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.”
Students at Fort Washakie High School recently enjoyed a beautiful fall day doing a hands-on cultural activity and math project. Students from the entire high school were invited to participate during the tepee set up led by staff member Shawn Ware.
Central Wyoming College’s rodeo team wrapped up the fall season with eight team members in the top ten for the region standings. The team finished the season in Cheyenne at the Laramie County Community College rodeo this last weekend with eight cowboys and cowgirls placing in the top ten for the rodeo.
Comedy reigns in the first major production of the CWC Theatre Department’s season with Carlo Goldoni’s The Servant of Two Masters. Identities are mistaken, duels are fought and confusion reigns when the wily servant Truffaldino hatches a zany scheme to double his wages (and his meals) by serving two masters at once.
(Lander, Wyo.) – “Fifty years ago on March 4, 1965, Judge Jack Nicholas and Paul Petzoldt signed papers establishing the National Outdoor Leadership School in Lander,” current NOLS Executive Director John Gans told a large gathering at the Lander Community and Convention Center. “While Paul was a visionary, he did not envision that today we would be an international school that taught courses in 28 countries, otherwise he probably would’t have chosen ‘National’ for the name.”
The Cole Creek Fire that ravaged Evansville yesterday is still burning this morning, and officials are reporting that the blaze is about 50 percent contained at this time. An accurate size of the grass fire that has engulfed multiple structures has yet to be determined, but it is believed to be several thousand acres.
Dispatch: Riverton man arrested in connection to serious July wreck; Trio busted after fighting on highway
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law:
The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport is predicting a week of clear sunny weather with highs right around 70 degrees and calm winds. A good week to get those fall chores finished.
(Lander, Wyo) – Get ready to explore a whole new world of discounts with Shane and his team at Gambles starting TODAY! Shane has so many new pieces in the store right now that he feels a little like an explorer himself some days. Today through October 20th almost everything in Gambles will be discounted. If they’d had a Gambles when Columbus set out on his voyage, you can be sure he would have stopped by. Shane’s inventory is WAY more comfortable than anything they had on the Nina, the Pinta or the Santa Maria.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Athletic Training Program prepares students in the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries. As part of their second year, students complete a class called Athletic Clinical I. These students are assigned to a college team and take care of them in all aspects: pre and post practice, games and paperwork. This year’s students include: Cody Finlayson – Men’s basketball, Shawn Butner – Women’s volleyball and Ryan Sadlier – Women’s basketball.
Two great horned owls roosting on the mining elevator at U.S. Energy bldg on Friday afternoon. Thanks to Gracie Veach for her keen eye in spotting these owls.
(Lander, Wyo) – We’re only midway through the hunting season here in Wyoming so it’s not too late to purchase a new side-by-side or ATV to make the rest of the season more enjoyable. Now through October 31st, Wind River Power Sports is having their huge Polaris Fall Closeout Sale. You can get an interest rate as low as 2.99% and rebates up to $1200!
National Save for Retirement Week is observed Oct. 18 – 24 this year. And this week has some weight behind it, as it is recognized by the U.S. Senate for its importance in encouraging Americans to prepare themselves financially for retirement. Are you doing all you can?
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – In the order County 10 readers viewed these stories (starting with the most popular from this weekend). Click the story to read more:
Thanks to Ashley Eckley for sharing these snaps of a deer herd moving through Riverton on Friday evening. After crossing Federal, the deer moved on to Adams. “They seemed nervous and definitely out of the norm!” Eckley said. “Makes me feel like the seasons are changing fast!”