(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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(Fremont Co., Wyo) – US Bank will be cashing Settlement Checks in both Lander and Riverton. We will be charging a 3% fee. Please visit us in Lander at 505 Main Street and in Riverton at 215 N. Broadway. Please bring a valid ID.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A celebration of life for former Riverton Public Works Director Bill Urbigkit drew a huge crowd to the Holiday Inn this afternoon, filling the hotel’s three meeting rooms and the entire indoor court spaces with standing room only. While a projector in the central meeting room displayed tributes to Urbigkit and photos from his life, people were chatting and telling their own “Bill” stories.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Wyoming State Senator Cale Case confirmed today that he will seek re-election. A veteran of the Wyoming State Legislature, Case represents Senate District 25. He is an economist and management consultant with a PhD from the University of Wyoming. Case lives in Lander and has one son, George.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Director of the City of Riverton’s Administrative Services Division said that since the settlement checks for the Northern Arapaho Tribe arrived this week, business has been brisk at the municipal court clerk’s office. “On Wednesday we received a total of $20,000 in paid fines, in $100 bills alone,” she said. “That was in addition to $6,000 in lesser amounts. On Thursday we collected another $9,000 in fines making the two day total $35,000.” The usual monthly total for the Riverton court is around $13,000.
(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – Veterans from across Fremont County gathered for a Stand Down at Great Plains Hall this morning and to learn of resources that they may not have known about.