(Lander, Wyo.) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Lander Field Office will be improving portions of the Hudson–Atlantic City Road August 10-15, 2014. Travelers are advised to avoid using the road during this time period.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – With a significantly increased number of reported gonorrhea cases this year, especially in Campbell County, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents that preventing the spread of sexually transmitted diseases remains important.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The call for entries for the 14TH Governor’s Capitol Art Exhibition is now available via the Wyoming Arts Council’s CaFE website, www.callforentry.org. The deadline for entry is September 7.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – The Department of the Interior has confirmed that the officer involved in Tuesday evening’s fatal shooting has been placed on administrative leave pending the investigation.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead continues to fight U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) overreach. Today, Wyoming joined 11 other states in opposing an EPA regulation to further limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing coal power plants. The lawsuit challenges an EPA settlement agreement that purports to allow the EPA to over-regulate coal and is unlawful under the Clean Air Act.
Details still scarce in Tuesday officer-involved shooting; FBI confirms gunfire was ‘not accidental’
(Ethete, Wyo.) – Details are still hard to come by in an a Tuesday evening officer-involved shooting on the Wind River Indian Reservation that resulted in the death of a citizen.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The fund raising raffle of a quilt to benefit the Fremont County Veteran’s Assistance Fund generated about $2,000 at the Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup this week at the county fair. Ironically, the winner of the quilt was a veteran who was being recognized that night, Jim Arndt.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The generosity of Fremont County residents generated $21,350 for the Tough Enough to Help Cancer Fund at Tuesday night’s Wind River PRCA Rodeo Roundup. Tuesday’s total pushed donations over $200,000 in the seven years that a pair of chinks and chaps have been auctioned at the rodeo.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Donna Pretty Sky Goodman was born at 1:50 p.m., July 14, 2014, at SageWest – Riverton to parents Tashina Goodman and Houston Headley. Congratulations!
(Riverton, Wyo.) – There are two days left to the Fremont County Fair, and therefore two more days to the Carnival Midway attractions. Last night following the Knights of Valour performance, the carnival was packed with people riding the rides. Here’s a look at some of the festivities. The carnival opened at 12 p.m. today and will open at 10 a.m. tomorrow.
(Fremont County, Wyo) – A scholarship fund in the memories of Olivia and Emma Lewis, providing for tuition for one student to attend St. Margaret’s Elementary School in Riverton, has been established through the Wyoming Catholic Ministries Foundation. The scholarship will provide the selected student with tuition for up to five years attendance at St. Margaret’s School.
Police Blotter: Arrests; Fights result in calls to authorities; Man leaves town after altercation at inn
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county in the past 24 hours. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Police are attempting to locate a 33-year-old female from Riverton who fractured the skull of a man Thursday evening at a home in the 200 block of South 12th East. The weapon used in the attack was a glass ashtray.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Beginning this fall, Central Wyoming College will offer students a new Clinical Medical Assistant certificate. Medical assistants are in demand nationally, and CWC is expanding its offerings to meet those needs. Students will learn administrative and clinical roles performed by medical assistants in a clinic or physician’s office setting. The certificate will take one year (two semesters) to complete. The program will be lead by a certified, experienced instructor. The certificate is a full-time program that meets during the day.