(Lander, Wyo.)- An approved new business resolution at the Lander City Council meeting last night will support Middle Popo Agie River restoration around City Park and 2nd Street.
Last week at the 2015 LVHS Project Graduation, Matthew Pickinpaugh won a Buick!
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy called Governor Mead to announce that she is signing the controversial Waters of the United States rule. Wyoming, along with a number of other states, asked McCarthy to work on concerns with the rule. Consultation with governors is required under the Clean Water Act.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund recently awarded $195,678 to 30 cultural organizations around the state at their recent grant review board meeting held in Pinedale. Fremont County organizations received $17,800.
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Wind River Canyon update: U.S. 20/Wyoming 789 is scheduled to reopen to traffic Wednesday, weather permitting.
Ninth District Court Judge Norman E. Young has denied a request for probation from one of the two convicted in the 2013 Rails to Trails homicide. However, Young did grant a slight reduction in Santana Mendoza’s manslaughter conviction.
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(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The exhibition “Artistic Discovery: Outstanding 2-D and 3-D student work from the Wyoming High School Art Symposium,” will be on display from June 3-July 31 in Cheyenne’s Barrett Building, 2301 Central Avenue, home of the State Museum. The exhibit will be open Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Lander, Wyo.– Fremont County Transportation Superintendent David Pendleton has authorized the closure of Dry Bridger Creek (County Road #162), Bridger Creek (County Road #259) and Nowood (County Road #295) Roads in the Lysite area effective immediately.
Dispatch: Arrests; Animal Abuse complaint filed; Shoplifters caught, one escapes; Vandal slashes tires
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity over the Memorial Day weekend. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
In the next several weeks, wildlife throughout Wyoming will be bearing their young. In light of this, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department asks that people take extreme care to stay away from young animals during this critical time.
An unbuckled 100 pound person can fly though the air with a 1000 pounds of force in a rollover crash occurring at just 10 miles per hour. We know that kind of force is deadly and devastating at 30+ miles per hour.
22-year-old Rusty Tabaho of Riverton was taken into custody Sunday evening after a Deputy had initially observed him driving 78 mph in the 1200 block of West Main Street. “The Deputy turned around and tried to stop the vehicle but it continued to speed away with complete disregard for public safety, all we were able to do was keep the vehicle in sight,” Undersheriff Ryan Lee said.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College English Professor Buck Tilton has once again organized a special opportunity for writers – The Wind River Outdoor Writers Conference. This conference features two days of inspirational guest lectures from bloggers, editors, publishers and authors combined with workshops and conversations around outdoor writing. The conference is scheduled to take place at CWC’s Sinks Canyon Center Field Station in Lander, Wyoming May 29 and 30. For writers just starting out, to professionals looking for inspiration this conference provides a venue to gather, converse and enhance writing skills among highly accomplished professionals.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Police have identified the driver of a Honda pickup that struck and killed a first grade student on Friday as a 77-year-old Riverton woman. Her name was not released.
There was a reported UFO sighting over Yellowstone yesterday. Watch the video and you be the judge. What do you think? UFO or cloud?
(Fremont County, Wyo.)- As we enter a season known for tornadoes, Wyoming has had a lot of encounters with funnel clouds and other extreme weather conditions in the last month.