(Riverton, Wyo.) – Members of the Riverton’s Lions Club volunteered time to spread wood mulch underneath the benches and picnic tables along the Riverton’s River Walk park area this month. This has been an ongoing community service by the Lions to enhance this area. In the photo is pictured above from right Mike Zirbel, Fred Craft, Dick Inberg and Bruce Brimmer (in the background) who were part of this work.
Celebrate Local Foods and the Year of the Soil at Local Fest happening October 14-18 at the Lander Community and Convention Center! This is an event for anyone who enjoys locally grown food.
(State of Wyoming) – Here is a poem, written nearly a century ago in 1917 by Arthur Chapman, that we feel still resonates very strongly with those who choose to live their lives in the Great West today.
(Lander, Wyo.) -See this home for yourself at the Open House, Saturday, October 10 from 9a – 2p!
Friday night’s Wind River Basin high school football scores:
The Wind River Lady Cougars hosted a Dig Pink Night playing against the Big Piney Lady Punchers. The money was raised for WR Alumni, Emmi Oneal, and over $2000 was raised. WR won in four matches and thanks the community for their fabulous support.
(Riverton, Wyo)- The Dave Ramsey Business Leadership Seminar will be in Riverton on Tuesday, October 20th and Wednesday, October 21st. This is a great way to not only increase your potential as a leader, but also to impact your team and take them to the next level.
(Sheridan, Wyo.) — The State of Wyoming Jacyees — a branch of an international organization that promotes leadership, networking and trainings to improve members’ professional and personal skill sets — is hosting its State Convention in Buffalo today and tomorrow.
(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – Wyoming hay producers continued their winning ways last week at the 2015 World’s Forage Analysis Superbowl at the World Dairy Expo in Madison, Wisconsin.
(Casper, Wyo.) – In celebration of Friday and having simply the BEST fans around Wyoming, we have our next 10 Spot winner! If this is your vehicle, you have 24 hours to respond to collect your prize.
Today’s Obituaries include Donnie Chavez of Ethete, Jim Nelson of Wheatland, and Karen Farthing of Lander.
(Lander, Wyo.) – As part of the NOLS 50th Anniversary Celebration, the 10th Mountain Division is hosting a Living History Display featuring the uniforms and equipment that Paul Petzoldt, founder of NOLS, helped develop for the Army. The display includes mountaineering equipment, skis, sleeping bags, packs, climbing boots, and a display of military mountaineering medicine from that time.
(Riverton, Wyo) – St. Margaret’s Catholic School is inviting all alumni, benefactors, former staff, families and community members to celebrate 50 Years of Excellence! The no-cost event is this Saturday, October 10th beginning with Mass in St. Margaret’s church at 5pm. Following Mass (around 6pm) there will be a hot dog and brat dinner in the school gym. Many former staff members, principals and pastors will be in attendance and the archives of old pictures have been prepared for viewing!
(Washington, D.C. )– Today the U.S. House voted 261-159 to increase American energy production and spur economic growth by passing bipartisan legislation to lift the 40 year old ban on crude oil exports. The export ban was put in place in 1975 in response to the Arab oil embargo. Since then the U.S. has become a leading producer of oil in the world, but the policy has not changed, jeopardizing the ability of American production to stay globally competitive, a news release from the Congressional Western Caucus said.
Dispatch: Arrests; Dog killed in dog fight; Bed taken from garage; Burned dinner resulted in fire call
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Thank you to Karen Johnson for sharing this very special family photo with us. We love seeing families sharing a passion and passing it on to future generations!
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Rhonda Bowers in the Wind River Reservation office of University of Wyoming Extension has received extension’s highest secretarial honor.
We are flashing way back to Fall in 1907 with this Freaky Friday snap of two Halloween ladies, Genevieve Sheffner in the white skirt and Marjorie Kieth the other pumpkin head sitting on the Casper courthouse steps.