltshire for submitting today’s Photo of the Day of Charlie Francis – the happy water dog. Kate snapped this picture yesterday while cooling off in one of the lakes near Dubois. She included this explanation with the photo:
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) has filed a formal protest to the “Wyoming Greater Sage-Grouse Proposed Land Use Plan Amendments”. The proposed amendments apply to plans in six BLM Field Offices and three National Forests. WSGA has protested the proposed amendments on three significant issues that the association had previously raised in comments on the draft plan amendments.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Sunny and dry today with highs in the upper 80’s. Humidity right now is at 75%. Tonight will be partly cloudy with highs in the 50’s. Friday will be sunny with highs reaching 90. You Independence Day forecast will be sunny and hot with highs reaching into the low 90’s.
So we’ve been having this friendly debate here at HQ about whether or not our readers know what the term h/t means. So we headed to our Facebook wall to settle this once and for all. We asked the simple question to all of you and lo’ and behold… the majority of you do NOT know what h/t means.