(Laramie, Wyo.) – Dubois football quarterback Kurt Leseberg and Riverton football coach Randy Weber were honored for their contributions to the sport this past weekend in Laramie by the Wyoming Chapter of the National Football Foundation.
(Moose, Wyo.) —Bears are out of hibernation and active again in both Grand Teton National Park and the John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway. Now that bears are awake, appropriate precautions must be taken. Park visitors and local residents need to exercise common sense and good judgment, stay alert, and follow these recommended safety precautions while skiing or hiking throughout Grand Teton and the Rockefeller Parkway:
(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Six injuries are being reported after a 1999 Jeep collided with a rock on US Highway 20 in the Wind River Canyon on Sunday, March 22nd. The crash occurred at approximately 10:00 p.m. near mile post 117 on US 20 in Fremont County north of the tunnels in the Wind River Canyon.
(Lander, Wyo.) – David Alan Batchelder, 58, died March 17, 2015. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, March 26, 2015 at Hudson’s Funeral Home’s Chapel of Mount Hope. Burial will take place at Mount Hope Cemetery.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Up to six million Americans are expected to pay a tax penalty this year for not having health insurance coverage in 2014. To help families avoid future penalties, a special enrollment period for the Health Insurance Marketplace opened on March 15 and will close April 30.
(Laramie, Wyo.) — A University of Wyoming survey found that nearly 4 in 10 Wyomingites agreed with the tea party movement, just under one-third disagreed, while another third either had not heard of the tea party or had no opinion about it.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Today’s weather will be continued mild in the Wind River Basin this morning, with a chance for afternoon thunderstorms with a chance of rain, according to the National Weather Service Forecast office at Riverton Regional Airport. When the front moves over the Wind River Range, winds are expected.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Highs in the Wind River Basin will be in the low 60’s today with partly sunny skies. Beginning next week the weather will change with snow expected in the west and perhaps some thunderstorms east of the divide.
Today’s Obituaries include Allen Vodopich, Viola Vigil and Allen Joseph Lambert, all of Riverton
(Lander, Wyo.) – This past week Dr. Eric Perkins put on a little shotgun trap shooting clinic for the local boys in Fathers in the Field program, according to volunteer Karl Brauneis.
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(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton City Council this week learned that one of the community’s two food banks will be closing on April first due to the illness of one of the volunteer directors.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Viola Vigil, 87, of Riverton died on Thursday, March 19, 2015, at Kindred Health Care- Wind River. A rosary will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015 at 7:00 pm at St, Margaret’s Catholic Church. The funeral service will be on Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at 10:00 am at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Allen Vodopich, 58, of Riverton died at his home on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 with his loving wife by his side. A memorial service will be held on Monday, March 23, 2015, at 11:00 am at Davis Funeral Home. A celebration of life will follow the service at the Riverton Elk’s Lodge.