(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – The 2014 Boysen Youth Fishing Derby was success, Boysen State Park Superintendent Daniel Marty reports. More than 100 children signed up for the fun and got a fishing pole, and about 60 came to the event at the Boysen Lake Marina.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The veggies are planted and flower baskets are blooming, perhaps now you’re thinking of planting perennials in the yard. But what can you plant that stands a good chance of thriving year after year? There are two concepts you’ll need to consider in selecting your plants: zones and microclimates.
(Basin, Wyo.) – The Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation is currently investigating a fatal shooting by a police officer in Basin, Q2 News in Montana reports.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The new President of Central Wyoming College, Dr. Cristobal “Chris” Valdez, had his first “official” day at work on campus today, but he actually arrived last week and spent three days getting to know the staff and area.
(Yellowstone National Park) – Temporary repairs have been completed, allowing Firehole Lake Drive in Yellowstone National Park to open to travel.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead unveiled a new website today that highlights Wyoming’s energy strategy. It is a resource for people interested in energy, the environment and the economy and also tracks progress on the energy strategy. Governor Mead released “Leading the Charge: Wyoming’s Action Plan for Energy, Environment, and Economy” last year and implementation began right away. The strategy contains a series of initiatives, which Wyoming state agencies have undertaken ever since.
(Farson, Wyo.) – A single vehicle rollover 13 miles north of Farson, Wyo., resulted in the death of 33-year-old Brandy Lee Logan of Rock Springs, Wyoming. The crash occurred on County Road 118 at mile post 31.20 on July 10 at approximately 5 p.m.