Local woman earns national NWS award for her decades of weather data collection

Recognizing 39 years of service to America, NOAA’s National Weather Service has named Maggie Campbell of Lander, WY, a 2015 recipient of the agency’s John Campanius Holm Award for outstanding service in the Cooperative Weather Observer Program. The award is the agency’s second most prestigious and only 25 are presented this year to a selective group of exceptionally dedicated cooperative weather observers from around the country.

Update: WG&F actively tracking black bear that got into Lander City Park dumpsters

UPDATE at 2:35 p.m.: Wyoming Game & Fish Spokeswoman Rene Schell confirmed that G&F personnel have been attempting to track down a black bear that was spotted in Lander City Limits Monday night. She said the bear got into a dumpster at City Park and fed on a pig carcass left over from a roast. The last time the bear was seen it was headed out of town and toward Sinks Canyon.