(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wind River Ranch Supply bought the Grand Champion Market Beef again, paying $6.25 a pound for Shayde LeClair’s 1,267 pound animal at this morning’s Junior Livestock Sale at the Fremont County Fair. The beef brought $7,918.75.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Baby it’s HOT outside. With the latest temperatures rising into the 90’s, we want to take a moment to remind everyone of the importance of staying cool during these hot summer days.
(Crowheart, Wyo.) – A 65-year-old woman was killed following a two-vehicle crash on U.S. 26/287 about 57 miles west of Riverton between Crowheart and Dubois.
The Wyoming Department of Health’s Office of Emergency Medical Services is leading a statewide effort to enhance and modernize Wyoming’s ability to respond to cardiac emergencies.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Wyoming Cares, a non-profit organization dedicated to provide assistance to Wyoming residents in need, is hosting its annual Ride with the Winds bike tour around the Riverton area this weekend. Starting and ending at the Riverton Middle School both Saturday and Sunday, the cyclists will ride up to 75 miles each day raising funds. The rides start at 7:00 am both days.
A newly organized and improved table games experience makes its debut this Saturday at 2:00 p.m. at Shoshone Rose Casino. Along with a renewed focus on customer service, table games at the Rose is now offering players club points to its guests using their Rose Rewards card. These rewards can be used in the future for hotel rooms, meals and other perks.
Congratulations to Hsaio-Yi and Bobby on the birth of their daughter Elena Nicole Eggleston.
(Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada)- Former University of Wyoming quarterback Brett Smith will make his first professional start for the Saskatchewan Roughriders of the Canadian Football League tonight, Friday, July 31 in a game to be televised on ESPN2 at 7 p.m., Mountain Time.
(Los Angeles, Calif.) – University of Wyoming’s former star basketball forward Larry Nance Jr. back in June was drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers. Even though the season hasn’t started yet, the rookie continues to garner national attention.
(Thermopolis, Wyo.) – The Bureau of Land Management is investigating the killing of 21 stray horses on public and state land northwest of Thermopolis, Wyoming.
Today’s obituaries include: Randy Wilson of Gillette (formerly of Riverton); Nora (Rosie) Applehans, Riverton; Daphne Kay Engstrom, Lander; Wanda J. SittingEagle, Casper; Sophia Stagner of St. Stephens.
UPDATE at 4:50 p.m.: The flow of gas has been stopped, and firefighters are preparing to leave the scene. Repairs on the gas line will still continue for some time. Traffic patterns should return to normal, aside from the construction area.
Dispatch: Arrests; Firearm stolen from vehicle; Door-to-Door Salesmen hassle residents on Zuber Road
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’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.) – One youngster showing poultry at the county fair this morning expressed delight and surprise that in his very first show, his entry won Reserve Champion. “Nimbus” is the name of 11-year-old Xander Davidson’s chicken. Davidson was more than delighted and said he could not wait to tell his friends. He then eagerly placed his big ribbon on Nimbus’ cage and watched the rest of this morning’s show.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – At 4:06 p.m. Thursday in the goat barn at the Fremont County Fair, a birth was recorded. It was the first birth at the county fair in some time, no one could remember the last one.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – One of the attractions at the Fremont Center during the county fair is the wide array of goodies that were baked up for the competition, including pies, cakes, cookies, brownies, pastries and you name it. Here’s a look at some of the prize winners. To see the rest, head to the fair!
(Lander, Wyo.) – A seven-year-old Lander boy injured during the calf scramble at the Lander Pioneer Days rodeo is now recovering at home after 10 days at the Primary Children’s Hospital in Salt Lake City.