A curriculum that teaches empathy and social awareness was founded by family members of those lost in the Sandy Hook shooting in 2012. Willow Creek Elementary School in Riverton is using the lessons this week.
Today is National Voter Registration day, so it’s a good time to check your registration if you’ve changed your name or your address recently. Those have to be corrected before you request an absentee ballot.
The new facility, which is expected to be completed in the fall of 2021 according to Wyoming Rescue Mission Executive Director Brad Hopkins, will be located across the street from the Mission’s Park Street facility.
The Riverton Garden Club has brought color to the city of Riverton for 62 years through many projects and grants. But planting trees and flowers are only a part of what they do. Much of their work has to do with awareness for important causes.
First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative has partnered with Admiral Beverage in Worland to provide a refrigerated truck for Star Valley Meat Block, a participating processor in the newly launched Food from the Field program.
They weren’t able to hold it this year with the restrictions, and with sponsors also having less disposable income, they felt it was important not to pressure anyone into giving. Instead, they opted for a virtual silent auction on their Facebook page.
“Our daughter had an adverse reaction, so we did a lot of research and decided to have her be vaccine free, a decision that we didn’t come to lightly,” emphasized Miller. Although some would steer clear of controversial topics, this mom and author thought the importance of it outweighed her fear of criticism.
Little Free Pantries have gained popularity through the country, and in our state. They have popped up in Laramie, Gillette, Greybull, and Fremont County. For Fremont County, there is one location that can provide for some of people’s needs at any given time. 24 hours a day you can come to Riverton City Hall and open the door, and come to the Little Free Pantry to take what you need, or give what you can.
"It’s just for the respect of all the first responders and the military personnel that were affected by this, and we’re going to continue doing it every year,” stated Tony Luoma, founder of the parade.
Gracie and the ‘Make a Wish’ consultant picked out a playhouse, and Shane with Skid Structures in Riverton was contacted to build it. John said he’s very thankful that Shane allowed them to request and add personal touches to the playhouse.