(Riverton, Wyo.) – Excavation of topsoil and dirt work has started on the 3.32-mile highway improvement project directly south of Riverton on Wyoming 789.
(Washington, D.C.) — On Tuesday, March 31st at 10:30 AM MST, the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs (SCIA) will hold a field hearing to examine the harmful effects of dangerous drugs in Native communities and how local leaders and agencies are working to effectively address this challenge. The field hearing will take place at the Wyoming Indian High School Tech Center.
Today’s Obituaries include Daren Buss of Riverton and Morris Aagard of Lander:
(Casper, Wyo.) – Earlier this week, 21-year-old Ardis Enos was sentenced to 11 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter after she killed her newborn child in a sudden heat of passion. In light of the panic that can occur surrounding the birth of a new child, U.S. Attorney Christopher Crofts want to remind the public of Wyoming’s Safe Haven Laws.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The audience at Thursday night’s Riverton School Board meeting was in a celebratory mood, and when trustees adopted the district’s new K-12 English and Language Arts Curriculum, the room burst into applause and a few cheers.
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has been working hard to provide more options for the residents of Fremont County by adding Transfer Stations throughout the area and accepting several different commodities.
(Cody, Wyo.) – Charges were filed on March 26th in Park County against three suspects in connection with the murder of Juan Antonio Guerra-Torres whose decapitated body was found on January 9, 2014 on Little Sand Coulee Road, near Clark.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – An Englewood, Colorado, construction company is the apparent low bidder at $11.6 million for the Riverton Regional Airport Reconstruction Project.
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (March 27, 2015) – Wyoming’s Larry Nance Jr. has been named to the All-District 17 First Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) announced Friday. The senior forward claimed first-team accolades for a second-straight year after former Cowboy Leonard Washington was named to the All-District 17 Second Team the previous two seasons. The award is voted on by member coaches of the NABC.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s report of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Rock Springs, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol relayed the following the story on social media yesterday, crediting a Rock Springs medical facility with sharing it with them:
UPDATE: Aaron Bishop, who was the driver of the Jeep involved, provided the following statement on Facebook about the wreck. “I was in the jeep I made a full stop looked rite and thought the town car was parked by the speed dip. Looked left and saw a guy doin yard work. Thought it was an old friend of mine so looked fer a few seconds. When I realized it wasn’t I put it in gear just barely started moving and clipped the town car. Total accident. Everybody was super cool pedestrian and police alike. But ya easily stopped at the sign fer 6 to 10 seconds. Feel terrible about it but like I said the neighbors and police made it not bad at all. Thank you all involved.”
The Fremont County Solid Waste Disposal District has been working hard to provide more options for the residents of Fremont County by adding recycling centers throughout the area and accepting several different commodities.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reminds antler hunters many big game winter ranges on public lands in the Lander region have restrictions to either human presence or motor vehicles during the winter and spring months.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is prepared to help Wyoming smokers who are ready to quit as the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) begins a new round of advertising for its hard-hitting “Tips from Former Smokers” campaign.