Ethete man gets probation in simple assault case

(Lander, Wyo.) – U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on Wednesday, July 29, 2015, Emmanuel Pablo Perez, 33, of Ethete, was sentenced by Magistrate Judge Teresa McKee in Lander on a charge of simple assault in Indian Country. Perez received six months of supervised probation and was ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $230.00. Mr. Perez had been charged with and entered a guilty plea to simple assault.

Winifred Flora “Winnie” Walrod

(Riverton, Wyo.) – A graveside memorial service for Winifred Flora “Winnie” Walrod, 79, will be held 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Mountain View Cemetery with Pastor Mark Rader of the United Methodist Church officiating. Memorial contributions to PAWS for Life in care of Davis Funeral Home will be appreciated.

Charles F. Miranda

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Charles F. Miranda, 91, of Riverton, died on Saturday, July 25, 2015 in Riverton. A rosary will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 7:00 pm at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. A funeral is scheduled for Friday, July 31, 2015, at 10:00 am at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church with Father Demetrio Penascoza officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery,

Steel frame went up on new Hudson Fire Battalion Hall Monday and Tuesday

(Hudson, Wyo.) – The new Hudson Fire Station is beginning to take shape just east of the 700 block of South Oklahoma Street. Sehnert Systems Inc. is the general contractor on the nearly $1-million project. The steel framework for the new fire hall went up on Monday and Tuesday. The new fire station is similar in design to new fire halls built in the past two years at North Portal and Midvale, where three drive-through bays are located along with offices, a kitchen, meeting room, restrooms and an exercise and storage area.

Zoning change approved at 400 North 9th Street; Pay request postponed for sewer pond work

(Lander, Wyo.) – A public hearing at Tuesday night’s Lander City Council meeting on a re-zoing request generated three opposing comments from surrounding homeowners in the 400 block of North 9th Street. Karleen Moore is seeking to change the zoning of the property, a former church, from R-2 Single & Two Family Residential to R-3 Single & Multi-Family residential.

Wyoming Cowboy Wrestling Program Set to Join Big 12 Conference this fall

(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming wrestling program will have a new home beginning next season as the Big 12 Conference announced the addition of six affiliate members to the league. The Big 12 will now feature 10 teams as the four current members of the conference in Iowa State, Oklahoma, Oklahoma State and West Virginia will be joined by the Cowboys, Air Force, Northern Colorado, North Dakota State, South Dakota State and Utah Valley.