Atlantic City, Wyo. – Have you been here? Do you have great memories of your time here? Will you share those memories?
(Washington, D.C.) – The nation’s capital welcomed more than 3,500 members of one of its foremost service organizations this week with the arrival of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for their 124th annual Continental Congress. Highlights of the week-long event included welcoming respected keynote speakers and award winners during the gala evening ceremonies.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – The Northern Arapaho Tribe announced Tuesday that they had received a $45,000 grant from the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community (SMSC) of Minnesota. The Northern Arapaho Tribe will use the grant to purchase a Firewood Processor which will allow the Northern Arapaho Senior Wood Program to meet its present and future needs in suppling firewood to our senior and disabled members. The Northern Arapaho have about 10,000 members.
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(Lander, Wyo.)- Sunday night, hundreds of people gathered at the Lander Swimming Pool with glow sticks and flashlights to celebrate the life of one of the very best coaches in the country. The event started with the Lander Boys Swim Team’s chant before every meet, and was followed by everyone circled around the pool with their lights to remember, speak, and express their love and gratitude towards Bruce Gresly.
A 23-year-old Lander man was airlifted to Casper with life threatening injuries after being ejected during a one vehicle roll over on North Second Street Friday afternoon. The investigation into the collision is ongoing; alcohol is being investigated as a contributing factor. Witnesses reported the vehicle was operating at a high rate of speed before the driver lost control and ran off the roadway. The vehicle involved was identified as a brown 2007 Chevrolet truck. Below is an excerpt from Sergeant John Zerga with respect to his investigation of the collision:
Sometimes it takes a new perspective to appreciate what you see on a regular basis. Thanks to Leo Pehrson for sharing this aerial shot of the Wind River Mountains taken on June 27th. Thanks, Leo, for this breath-taking look at the mountains in our backyard.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Today will be mostly partly sunny with highs near 92. There is a slight chance of isolated thunderstorms before 10:00 a.m. and then again after 1:00 p.m. Some storms could produce hail and strong winds as high as 21 mph. This weather pattern will continue into the evening.
Governor Matt Mead announced today the State of Wyoming has joined in a lawsuit filed against the US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over the agencies’ Waters of the United States rule. Governor Mead has opposed this rule since it was first proposed and he will help lead a coalition of twelve states in litigation against the final rule. The final rule was published in the Federal Register today.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Ninth District Circuit Court arraignment in Riverton for Sandra Jean Pennock in the death of 7-year-old Sophia Archer has been continued. The hearing was originally set for Tuesday morning, but was reset for July 24th at 10 a.m.
Wyoming has a new gizzard shad record thanks to the efforts of 15-year-old Torrington area angler Dawson Reifschneider. He caught his record fish out of the North Platte River near Torrington on June 25.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Monday’s recap of law enforcement activity over the weekend. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
Today’s Obituaries include David R. W. Raynolds of Lander and Lawrence McCabe Jr. of Ethete.
(Lander, Wyo.) – It’s back to the drawing board at the eleventh hour for the Fremont County Commission, who thought they had a balanced budget for 2015-16. County Clerk and Chief Budget Officer Julie Freese said Monday that the county’s distribution from the Payment In Lieu of Taxes (PILT) program from the Federal Government came in “substantially less” than had been budgeted, and another round of budget cuts will occur at Tuesday’s final budget work session, scheduled for 1:30 p.m. at the courthouse. The shortage is in the neighborhood of a half-million dollars.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A worker from Dreamland Skateparks worked solo on Monday morning setting forms for Riverton’s new skatepark. The $270,000 ground-level facility should be ready by late summer. Skatepark supporters raised the money for the park over the past two years. It is located in southwest corner of Riverton City Park.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – It was a gorgeous morning today and several families brought their children out to enjoy the playground equipment at Riverton City Park.
(Fremont County) – Fireworks are synonymous with our celebration of Independence Day and with the 4th of July holiday rapidly approaching we put together a list of the different ways you can watch the shows this year.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The pup on a tanker trailer unit flipped over on Airport Road this morning. Clint Blake was on the scene and provided County10.com with these photos. More information will be provided when available.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton Police Department held a tobacco compliance check in the city on Sunday, with a 16-year-old male subject attempting to purchase tobacco products. One retailer, the West Main Maverik Country Store, failed the check and a 46-year-old female clerk was cited for selling to a minor.