A crew works to repair a damaged gas main in an industrial area. Wyoming’s system for preventing damage to underground infrastructure due to excavation will be enhanced by a new road-mapping project that will establish a computer system for the automated collection, normalization and publication of Wyoming’s geospatial roads data. (Questar Photo)

Road-Mapping Project Will Help Prevent Damage from Digging

(Laramie, Wyo.) – Wyoming contractors, utilities, governments and members of the public will have access to detailed, computerized information about the state’s roads as a result of a grant awarded to One-Call of Wyoming (OCW) in conjunction with the Wyoming Geographic Information Science Center (WyGISC) at the University of Wyoming.

National Weather Service Meteorologist Brett McDonald is pictured at a weather spotter training class in Riverton during 2014.

Weather Service Spotter Training Schedule Announced; Free Training begins in March

(Riverton,Wyo.) – The National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton has announced its spring 2015 spotter training schedule.  Meteorologists from the Riverton NWS office will travel to several cities around western and central Wyoming from March through June for a free, two-hour training session.

Passengers board a Great Lakes Airlines flight at Riverton Regional Airport.

Riverton Airport served mostly by 19 seat aircraft, board told Friday morning

(Riverton, Wyo.) -The Riverton Airport Board learned Friday morning that most of the incoming commercial aircraft from Great Lakes Airlines are of the 19 passenger variety. “We have had very few 9 seaters, those are pretty rare,” said Marchane Hunt, Great Lakes station manager.

Wyoming Athletics

Cowgirls Open Mountain West Championships; UW sits in fourth place after day one

(San Antonio, TX)– The University of Wyoming Cowgirl swimming and diving team opened the 2015 Mountain West Championships on Wednesday in the Palo Alto College Pool in San Antonio, Texas. UW is in fourth place with 71 points after the first day of action. Defending champion Boise State leads the pack with 105 points followed by San Diego State with 98 points and Nevada with 82 points.