For the second consecutive year, Xiaohong Liu has made Thomas Reuters’ list as one of the world’s most highly cited researchers in the field of geosciences.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Angela “Sis” Farrar Lewis, 34, of Riverton died Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at Sage West Hospital – Riverton. Memorial services will be Sunday, October 4, 2015, 4:00 p.m. at the Under Command Ministries Church, 1503 Riverview Rd. A dinner will follow the service at the Rendezvous Church of Christ, 39 Gas Hills Road. Cremation has taken place under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.
What affects leaf colors in the fall? Great question.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – It’s been a catastrophically fiery summer. Last month, there were 49 US government incident management teams (IMT) supporting more than 30,000 people fighting forest fires in the United States. Just now, in October, only one IMT is deployed in the entire country. It’s in Dubois, working to control the Crooked Creek fire west of town said public information officer Chris Barth of the US Bureau of Land Management.
On Thursday evening a mood of calm prevailed, as support staff awaited the return of a mere 191 firefighters on the fourth day of the fire. Some teams have numbered as large as 3,000.
A deadly disease responsible for devastating global amphibian populations is threatening one of North America’s rarest amphibians, the endangered Wyoming toad.
Come 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.
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Testing completed today by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed a rare case of rabies in a Fremont County woman, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
The total reconstruction of parts of Cliff and McDougall Streets in Lander was been going on since the middle of the summer, and Mayor Del McOmie says the contractors plan on finishing by Nov. 1.
The north side of East Main street was filled with giggles, anticipation and appointed candy grabbers for this afternoons big Riverton High School Homecoming parade through downtown Riverton. Each of the city’s elementary schools bussed students to the parade route where they were joined by middle and high school students.
It’s official, the Gannett Grill and Lander Bar are now under new management. Owner Jill Hunter this week finalized the sale of the business to current Cowfish general manager Kyle Vassilopoulos.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’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.
(Wind River Country, WY) – Adventure vacation packages in Wyoming’s Wind River Country this winter surround you with nature and the magnificent wildlife in this area. For individuals and families, the many attractions and unparalleled scenery of the Wind River Region are calling. Some of the packages can be enjoyed throughout the season, while others are only available during certain dates. Many of these packages are near the town of Dubois, home of the Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail and the Togwotee Trail. Following is a brief description of each special vacation package wrapped in the wonder of Wyoming’s Wind River Country. A detailed description of all of these amazing winter packages can be viewed on Wind River Country Packages.
The reconstruction of the Riverton Regional Airport’s main runway is heading into its final three weeks with installation of new lights and direction signs, and a new course of asphalt.
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Rawlins at Riverton – Homecoming
There was the burning of the “R” at Riverton’s homecoming rally on Wednesday, but at Wind River High School at Pavillion, it was the burning of the “WR” at its pep rally for tonight’s homecoming game with Rocky Mountain. The game is planned for 7 p.m. at LeRoy Sinner Field. The Cougars have a record of 2 wins and 2 losses coming into tonight’s matchup with the Grizzlies from Cowley.
The enhancement to the Riverton School Bus Barn is nearing completion with paving of the east side of the property around the new bus wash bay. Contractor 71 construction was laying the fresh asphalt this morning.
Motorists traveling past the 700 block of West Pershing in Riverton have undoubtedly noticed the display of fall colors, hay bales, pumpkins, marigolds, leaves and an old wooden wheel-barrow artfully arranged on the front lawn. The work is that of Raylene Sisneros. Thanks for making your street more attractive, Raylene!
A Lander man is facing up to 20 years in prison after he allegedly attempted to burn down his apartment. Jeremy Smith, 38, has been charged felony First Degree Arson and misdemeanor Criminal Entry in connection to a couple early July incidents.