Although thrift stores and waste may seem to go hand in hand, this consignment store has made it their mission to make sure that nothing goes to waste, and as much as possible can be given away, sold, or donated again.
Some say life is a blank slate, but for Eustace Day in Fort Washakie, every day is a blank canvas. He’s been painting those canvases for 30 years, but now you’ll be able to see his art appearing on t-shirts sold at the Wind River Trading Company in Ft. Washakie.
The town of Hudson is trying to set the example that you don’t have to be big to make a big impact. Not only have they been serving free bread and other essentials from their town hall, but they also offer free clothing.
“The goal of the series is to enhance visitors time in the park by providing information about the geology of the area and perhaps provide information about the geology that attracted them to the park.”
This year the snow plan is the same, with priority routes like I-80, I-25, AND I-90 getting 24 hour attention. The one difference is that the state has always aimed toward going above and beyond that snow removal plan, and although they will continue to provide all necessary services, they will stick a little closer to the snow route priority plans this year.
The loss of Hertz at Cheyenne, Riverton, and Laramie regional airports has not only affected the people utilizing these travel methods, it’s also caused about 11 lost jobs for the working class of Wyoming.
Lander and Riverton community members are partnering to provide a hot meal to those who were formerly in the armed forces. There are many food basket giveaways and charities this time of year, but the Soldier’s House of Fremont County is trying to make sure that this special group of people don’t go without.
When you step inside her residence in Riverton, it might not strike you as anything more than an ordinary kitchen of a 91-year-old grandma. However in March when we were first learning about Covid, it had become a cookie factory, and now every week she’s been baking about eight dozen cookies for first responders.
Like many fund raisers this year, this Lander Kiwanis chapter decided to go virtual. This is the 6th annual fund raiser “Guns, Boots, and Brands,” which is their biggest of the year and brings in between $14,000 to $18,000 in revenue.
The Wind River Transportation Authority (WRTA) is utilized to transport people all around Fremont County, but around this time of year, they’re also collecting toys to share with kids all throughout Riverton.
The Christmas Open House including all of the new exhibits at the museum is this Saturday the 12th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with free admission, with 15% discounts on everything in the gift shop. The Children’s Exploration Series, with wooden toy making, will be from 2-4 p.m. with the toys ranging in price from $2-$10.
Winter is upon us, which may be the slowest season for most garden centers, but this one in Fremont county stays busy offering Hickory farms edibles, freshly cut Christmas trees, and now more gifts that are made in America.
Wind River Grow Our Own 307 is a brand new nonprofit program that started at the beginning of the pandemic. The executive director was inspired by the need for food sovereignty not only on the reservation, but in all of Fremont County.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, and according to a victim advocate in Fremont County, the need for their services has increased with shutdowns, leaving the vulnerable population at home with the perpetrator more often.
Lovey’s restaurant in Hudson opened their doors in December serving up southern-style BBQ. This weekend ownership transferred to Lovey’s daughter. Hours have change, but the family atmosphere and smoked meat remain the same.
For the first time ever, Central Wyoming College in Riverton is having a Rustler Rodeo in their hometown with no cost to attend. And with all fall sports canceled except for cross country and rodeo, the CWC Rodeo Team is more excited than ever to get back up on that horse.
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.
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.