(Lander, Wyo.) – Gilbert L. “Gil” DeLozier, 79, of Lander, Wyoming died on July 21, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, July 28, 2015 at the Faith Lutheran Church in Sinks Canyon, Lander, Wyoming.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The new Riverton Skatepark at City Park is slowly taking shape. A crew from Dreamland Skateparks began pouring concrete into some of the forms this past week.
Dispatch: Arrests; Break-in at concession stand; Lander resident reported fraud; Moose hit near Crowheart
(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.
(Ethete, Wyo.) —The Northern Arapaho Business Council is reaching out to members of the community, asking for continued prayers and support for the families of James “Sonny” Goggles and Stallone Trosper, according to a statement from the Tribe released today.
(South Pass, Wyo.) – Tim Green shared this photo of “Chasing the pot of gold at South Pass.” The Oregon Buttes are pictured with a beautiful rainbow during a summer shower.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Popo Agie Angler’s President Jeff Judkins proudly presented Riverton High School graduate Kasandra Kister a $1,000 scholarship for her studies this coming fall at the University of Wyoming. Kasandra was selected from a field of qualified high school candidates in Fremont County.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Kathleen (Sindt) Blackwelder, 72, won her place in Heaven on July 10, 2015 after a journey with cancer that only Kathy could have made into a journey of joy. Her final days in Grants Pass, Ore., were filled with visiting friends and family from all over the country, and quiet loving moments with her kids and grandkids.
(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – Levina Dorothy Gambler, 79, of Arapahoe, died at her daughter’s home on Thursday, July 23, 2015. A rosary will be held on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at the Arapahoe School Gym at 7;00 pm, with the wake to follow at 1284 17 Mile Road. The funeral service will be on Monday, July 27, 2015, at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church at 10:00 am with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at YellowCalf Cemetery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Shirley Whitener, 85, of Riverton, died on Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at Sage West Hospital – Riverton. A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 25, 2015, at Mountain View Cemetery.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Native Athletic Association and Montana Native American Athletic Association will be hosting the Wyoming-Montana Native All-star games this weekend.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reports that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from May to June at 4.1%. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was slightly lower than its June 2014 level of 4.4% and significantly lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 5.3%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents increased slightly, rising by an estimated 955 individuals (0.3%) from May to June. This level of over-the-month employment growth is a normal change.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Spring 2015 statewide testing results released by the Wyoming Department of Education were mixed proposition across the state.
Laramie, Wyo. — The Mountain West Conference has announced its 2014-15 Scholar-Athlete Award winners, and the University of Wyoming had 58 student-athletes named to this year’s team.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming has announced that Cowboy Football’s season opener against North Dakota September 5th has been set for 2 p.m. at War Memorial Stadium.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Now this was a birthday party! Linda Willenbrecht, Jenny Green and Phyllis Meredith celebrated their birthdays this past week, and all three women live next to each other. Jenny and Phyllis live next door to one another and Linda is directly across the street.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander Police Department today reported they had cleared a fraud case, saving a Lander resident nearly $1,000.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The proposed mitigation of Riverton’s former landfill site off of Smith Road will be costly no matter what option it chosen, City Administrator Steven Weaver said this week. “All of the options are very expensive and long-term,” he said “The best option is to choose one within the next 10 years to be eligible for state funding of 75 percent of the total cost.”
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton City Council officially has a vacancy now for a Ward 1 council seat. With the resignation of Jonathan Faubion because of his move in the city and out of his ward, City Administrator Steven Weaver said applications are now being accepted for Ward 1 residents who would like to represent their ward. The deadline to apply is noon on Thursday, August 13th.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The city council Tuesday night approved and agreed to submit an application to the Federal Aviation Administration for an Air Service Improvement Grant in the amount of $650,000.