(Riverton, Wyo.) – It’s almost Fremont County Fair time! On Wednesday, a crew from the Wyoming Honor Farm began erecting the Entertainment Zone tent on the midway. Fair events begin in earnest this coming Monday. For a complete listing, click here
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Initial court appearances can be routine where a defendant is advised of their rights, given the opportunity to be represented by a lawyer, have the charges explained, determine if there is a basis for the charges, a bond is set and a preliminary hearing scheduled. But Thursday’s initial appearance for a 23-year-old man charged with two counts of kidnapping where it is alleged he abducted a 9-year-old child from her bed was anything but routine.
UPDATED to include information another forum to be held in Ethete.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – North Dakota news agencies are reporting that 29-year-old Riverton man Jeffrey Novotny was killed in a DUI crash in Williams County, N.D., in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead released money to the University of Wyoming for the Engineering Building and the High Bay Research Facility. The Governor’s Energy, Engineering, STEM Integration Task Force reviewed and approved design and construction plans for both buildings.
(Casper, Wyo.) An Ethete woman charged with First Degree Murder in the death of her infant has been found competent to stand trial. U.S. District Court Judge Scott Skavdahl made the finding following a competency hearing in Casper earlier this week. Ardis Enos, who was 20 at the time of the alleged crime, has pleaded not guilty.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Mr. Harry (aka: David, Wes, D.W) passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at the New Horizons Care Center in Lovell, Wyoming. D.W. was 91 years young. There will be a viewing on Monday, July 28, 2014, at 1 p.m. at Davis Funeral Home in Riverton. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. Inurnment will be on Tuesday, July 29, 2104, at 2 p.m. at Mountain View Cemetery. View the complete obituary here.