This is not a scary, haunted house kind of experience. During the tours, the Paranormal Seekers will demonstrate how they use detecting equipment to find evidence of paranormal activity in several of the fort buildings. Only ten spaces are available for each hour-long tour.
At 10 a.m. on Saturday, September 25, join Nate Bressler and Stan Brewer at the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center for their presentation of “Sage to Saddle: Harnessing Horsemanship to Support Native Youth.” Bressler and Brewer will share stories about their lives, photography, and work on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
For today being the last day of summer, we saw excellent conditions around the state. Cool temperatures, clear skies, and a nice breeze. Typically, when we see nice conditions like this after a frontal passage, the smoke tries to sneak back into the forecast. While it looks mostly clear for much of tonight and tomorrow, by the evening time, some of it starts coming into the western regions of the state. Luckily, it doesn’t look bad and I do not see any new air quality warnings to be issued as a result.
Mercer Family Resource Center partnered with the Natrona County Suicide Prevention coalition task force for their 18th annual walk. Suicide is a problem in Wyoming communities and officials want people to normalize talking about mental health.
The university of Wyoming’s World Language and Cultural Program is offering 18 free sessions via Zoom this Fall. The founder, Dilnoza Khasilova, a UW graduate who earned her doctoral degree in literacy studies, and is a current Global Engagement Fellow in UW’s Global Engagement Office, said that these sessions are not like your typical classes, but rather a community.
The University of Wyoming has received a second round of funding from the National Endowment for Humanities to support newspaper digitization work. The Wyoming State Library will also see some of that funding.
Wyoming Direct support professionals were honored at banquet and awards ceremony this week. The executive director of Wyoming Community Service Providers said it was rewarding to show these employees they are valued.
As part of a county-wide, multi-agency impaired driving enforcement operation over the Labor Day weekend, the Fremont County DUI Task Force made 858 traffic stops, arrested 20 impaired drivers, and made 14 controlled substance arrests.
In partnership with Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails, the National Historic Trails Interpretive Center will offer a series of interpretive programs at the Independence Rock State Historic Site throughout September and the first two weekends of October.
2,000 First Interstate Bank Employees got to leave work early today to get out into the community. Some got their hands dirty at Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions. This was one project out of many that were held today.
The Casper Police Department, with the assistance of the Natrona County Sheriff’s Office, has recovered the body of local resident Ryan Schroeder in rural Natrona County and is investigating his death as a homicide. The body, discovered in rural Natrona County, was located after a nearly two-month investigation into the disappearance of Schroeder.
For the safety of our patients, our employees, and our medical staff, SageWest Health Care re-implemented restricted visitor protocol in response to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases in Fremont County.