(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County School District #25 Superintendent Terry Snyder told the Riverton School Board Tuesday night that the winning name for the new elementary schools is… Willow Creek Elementary. That was the choice of students who voted this week after the 51 nominees were reduced to three finalists. Willow Creek received 319 votes. Second place was Riverview Elementary with 219 votes and third was Riverside Elementary with 168 votes. The new school will be constructed on West Monroe just before Major Avenue.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Filings continue to roll in for local elections, however filings for seats in some of the county’s smaller municipalities remain inactive. See a complete list of filings below.
PHOTO GALLERY: Riverton Firefighters quench house fire on Sherry Street; Significant damage to the home
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Firefighters are currently at the scene of a house fire on the 1000 block of Sherry Street. The fire apparently started at the back of the house, possibly on a back deck, which was heavily damaged.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Be careful commuters, Lander emergency responders are headed to the scene of a three vehicle on wreck on the 300 block of Main Street. A Chevy Camaro is sandwiched between two pickup trucks.
(Wyoming) – National Center for Education Statistics published the results of a survey that shows Wyoming leads the nation in pay growth from the 1999/2000 school year to 2012/2013.
Lander woman facing four charges after allegedly driving intoxicated and running over a man with a car last month
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A 42-year-old Lander woman is facing four crimes after she allegedly struck a man with her car multiple times while driving under the influence. Teresa SunRhodes was initially booked for attempted murder, but she is now charged with two counts of Aggravated Assault and Battery in addition to two counts of Driving Under the Influence.