Wind River Basin
Rawlins at Riverton – Homecoming
Wind River Basin
Rawlins at Riverton – Homecoming
There was the burning of the “R” at Riverton’s homecoming rally on Wednesday, but at Wind River High School at Pavillion, it was the burning of the “WR” at its pep rally for tonight’s homecoming game with Rocky Mountain. The game is planned for 7 p.m. at LeRoy Sinner Field. The Cougars have a record of 2 wins and 2 losses coming into tonight’s matchup with the Grizzlies from Cowley.
The enhancement to the Riverton School Bus Barn is nearing completion with paving of the east side of the property around the new bus wash bay. Contractor 71 construction was laying the fresh asphalt this morning.
Motorists traveling past the 700 block of West Pershing in Riverton have undoubtedly noticed the display of fall colors, hay bales, pumpkins, marigolds, leaves and an old wooden wheel-barrow artfully arranged on the front lawn. The work is that of Raylene Sisneros. Thanks for making your street more attractive, Raylene!
(Sheridan, Wyo.) — Have you heard the Bighorn Alphorns? You will have the chance twice this month — and they are so unique, you won’t want to miss them.
Carlos Jonas Goggles, 27, was sentenced in federal court to 37 months imprisonment on one count of sexual abuse of a minor in connection with an incident involving a minor victim on the Wind River Reservation. The U.S. Attorney for the District of Wyoming, Christopher Crofts, said in a release that Goggles was recommended for sex offender specific treatment and a residential drug and alcohol treatment program while imprisoned.
This weekend will see a somewhat dramatic change in the weather with rain in the valleys and snow in the higher elevations. The National Weather Service Forecast Office at Riverton Regional Airport has issued a special weather statement advising hunters to be aware of the much cooler mountain temperatures and to expect precipitation.
(Harrison, Idaho) – Beloved daughter, step-mother, grandmother, sister and friend, Cynthia “Cindy” Rene Moore, 55, of Harrison, Idaho, passed away September 26, 2015 at her home in Harrison. She was born April 6, 1960, in Fort Collins, Colorado. Cynthia was the daughter of James and JoAnne (Roe) Smail. A local Memorial Service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Lander (3rd and Sweetwater) on October 16, 2015 at 4:00 p.m. Pastor Shannon Arnold of Lander Valley Baptist Church will officiate.
Evening asphalt paving activities scheduled early next week in the Wyoming 789/17 Mile Road intersection south of Riverton will force the contractor to close access to 17 Mile Road.
President Richard McGinity, several dozen new professors at the University of Wyoming and a long-time Wyoming Historian began a four-day tour of Fremont County on Thursday. The bus with the Laramie contingent arrived in Riverton right on time at 3:30 p.m. at Central Wyoming College where they were met by President Chris Valdez and several members of Central’s faculty and staff.
(Midvale, Wyo.) – It was bright and early when the first trucks loaded with sugar beets began arriving at Wyoming Sugar Company’s two local receiving stations, at Midvale and at the Riverton station midway between Riverton and Shoshoni. Some farmers began pulling their crop on Wednesday to have full truckloads when the receiving stations opened.
Riverton City Hall’s Councl Chambers were filled with about 60 interested citizens on Tuesday night to attend an open house sponsored by the Wyoming Department of Transportation on the upcoming North Federal Boulevard Reconstruction Project.
(Riverton, Wy0.) – U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez will travel to Wyoming this Monday, Oct. 5 to join federal, state and local officials as they open the state’s first Job Corps Center in Riverton.
Today’s Obituaries include Clarence “Archie” C’Hair, Earl Wayne Smith and Bud Mitchell:
Bud Mitchell passed away in Hudson, Wyo. September 23, 2015 at the age of 74. A Memorial Service will be held 1:00pm, Saturday, October 3, 2015 at the Hudson Community Church in Hudson, WY.
Earl Wayne Smith was born on February 14, 1939 in Chillcothe, MO to Pirl and Nora (Hines) Smith. He was one of seven children and was raised in Missouri.
Clarence “Archie” C’Hair, 63, died on September 22, 2015, in San Francisco, CA. A rosary will be recited on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, at 7:00 pm at 34 Red Crow Lane in St. Stephens with the wake to follow at the same location. A funeral mass will be on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at 10:00 am at St. Stephens Catholic Church. Burial will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.
(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming campus bookstore allegedly violated the rights of a half-dozen St. Stephens Indian School Seniors who were attending the university’s annual “Campus Pass” weekend in Laramie.
WYDOT’s Road Striping Crew was back in Riverton today, refreshing the lane markers on U.S. 26 through town.