A draft of Wyoming Department of Transportation’s “State Transportation Improvement Program” (STIP) for 2016 has been issued and is available for viewing and comment. The document is posted on the agency’s website, www.dot.state.wy.us.
At Westward Heights we believe in creating a work environment where people feel good about themselves, their job, the people they work with, the people they serve and the organization.
(Casper, Wyo.) -“Floating down the Platte River, catch us up a little catfish dinner!”
East Pershing closed West of Federal today; One percent project underway there; $3.3 million in projects so far
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Another optional one cent sales tax project began in earnest today in Riverton, on East Pershing west to Broadway. Crews from 71 Construction began preparing the street this morning for a seal and a chip coat, and the street is closed from North Federal to just past North 7th. Access to Safeway and Wells Fargo Bank is still available.
(Lander, Wyo)- Pull up to the kennels and Paige’s tail is wagging as she calmly waits for a pat and a greeting. Paige is a Border Collie mix and roughly five years old. Looking at Paige you wouldn’t think she has a care in the world but she definitely had a troubled life when she was young. Paige has made great progress with her self confidence but she needs to go to a home that understands and respects her insecurities.
(Riverton, Wyo) – There are now 98 smoke-free restaurants in Fremont County, according to the Fremont County Prevention Management Organization. Number 98, and the latest, is the Manhattan Eatery & Pub located at 1409 West Main Street in Riverton.
(Lander, Wyo) – This year’s market season promises to be a great one! We have your favorite vendors from years past and new vendors with an expanded variety of products, thanks to the Wyoming Food Freedom Act.
Dispatch: Arrests; Horses’s tail cut off near Riverton; Bear sighted near Lander, again; Personal Check fraud in Riverton
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Tuesday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Watching community members gather to visit, laugh and enjoy each other’s company at last year’s Elders Picnic gave Lee Spoonhunter a good feeling.
It’s the first day of September which means it’s finally the best time of the year…HUNTING SEASON! PitchEngine Communities has launched the ultimate destination for all things hunting in Wyoming.
Tonight is the LAST Lander LIVE show of the 2015 season. Come down and enjoy Elephant Revival, an up-and-coming folk group from Colorado that has made a splash opening for well known bluegrass groups such as Trampled by Turtles, The String Cheese Incident, and Bela Fleck!
To any and all convicted sex offenders who reside, attend school or are employed within the exterior boundaries of the Wind River Indian Reservation must register with the Wind River Sex Offender Registration and Notification Act Office within three business days of establishing his or her residence, education, or employment. Furthermore, convicted sex offenders visiting the Reservation for more than 24 hours must also register. The Wind River Sex Offender Registration Code applies to Indians and Non-Indians.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Cowboys kick off a new season this Saturday with: a new quarterback, in senior Cameron Coffman; one of the Mountain West Conference’s premier defensive players, in senior defensive end Eddie Yarbrough; and one of the league’s top running back tandems, in senior Shaun Wick and sophomore Brian Hill. For its season-opening game, Wyoming will be hosting the University of North Dakota in a first-ever meeting between the two schools in football. The game is scheduled for a 2 p.m. start from Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium.
Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds on the Loop Road and on Togwotee Pass will be closed for one or two days starting next week, along with some outside of Cody. These temporary closures will ensure public safety while allowing the application of an insecticide. This application is being completed to protect trees from bark beetle attack and to help retain green trees in the campgrounds.
A two vehicle crash north of Rawlins on August 30th has resulted in the death of two men. The two men were in separate vehicles. Next of kin notifications have yet to be made so the identities are not being released at this time. The crash occurred at 11:10 p.m. on US Highway 287 near mile post 24 approximately 24 miles north of Rawlins, Wyoming.
Wind River Hotel & Casino tonight is hosting a meet and greet with local author Darrah J. Perez. Meet Perez at 7 p.m. at the Hotel Lobby to hear her inspiring and healing message, as well as learn about the benefits of self-publishing. Perez’s new book is called “It Never Happen.”
Local Wyoming Game & Fish employees are still tracking a black bear that’s been coming in and out of Lander for the last week or so. The bear was first spotted in southern Lander last Monday night in the City Park area and has made appearances in residential areas on the south side of town off and on since then.
The Little Bob Lake fire remained within our confinement boundary through out two Red Flag fire weather days. At present, we have just one more day of mitigation work left to complete on the fire’s boundary. This work should be completed by tomorrow. Then we will re-evaluate the situation following Wednesdays Fire Weather Watch for September 2nd.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – A standing grizzly bear was captured by the camera of Liz Lightner this past week up on Togwotee Pass. Thanks for sharing Liz, very colorful photo with the bear in brush turning fall colors.