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Wyoming Arts Council announces Arts Learning Innovations Award

Wyoming Arts Council announces Arts Learning Innovations Award

The Wyoming Arts Council announces it’s first-ever Arts Learning Innovations Award for a distinguished Wyoming arts educator in all artistic disciplines including, theater, dance, visual, literary, and performing arts. The Arts Learning Innovations Award seeks to...

100 ways to inspire a kid to get outside

100 ways to inspire a kid to get outside

CHEYENNE - Kids need the outdoors, now more than ever. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is officially announcing the launch of Director Brian Nesvik’s Inspire a Kid initiative with a checklist of 100 ideas and activities to help families have fun all year long....

Kanye West encourages Wyoming residents to register to vote

Kanye West encourages Wyoming residents to register to vote

Musician, business owner, Wyoming resident, and Presidential hopeful Kanye West recently released a video encouraging folks to get registered to vote in 2020. West, sporting a Wyoming hoodie, shows the process of registering to vote at the Park County Courthouse in...

News release for Fremont County Commissioners’ July 7th meeting

News release for Fremont County Commissioners’ July 7th meeting

NEWS REPORT - FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING - JULY 7, 2020: 1. A CONTRACT BETWEEN STATE OF WYOMING, DEPARTMENT OF FAMILY SERVICES AND FREMONT COUNTY WAS APPROVED FOR THE COMMUNITY JUVENILE SERVICES BOARD. 2. RESOLUTION NO. 2020-15 WAS APPROVED “APPROPRIATION...

DWS warns about fraudulent use of personal information

DWS warns about fraudulent use of personal information

CHEYENNE – Unprecedented numbers of unemployment claims are being filed, and multiple federal programs are providing additional compensation for those who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. These factors have combined to provide an enticing environment for...

Fire restrictions now in effect on Wind River Reservation

Fire restrictions now in effect on Wind River Reservation

Following last week's fireworks ban announcement for the Wind River Reservation, yesterday, July 9th, fire restrictions were approved and will remain in effect until December 31st, 2020, or until conditions improve and the restrictions are lifted. The restrictions are...

Fremont County Arrests: July 10, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: July 10, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

5 easy campfire snacks, that even a city dweller can make

5 easy campfire snacks, that even a city dweller can make

If you love the outdoors but aren't so much the crafty cook, County 10 has collected 5 easy camping recipes, that are so simple any first-time campers can master. These recipes are made to enhance already simple camping meals and are created to be versatile for any...

#Snapped: Comet Neowise and the Ramshorn

#Snapped: Comet Neowise and the Ramshorn

Mike Kenney snapped this incredible photo of Comet Neowise over Ramshorn Peak near Dubois this week. The comet has been visible over much of Wyoming through the week. According to the National Weather Service office in Riverton, July has several opportunities for star...

WDH withdraws proposed immunization changes

WDH withdraws proposed immunization changes

The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is withdrawing a set of proposed changes to Wyoming Immunization Program administrative rules. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic response, it was determined a portion of the proposed rule changes could have presented an...

Enhanced police activity near fairgrounds in Riverton

Enhanced police activity near fairgrounds in Riverton

Local law enforcement is reportedly investigating a stabbing in the area of South Federal Boulevard and South 6th Street East near the Fremont County Fairgrounds. Scanner traffic indicates their investigation will impact travel as they close off sections of roads in...

Fremont County Arrests: July 9, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: July 9, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

Helen Z. Knudsen April 5, 1939 – June 20, 2020

Helen Z. Knudsen April 5, 1939 – June 20, 2020

Helen Z. Knudsen April 5, 1939 – June 20, 2020 Helen Knudsen (aka “Grandmother Helen”, “Dunbar Debutant”, “Wonder Woman”, or Helen’s favorite, self-assigned moniker, “Hag on the Hill”) was born 1939 in Kittery, Maine. Born into a Navy family, Helen spent her entire...

Did you see the comet over Fremont County last night?

Did you see the comet over Fremont County last night?

The National Weather Service office in Riverton posted these photos of a comment that was visible over much of Wyoming Wednesday evening. Comet Neowise should be visible over to "Earthlings" for the next couple of months.You can follow the comet's path by clicking...

Local schools starting to release reopening plans for the fall

Local schools starting to release reopening plans for the fall

State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow recently released the Smart Start guidance document for Wyoming schools that provides requirements, recommendations, and considerations based on three tiers of possible reopening and operating scenarios schools...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Tillman

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Tillman

Leon Jerome Tillman, 53, passed away July 4, 2020. A wake will be held Friday, July 10, at 7:00 pm at the family residence, #27 Plunkett Road.  Graveside services will be Saturday, July 11, 2020 at Sacajawea Cemetery.

Fremont County Arrests: July 8, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: July 8, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

Arapaho Truths wins grand prize at film festival

Arapaho Truths wins grand prize at film festival

Earlier in June, County 10 shared Arapaho Truths continues to add to its list of accolades and was selected as the feature documentary in an online film festival from June 26th-28th. It is now with great excitement we share, the St. Stephens School film, produced in...

Laramie County death added to coronavirus-related state total

Laramie County death added to coronavirus-related state total

The following is a release from the Wyoming Department of Health: A Laramie County man identified previously as a laboratory-confirmed case of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The newly announced death...

