(Riverton, Wyo.) – After 13 years at the Riverton Workforce Center, George “Bob” Applehans is retiring. This past Friday Bob was celebrated with cake, coffee and friends and colleagues who stopped by to share stories and well wishes.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Thanks to County10’s own Ally Weller for sharing this photo of nearly complete double rainbow over the Wind River Indian Reservation. The photo was taken Friday evening northwest of Fort Washakie.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – The 55th annual Eastern Shoshone Indian Days got off to a great start on Friday evening, and the fun continues today. Thousands of dollars were given away in competitions last night, and thousands more are on the block today. Thanks to George Abeyta for sharing these photos of the Grand Entry with County10. Grand Entry number two is at 1 p.m. today.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – James Snook found this lunching Porcupine just off the highway on South Pass enjoying some willow bark. Snook was returning from a trip to Pinedale. Thanks for sharing with our County10.com readers James!
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Thursday night’s Riverton Raiders baseball game was rained out, but the players found another way to hone their sliding skills. Watch here.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Former Central Wyoming College President Dr. Jo Anne McFarland often said during her career that there would be “dancing in the streets” when she left the college. A street dance was actually planned to fulfill her prophecy, but Thursday afternoon’s deluge convinced planners to move the dance and picnic inside. Rustler Gym on campus was the venue for the college’s farewell to it’s 25 year-long president who had been at the college a total of 41 years, starting as an adjunct professor.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – LivingWorks Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Trainers (ASIST) conducted a first-ever training in Lander earlier this year, co-sponsored by the Prevention Management Organization of Wyoming, in partnership with the Grace For 2 Brothers Foundation. In celebration of that success, an ASIST workshop is being made available to anyone in Fremont County.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Wyoming Game & Fish Fisheries personnel spent much of May on the lower Popo Agie and Little Wind rivers collecting and spawning sauger, the department reports. This is the second year personnel have collected fertilized sauger eggs for rearing and stocking back into the system.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Lander Police Chief Jim Carey was spied this afternoon responding to a call of a bull snake on the 100 block of Lincoln Street.
Fremont County, WY – In July you can experience special events that brings classic old western movies back to life. You can attend Native American powwows, dance exhibitions, wild-west rodeos and even pan for gold any day of the week throughout the summer! Not to mention attending the July 4th parades and fireworks. For more details of events, click here.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rose slightly from 3.7% in April to 3.8% in May 2014 (not a statistically significant change). Wyoming’s unemployment rate remained much lower than its May 2013 level of 4.6%, and significantly lower than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 6.3%. Seasonally adjusted employment of Wyoming residents increased, rising by 192 individuals (0.1%) from April to May.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Last night the Lander Volunteer Fire Department got its first look at its new ladder truck. The truck, ordered to the tune of about $900,000 in early 2013, was delivered on Wednesday and training on the new apparatus started yesterday.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – This beautiful 3 bedroom 2 bathroom ranch style home sits on horse property 10 Minutes from Riverton. Click here for a virtual tour!
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Thanks to Kim Wilbert for sharing this photo of a fawn at rest inside Riverton’s Mountain View Cemetery, resting against a headstone. Thanks for sharing the image with our County10.com readers, Kim.