(Casper, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board is sponsoring a digital preservation workshop from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m., April 21 at the Casper Parkway Plaza Hotel. The workshop is offered in cooperation with the Wyoming Association of Rural Water Systems, and is free and open to the public.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A 5K/10K run walk to benefit the PAWS for Life Animal Shelter and the Central Wyoming Aviary drew a nice crowd of athletic pet enthusiasts Saturday morning in downtown.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – A surplus federal medical station recently awarded to Wyoming will boost the state’s ability to meet certain medical needs caused by an emergency, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
(Riverton, Wyo.) – With a Red Flag Warning posted for the Wind River Basin on Saturday, conditions are ripe for a controlled burn to quickly burn out of control.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – WY Outside is launching an exciting new effort to connect Wyoming children and families with outdoor recreation in the state—the WY Outside Challenge.
(Moose, Wyo.) — Grand Teton National Park road crews cut through the snow cover on the Teton Park Road between the Taggart Lake parking area and Signal Mountain Lodge—a distance of 15 miles—and completed this portion of the annual spring plowing operations on Friday, March 27.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A Red Flag warning has been posted for Saturday for the Wind River Basin by the National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Morris Aagard, of Lander, died in Lander March 27, 2015 in the Westward Heights Care Center. A Funeral Service has been arranged for on Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:00 am in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints corner of S. 6th and Cascade in Lander. Burial will be later that afternoon 3:00 pm in the Burlington Cemetery, Burlington, Wyoming.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A male motorcycle rider suffered road rash, a hand injury and other bumps and bruises when his high flying motorcycle apparently hit something slippery on South Federal Boulevard and tossed him off onto the street. It could have been loose dirt or gravel on the roadway, one law officer opined.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Excavation of topsoil and dirt work has started on the 3.32-mile highway improvement project directly south of Riverton on Wyoming 789.
(Washington, D.C.) — On Tuesday, March 31st at 10:30 AM MST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold a field hearing to examine the harmful effects of dangerous drugs in Native communities and how local leaders and agencies are working to effectively address this challenge. The field hearing will take place at the Wyoming Indian High School Tech Center.
Today’s Obituaries include Daren Buss of Riverton and Morris Aagard of Lander:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Daren Buss, 52, of Riverton, died on Wednesday, March 25, 2015, at his home surrounded by his family. As were his wishes, cremation has taken place and no services will be held. A private family service will be held at a later date.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The audience at Thursday night’s Riverton School Board meeting was in a celebratory mood, and when trustees adopted the district’s new K-12 English and Language Arts Curriculum, the room burst into applause and a few cheers.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – An Englewood, Colorado, construction company is the apparent low bidder at $11.6 million for the Riverton Regional Airport Reconstruction Project.