(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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The fall sports season has begun in Wyoming. Here are Friday’s highlights
(Riverton, Wyo.) – As the sun was setting behind the Riverton Justice Center Friday night, the sun also set on Carol Thiese’s claim of innocence in the theft of materials from Lander’s Pioneer Museum. A six person jury, three men and three women with one male alternate who was not called upon, found Thiese guilty of Larceny By Bailee, a misdemeanor charge following a trial lasting three days in Ninth District Circuit Court. The jury took less than two hours to reach its verdict.
How is it already the end of August?! Well here we are, and Tuesday is the LAST Lander LIVE of the 2015 season. Come down and enjoy Elephant Revival, an up-and-coming folk group from Colorado that has made a splash opening for well known bluegrass groups such as Trampled by Turtles, The String Cheese Incident, and Bela Fleck!
Thiese admitted taking items from Lander museum, but inadvertantly; Said she didn’t return them because she didn’t trust the system
(Riverton, Wyo.) – In direct testimony this afternoon, former Pioneer Museum Director Carol Thiese admitted that she took some items from the Lander museum, allegedly inadvertently, but did not return them because she said she didn’t trust anyone. Thiese said the only people she trusted were the members of the museum board that she had worked with, but they were under a gag order from Lander Police not to talk to her. “I wanted to return them to where they were supposed to go,” she said.
The world’s fastest internet infrastructure is coming to the Wind River Reservation. Now’s your opportunity to ask questions to find out if you can get signed up for free installation with the initial deployment starting this spring in Arapaho and Ethete areas.
Job Corps is a free education and training program that assists youth between the ages of 16-24 who are looking to better their future. The program is designed to help participants find and keep a good job, earn a high school equivalency or high school diploma, and learn a new skill/trade of their choice. The Job Corp experience is free of charge to students who qualify.
Rare opportunity to own a country home with city water and creek frontage! This ranch-style home is a gem.
(Riverton, Wyo) – Clark’s Meat House was founded in 1963 in Riverton, Wyoming and was built into the “House of Quality Meats” we all know and love today by the original owners, Grant and Inger Clark. David and Maggie Haworth purchased the business in August of 2005 and Grant and Inger’s passion for the business, dedication to quality products, and focus on customer satisfaction was passed onto the Haworths as well.
(Lander, Wyo.) – Mosquito trapping and testing in Fremont County this week resulted in one pool testing positive for West Nile virus, according to Nancy Pieropan, the assistant supervisor of the Fremont County Weed and Pest Department. “In the Arapaho area about 1,990 mosquitoes were trapped, only 17 of these were Culex but the reading came back as high as possible,” she reported in her weekly update to the media.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The forecast for this weekend is not a good one for area firefighters as a Red Flag Warning has been posted for Saturday and Sunday. Conditions for the Wind River Basin are below:
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Central Wyoming College cross country team went to Gillette August 22 to have a time trial with Gillette College. It was a cold Saturday morning for the team for the two and half mile practice run.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Here is Friday’s recap of law enforcement activity around the county. All persons arrested or cited are presumed innocent until convicted in a court of law.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – Hudson received the most moisture from Thursday night’s big lightning and rain storm, with just over a quarter inch of rain. Hudson’s total rainfall was .27 inches.