This morning a large crowd gathered at North Park in Lander for the re-dedication and naming of the city’s skate park after a local youth who died last year.
Today’s Obituaries include Bruce Lynn Gresly of Lander.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – The last remaining structure from the December 30th fire in downtown Dubois came down this past week.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Happy 4th of July! We love the pictures that we see everyday so we feel like it’s time for a contest and a reward! We want to see your best 4th of July pictures as you attend the festivities.
How do you welcome in the 4th of July in Lander? Over 200 rug-cutters showed up to do-si-do last night to the professional calling of Mr. Dave Guille.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Three remote controlled aircraft enthusiasts were at the Wyoming Modeler’s Park this morning getting in some fun, and practice, for the big three day fly-in next week. The event has been christened the Rich Hardt Memorial Fly-In, after the late former president of the park.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In a primer for the 4th of July fireworks celebrations, the Riverton Little League celebrated the conclusion of its 2015 season Thursday night with a big fireworks show off of Smith Road. Thanks to Christy Pena for this great photo of the exploding shells.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast office tells us that smoke from Canada is showing up in the Wind River Basin. The smokey and hazy conditions could persist through today.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – This year marks the 26th anniversary of the 1838 Mountain Man Rendezvous re-enactment. The re-enactment started Wednesday July 1st and ends Sunday July 5th. Our Rendezvous is the only re-enactment located on the actual historic site. So take advantage of this awesome opportunity to walk in the footsteps of famous trappers and traders such as Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, John Colter, Arapaho Chief “Medicine Man”, and many others.
WIND RIVER PROGRAM DIRECTOR
(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A new landscaped outdoor area at the Center of Hope Social Detoxification Center was dedicated Thursday afternoon in Riverton. The Volunteers of Amercia Northern Rockies facility has undergone significant improvements since the Sheridan-based organization took over the former Fremont County Alcohol Treatment Center.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Arts Council is holding a Town Meeting on Wednesday, July 15, from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Lander Art Center, 224 Main St., Lander.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Warmer today, chance of isolated thunderstorms. Warm and dry for the 4th of July.
(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.