The home of Tim and Karen James was taken over by tumbleweeds earlier this week. (Nicole Kelley photo)

Photo of the Day: Tumbleweeds Two

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Earlier this week we ran a photo of Lakeview Cemetery in Shoshoni where the fence lines were jammed with tumbleweeds. We also heard about some houses nearly covered with the dried rolling flora. And here’s evidence of that as taken by Nicole Kelley of her parent’s house, Tim and Karen James, east of Shoshoni along Bonneville Road. Thanks for sharing Nicole!


TEDxCentralWyomingCollege to feature Film Professor Nielsen

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Film Professor Jeremy Nielsen will be one of six featured speakers at TEDxCentralWyomingCollege with his talk “Cast of 1,000, All of them are Dudes” on October 22 at the Robert A Peck Arts Theatre. Nielsen’s talk is about gender disparity in the film business. His examples stem from the stories we tell and the statistics of those who tell the stories. Nielsen asks, “Would your favorite movie be the same if we made a few changes?”

2014 Debates

County10 hosting live streamed debate on Oct. 23

(Lander, Wyo.) – Back by popular demand, is hosting a 2014 General Election Debate on the evening of October 23. Candidates in contested races for local legislative districts and county commission districts, as well as mayoral candidates, will face-off starting at 6 p.m. in an event that will be both in front of an audience and live streamed for the whole county to view.


Police Blotter: Arrests; Stabbing suspect caught; Two dog bites in Lander; Woman shoplifter caught with $1,122 in stolen goods

(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Thursday’s law enforcement roundup from across the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed to be innocent  until convicted in a court of law.

Concrete block wall installation has started at the site of the new Riverton Justice Center for Fremont County . (Ernie Over photo)

Walls going up at Riverton Justice Center construction site

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Riverton Justice Center construction has moved to the point where the concrete block walls are now going up. Thursday morning activity at the site included ground work around the edge of the site, electricians were on site as well as the masons laying the concrete blocks. For more information on the $4.4 million project, click here.

Curb and gutter replacement underway on North 8th West in Riverton. (Ernie Over photo)

One Cent Tax work in Riverton now on North 8th West

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Replacement of curbs and gutters under the For Our Roads Citizens Committee, or FORCC, recommendations for use of the voter approved optional one cent sales tax in Riverton has now moved onto North 8th West. Curbs and gutters along that street, including in front of the Fremont  County Office Center and Jackson School, began this week. Concrete replacement crews are now finishing up work on North 1st Street while prepping the N. 8th West locations.