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New WHP Mobile Education and Enforcement Team trucks hit the road

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Highway Patrol Mobile Education and Enforcement Team (MEET) is composed of specialized commercial vehicle inspectors whose primary responsibilities are to help educate commercial carriers and drivers in size and weight regulations and federal motor carrier rules and laws while enforcing violations as well.

Gina Marie Herbert shared this stunning photo of a bristlecone pine with sunset in the background.

Photo of the Day: Bristlecone Pine at sunset

(Lander, Wyo.) – “I didn’t appreciate all the beauty in the area growing up there. Now, every time I go back to visit I am excited when I can capture a piece of it,” said photographer Gina Marie Herbert. Herbert captured this bristlecone pine and sunset photo off of the Loop Road near Slate Creek last weekend. Thanks for sharing this great photo with our readers Gina!

Riverton's State Champion 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Stars got their fire truck ride Monday evening. (Ernie Over photo)

State Champion 15-year-old Babe Ruth All Stars received their fire truck ride Monday evening

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton’s Babe Ruth Baseball teams made a clean sweep of the state tournaments this year with both the 13-14 year old team and the 15-year-old All Stars winning their respective state championships. The 15-year-old All Stars got their ride on a Riverton Fire Truck through town on Monday evening.

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Running talent put on a show at the Dodge PRCA Rodeo last night!

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Fremont County Fair & Rodeo welcomed big-name talent, Brittany Pozzi and Sherry Cervi to it’s “Military Appreciation” Dodge PRCA rodeo last night. These ladies tore up the arena in the barrel racing event with fast times.
Brittany Pozzi led last night’s round with a time of 17.73 while Sherry Cervi followed close behind with a time of 17.80.

Water samples from the Popo Agie Riverton about one mile downstream of Lander indicated elevated levels of E. coli bacteria.  (Ernie Over photo)

Several Popo Agie River water samples note higher than usual levels of E.coli bacteria

(Lander, Wyo.) – A public notice from the Wind River Environmental Quality Commission posted on on Monday indicated E.coli bacteria levels exceeded Tribal Water Quality standards for primary contact recreation activities about one mile downstream from Lander.