Mountaineer at Everest/Nepal earthquake to speak at Y Friday

(Sheridan, Wyo.) — The YMCA's monthly "soup fest" speaker is local mountaineer, Darren Rogers, who was on Mount Everest at Camp 1 when a 7.8 magnitude earthquake devastated Nepal killing over 9,000 people. The event is Friday, Jan. 8, from 12:15-2 p.m. at the Sheridan County YMCA. Rogers will present photos and tell the story of the preparation and the adventure before, during and after the earthquake. Cost for the monthly soup fest, including lunch of homemade soup, homemade bread and cake, is $5 per person, with reservations needed by 10 a.m. today. Call the Sheridan County YMCA at (307) 674-7488 for more information and to RSVP. Feature photo: Damaged house in Chaurikharka during the April, 2015, earthquake in Nepal. Wikimedia Commons / Pitchengine Communities #dally #news