A two vehicle crash north of Rawlins on August 30th has resulted in the death of two men. The two men were in separate vehicles. Next of kin notifications have yet to be made so the identities are not being released at this time. The crash occurred at 11:10 p.m. on US Highway 287 near mile post 24 approximately 24 miles north of Rawlins, Wyoming.
Wind River Hotel & Casino tonight is hosting a meet and greet with local author Darrah J. Perez. Meet Perez at 7 p.m. at the Hotel Lobby to hear her inspiring and healing message, as well as learn about the benefits of self-publishing. Perez’s new book is called “It Never Happen.”
Local Wyoming Game & Fish employees are still tracking a black bear that’s been coming in and out of Lander for the last week or so. The bear was first spotted in southern Lander last Monday night in the City Park area and has made appearances in residential areas on the south side of town off and on since then.
The Little Bob Lake fire remained within our confinement boundary through out two Red Flag fire weather days. At present, we have just one more day of mitigation work left to complete on the fire’s boundary. This work should be completed by tomorrow. Then we will re-evaluate the situation following Wednesdays Fire Weather Watch for September 2nd.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – A standing grizzly bear was captured by the camera of Liz Lightner this past week up on Togwotee Pass. Thanks for sharing Liz, very colorful photo with the bear in brush turning fall colors.
Dispatch: Arrests; Electronics stolen; Handgun stolen; More bear sightings; Stolen checks cashed for over $7k; Man assaults wife with egg sandwich
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Cody, Wyo) – The Leading at the Speed of Trust Seminar by Stephen M.R. Covey will be held at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West in Cody, Wyoming on November 4th, 2015. This fast-paced and engaging presentation dramatically reveals trust as the hidden variable that will become your most leverage-able tool, giving you a distinct strategic advantage. Event details can be found here.
Many people look for the “secrets” to investment success. Is it timing the market just right? Is it finding those hot stocks or getting in on the “ground floor” of the next big thing? Actually, these types of moves have little relevance to the vast majority of investors — even the most successful ones. So let’s take a look at some steps you can take that can be effective in helping you work toward your financial goals.
The City congratulates Charri Lara on receiving the prestigious credential of “Certified Public Finance Administrator”
(Lander, Wyo) – City Treasurer, Charri Lara has achieved the prestigious credential of “Certified Public Finance Administrator”. She is one of only two City Treasurers in the state of Wyoming to achieve the certification. Lara received the award on August 19, 2015 during the Association of Public Treasurers of the US and Canada conference in Chicago, Illinois. Applicants for this certification must earn points through a combination of year of experience as a Public Treasurer, continuing education and active participation in the Association of Public Treasures of US and Canada.
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(Ethete, Wyo.) – A 26-year-old Wind River Reservation resident was killed in a single-vehicle rollover on Saturday around 7:24 p.m. according to the Fremont County Coroner and the Wyoming Highway Patrol. The crash was reported North of Ethete at milepost 12.5.
The Fremont and Sublette County Sheriff’s Offices are investigating a fatal climbing accident that occurred in the Cirque of the Towers area of the Wind River Range Friday afternoon.
An Eagle Scout Court of Honor was held on August 22, 2015 for Nathaniel Sauer. Nathaniel is the son of Kevin and Sabrina Sauer.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – In the order County 10 readers viewed these stories (starting with the most popular from this weekend). Click the story to read more:
Today feels a bit stormy, but yesterday was a serene, picture-perfect kind of day. We snapped this while hiking near Worthen Meadows yesterday. Even some of the leaves were turning already!
How is it already the end of August?! Well here we are, and Tuesday is the LAST Lander LIVE of the 2015 season. Come down and enjoy Elephant Revival, an up-and-coming folk group from Colorado that has made a splash opening for well known bluegrass groups such as Trampled by Turtles, The String Cheese Incident, and Bela Fleck!
(Riverton, Wyo.) – City Park in Riverton was the place to be with the family on Friday night. It was an evening full of fabulous live music, burgers, balloons and bouncy houses. Thank you, Brooke Lehto, for sharing these photos from the event.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – According to multiple eastern news sources, Cheyenne-based retailer Sierra Trading Post will be opening a new location in Burlington, Vermont. This marks marks the first location outside of the western states.
(UNDATED) – In some states they are called cruisers, others refer to them as squads. In the Cowboy State they are referred to as a patrol car.