Cancer Heroes Named; Hats Off for Hope Gala set May 30th in Riverton

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund and Help for Health are hosting this year’s “Hats Off for Hope” Gala, on May 30th at the Riverton Holiday Inn. This will mark the 6th year for this event. Highlights of the evening will be the recognition of four Cancer Heroes. Overall, the anonymous committee received 19 individuals who were nominated for four different categories. Cancer Heroes this year are:

Sue Rintamaki

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Sue Rintamaki, 63, of Riverton, died on Wednesday, May 20, 2015, at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, May 26, 2015, at 10:00 am at the Davis Funeral Home. A reception will follow the memorial service at the Reach Clubhouse.

June Marie Brunner

(Lander, Wyo.) – June Marie Brunner, 87, of Lander, Wyoming, formerly of Lorain, Ohio died on May 21, 2015 at the Westward Heights Care Center in Lander with her children at her side.  A memorial service will be held graveside in Ohio for her extended family that meant so much to her.

The Riverton Police Mounted Patrol completed week-long training today at CWC

(Riverton, Wyo.) — Today marked the end of a five-day training for the Riverton Police Department’s Mounted Patrol. The officers and their horses trained at the Central Wyoming College Equine Center under various conditions throughout the week and through different crowd control scenarios. The officers took their horses through obstacle courses and trained them to be calm with loud noises or many different kinds of waving materials, such that they may encounter in a demonstration, for example.