(Lander, Wyo.) – In a newly released video, students at Gannett Peak Elementary School are urging their counterparts around the country to help out their friends in Uganda.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Counting down the top weather events of the past year, today’s video features #10, the Janaury 11-14 Snow and Wind storm:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – It’s a tradition that began a number of years ago of providing foodstuffs for Riverton Middle School students who ordinarily would not have enough to eat over the school’s Christmas and New Year’s break.
(Washington, D.C.) – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Budget Committee Ranking Member Senator Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., have come to an agreement regarding chairmanship of the panel in the 114th Congress. Pending a committee vote and GOP Caucus approval, Enzi will chair the committee and Sessions will take on a significant role in reforming welfare spending and identifying and eliminating wasteful federal spending. Enzi issued the following statement.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The University of Wyoming’s efforts to combat diseases affecting wildlife, livestock and humans in the state have received a boost with the arrival of a new faculty member in UW’s Department of Veterinary Sciences.
Budget Amendment on South Federal and Riverview projects misunderstood, public works director reported
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Discussion at Riverton City Council’s Tuesday night meeting on a budget amendment to cover the city’s share of costs from the Riverview Road and South Federal highway reconstruction projects took a wrong turn. Both projects were under the management and control of the Wyoming Department of Transportation, with participation from the City of Riverton.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is the weekend wrap-up of law enforcement activity around Fremont County. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In a short but moving ceremony, and on behalf of the city, Mayor Ron Warpness presented Carolyn Whitman’s granddaughter with a memorial portrait of the long-time Riverton Police Department employee who died earlier this month. Accepting on behalf of Whitman’s family was Stephanie Whitman.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Next May’s Dancing with the Stars – Lander contestants have been announced. Pairs of dancing locals will compete to help raise money for Community Entry Services in Lander.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Dec. 17, 2014) – Wyoming’s Harry Fisher and Shreese Daniels have been named the Mountain West Male Track Athlete of the Week and Female Field Athlete of the Week, respectively, the conference office announced Tuesday. Both earned the weekly award for the first time in their careers.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Contracts totaling nearly $33.8 million for nine highway projects around the state were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during its December meeting in Laramie. A Lander firm was the successful bidder on one of the projects.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Charles Black, of Riverton, was sentenced to three to four years in the Wyoming State Penitentiary for the single count of third-degree sexual abuse of a minor in District Court Tuesday.
(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Four Fremont County Fire Battalions are at the scene of a house fire on Sixth Street in Shoshoni. The home is reportedly a complete loss.