(Ethete, Wyo.) – Sonny Jacob Duran, of Ethete, died on August 29, 2015. A Visitation will be 5:00 pm, Wednesday, August 2, 2015 in the Blue Sky Hall, Ethete. Funeral Services will be 10:00 am, Thursday, August 3, 2015 also in the Blue Sky Hall. Burial will follow in the WallowingBull Cemetery.
The Little Bob Lake fire remained within our confinement boundary through out two Red Flag fire weather days. At present, we have just one more day of mitigation work left to complete on the fire’s boundary. This work should be completed by tomorrow. Then we will re-evaluate the situation following Wednesdays Fire Weather Watch for September 2nd.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – A standing grizzly bear was captured by the camera of Liz Lightner this past week up on Togwotee Pass. Thanks for sharing Liz, very colorful photo with the bear in brush turning fall colors.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – A 26-year-old Wind River Reservation resident was killed in a single-vehicle rollover on Saturday around 7:24 p.m. according to the Fremont County Coroner and the Wyoming Highway Patrol. The crash was reported North of Ethete at milepost 12.5.
(Lander, Wyo.)- Stephen Bernard Pearson, of Lander, died in Riverton on August 28, 2015. A Graveside Service has been set for 2:00 pm, Thursday, September 3, 2015 at the Mount Hope Cemetery, Lander.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – According to multiple eastern news sources, Cheyenne-based retailer Sierra Trading Post will be opening a new location in Burlington, Vermont. This marks marks the first location outside of the western states.
(UNDATED) – In some states they are called cruisers, others refer to them as squads. In the Cowboy State they are referred to as a patrol car.
(Douglas, Wyo.) – Seventeen Bureau of Land Management gentled wild horses and burros were adopted during Wyoming Mustang Days, at the Wyoming State Fair, in Douglas, Wyo., Aug. 11-15.
(Lander, Wyo.) – At the September meeting of the Parkinson’s Support Group this coming Tuesday, Sept. 1, at 2 p.m. the topic will be “How to Make Your Life Easier.” Dom Wong, an occupational therapist with SageWest Health Care Center in Lander, will talk about mobility, fatigue management, fall prevention, and self care. His short talk will be followed by questions and answers and a group discussion. This meeting of the Support Group will be Tuesday, Sept. 1, at the Lander Senior Center. Everyone is welcome to attend.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – A child from Fort Washakie had a wish granted this summer from Make-A-Wish® Wyoming when he was given the opportunity to visit Southern California. The highlight for Wish Child Colden, 5, was a visit to Disneyland in Anaheim. He also visited Sea World at San Diego.
(Crowheart, Wyo.) – Fire information these days is distributed nearly instantaneously through electronic means, rarely is it done the “old Fashioned” way, in person unless at public meetings.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – Local amateur historian Steve Banks kitted out a young audience member as a trapper, complete with gun and traps, during a presentation on Mountain Man history in the Dubois town park on Saturday, August 29, sponsored by the Dubois Museum.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Megan Ward captured this photo of Saturday night’s Super Moon. According to the National Weather Service, “The moon follows an elliptical orbit, and at perigee, the moon is 50,000 km closer to Earth than at apogee, it’s farthest distance from Earth.”
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Dubois Rams played in a four team six-man football scrimmage this afternoon in Riverton, testing out their offense and defense in a controlled practice with Meeteetse, Little Snake River and Midwest. Each team’s offense and defense had 12 plays from the 40 yard line with the teams rotating against each other.
(Casper, Wyo.) -Defeat the Washington Machine-Unleash the American Dream, was the message delivered in Casper Friday from Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, a candidate for the Republican nomination for President.
Two University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a comprehensive set of reviews conducted in preparation for its 2016 reaccreditation process.
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts – a supplier of tungsten components for military, industrial engineering and medical markets worldwide – is moving its China-based production operation to Laramie, Wyoming, the company announced today.
A Fort Bridger, Wyoming, man is facing more than $16 million in fines from the Environmental Protection Agency for a pond he built on his property.
(Sheridan, Wyo.) —University of Wyoming Entomologist Scott Schell has confirmed that two of the three wasps collected and submitted by Buckrail’s sister publication Dally in Sheridan are the European paper wasp, Polistes dominula, a previously uncatalogued invasive species in Wyoming.