Local business gives big to Lander Community Foundation

The Lander Community Foundation’s 2015 Challenge for Charities welcomed Fremont Toyota as a Platinum Level Challenger today. The local dealership has committed $10,000 to secure their leadership place in the matching fund pool. This is Fremont Toyota’s 4th year as a Platinum Challenger. “It’s continued support from local businesses like Fremont Toyota that make the Lander Half Marathon such a great event,” says board chair Andy Gramlich.

WHP: I-80 Crash is reminder of importance of Public Safety Dispatchers

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – As National Public Safety Telecommunications Week (April 12th – 18th) draws to an end, our major crash event on Interstate 80 yesterday between Cheyenne and Laramie reminds us all how critical of a role our public safety dispatchers play in protecting and serving the citizens of Wyoming and the United States. Our dispatchers work 24 / 7, 365 days a year and are the first line to the front line.

WHP updates I-80 crash count; Highway to stay closed overnight

33 commercial vehicles and 12 passenger vehicles is the latest estimate that were involved in one of the three crash sequences along with multiple other vehicles that were not part of an actual crash, but became stranded in the event due to road blockage. 16 motorists were transported by ambulance and 11 motorists were transported by a Laramie County School District bus to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Six of those injured were critical to serious leg or spine injuries. No fatalities were reported from this event.

Today’s Obituaries: Cross, Huff

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(Riverton, Wyo.) – An Open Mic Celebration of Life for Shawn David Cross, 41, who died April 14, 2015 at Sagewest Hospital will be held 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 17, 2015 at Davis Funeral Home.  Cremation has taken place.  Memorial contributions to the PAWS for Life in care of Davis Funeral Home.