Evanston Community Development Director Rocco O’Neill addresses the Evanston City Council on Tuesday, April 2.

Rep. Conrad confronts Mayor Williams

EVANSTON — Rep. Jon Conrad attended the April 2 Evanston City Council meeting to provide an update on the recent Wyoming Legislative budget session. He was first on the agenda to speak. …

‘I feel like the Senate failed miserably’

EVANSTON — On Thursday, March 28, the Evanston Chamber of Commerce hosted a brunch and open forum at the Roundhouse. The opportunity provided local legislators — Sen. Wendy Schuler and …
The group assigned “Workforce Development” work on identifying action steps to achieve the goal. Pictured are Clyde Kofoed, Sheila McGuire, Mark McGurn, Mike Williams and Amy Jensen.

Economic development commission develops strategic plan

EVANSTON — During the two separate meetings of the Uinta County Economic Development Commission (UCEDC) in February and March, a strategic plan for 2024 was developed with the leadership of …
Community News

Conservation district to offer horse management workshop

The Uinta County Conservation District invites community members to attend the Small Acreage Equine Management Workshop on Monday, April 22, at 6 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Uinta County …

Help available to prevent suicide, substance abuse

Uinta County Community Prevention Specialist Kendra Safford presents one of her program’s Pick Up Man suicide prevention campaign posters in front of Uinta County Public Health at the Human Services Building in Evanston, where she can be reached in person or by phone at 307-789-9203 ext. 212.

EVANSTON — “We’re trying to prevent [self-harm and suicide] and help people by educating and connecting them to resources,” says Community Prevention Specialist Kendra …

Plenty of activities available for local seniors

EVANSTON — Due to an active hard-working board of directors and an enthusiastic activities director, seniors can now participate in a variety of activities and events at the Uinta Senior …

Local sports

Lady Devils sophomore Sidney Liechty races a Kelly Walsh player for the ball Friday afternoon during Evanston’s 8-0 loss to the Lady Trojans.

Lady Devil senior Bella Dover battles a Riverton player for control of the ball during last week’s 7-0 loss to the Lady Wolverines.

Red Devils win 2-1 thriller over Riverton

Snapping a nearly two-year drought, the Evanston High School boys’ soccer team battled its way back into the win column last Tuesday, beating 4A West Conference foe Riverton in a 2-1 thriller …
Lady Devil distance runner Jocelyn Capener placed in both the 800 and 1600 meters last week at the Alpha Invite in Orem, Utah.

Red Devils 3rd, Lady Devils 5th at Alpha

The Evanston High School track and field teams continued their tour of Utah meets last week, competing at the Alpha Invitational in Orem, Utah. The Red Devils placed third in the 28-team field, …
EHS sprinter Gabe Hutchinson (middle) turns into the back stretch of the 400 meter dash Thursday at the Farmington Super Meet in Utah. Hutchinson finished third in the event, with a time of 49.65; he also finished third in the 100 meters, with a time of 10.97.

EHS track and field shines at Farmington

FARMINGTON, Utah — The EHS track and field teams enjoyed another successful meet across state lines last week, with the Lady Devils placing fourth and the Red Devils finishing fifth at the …
The Evanston High School soccer teams opened 4A West Conference play last week, traveling to Star Valley Thursday and hosting Jackson Friday at Kay Fackrell Stadium. Lady Devils The Lady …
Taking full advantage of Utah’s spring-like weather, the Evanston High School track teams opened the 2024 outdoor season over the weekend, sending a pared-down contingent to Draper, Utah, for …
FORT COLLINS, Colo. — For the third consecutive season and the 12th time in program history the Wyoming Cowgirl basketball team has been selected to play in the WNIT. The WNIT’s full …

Dennis has big plans for clinic and community

Dr. Justin Dennis of Evanston’s Impact Physical Therapy shows plans for an indoor turf field he’s been working to bring to Evanston. The field would be for community use but would charge a pay-per-use fee.
EVANSTON — Dr. Justin Dennis of Impact Physical Therapy has big plans — not only for upgrading his practice, but to offer the community a long-desired recreational asset.  …

