Thanks to a reader for sharing these pics of a possible funnel cloud or tornado spotted above Fort Washakie Dam at about 5:20 p.m. on Friday.
UPDATED at 4:35 p.m.: Riverton Police Chief Mike Broadhead has confirmed that the girl who was struck has died. The police department is expected to issue additional information in conjunction with the Fremont County Coroner’s Office.
Earlier this month, local Bureau of Indian Affairs officers spent some time at the playgrounds at Beaver Creek and Mill Creek housing to make the areas more kid friendly.
When Hollywood film director Quentin Tarantino’s crew announced last September that it would shoot his next film in Colorado instead of Wyoming, there was some disappointment in the state’s film world. But with the western “The Hateful Eight” set to debut this winter, it is becoming clear that Wyoming wasn’t totally left out.
It is time once again for the “Preliminary Competition for Miss America” hosted by the Miss Wyoming Scholarship Program (MWSP) and the Board of Directors. This year there are 7 women starting their journey on competing to become Miss Wyoming 2015.
Congratulations to Fort Washakie’s nine graduating seniors this year. The graduates walked the stage Saturday in celebration of their accomplishments.
Last Saturday at Fort Washakie High School’s graduation ceremony, Principal Shad Hamilton fulfilled a promise to graduate Leroy Thomas Surrell. Leroy got to cut Shad’s beard.
This last weekend marked the 2015 Commencement ceremony for Wyoming Catholic College. The families of the 17 graduates converged on Lander and participated in events all weekend long.
On Sunday afternoon, 105 seniors walked the stage at Lander Valley High School’s commencement ceremony. The graduates were cheered on by a fully packed Bob Carey Memorial Fieldhouse audience made up of parents, families and friends.
The day after Lander Valley High School Seniors walked the stage and moved on to the next stage of life, LVHS Principal Dr. Lisa Hafer announced she would be leaving the school district this summer.
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The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is holding public information meetings to review and discuss big game herd management objectives for the Carter Lease pronghorn antelope herd. Game and Fish periodically reviews wildlife herd objectives to determine if they are appropriate. Herd Objectives determine the long-term management goals for each big game herd.
As another growing season is beginning, the Greater Yellowstone Coordinating Committee encourages people to be mindful and efficient in their water use and to utilize practices that use less water in their residential or business landscaping. The committee’s Sustainable Operations Subcommittee is now offering a free, illustrated, color booklet entitled “Xeriscape Landscaping in the Greater Yellowstone Area” which includes suggestions for water-conserving plants and landscaping techniques.
There is no greater love than the love a mother has for her child. On May 10th we celebrated Mother’s Day to honor those we love and what better way to do that than to keep them safe.
Around noon on May 11, Jared Scott happened to catch a glimpse of one of several grizzly bears that have been frequenting the roadside on Togwotee Pass.
After being plagued with a number of issues at the Water Treatment Plant since last Wednesday, the city is announcing that that repairs have been completed.
As part of a larger National Park Service (NPS) initiative to update entrance fees in place since 2006, Grand Teton National Park and Yellowstone National Park plan to implement a new fee structure starting June 1, 2015.
The Fish and Wildlife Task Force appointed by Governor Matt Mead has announced the following meeting dates:
Wyoming’s annual drawing for big game licenses might not make you rich like some lottery winners, but the 954 successful applicants in the recently completed moose, bighorn sheep, mountain goat and bison drawings are likely thinking they hit their own jackpot.