(Laramie, Wyo.) — A new task force charged with guiding efforts to upgrade science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming will meet Thursday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Laramie Holiday Inn’s Brown Room.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – This Friday, October 17 at 7:00 p.m. the Central Wyoming College volleyball team will host conference opponent Laramie County Community College in this year’s “pink” game. The Rustlers will play the match to support local cancer awareness in October. This year, funds raised will be contributed to the Tough Enough Cancer Fund of Fremont County which supports local families and individuals fighting the fight against cancer.
(Moose, Wyo.) — The 2014 elk reduction program begins Saturday, October 18, in Grand Teton National Park. Changes that became effective in 2013 will be continued for the 2014 season. Those changes include: a requirement that hunters participating in the park’s elk reduction program use non-lead ammunition; a limit to the number of cartridges hunters may carry each day; and the closure of a portion of the Snake River bottom to reduce the chance of grizzly bear-hunter encounters.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In May 2013 the Riverton Police Department hosted a public forum on the topic of the city’s public intoxication problem. Eighteen months later, after a number of initiatives were launched, there has been a dramatic decrease in the number of public intoxication cases in the city, including a drop in drunk driving arrests and alcohol related traffic crashes.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander City Council is meeting tonight to act a number of items ranging from a Halloween proclamation to a hangar lease agreement. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at Lander City Hall this evening.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Pauline B. Cachelin passed away on Saturday, October 11th, she was 61. Funeral Services be 10 a.m. Friday, October 17, 2014, at Chapel of Mount Hope Hudson’s Funeral Home. Burial to follow at Mount Hope Cemetery under the direction on Hudson’s Funeral Home. Read the complete obituary here.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi was the keynote speaker this morning at the recognition ceremony for Wyoming’s first student-built Silver LEED Certified residence. It is also the first LEED certified residence in Riverton.