(Riverton, Wyo.) – A female construction flagger was struck by a vehicle this morning on South Federal Boulevard as she was flagging. According to initial reports, the flagger was not seriously injured. A side mirror of a passenger car allegedly struck the flagger on the elbow. She was taken to SageWest-Riverton by a private construction vehicle to be checked out.
(Lander, Wyo.) – On Wednesday evening August 6, 2014, Boy Scouts of America Troop 83 awarded two Eagle Scouts their Eagle awards on the shore of beautiful Louis Lake.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The trial for the three individuals charged with the March murder of Richard Longsoldier remains set for Sept. 15 following a status hearing this morning.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) generated $11,064,900.00 for leasing rights on parcels offered at the BLM’s quarterly federal oil and gas lease auction held Aug. 5, in Cheyenne. Almost half of the bid and rental receipts go to the State of Wyoming.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Candidate filing for school boards, Central Wyoming College Board of Trustees and independent candidates got started yesterday. Ten people stepped up and put their names in the hat to be on the Nov. 4 general election ballot.
(Lander, Wyo.) – While full-time football season is not quite upon us yet, that isn’t stopping some Lander youth from getting started. The Tiger Football Camp got started this week, and this morning the boys were running drills and practicing some defensive maneuvers. Check out the action below.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Photographers from around the state and as far away as California entered this year’s 34th annual Sinks Canyon State Park Photo Contest. 160 images vied for ribbons and cash prizes, and many new photographers won prizes. Photos ranged from star trails over the canyon walls to a shy fox to wildflowers ablaze along the Loop Road.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Significant Weather advisory for Southern Fremont County until 4:30 pm MDT. At 3:36 pm MDT, National Weather Service Doppler radar was tracking a strong Thunderstorm 21 miles southeast of Lander, moving east at 20 mph.
Dubois & Lander areas soaked with over 1 inch of rainfall Tuesday; Crowheart & Riverton with .8 inches
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton reported Wednesday afternoon the rainfall totals from Tuesday’s storms around the region.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – “We would like to report that the 1st Annual Dubois Ranch Rodeo was a huge success!!!” organizer Bess Johnson said of the July 26 event. “It was a great Finally to the Day of the Cowboy Celebration!! We had 9 Ranch Rodeo teams competing in 5 events and the Westernaires from Colorado for some half time entertainment. Those kids did an outstanding job with their performance and stunts!!”
(Pavillion, Wyo.) – The East Pavillion well integrity review report has now been posted on the website of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Cindy Henry passed away Saturday August 2nd, 2014, in Salt Lake, UT after fighting MS for 15 yrs. Services will be held on Saturday August 9th 2014 at 1pm at the Fremont Pioneer Museum 1443 Main St. Lander, WY. View the complete obituary here.
(Pavillion, Wyo) - Westlake Auctioneers is having an auction this Saturday at 10:30 am! Bruce Calhoun’s estate sale offers a very nice line of quality merchandise. The Polaris Ranger is in like-new
condition—low miles—very clean & well kept. The boat, like-new condition, is totally equipped and ready for fishing. The heart of the sale is the tool. Bruce purchased only the best and kept them in tip top shape!
This is one of the best collections of tools we’ve ever sold. All are like-new, in excellent working condition, and ready to go to work for you!
(St. Stephens, Wyo.) – The fire that destroyed a mobile home and four vehicles and damaged the siding of another home in the Slattery Mobile Home Park on Rendezvous Road has been called accidental.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Michelle Tallman, the mother of Toby Lauderdale who has been missing since Monday evening, said her son has been found alive and OK.