This year $257,080 was raised through the Lander Community Foundation’s annual Challenge for Charities. This afternoon right before the final Lander LIVE! concert of the season, the LCF gave out all of the funds to the 35 participating nonprofits.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Sean Peterson is the new Ward 1 City Council member for the City of Riverton. He was chosen at 8:10 p.m. in a secret ballot from among a field of three, including Patricia Granlund and Phil Lavoie.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In wild Wyoming, we coexist with many animals. We’re accustomed to seeing groups of deer off the highway, and even in town they’re often walking right through our frontyard. But, seeing two bucks stuck together like this is certainly a rare sight.
Jeremiah Shull’s First Degree Murder conviction will stand as Ninth District Judge Norman E. Young has denied his request for a new trial. Shull was convicted in July of murdering Jacob Willenbrecht and assaulting his estranged wife at the time, Julie Shull.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – Hudson and Fremont County Fire Fighters responded shortly after 4 p.m. to a grass fire that caught a haystack on fire and threatened a nearby house.
The Fremont County Commission this afternoon, after interviewing two different candidates, has appointed Andi Clifford to represent the Wind River Reservation District on the commission.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A high pressure system will continue to direct a warm and mostly dry weather pattern across the region, according to the National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport.
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(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton City Council tonight may be back at full strength following interviews of three candidates for the seat. Scheduled to be interviewed are Patricia Granlund, who lives in the 1000 block of East Pershing; Phil Lavoie, who lives in the 1500 block of North 15th East, and K. Sean Peterson, a resident of the 1400 block of East Pershing.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton community and business leaders heard of a new shoe store setting up shop in Riverton this week, and that the cafe at Riverton Regional Airport is now open with new owners.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Sonny Jacob Duran, of Ethete, died on August 29, 2015. A Visitation will be 5:00 pm, Wednesday, September 2, 2015 in the Blue Sky Hall, Ethete. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, September 3, 2015 also in the Blue Sky Hall. Burial will follow in the WallowingBull Cemetery.
(Lander, Wyo) – The Shoshone Rose Casino is celebrating their 8th Anniversary with 8 days of celebration events. There are tons of fun things to do and amazing prizes to win!! Mark it on your calendar – the events start Saturday, September 19th and end Saturday, September 26th.
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A draft of Wyoming Department of Transportation’s “State Transportation Improvement Program” (STIP) for 2016 has been issued and is available for viewing and comment. The document is posted on the agency’s website, www.dot.state.wy.us.
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(Casper, Wyo.) -“Floating down the Platte River, catch us up a little catfish dinner!”
East Pershing closed West of Federal today; One percent project underway there; $3.3 million in projects so far
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Another optional one cent sales tax project began in earnest today in Riverton, on East Pershing west to Broadway. Crews from 71 Construction began preparing the street this morning for a seal and a chip coat, and the street is closed from North Federal to just past North 7th. Access to Safeway and Wells Fargo Bank is still available.
(Lander, Wyo)- Pull up to the kennels and Paige’s tail is wagging as she calmly waits for a pat and a greeting. Paige is a Border Collie mix and roughly five years old. Looking at Paige you wouldn’t think she has a care in the world but she definitely had a troubled life when she was young. Paige has made great progress with her self confidence but she needs to go to a home that understands and respects her insecurities.
(Riverton, Wyo) – There are now 98 smoke-free restaurants in Fremont County, according to the Fremont County Prevention Management Organization. Number 98, and the latest, is the Manhattan Eatery & Pub located at 1409 West Main Street in Riverton.