(Crowheart, Wyo.) – Fire information these days is distributed nearly instantaneously through electronic means, rarely is it done the “old Fashioned” way, in person unless at public meetings.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – Local amateur historian Steve Banks kitted out a young audience member as a trapper, complete with gun and traps, during a presentation on Mountain Man history in the Dubois town park on Saturday, August 29, sponsored by the Dubois Museum.
Have you noticed an increase in wasps this summer?
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Megan Ward captured this photo of Friday night’s Super Moon. According to the National Weather Service, “The moon follows an elliptical orbit, and at perigee, the moon is 50,000 km closer to Earth than at apogee, it’s farthest distance from Earth.”
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Dubois Rams played in a four team six-man football scrimmage this afternoon in Riverton, testing out their offense and defense in a controlled practice with Meeteetse, Little Snake River and Midwest. Each team’s offense and defense had 12 plays from the 40 yard line with the teams rotating against each other.
(Casper, Wyo.) -Defeat the Washington Machine-Unleash the American Dream, was the message delivered in Casper Friday from Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, a candidate for the Republican nomination for President.
Two University of Wyoming College of Education academic programs received the highest possible rating during a comprehensive set of reviews conducted in preparation for its 2016 reaccreditation process.
You’ve been warned.
Tungsten Heavy Powder & Parts – a supplier of tungsten components for military, industrial engineering and medical markets worldwide – is moving its China-based production operation to Laramie, Wyoming, the company announced today.
(Lander, Wyo) – Starting August 28th, Sprouts Greenhouse is having a Progressive Sale which means you can get 20% off all plants (trees, shrubs, perennials, weeds) and every Friday prices drop an additional 10%!
A Fort Bridger, Wyoming, man is facing more than $16 million in fines from the Environmental Protection Agency for a pond he built on his property.
(Sheridan, Wyo.) —University of Wyoming Entomologist Scott Schell has confirmed that two of the three wasps collected and submitted by Buckrail’s sister publication Dally in Sheridan are the European paper wasp, Polistes dominula, a previously uncatalogued invasive species in Wyoming.
East vs. West over coal mining reclamation plans, money; Wyoming being stabbed in the back, Lummis said
A battle of sorts is brewing in congress between eastern and western states regarding how reclamation funds are divvied out for coal mining sites.
(Fremont County, Wyo)- Farming is in the blood of Beau and Mac Jarvis in Hidden Valley. The brothers were raised on the farm, they love farming, but most of all they love being their own bosses and receiving the satisfaction of seeing the labors of their work growing in the fields they tend.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – It will be a hot one in Central and Western Wyoming today with Red Flag Warnings in the Big Horn and Wind River Basins, Casper Mountain, and Southwest Wyoming.
Fire Service acknowledges help from National Weather Service; Today is wait and see day on Little Bob Lake Fire
(Fort Washakie, Wyo.) – Today is a wait and see day for firefighters observing the Little Bob Lake Fire on the Wind River Indian Reservation south of Crowheart. The fire has burned more than 1,400 acres in the reservation’s roadless area.
(Riverton, Wyo)- This big, beautiful, white fluff ball of a dog is Cleo! Cleo is a 2 year old Great Pyrenees who was brought to our shelter as a stray. Cleo is a love bug who in another life must have been Shih Tzu because she believes she is a lap dog. Cleo is great around people and kids but we think she was used to protect sheep because she does not like other dogs.
According to national news sources, deadly plague has been found in a number of states so far this year. And just this month, an elderly Utah resident was killed by it.