(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – They come from the Four Directions, and from many tribes across Indian Country. They are the Sister Nations Color Guard. Four of the Sisters were in Fremont County this week, to provide a second color guard at the Grand Entry of the Stand Down/Veterans Fair Friday and Saturday at Great Plains Hall.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Rendezvous Elementary School Fifth Grade students in Kendra Bush’s reading class were treated to copies of a young adult adventure book this past week as part of World Book Night.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wind River Heritage Center and Old West Wax Museum on South Broadway Friday was the spot to be for a Riverton 4th grade student. As part of their Wyoming History Curriculum, the students, in two large groups, descended on the museum for a field trip and lessons on the fur trade era.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Regional Airport Manger Paul Griffin said the city has been approached by the Bureau of Land Management to lease a portion of the airport for firefighting aircraft.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – A suspect being sought by law enforcement for a shooting in Hawk Springs in southern Goshen County led Troopers on a pursuit Saturday evening and then shot at Troopers once he was stopped.
(Jackson, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information gathering meetings and has opened a comment period to gather public input on proposed 2014 gray wolf hunting seasons, changes to license issuance and hunter safety regulations. The proposed 2014 gray wolf hunt area mortality quotas will be available on the Game and Fish website May 1 and discussed at the upcoming meetings. Hunting season dates are proposed to be similar to 2013 hunting seasons.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Colorful regalia, artisans, Native American drummers and dancers and a powerful social gathering are all part of…..
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Dining will soon be available once again at Riverton Regional Airport. After the abrupt closure of the Airport Cafe in February, the city put out a request for proposals for a new operator there. After four establishments submitted applications, and that list was narrowed to two finalists, the city has chosen Fulmer’s Fat Boy to be the new operator.
RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. (April 25, 2014) – The University of Wyoming Cowgirl golf team turned in a score of 317 (+29) on the second day of the Mountain West Championship on Friday on the Dinah Shore Tournament Course at Mission Hills Country Club. UW is in ninth place in the nine team event at 627 (+51). Sophomore Emily Woodard continues to lead the Cowgirls sitting in 14th place on the par-72, 6,324 yard course in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Thanks to Jessica Denevan for this image of the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics from Riverton coming into Lander today.
April 25, 2014 — Melanie Vigil, who will graduate in May with a double major in gender and women’s studies and global and area studies, is the recipient of the Rosemarie Martha Spitaleri Award as the University of Wyoming’s outstanding graduating woman.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead joined Microsoft for its announcement that it will expand its data center operations in Wyoming. Microsoft’s first Wyoming data center west of Cheyenne, opened in late 2013. Microsoft will invest $274 million in the new data center, bringing the total investment in the area to nearly $500 million.
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