(Lander, Wyo.) – The Fremont County budget for fiscal year 2015-16 is now balanced.
Dispatch: Arrests; Video IDs Walmart shoplifter; Prankster moves shopper’s car; Rural woman’s death ruled accidental
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (June 25, 2015) – Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers with the 27th pick of the first round in Thursday night’s NBA draft at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. He is the 28th Cowboy taken in the NBA draft and first since Theo Ratliff in 1995.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Riverton-based Wyoming Wireless received the “Outstanding Business Contribution to the Workforce” award during the Governor’s annual Safety Awards this week.
Today’s Obituaries include Robert “Bob” D. Strickler, Sr., of Riverton.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – With the end of the fiscal year less than a week away, the Riverton School Board was told Tuesday night that the district underspent it’s $38-million dollar budget by some 3.6 percent, or $1.2-million. Those unspent funds will be directed to the district’s depreciation account and will be used for several capital projects.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The championship of the Lander Little League was decided Wednesday night and the top team is the Padres. They defeated the Twins 5-3 in the championship game at City Park.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – There was only a minor injury suffered to an elderly man this afternoon around 12:30 p.m. when his vehicle apparently vaulted over one end of the the cement barrier in front of the Hudson Town Hall and came to rest on its wheels.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Robert “Bob” D. Strickler, Sr., 84, of Riverton, died on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Sage West Hospital-Riverton. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 26, 2015, at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church at 10:00 am. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Undersheriff Ryan Lee said today that 10 inmates from the Fremont County Detention Center in Lander were transferred this past weekend to the Sweetwater County Jail between Rock Springs and Green River. The county is paying $400 a day, at $40 apiece, for the Sweetwater jail to house the local inmates.
Dispatch: Embezzlement investigated; Motel ordered to cease construction; Over $2k unlawfully rung up on Debit card
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Wednesday and Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Twenty three Texas4000 cyclists from the University of Texas prepared leave Lander, en route from Austin, TX to Anchorage, AK on their journey to raise funds for cancer research. Their goal this year is to reach $800,000 and they are well over $600,000.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College professor Todd Guenther received a Preserve Wyoming Award from the State Historic Preservation office at the 2015 Preserve Wyoming conference in Laramie this past week.
(Powell, Wyo.) – The Riverton Elks/Legion Raiders traveled to Powell Wednesday night and came up short as Powell brought their big bats to bear. Final Score Raiders 1, Powell 13 in five innings.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The sky lantern relaunch is tomorrow, Friday, June 26th at 9 p.m. at the Riverton Branch Library. Bring back your lantern & a lighter & help us light up the summer night. This event is sponsored in part by the Friends of the Library.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Work is continuing south of Riverton on the Wyoming 789 highway improvement project.
(Hudson, Wyo.) – The newest Fremont County Fire Protection District Fire House is now taking shape in Hudson. The three-bay $1-million facility recently broke ground and the foundation has now been poured.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission met this week at the Whiskey Mountain Conservation Camp in the Dubois area. At the meeting the Commission discussed the future of the facility, which is used by Game and Fish and partners to host events that offer opportunities to the public that encourage interest in wildlife, hunting and fishing. The Commission expressed support for the Conservation Camp and looked at a proposal to invest in the future of the facilities.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Today’s Rotary Club of Lander meeting was dedicated to Dave Raynolds who passed away this last Friday during heart surgery in Aurora, Colo.