(Fremont County) – Thank you to Ed Newell for providing yet another stunning Photo of the Day: Golden Grasses at Table Mountain. Ed took this picture on July 5th, and we thank you for thinking of County 10. Just wow.
The Fremont County Commission today, after weeks of debate and last minute cuts, officially adopted its more than $39 million 2015-16 budget. The budget was balanced, but with the caveat that more than $200,000 might be needed from the reserves.
Trooper Mark Shinost, stationed in Torrington, returned to full duty status yesterday after an eight and a half month battle with esophagus cancer. Trooper Shinost, who is approaching his 26th year of service with Patrol, was diagnosed with the cancer back in late 2014 and has been fighting ever since.
(Ethete Wyo.) – The Northern Arapaho Tribe has announced receipt of a $45,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) to purchase a Firewood Processor. The equipment will allow the Northern Arapaho Senior Wood Program to meet its present and future needs in suppling firewood to our senior and disabled members of the 10,000 member tribe.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Riverton’s Tristan White and Lander Valley’s Daniel Bolding have both been named a High School Scholar All American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Dispatch: Arrests; Hallucinating man wrecks car mirrors; Child stranded in Riverton; Porch theft reported
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
The Wyoming Supreme Court last week issued a public censure to Sheridan lawyer Nicholas T. Haderlie. Mr. Haderlie had a single-vehicle accident while driving under the influence of alcohol resulting in substantial damage to a fence.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wyoming’s two-time individual state Class 4A Golf Champion is currently tied for the lead at the 37th Junior North and South Championship Monday at Pinehurst in North Carolina.
(Pavillion, Wyo.) – The Fremont County School District #6, the Wind River Schools, has signed up all of their employees with air ambulance insurance as a part of the district’s benefit package. It’s the first Fremont County School District to do so, and perhaps the first in the state.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A project to enhance pedestrian traffic, increase safety and to improve drainage along the east side of the Central Wyoming College Pro-Tech center is now in full swing.
Today’s Obituaries include Robert “Bob” Layton of Riverton and Dorothy “Dottie” Jean Virden of Lander.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Summer mowing season has started along Wyoming highways, and motorists are encouraged to slow down and use caution around all Wyoming Department of Transportation work operations.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A series of slow moving thunderstorms could produce up to one inch of rain in a short amount of time in the area, resulting in flash flood watches being posted for the foothills of the Wind River Mountains, both east and west and especially in the Atlantic City area.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton City Council will deal with several land issues at tonight’s 7 p.m. meeting at city hall.
The Fremont County Attorney’s Office and the Defense for Richard Pineda made their opening statements this morning in Wyoming’s Ninth District Court in the jury trial related an alleged August 2014 rape.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Emily Dayton, of Riverton, left, and Daylin Cox, of Rock Springs, painted a greenhouse door while working on a community service project during the recent Summer High School Institute at the University of Wyoming. They were among more than 80 sophomores from 31 Wyoming school districts attending the annual three-week institute that allows the students to explore their intellectual, social and creative interests. (UW Photo)
UPDATE at 12:45 p.m.: WYDOT reports that the crash has been cleared and delays are easing.
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(Riverton, Wyo.) – Traffic patterns are scheduled to change this week on Wyoming 789 following a pair of concrete bridge deck pours and continuing road improvements on each side of the Little Wind River south of Riverton.
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