(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Uwe Ritter captured this image of the crescent moon and the planet Venus this past week while star gazing. Thanks Uwe for sharing with our County10.com readers.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – A University of Wyoming Extension educator serving the Big Horn Basin and Wind River Reservation has received the Achievement Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Low relative humidity and gusty winds have resulted in enhanced fire danger through Monday. With low humidity levels in the teens to lower 20 percent range combined with southwest winds gusting up to 25 mph, the National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton recommends no burning, especially in the afternoon hours.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Twilight Fremont County Fair Parade drew a big crowd to downtown Riverton. With nearly every entry throwing candy to the crowd, it was like an early Halloween as kids along the parade route brought their grocery bags to collect the loot.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – The Northern Arapaho Business Council on Friday sent a letter to the Attorney General of the United States formally requesting an investigation and prosecution of alleged hate crimes against two members of the Tribe.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Bridge repairs are continuing on the Big Wind River bridge at the south edge of Riverton.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton police investigating the brutal beating of a man who was found huddled in a restroom at Jaycee Park on Tuesday night got more than they bargained for when a search warrant was executed at a residence in the 500 block of South 3rd West on Thursday.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Laura Renea Friday, 23, of Ethete, Wyoming, was sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl for theft of funds from an Indian Gaming Establishment.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Two Ethete residents were sentenced this week in U.S. District Court at Casper for their roles in the murder and coverup of the murder last year of Jared Little Whiteman.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead said Saturday that police took into custody a man who was firing a gun along West Sunset Boulevard in the vicinity of the United Parcel Service Friday night. Broadhead said the incident is possibly connected to a home burglary in the area in which a gun was taken.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Lander area native, George Alfred Avery, died Thursday, July 23, 2015 at Help for Health Hospice Home in Riverton. He was 90 years old. Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be held Saturday, August 1st at 11:00 a.m., at the Museum of the American West in Lander with a meal to follow.
(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.