The common area of a four-cell pod at the Uinta County Detention Center is pictured above. Thanks to surveillance equipment provided by the Uinta County Attorney’s Office, the pod can be used to monitor mental health detainees.

Help available to prevent suicide, substance abuse

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 …
Evanston police officers line up to hand out Easter eggs to children at the Overthrust Ballfields on Saturday, March 30. Due to the winter weather, most people stayed in cars and went through a drive-thru to get eggs.

Community celebrates Easter

Nathaniel Douglas and Val Lynch demonstrate their sword-fighting skills during this year’s Celtic Festival at the Roundhouse in Evanston on March 23.

Celtic Festival a huge success

EVANSTON — “It was a very successful festival, enjoyed by all,” Celtic Festival director Shasta Hopkin said. “We (Arts Inc.) are very thankful to the long list of festival …
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Plenty of activities available for local seniors

Lori Oliver and Kevin Limb decide on their next move in a game of dominoes played at the Uinta Senior Center in Evanston.

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 …

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 …

Council on board with Project West impact MOU

EVANSTON — A highlight of the March 19 meeting of the Evanston City Council was a resolution asking the council to approve a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the boards of county …

Local sports

EHS junior Jordan Mendez — seen here scoring on a penalty kick last season — scored the first goal of Tuesday’s 2-1 win over Riverton, giving the Red Devils their first win in nearly two years. Exchange student Nicola Dal Ri scored the game winner in the 74th minute.

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 …

EHS soccer teams open conference play against SV, Jackson

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 …
EVANSTON — As the buzzer sounded back on Jan. 27, ending the game between the Jackson and Evanston girls’ basketball teams, EHS senior Jacey Bardsley couldn’t help but smile. …

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.  …

Clean Energy rebrands, shares vision of future

Clean Energy General Manager Sean Columbia poses with his company’s robotic welder.  “We can compete with anyone,” he said, regarding his crew’s stainless steel welding capabilities.
EVANSTON — Clean Energy Cryogenics is hardly new to Evanston, though its 1600 Union Dr. building rebranding is. In operation since 2010, Clean Energy’s updated facade is credited to …
Wyoming News
Larry the Cable Guy named Stampede Parade grand marshal
POWELL (WNE) — Comedian, actor and former radio personality Larry the Cable Guy will be the star of the July 3-4 Cody Stampede Parades this year. Nebraska native Daniel Lawrence Whitney, …
Wyoming job-stayers see 4.9% wage growth, new data from ADP shows
CHEYENNE (WNE) — New data shows workers in Wyoming who have stayed in their job for at least 12 months saw their wages rise by 4.9% compared to the same time last year, with a median annual …
Woman imprisoned for crashing into Cody restaurant
POWELL (WNE) — A Cody woman has been sentenced to prison for drunkenly crashing into a building last year and injuring a person inside. Heather L. Johnson recently received a four- to …
A bighorn sheep ewe with a lamb travel on Mount Washburn in Yellowstone National Park.
Hunting bighorn sheep ewes to save the herd
Few hunting experiences are as rugged, challenging and elusive as stalking a bighorn sheep. Interested Wyoming residents typically wait decades, if not even a lifetime, before drawing a ram …
Major changes to Wyoming electoral process begin soon
CHEYENNE — As election season approaches, Wyoming voters need to be aware of statewide changes to the electoral process that will be implemented this year. Historically, Wyomingites have …
Obituaries
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, …
Sylvester “Vess” Dwight Walker
Sylvester “Vess” Dwight Walker, 79, passed away peacefully, with his loving family by his side Saturday, March 30, at his home. He is a 58-year resident of Rock Springs resident and …
Franklin Kent Harris
Franklin Kent Harris, loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by his family, on Sunday, March 17. Dad was born to Franklin …
Denice Wheeler
Denice Wheeler of Evanston passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 20, surrounded by her family, fulfilling 94 vibrant years. Denice was born Denice Dallin on July 24, 1929, in Springville, …
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Dealing with irrational fear

My dog, Squid, is a cattle dog mix known for his high energy and enthusiasm. When I adopted him over nine years ago, he was part wild. One of the first hikes we did together he tore off sprinting on …

Why is the Wyo Freedom Caucus meddling in UW student government?

Wyoming Rep. Scott Smith was one of about two dozen members of the Wyoming Freedom Caucus who advocated for the right to marry children younger than 16 during the 2023 Wyoming Legislative session. …
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We must stop giving our adversaries a leg up in energy markets. In 2014, former defense secretary Robert Gates wrote that then–vice president Joe Biden “has been wrong on nearly …
T he 2024 legislative session was a tough one. More than any other time in recent history, political divisions and personal grudges impacted the work of our elected officials. This is a troubling …
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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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