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Tree spraying to be completed in Shoshone National Forest campgrounds

(Cody, Wyo.) – Several Shoshone National Forest campgrounds will be closed for a day or two starting Wednesday, September 10. This closure will allow workers to apply the insecticide Carbaryl to protect trees from bark beetle attack and to help retain green trees in the campgrounds. Each campground will be closed during periods of spraying to ensure public safety.

A frosty winter fence. (Ernie Over photo)

When will the first fall freeze occur? Check out the average freeze dates here

(Riverton, Wyo.) – When will the first fall freeze occur? For Riverton the average date is September 17th, for Lander it’s September 24th. The folks up in Dubois have already seen one day where the low dipped between 33 and 35 degrees, and the Dubois average for the first fall freeze has already passed. It was August 31st.

Mule deer fawn. WG&F photo.

Lander/Green Mountain Mule Deer Working Group to meet tonight

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Lander/Green Mountain Mule Deer Working Group will hold their third meeting at 6:15 p.m. on September 2 at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department’s Lander regional office, 260 Buena Vista Drive. Game and Fish staff will present information on local habitat projects and history of the mule deer herds in these areas.


Today’s Obituaries: Wingert

dorothy wingert(Riverton, Wyo.) – Dorothy “Dot” Wingert, 86, of Riverton, died at her home on Friday August 29, 2014. A rosary will be held on Tuesday, September 2, 2014, at Davis Funeral Home at 7:00 pm. A funeral mass will be on Wednesday, September 3, 2014, at 10:00 am at St. Margaret’s Church with Father Demetrio officiating. Burial will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. Read the complete obituary here.