(Riverton, Wyo) – There were heaps of smiles, prizes and dance moves at Porter’s 37th Anniversary Celebration and the staff would like to thank those who joined in on all of the fun!
(Riverton, Wyo) – Seniors have a wealth of lifetime experience and can teach us so much – which is why Dr. Candy Turner values caring for her elderly and hospice patients. “I like caring for the elderly and hospice patients because I feel they deserve respect and dignity, and because they can teach us so much – not just in words, but in how they deal with life, illness and loss,” Turner said.”I feel like I receive from them far more than I give them.”
Fremont County families were presented with Bright Star Awards Thursday night in Cheyenne during the annual MEGA Conference sponsored by the Wyoming Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. Honored were Mike and June Bailey, who received the Employers Award, and Tanya Knell of Lander, who received the Bright Star Disability Professional Award.
Still posting your job openings in the paper? Having trouble attracting quality candidates?
The Lander Volunteer Fire Department held its annual open house during National Fire Prevention Week on Thursday evening with public safety displays, viewing of the department’s apparatus, a vehicle extrication demonstration and an appearance by the Guardian Flight helicopter ambulance.
Top Events for this weekend in the Wind River Country: Documentary film, NOLS 50th Anniversary Amble, Farmers Markets and more
The Wind River Country will host another “eventful” weekend with 10 items on our Whatshappening list. Check them out here:
UPDATE at 5:40 p.m. Lander Police report the child has been found safe and sound.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – On Tuesday, three out-of-towners were arrested on felony meth charges after a Laramie County Sheriff’s Deputy stopped a vehicle for speeding and called for K9 support.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Wednesday night the Special Olympics Wyoming Fall Tournament kicked off with a dinner and today athletes from across our Equality State came together for a weekend full of competition.
With 3.8 million visits in 2015 so far, visitation to Yellowstone surpasses previous record set in 2010
(Yellowstone) – With three months left to go, visitation to Yellowstone National Park this year has now surpassed the previous record for total annual visitation set in 2010. The park has thus far seen more than 3.8 million visits in 2015, which exceeds the total visits recorded in the previous busiest year of 2010, when the park tallied just over 3.6 million visits.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Eighty-one members of the Wyoming Lodging and Restaurant Association and the Wyoming Travel Industry Coalition are in Riverton for the 2015 Wyoming Hospitality and Tourism Fall Summit. Governor Matt Mead is scheduled to deliver the keynote address at a dinner tonight at 7 p.m. at the Riverton Holiday Inn.
Today’s Obituaries include William Wright of Riverton, James Barquin of Kinnear, Robert Dornblaser of Shoshoni and Norma Brines of Riverton.
10. There is less blood in gardening (unless you are clumsy with your pruners).
(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The Principal at St. Stephens Indian School today responded to Wednesday’s investigation findings into allegations of violations of student’s rights a week and a-half ago with an expression of disappointment. Cheryl Meyers noted that none of the St. Stephens students involved in the alleged shoplifting incident were ever questioned by the university’s investigators, and that their investigation “missed the point” of the school’s chief complaint. That is that the students were singled out because they were Native American. She called the report insulting to her, the students and the school.
National media outlets this week are reporting on what could be a pumpkin shortage for the holiday season, including canned pumpkin popular for those holiday pumpkin pies.
Here is Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – It was a routine unannounced house check at a residence in the 500 block of North 2nd East by Probation and Parole officers, accompanied by a Riverton police officer Wednesday at 1 p.m. It turned out not to be such a routine visit.
(Lander, Wyo) – This beautiful 1548 sq ft home is located in a lovely, quiet neighborhood in Lander. It has three bedrooms, two baths, a two car garage and sits on a gorgeous .43-acre lot. With brand new paint inside and out and newly refinished hardwood floors, this house will certainly catch your eye!
(Lander, Wyo.) – It’s Fire Prevention Safety week across the country and the Lander Volunteer Fire Department has been working to get the word out.