#RivertonBiz: Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery now serves dinner

#RivertonBiz: Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery now serves dinner

#Rivertonbiz shares the stories of the local movers and shakers of our Fremont County economy. What started as a quaint local coffee shop now expands to a five-course dinner, with craft cocktails. Brown Sugar Coffee Roastery satisfies not only that 2 o'clock caffeine...

CWC Board approves fee increase for Fall 2020

CWC Board approves fee increase for Fall 2020

In a special meeting on July 6, 2020, the CWC Board of Trustees approved a revised proposal for the 2020-21 Academic and Non-Academic Fees for Fall 2020 for the FY21 budget. “As our communities know, the college took a major economic hit in the 2016-17 school year...

Fremont County Arrests: July 7, 2020

Fremont County Arrests: July 7, 2020

Below are the most recent arrest reports from Fremont County law enforcement agencies. They are produced directly from publicly available reports provided by each agency. Questions or comments about the reports should be addressed with the appropriate agency. Charges...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Spoonhunter

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Spoonhunter

Wanda Yvonne Spoon Hunter, 51, passed away Friday, July 3, 2020 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, WY.  A wake will be held Thursday, July 9, 2020 starting at 7:00 pm at 253 Old Wind River Highway. Fort Washakie.  Graveside service will be held Friday, July 10, 2020...

Vehicle pursuit ends safely near Cheyenne after shots were fired

Vehicle pursuit ends safely near Cheyenne after shots were fired

On July 5th, 2020, the Wyoming Highway Patrol attempted to stop a vehicle on Interstate 25 near Cheyenne, Wyoming.  The vehicle failed to stop, and a pursuit ensued.  During the pursuit, the suspect vehicle traveled on the wrong side of the interstate to attempt to...

#HeadsUp: Signs not allowed in highway rights-of-way

#HeadsUp: Signs not allowed in highway rights-of-way

*Note: Generic image above does not indicate these signs have been placed in the incorrect location.  Wyoming Department of Transportation release: The Wyoming Department of Transportation today issued a reminder that advertising signs cannot be placed in the state...

#Snapped: Lander Police Officers support local entrepreneurs

#Snapped: Lander Police Officers support local entrepreneurs

Lander Police Officers Leafgreen, Halsmer and Conilogue made a quick stop last week to support some young, local entrepreneurs. LPD shared that the youngsters made some fantastic lemonade and sugar cookies. They also were impressed that the kids used their own money...

July 7th agenda for Fremont County Commissioners’ meetings

July 7th agenda for Fremont County Commissioners’ meetings

MEETING OF THE FREMONT COUNTY COMMISSIONERS – COUNTY COMMISSIONERS’ CHAMBERSFREMONT COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 450 N 2 ND STREET, ROOM 205, LANDER, WY 82520 Travis Becker (Chairman), Larry Allen (Vice-Chairman), Jennifer McCarty, Clarence Thomas & Michael Jones TENTATIVE...

July 7th agenda for the Riverton City Council meeting

July 7th agenda for the Riverton City Council meeting

Riverton City Council will have a Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at 7:00 pm. The meetings are live-streamed to the City’s YouTube Channel. 1)Call to order. 2) Pledge of Allegiance. 3) Invocation. 4) Roll call: Ward I: Kyle Larson, Cory Rota Ward II:...

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Case

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Case

James “Jim” Case, 84 passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, July 1, 2020. A graveside memorial service will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 6, 2020, at Mountain View Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Riverton Elks Club. For the full...

ICYMI: Watch the Lander 4th of July “Pirate” Parade here

ICYMI: Watch the Lander 4th of July “Pirate” Parade here

The Lander 4th of July parade looked a little different this year. With the cancellation of the Pioneer Days Parade, a group of community residents banded together to create a "pirate" parade. Ultimately, the residents did obtain a parade permit and were able to close...

Celebrating 50 Years!

Celebrating 50 Years!

Happy 50th Anniversary, to Lander residents, Earl and Ginger Breyfogle! Your love for each other is an inspiration and a great example of commitment for everyone around you. Enjoy this milestone! July 4th, 1970-2020 Love - your kids and grandkids   [broadstreet...

Longtime Lander Police Department Officer retires this week

Longtime Lander Police Department Officer retires this week

The Lander Police Department (LPD) shared today, July 3rd, that Officer Dave Hyde who served the Lander community since 2005 has retired. Congratulations to Officer Hyde and best wishes in your well-deserved retirement! Thank you for your service to Lander Officer...

COVID-19 Interruption Fund closes as demand exceeds expectations

COVID-19 Interruption Fund closes as demand exceeds expectations

Wyoming small business owners’ demand for COVID-19 Business Relief Interruption funding has far exceeded initial expectations, but the Wyoming Business Council will be able to pay all eligible requests with the recent infusion of $50 million by Governor Mark Gordon....

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Calvert, Thayer

Recent Deaths in Fremont County: Calvert, Thayer

Dorothy “Dody” Louise Calvert was born July 23, 1933, to William and Josephine Wehrle in Denver, Colorado. She passed away on June 27, 2020 with her family by her side. On-line condolences for the family may be made at theDavisFuneralHome.com. For the full obituary,...

Looking back at Lander’s 4th of July history [PODCAST]

Looking back at Lander’s 4th of July history [PODCAST]

If you're a Landerite, if you've experienced it as a visitor, or even if you've just heard about it, you probably know Lander's 4th of July celebration is well, epic. But, how did Lander become Wyoming's hub for 4th of July fun? Rediscover The Winds: A Wyoming History...