(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Westlake Auctioneers will have an Auction this Saturday, October 3rd, 2015 at 10:30 A.M. Bryce tells us that there is a good selection of well-maintained set of tools and a variety of other items. A nice sale.
Thanks to Uwe Ritter for sharing this almost painting-like snap of the fall colors up above Dubois from this weekend. Makes us want to get outside.
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Governor Matt Mead is in Washington, D.C. this week to testify before the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Natural Resources and the U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works Subcommittee on Fisheries, Water and Wildlife. Yesterday, he discussed the Endangered Species Act before the Senate. Today, he will address state authority and expertise in resource management and energy development before the House. Governor Mead is Chairman of the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) and is leading a delegation of other governors to Washington, D.C.
(Fort Washakie, Wyo) – Hines General Store located in Fort Washakie (just 15 miles North of Lander on Hwy. 287) is holding a 2 week Fall Case Lot Sale beginning September 30, 2015 and running through October 13, 2015.
This evening nearly 80 members of the Dubois community turned out for a public meeting about the Crooked Creek Fire burning northwest of town. Public Information Officer Carl Jungck said the fire saw a small amount of growth today, from about 350 acres reported this morning to about 400 acres now. It remains at 10 percent containment.
Thanks to Gracie Veach and Fred Mitchell for sharing these recent snaps of sunsets around Fremont county. Fred’s, above, is from the Sand Draw area. Below Gracie took both of these near the U.S. Energy building in Riverton, the moon on one side and the sun on the other.
The Wyoming High School Activities Association is meeting in Casper with its biennial reclassification decisions on tap. Decisions made today are for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 school years.
The Crooked Creek Fire continues to burn this afternoon northwest of Dubois. Public Information Officer Carl Jungck said the fire has grown some since this morning, but not significantly. This morning it was reported to be about 350 acres; a current size was not immediately available.
The Little Wind River pedestrian bridge on the All Our Relations pathway is closed to foot/bike traffic until further notice south of Riverton.
Central Wyoming College men’s rodeo maintains the fifth spot for the Central Rocky Mountain Region following the Sheridan College Rodeo this past weekend. It was the Rustlers’ third rodeo of the fall season. Only two rodeos remain on the fall schedule.
A public meeting/open house to discuss the planned 2016-17 highway improvements to North Federal Boulevard is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. tonight at Riverton City Hall.
(Arapahoe, Wyo.) – Raul Narcizo Blanco, 45, of Arapahoe died on September 24, 2015 at the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY. A rosary was recited on Monday, September 28, 2015, at 7:00pm at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church. A wake followed at 1562 17 Mile Road, the Hanway residence. A funeral service will be on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at 2:30 pm at St. Stephens Catholic Church with Father Phil Wagner officiating. Burial will follow at the Arapaho Catholic Cemetery.
Due to a federal budget issue, the U.S. Department of Justice Community Relations Service will not be able to travel to Riverton tomorrow to conduct the Community Dialogue at Central Wyoming College as originally planned.
h/t Lynne Lucas for sharing this pretty snap along the Loop Road above Lander. Lynne said simply of the photo:
Dispatch: Arrests; School bus in minor crash; Intimate photos posted on Web; Alert clerk stopped man being scammed
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Monday’s recap of law enforcement activity from around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
What are VA Loans?
They are a government backed loan for Active and Veteran U.S. Military.
(Teton County, Wyo.) – Teton County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue (TCSAR) report that they have found the remains of 85-year-old Bernhard Rietmann, according to Buckrail. A Wilson resident, Rietman failed to return from a hunting trip late last week, resulting is a massive search by hundreds of volunteers.
(Yellowstone) – Monday morning at 5:03 a.m., the Giant Geyser erupted in Yellowstone National Park for the first time since 2010.