10. There is less blood in gardening (unless you are clumsy with your pruners).
(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The Principal at St. Stephens Indian School today responded to Wednesday’s investigation findings into allegations of violations of student’s rights a week and a-half ago with an expression of disappointment. Cheryl Meyers noted that none of the St. Stephens students involved in the alleged shoplifting incident were ever questioned by the university’s investigators, and that their investigation “missed the point” of the school’s chief complaint. That is that the students were singled out because they were Native American. She called the report insulting to her, the students and the school.
National media outlets this week are reporting on what could be a pumpkin shortage for the holiday season, including canned pumpkin popular for those holiday pumpkin pies.
(Riverton, Wyo)– This adorable 1-year-old Border Collie mix is Catfish! Catfish is a fun and spunky girl who is always ready for an adventure! She would love an owner who likes to go hiking and do lots of outdoor activities. Catfish needs some basic training, but she is smart and willing to learn if you are willing to teach her.
Here is Thursday’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.) – It was a routine unannounced house check at a residence in the 500 block of North 2nd East by Probation and Parole officers, accompanied by a Riverton police officer Wednesday at 1 p.m. It turned out not to be such a routine visit.
(Lander, Wyo) – This beautiful 1548 sq ft home is located in a lovely, quiet neighborhood in Lander. It has three bedrooms, two baths, a two car garage and sits on a gorgeous .43-acre lot. With brand new paint inside and out and newly refinished hardwood floors, this house will certainly catch your eye!
(Lander, Wyo.) – It’s Fire Prevention Safety week across the country and the Lander Volunteer Fire Department has been working to get the word out.
(Lander, Wyo.) -See this home for yourself at the Open House, Saturday, October 10 from 9a – 2p!
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.
(Lander, Wyo) – The Service Department at Fremont Toyota in Lander has what it takes to get your vehicle running safely for every season. With winter fastly approaching, it’s a great time to get your tires checked and your vehicle serviced.
(Riverton, Wyo) – The Barn Bash for Hospice is a local fundraising event to ensure that Help for Health can provide services to every single person who qualifies for end of life care. Help for Health values the philosophy of hospice and believes that everyone is entitled to the best quality medical care despite financial ability. The four horse logo represents the physical, emotional, psychosocial and spiritual of the whole person. All proceeds from the Barn Bash stays in Fremont County.
Vehicle Extrication, Fire Trucks, an Inflatable Firefighter and Helicopter entertained at RVFD Open House
(Riverton, Wyo.) – To celebrate National Fire Prevention Week, the Riverton Volunteer Fire Department held an open house Wednesday night with refreshments, free firemen hats for the kids, public safety displays and lots of fire equipment.
This photo of Hat Butte in silhouette was taken on Tuesday by Megan Ward near Dubois. Thanks Megan.
The Lander Valley High School Astronomy Club students wen up to South Pass to snap photos of the September 27th Harvest Blood Moon at various locations. The above is one of the photos students captured when the moon emerged from behind the clouds that night.
(Lander, Wyo.) – This past rainy Saturday, the Fremont County Library in Lander hosted a Readers Run 5K fun run/walk around town. Despite the precipitation, it was a fun time for the runners and walkers. See the photo gallery below:
Welcome Home! “A notch-eared mule deer doe, years ago given the name Notcha, has just returned to our home from the high country for the fifth year in a row, again with twin fawns in tow,” reported Bruce Thompson this week. “It’s hard to not get attached to a wild one who has given us such seasonal company and consistency. Her annual visit that begins with her dining upon our window box pansy’s each October ends in March, reinforcing our unparalleled fondness for both the persistence and ephemeral nature of nature in our Wyoming world.”
The National Science Foundation has awarded $1.5 million to a network of community colleges including Central Wyoming College, for the expansion of research opportunities to students.
This word in today from Heather Buckingham: Fremont County Racing Association won the 2015 “Track of the Year & Peewee Track of the Year.”