(Laramie, Wyo.) — Efforts to improve the performance of Wyoming’s public education system depend significantly upon developing strong leaders to guide teachers in the classroom.
(Lander and Riverton, Wyo.) – Here’s what’s playing around Riverton and Lander (for more details on times visit Barry Cinemas):
(Moose, Wyo.) – Tuesday was a busy day for Grand Teton National Park rescue teams, with three searches. One ended with the discovery of an overdue hikers body, but the others assisted injured parties off of the mountains.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton has issued a Red Flag Warning for today, Thursday and Friday afternoons and early evenings for wind and low relative humidity. This latest update was posted at 2:46 a.m. Wednesday morning.
(Thermopolis, Wyo.) – Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources Director Milward Simpson is returning to Thermopolis August 4 and 5.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton reported peak wind gusts today from Monday evening’s series of Thunderstorm cells that passed over Central and Northern Wyoming. See the list of peak gusts below:
(Moose, Wyo.) — The body of an overdue hiker was discovered at approximately 2:30 p.m. today, July 22, near the mouth of Cascade Canyon in Grand Teton National Park. Will Cornyn, 36, of San Francisco, California did not have a pulse when one of several search teams found him lying below a steep cliff band near Inspiration Point. He was pronounced dead on scene at 2:53 p.m. by park EMTs in consultation with the park’s medical director, Dr. A.J. Wheeler.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Dubois Volunteers, Inc., won a lottery as one of five Wyoming non-profits to receive a Governor’s Wild Bison License tag. These organizations can sell the tags to benefit their specific missions. The tags are administered by Wyoming Wildlife – the Foundation, which supports many other wildlife conservation groups throughout the state.
(Casper, Wyo.) – An initial motorist assist on July 13th ended with a felony charge when a Wyoming State Trooper responded to mile post 210 on Interstate 25 at 8:37 a.m. north of Casper. A 2005 Buick Rendezvous was parked on an exit ramp and appeared to be in need of assistance. The responding trooper was suspicious he was being given false information as to who the driver on scene actually was while speaking with the occupants. Through the investigation, the trooper was able to ascertain 35 year-old Kendrick L. Murray’s true identity.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Steve Simpson took this evening photo of the sunset reflecting off of Frye Lake up along the Loop Road in the Shoshone National Forest, Washakie Ranger District on Monday night. Thanks for sharing your photo with our County10.com readers Steve!
(Lander, Wyo.) – Three young entrepreneurs, Illyanna Ward, Bee Blackburn and Traya Savage, ages 8, 9, and 10 respectively, are trying to raise money for a family vacation to Disneyland. The three were spotted in Lander’s Jaycee Park with a lemonade stand. Good Luck Ladies!
(Wind River Reservation, Wyo.) – Wind River Reservation and Bureau of Indian Affairs road crews kicked off chip sealing of 17 Mile Road in Fremont County Tuesday morning.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality’s Air Quality Division will host a special meeting on changes to the Upper Green River Basin Air Quality Standards on July 31st at the Wyoming State Library.
(Lander, Wyo.) – A groundbreaking ceremony for the future Central Wyoming College Lander Center is set for July 30. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at the site of the future facility, the corner of Highway 789 and Leedy Boulevard, just south of the Wyoming Life Resource Center.
(Las Vegas, Nev.) – The Mountain West Conference announced its preseason team polls Tuesday and the University of Wyoming was picked to finish fourth in the Mountain Division of the MW in the poll of conference media members. Wyoming totaled 90 points in the voting, trailing Boise State (183), Utah State (176) and Colorado State with 135. New Mexico (56) was selected to finish fifth in the Mountain Division and Air Force was picked sixth (53).