Wyoming Thunder roars through Lander to honor veterans

(Lander, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Thunder Run roared through Lander this morning, several hundred motorcycles strong. Members of the Legacy Vets and Vietnam Vets Motorcycle Clubs and others gathered at the Shopko parking lot and rode down Main Street. The motorcycles stopped underneath the large flag hanging at Fourth and Main to say the Pledge of Allegiance.

Runners at last year's race.

Get out and ‘Run Like a Bighorn’ this Saturday

(Lander, Wyo.) – The second annual “Run Like A Bighorn” race will be held Saturday, July 19th at 7 am. Runners should meet at the Sawmill picnic shelter for registration, which starts at 6 am. Participants may also pre-register at the Sinks Canyon State Park Visitor Center. The cost of registration is $20 for adults, and $10 for kids under 13. This cost includes an official race t-shirt and water bottle, along with gifts from our sponsors.


Model Planes Fly-in continues today

(Riverton, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Model Planes Fly-in continues today at the Wyoming Modeler’s Park. Featuring radio controlled model flying machines from all over the region including planes, helicopters, and even jets; go watch the pilots perform some of their best maneuvers. The Fly-In offers day and night flying at the park, which is located between the Walmart and Honor Farm Rd.

Solar panels installed on the roof of the National Outdoor Leadership School - Rocky Mountain in Lander, funded in-part by Blue Sky customers. Photo provided by RMP.

Rocky Mountain Power program earns national recognition for renewable energy program

(Salt Lake City, Utah) – Rocky Mountain Power’s Blue Sky renewable energy program has once again received national recognition. For the 11th year, the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory ranked PacifiCorp—which includes Rocky Mountain Power and Pacific Power—in the top five utility green power programs in the country. For 2013, Blue Sky ranks second for participating customers and third for renewable energy sales through a voluntary program.

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Reminder: Don’t leave dogs in vehicles on even warm days

The summer heat has arrived and Park County Sheriff Scott Steward reminds residents it takes only minutes for a pet left in a vehicle on a warm day to succumb to heatstroke and suffocation. Every year, dogs suffer and die when their guardians make the mistake of leaving them in a parked car—even for “just a minute”—while they run an errand.