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The proposed rule to remove Endangered Species Act protections for Wyoming Wolves will be the subject of public hearing this evening at Central Wyoming College. The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service and Wyoming Game and Fish Department are seeking … Continue Reading

Prepare for Winter Driving

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation is urging residents to prepare for the winter driving conditions have arrived now.  If motorists should become stranded in their cars, they and those with them would need survival supplies.  WYDOT also points out that … Continue Reading

No New Wilderness In Wyoming

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None of the 18 back country areas in nine states highlighted in an interior department report yesterday as deserving protection as national conservation or wilderness areas are located in Wyoming.  During a news conference from Washington, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar revealed … Continue Reading

Tanker Fire Blocks US 26

October 30, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Idaho, State of Wyoming, Swan Valley Comments Off
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Traffic was blocked along US 26 near Elk Creek Turnoff adjacent Palisades Reservoir Friday after a gasoline tanker trailer overturned and caught fire.  According to the Idaho State Police, 32-year-old Jarin Smith of Blackfoot, was traveling eastbound in a Kenworth tanker semi pulling a pup trailer loaded with fuel. Smith crossed the center line hitting the guardrail in the opposite lane of travel. This caused the pup trailer to … Continue Reading

WYDOT Adds Personnel

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The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to add to its winter staff in District 3 for the coming season.  WYDOT District 3 Engineer John Eddins says the district has been preparing for the inevitable over the past few months.  Eddins says twelve temporary operators will … Continue Reading

Barrasso Pledges Follow-through

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The plan to remove wolves from federal protection in Wyoming was published Wednesday in the Federal Register, moving the action one step closer to reality.  Wyoming’s US Senator John Barrasso says he plans to continue to work through every step of the process to make sure … Continue Reading

Teton Valley Electricity Rates To Rise

October 7, 2011 Jackson Hole, Lincoln County, Teton County, Teton Valley Comments Off
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Fall River Rural Electric Cooperative which serves the Teton Valley area has announced that a 7.8% increase by the Bonneville Power Administration in its wholesale power rates will lead to increases in the cost to the co-ops customers in 2012.  Fall River General Manager Bryan Case says … Continue Reading

Forest Christmas Tree Price Increases

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Like everything else in these times, the cost of harvesting trees for the coming Christmas season is increasing on Bridger Teton National Forest.  Forest Spokesperson Mary Cernacek explains that the prices attached to the program had been unchanged for the past 12 years.  Cernacek says … Continue Reading

LDS Temple Planned In Star Valley

October 6, 2011 Lincoln County, State of Wyoming Comments Off
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The LDS Church had a major surprise for its members in Star Valley over the weekend.  During his opening remarks at the Saturday morning session of the October 2011 General Conference, LDS President Thomas Monson announced plans for the first temple in Wyoming, to be constructed in Star Valley. In making his announcement, … Continue Reading

Flu Shots Urged

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As the flu season makes its appearance in households across the nation, Wyoming Department of Health officials are again stressing the importance of flu vaccinations. They have cited immunization as the single most effective thing most people can do to … Continue Reading

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  • Single Vehicle Rollover Kills Rock Springs Woman - September 19, 2014
    A single vehicle rollover on September 11th, at 11:50 p.m., resulted in the 105th highway fatality in Wyoming for 2014. A 2000 Dodge Ram truck was being driven by 54 year old Denise R. Olson of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The Wyoming Highway Patrol reports that the truck was traveling south on WY 530 at mile post 15 […]
  • Not As Warm With A Few Showers And Thunderstorms Today - September 19, 2014
    Scattered showers will be possible in central and southern Wyoming this morning into early afternoon as a weak cool front continues to push through the state.  Higher pressure will then build over the region this afternoon and evening, but some lingering moisture and daytime heating could trigger a few hit or miss thunderstorms in southern […]
  • Be a geek — make a gear checklist - September 19, 2014
    You’re miles from home. Heck, you’re even miles from the trailhead. You’re sitting in hunting camp, and you’re ready for the hunt that’ll start the next morning. You have your rifle. Your skinning knife’s on your belt. Your license is in your back pocket. Your cartridges are … uh, oh. They’re sitting on the seat […]
  • Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014
    A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]

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