September is Back-to-School season, as well as the anniversary of the discovery of uranium in the Gas Hills.  Willie Peden, a former Gas Hills school teacher, joins us in this episode to talk about school and life in this unique uranium village.

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Upcoming Events:

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Bailey Tire and Auto / Pit Stop Travel Centers

Children’s Exploration Series

 

October 12: Fall Fun Fest — Riverton Museum

Come by the Riverton Museum for games, treats, and fun for kids!

 

October 19: Pumpkin Carving — Dubois Museum

Come learn about the history of pumpkin carving and how the residents of the Upper Wind River Valley celebrated this spooky month. The Dubois Museum will provide pumpkins to carve. Kids are free to participate, adults are $6. Call the Dubois Museum to reserve your pumpkin.

 

Wyoming Community Bank

Discovery Speaker Series

 

October 17, 6:30 PM – Riverton Museum

Haunted Tales of Fremont County

Join local educator Alma Law in his research in to local ghost stories.

This event is free and open to the public

 

Wind River Visitor’s Council Adventure Trek Series

September 28, 10:00 AM – Pioneer Museum

Historic Apple Orchards in Sinks Canyon

Join the Pioneer Museum’s last Trek of the year – Jack States, historian, author and apple grower will take us on a tour of the old orchards in Sinks Canyon. $8 per person, please reserve in advance. Take the WRTA bus from the museum.

 

September 28, 9:00 AM – Riverton Museum

Trek to the JB Okie Mansion

This event is full. Call the Riverton Museum if you wish to be on the wait-list.