UPDATE at 5:40 p.m. Lander Police report the child has been found safe and sound.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – On Tuesday, three out-of-towners were arrested on felony meth charges after a Laramie County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding and called for K9 support.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Wednesday night the Special Olympics Wyoming Fall Tournament kicked off with a dinner and today athletes from across our Equality State came together for a weekend full of competition.
With 3.8 million visits in 2015 so far, visitation to Yellowstone surpasses previous record set in 2010
(Yellowstone) – With three months left to go, visitation to Yellowstone National Park this year has now surpassed the previous record for total annual visitation set in 2010. The park has thus far seen more than 3.8 million visits in 2015, which exceeds the total visits recorded in the previous busiest year of 2010, when the park tallied just over 3.6 million visits.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Eighty-one members of the Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association and the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition are in Riverton for the 2015 Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism Fall Summit. Governor Matt Mead is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a dinner tonight at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Holiday Inn.
Today’s Obituaries include William Wright of Riverton, James Barquin of Kinnear, Robert Dornblaser of Shoshoni and Norma Brines of Riverton.
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.