UPDATE at 4:56 p.m.: She has been located with friends and is OK.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Amid predictions of “heavy” rainfall overnight, just over a quarter inch of precipitation was noted in the Crowheart and Dubois areas, with half that reported on South Pass. Nearly a half inch of rain fell on the West side of the Continental Divide.
(Wyoming) – The Wyoming State Geological Survey (WSGS) recently published a report on Wyoming’s iron (Fe) resources, an important mineral used in the production of steel. Previous iron mining efforts have contributed to Wyoming’s economy, with the potential for the state to once again become an iron-producing state, given the right conditions (iron prices, global demand, etc.).
Dispatch: Arrests; Chickens killed on Tweed Lane; Another bear reported in Lander; Riverton Dairy Queen burglarized
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Tips to keep humans & bears safe as bear sightings near residential locations continue in Fremont County #HEADSUP
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – County 10 spoke with Wyoming Game & Fish this morning regarding the black bear that has been sighted on the south side of Lander.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Central Wyoming College welcomes community, students, and staff to the 2015-16 academic year with the thirteenth annual Convocation on Friday, August 28, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. Martin Blackburn and the American Legion Post 84 will lead the processional with Ray Price on the bag pipes. CWC administrators will provide brief words of welcome followed by keynote speaker Jack Wallace Gladstone, performer and musician.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Citing the importance of Wyoming’s cultural landscapes and the part they play in the state’s heritage and collective identity, Governor Matt Mead proclaimed September, Wyoming Archaeology Awareness Month (WAAM).
Research adds significant understanding about wolverine distribution; Three detections noted in Wind Rivers
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Thanks to funding from the Wyoming Legislature there is now more information available about wolverines in the state.
(Casper, Wyo.) – U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced today that on August 25, 2015, Susan Chippewa, 28, of Arapahoe, and Byron Spoonhunter, 23, of Ethete, were sentenced by Federal District Court Judge Scott W. Skavdahl for first degree felony murder.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The first trial in the new Riverton Justice Center got underway on Wednesday with jury selection in the case against former Fremont County Pioneer Museum Director Carol Thiese, who now lives in Thermopolis. Thiese is charged with one county of Larceny by Bailee for items allegedly removed from the museum. She was relieved of her duties on August 22, 2012.
Enjoy a night of beautiful art and great literature at the Wind River Hotel and Casino.
Lander Family Medicine, Crossroads Healthcare and Help for Health Hospice are all under one roof at 8195 Hwy 789 in Lander to provide quality care for everyone in the family in all stages of life. They have one goal and that is to give the best care possible, and believe us…they do!
When it comes to school bus safety, most adults understand by law, we must stop when a school bus is stopped with flashing lights. But have you ever considered the perspective of children, some as young as 5 years old, loading and unloading the bus?
(Casper, Wyo.) -The National Historic Trails Interpretive Center is celebrating Native American culture and art with a free, public performance by the Wyoming Indian Traditional Club of youth dancers and drummers on the grounds of the NHTIC.
Yesterday, Wednesday August 26 was #nationaldogday, and boy, do we have some sweet pups around Fremont County!!
(Lander, Wyo) – Wind River Outdoor Company has what you need for some fall fly fishing in the Wyo country. They stock more fly tying materials, rods and reels than anyone else in the state of Wyoming. Brands included but not limited to; Scott, Winston, Hatch, Lamson, Able, Simms, Patagonia and Echo.
4 calves killed with high powered rifle in late July; $10k reward offered for information leading to arrest
The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a livestock destruction case in southern Fremont County.
UPDATE at 4:30 p.m.: Wyoming Game & Fish will be posting “Be Bear Aware” signs and other notices at City Park this evening to make campers aware of the recent activity. Also, G&F’s Rene Schell said that “all signs point to a bear” being the culprit behind knocking down trash cans in the alley behind Gannett Peak Elementary School last night.