Congratulations to Brittany Rose and Scott Seiler on the birth of their daughter Presley Rose Seiler.
Powell War Hero & His Combat-turned-Service Dog Continue Making National Headlines; Former Texas Gov Rick Perry Personally Offers Help
(Powell, Wyo.) – A few weeks back, Basin Reboot shared a story about a heroic local war hero – Sergeant 1st Class Matthew Bessler of Powell – and his extremely special partnership with combat-turned-service dog Mike. The story focused on an in-depth piece the Washington Post published about Bessler and Mike entitled “A soldier and his combat dog both returned from Iraq with PTSD – and found support in each other.” Click HERE for Reboot’s previous story on Bessler and Mike.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The judges have spoken. The best of the best produce entered in the Fremont County Fair are pictured below:
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Today’s Obituaries include “Winnie” Walrod and Charles Miranda, both of Riverton.
(Ft. Washakie, Wyo.) – Monday was a great day at Morning Star Care Center. Through a pilot program run by David Meyers, the staff was able to help one of their residents, Ernie McGill, accomplish something he didn’t think he would ever be able to do again. For the entire staff at Morning Star, it was a true blessing to watch him enjoy the experience.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – The new Hudson Fire Station is beginning to take shape just east of the 700 block of South Oklahoma Street. Sehnert Systems Inc. is the general contractor on the nearly $1-million project. The steel framework for the new fire hall went up on Monday and Tuesday. The new fire station is similar in design to new fire halls built in the past two years at North Portal and Midvale, where three drive-through bays are located along with offices, a kitchen, meeting room, restrooms and an exercise and storage area.
(Lander, WY) Gambles is at it again but this time it isn’t Shane. The Gambles sales team has decided to throw a Boss is Gone Sale because Shane is headed out to Iowa to visit his in-laws.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A public hearing at Tuesday night’s Lander City Council meeting on a re-zoing request generated three opposing comments from surrounding homeowners in the 400 block of North 9th Street. Karleen Moore is seeking to change the zoning of the property, a former church, from R-2 Single & Two Family Residential to R-3 Single & Multi-Family residential.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming wrestling program will have a new home beginning next season as the Big 12 Conference announced the addition of six affiliate members to the league. The Big 12 will now feature 10 teams as the four current members of the conference in Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia will be joined by the Cowboys, Air Force, Northern Colorado, North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Utah Valley.
A Wyoming Secretary of State investigation has led to criminal charges against Dubois resident Harley Laverna Lee Wells. Wells was arrested yesterday, July 28, by Fremont County Sheriff’s Deputies after charges were formally filed last week.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Wednesday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Results of an investigation into a head-on crash on WYO 789 between Hudson and Lyons Valley has been turned over to the Fremont County and Prosecuting Attorney’s office for possible charges.
Wyoming’s unofficial TV show, ‘Longmire,’ will have its fourth season debut on Netflix on September 10. The streaming service picked up the former A&E show when the network cancelled it after three seasons.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County Fire Protection District Chief Craig Haslam reported this morning that a fire yesterday afternoon just after 3 p.m. totally destroyed a single-wide mobile home on Reece Road, northwest of Riverton off of 8 Mile Road.
(Lander, Wyo.) – It finally arrived. “We got our first positive West Nile Virus test in Fremont County today,” Weed and Pest Assistant Supervisor Nancy Pieropan said Tuesday. “The pool of Culex mosquitoes collected from the three traps in Riverton tested positive indicating that WNV is in the area. People need to do all they can to prevent themselves and their families from getting bit by mosquitoes,” she said in a news release.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The preliminary hearing for a man charged with First Degree Murder in the Center of Hope shooting has been continued. Roy Clyde was originally scheduled to appear in Ninth District Circuit Court today. A new date has not yet been set, according to a court official.
(Lander, WY)- This ranch style home at 220 Baldwin Drive has been tastefully remodeled with tons of upgrades! It has beautiful fixtures throughout and is very well maintained. The spacious living room has new flooring, paint and a new custom designed gas fireplace with insert.
Due to the detection of the West Nile virus by the Fremont County Weed & Pest, the City of Riverton will start fogging two times per week in each designated area.