(Riverton,Wyo.) – The National Weather Service in Riverton said today a ridge of high pressure over the southern and central Rockies pushed an unseasonably warm air mass into the Cowboy State Thursday. Several record highs were set for October 24th. Red shading in the table below denotes a new record high.
(Washington, D.C.) – The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) honored the work of Yellowstone National Park Superintendent Dan Wenk with its Stephen T. Mather conservation award. Of his many achievements since taking over as Yellowstone Superintendent in 2011 and throughout his nearly four decades of work with the National Park Service, Superintendent Wenk recently secured a long-desired, positive solution to winter use management in our nation’s first national park..
(Lander, Wyo.) – There was a stark contrast in the vision of the two candidates seeking to replace Mick Wolfe as Mayor of Lander during the County10.com forum Thursday night.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Veterans Memorial Museum is hosting a public meeting Nov. 13 at 6 p.m., located at 3740 Jourgensen Ave., near the Natrona County International Airport, in Casper.
(Washington, D.C.) – In the latest development following the Supreme Court’s decision earlier this month to decline to hear any pending cases regarding same-sex marriage, Attorney General Eric Holder announced Saturday that the federal government will now recognize same-sex married couples in six new states: Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia, and Wyoming.
(Ethete, Wyo.)—U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson on Wednesday ruled that LeClair Irrigation District in Fremont County and its former manager John Hubenka violated federal law and cut off Indian access to tribal lands by rerouting the Wind River. The ruling identified a pattern of unlawful river diversions by LeClair and its employees and members extending back decades. The suit focused on a series of gravel dikes Hubenka constructed near the LeClair headgate near Kinnear, Wyo., in 1999 or 2000.
(Casper, Wyo.) – A special sale for Wyoming Premium Heifer program bred and replacement heifers is scheduled for Nov. 12, 2014.