(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College Professor Colleen Bartlett was presented with a Master Distance Educator Award at the Wyoming Distance Education Consortium spring conference held recently in Douglas, Wy.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – There’s plenty to do this weekend as the nation prepares to celebrate Memorial Day on Monday. Here are your options:
(Lander, Wyo.) — Fremont County Weed and Pest Control District and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management are teaming up with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and others in the fight to keep invasive plants out of sage grouse habitat.
(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:
(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.
(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Saddle bronc rider, Colton Miller took home the championship buckle at the Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association rodeo in Abbyville, Kan., May 16. Miller received an 82 point ride earning him first place at the Abbyville Frontier Days Rodeo.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Wyoming State High School Track and Field meet is underway at Casper through Saturday.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College’s Sinks Canyon Center hosted an adventure day for area 5th graders this week. The day focused on skill building, local history and science.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The chair of the Fremont Air Service Team this morning told the Riverton Airport Board that progress is being made with plans to enhance local commercial air service.
(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.
(Thermopolis, Wyo.) – Join internationally bestselling authors and award-winning archaeologists, W. Michael Gear and Kathleen O’Neal Gear, for PEOPLE OF THE EARTH DAYS, June 25-28, 2015, in Thermopolis, Wyoming, USA.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – As many head off for an extended Memorial Day holiday, the National Weather Service forecast office at Riverton Regional Airport is predicting a few scattered showers and thunderstorms, mostly in the afternoons. That weather pattern is expected to continue through Memorial Day.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – After 50 plus years of service, the Sage West Riverton Auxiliary members have voted to dissolve their organization. There are several factors leading to this decision. There are fewer people able to volunteer their time, and the current membership is aging and not able to meet all of the volunteer opportunities available at the hospital.
(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – Heavy rain and snow over the weekend caused a rock and mud slide across the Brink of the Lower Falls trail, prompting rangers to close the trail until further notice. One rock that crashed down is nearly 7 feet tall and 8 feet long, effectively blocking the trail.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – President Cris Valdez at Central Wyoming College has recommended a change in the definition of “administrator” in the Board of Trustees policy 2C. This effort will enable supervisors to operate more efficiently and will distribute responsibilities throughout the college; establishing a “flatter” organizational structure.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Mary Elisabeth Roberts; 2/3/1939 – 5/15/2015