Mrs. Wyoming wants a rec center

When Priscilla Pruitt decided to enter the Mrs. Wyoming pageant, she promised the local children and teenagers who participate in the youth group run by she and her husband, Seann, that donning the crown wasn’t her ultimate goal. According to Pruitt, it was simply a means to an end.

Upton roads addressed

Thomas McMurtry, GISP, AICP, of KLJ engineering, was hired after the Weston County Commissioners partnered with Wyoming Department of Transportation to conduct a traffic study of the roads in and around the Upton Logistics Center located west of Upton, with emphasis on determining the relocation of County Road 20, which runs through the park and connects Highway 16 to 116.

Stephens goes to Washington

A global association of educational professionals, Phi Delta Kappa International, has recognized Summer Stephens, superintendent of Weston County School District #7, as an Emerging Leader. She will be honored along with 25 other education change agents in the nation at a weekend networking event in December, which will be hosted in Washington, D.C.

Previous trustee fills vacancy

Weston County School District #1 accepted the resignation from Trustee Christine Winter on Aug. 27, giving them a short 30 days to fill the position she left vacant on the board. After a short deliberation Wednesday, though, board members passed a motion to unanimously accept Joni Kachelhoffer to fill the vacancy until the newly elected board members take office after the election in November.

Everyone invited to school

Anyone interested in seeing any or all three schools in Weston County School District #1 have an invitation to do so on Wednesday, Oct. 8. Those who would like to take a tour are invited to congregate at the WCSD #1 Administration Office at 116 Casper Ave at 8 a.m., with the journey beginning at 9 a.m., stated Brad LaCroix, WCSD #1 superintendent.