Soroptimists host Be It, Dream It classes at Horizon

Retired nurse Leann Morey works with students Payton Adams and Bella Hernandez, as ECDC Director of Preschool Amanda Hansen meets with other students in the background and local Soroptimist Harriet Beck listens in.
EVANSTON — Evanston’s Soroptimist International (SI) recently brought the “Dream It, Be It” course to Horizon High School. Eight young women participated in the four-week …
Wyoming News
SkyWest Airlines returns to YRA
CODY (WNE) — SkyWest Airlines will return to Yellowstone Regional Airport under the name of United Express. “Commute Air has been unreliable, and we’re excited to have SkyWest …
Another rancher in southern Campbell County believes sheep were stolen
GILLETTE (WNE) — The Campbell County Sheriff’s Office is now investigating two reports of stolen sheep, totaling about 115 sheep, from areas south of Gillette and located about 10 miles …
Newcastle City Council approves prayer and pledge
NEWCASTLE (WNE) — Despite a warning from City Attorney Dublin Hughes regarding the inclusion of the invocation in the municipal code book, the Newcastle City Council approved an updated agenda …
Gov. Mark Gordon
Gov. Mark Gordon launches effort to repeal gun-free zones in state facilities
CHEYENNE — The process to repeal gun-free zones in the Capitol and other state-owned buildings through the executive branch has officially begun. During a State Building Commission meeting …
Ten conservation groups filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last week over its failure to list western wolves under the Endangered Species Act.
10 conservation groups sue to protect wolves
CASPER — Conservation groups on Monday, April 8, filed a suit to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its failure to list western wolves under the Endangered Species Act. The …
Obituaries
Celebration of life scheduled for Mary Ellen Eastman Miller
A celebration of life for Mary Ellen Eastman Miller , who passed away in January 2024, will be held from 1-4 p.m. on Sunday, April 21, at the Bear Pavilion in Evanston. All friends of Ellen and …
Cindy Ellen Lott Boyd Feb. 27, 1957 – April 7, 2024
Cindy Ellen Lott Boyd passed away peacefully at her home in Wickenburg, Arizona, on Sunday, April 7, with her husband and children by her side. Cindy courageously fought cancer for 14 years, …
Susan Gayle Carruth Henderson July 14, 1939 – March 22, 2024
Susan passed away peacefully on March 22. Sue was born July 14, 1939, in Salt Lake City, to William Frederick (Bill) Carruth and Sarah Dawn (Dee) Whitney. She and her younger sister, Karen …
Obituary: Susan Gayle Carruth Henderson
Obituary: Susan passed away peacefully on March 22, 2024. Sue was born July 14, 1939 in Salt Lake City to William Frederick (Bill) Carruth and Sarah Dawn (Dee) Whitney. She and her younger sister …
Betty Joyce Keyes Cox
Betty Joyce Keyes Cox passed away peacefully in her home on Monday, April 1, surrounded by her loving family. She lived a happy, fulfilling 96 years. Her family and loved ones are filled with sorrow, …
Opinion
Michael Reagan

Reagan: Republicans need to unite, not fight

I don’t blame the public for not wanting to put the Republican Party back in power in Washington. As the GOP proved again in the House this week, it’s incapable of accomplishing …

If men would only listen

S tarting many years ago, Gar would come home from work rubbing his right shoulder. I’d ask what was wrong and he’d say he didn’t know, but his shoulder hurt. I’d say maybe he …
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The state visit by Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida isn’t just about tea and photo ops. It’s a wake-up call for the Biden administration to get serious about bilateral economic …
Lent is over — and I’m kind of sorry. As a practicing Roman Catholic, I observe Lent every year. The Britannica defines Lent as a solemn period of penitential preparation in …
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Public Notices
Uinta County Herald Legals, April 10, 2024
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING A public hearing will be held in the Evanston-Uinta County Human Services Building, located at 350 City View Drive in Evanston, WY, on Thursday, May 23, 2024 from 11 :00 …
Uinta County Herald Legals, April 03, 2024
NOTICE OF LIEN SALE To Whom It May Concern: Notice is hereby given that on April 10, 2024, 10:00 a.m., at 77 Riverside Loop #G, Evanston, WY the undersigned will sell at public auction in …
Uinta County Herald Legals, March 27, 2024
PUBLIC NOTICE - CITY OF EVANSTON INVITATION TO BID Bear River Walkway Renovation The City of Evanston will accept bids for the Bear River Walkway Renovation Project. Sealed bids …
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Taylor Swift’s homage to Clara Bow

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