The Lander Volunteer Fire Department announced this afternoon the cause of last month’s grass fire near Hunt Field Airport and the Lander Rodeo Grounds was from a bizarre set of circumstances. The Sept. 16 fire grew to just over 2.25 acres before firefighters knocked it out. High winds contributed to its growth.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Denver Field Office, which includes Wyoming, recently recovered more children in a nationwide trafficking sting than any other area in the U.S.
Dispatch: Arrests; Riverton store reported $5K fraud; Drunk Drivers caught; Another pig theft reported
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Monday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:
Thanks to Cinthia Hayford for sharing these great images of Sandhill Cranes spotted recently near Riverton. What good-looking birds they are!
Only 1 in 3 Orthodontists is Board Certified- Our very own Dr. Moss just so happens to be one of them
Dr Mathew Moss recently returned from St. Louis where he re-certified as a Board Certified Orthodontist. Achieving board certification is the last step in a long and intensive educational experience to ultimately provide excellent patient care, which Dr Moss takes great pride in.
Do you know what’s happening in your bank account? We are here to let you know that the first line of defense to fraudulent activity is awareness. Being attentive and well informed about the options your bank provides for online banking and electronic statements. Utilizing these tools could save you from costly mistakes.
(Natrona County, Wyo.) – Natrona County Fire Prevention District reported this morning that evacuation orders are still in place for the Cole Creek fire.
(Lander, Wyo.) – In honor of their 20th anniversary, Wyoming Quilts is having an Anniversary Sale starting Wednesday, October 14th through Saturday, October 17th – Everything in the store will be 20% off!
Local Lander artist David Clark recently had an 8-foot tall bronze sculpture commissioned and installed in Rhode Island.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Brady Frude and Dillon Herman have new game warden districts for the Wyoming Game and Fish Department. Frude is in Lander and Herman is in East Rawlins. Wyoming game wardens are responsible for wildlife law enforcement and education, damage and prevention, data collection, and wildlife management duties.
(Emigrant, Montana) – A woman walking her dog along the Yellowstone River south of Emigrant was attacked by a bear Monday afternoon. The woman suffered non-life threatening injuries and was transported by ambulance to the hospital in Livingston, Montana, according to a report in Jackson’s Buckrail.
The County 10 Crew hit the streets of Riverton this week to find our next lucky “10-Spot” winner, and we spotted Holly Jibben’s car displaying a somewhat faded County 10 badge. Congrats on winning a pair of $10 movie theatre gift cards AND a new County 10 badge.
An alert reader in Sheridan snapped this photo of a trio of turkeys using a school crosswalk this week. An educated turkey, after all, could avoid being Thanksgiving dinner.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – When U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez visited Fremont County last week to cut the ribbon on the Wind River Job Corps Center, he also took time out to visit Wyoming Indian High School.
The Riverton School Board has a full agenda for tonight’s regular meeting at the District’s Central Office on North 5th West starting at 7 p.m.
Last week the U.S. House passed with a bipartisan vote H.R.538: the Native American Energy Act. This legislation empowers tribes to develop more of their natural resources and loosens federal bureaucratic restrictions which are often duplicative and can add years of delay.
(Lander, Wyo) – Simply Shoes in Lander is having a Keen Trunk Show on October 13th from 12:00 – 5:30 pm. All styles of Keen shoes will be there and they will ALL be 10% off! If Simply Shoes doesn’t have you favorite pair in stock, you can order them and still get the discount.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Flu season is here and that means it’s time to protect yourself and the community! Our partners at SageWest are offering the following tips around staying healthy this season:
The Astronomy Club at Lander Valley High School was out earlier this month to capture the images of the Blood Moon, during a total eclipse that turned earth’s nearest celestial body “blood red” or “orange.”