Wyoming’s Craig Bohl Ranked Among Athlon’s Top 15 “Coaches on the Rise”

      Laramie, Wyo. (June 15, 2015) — Athlon Sports released on Monday its 2015 rankings of all Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) head coaches in the country.  Athlon also named its Top 15 “Coaches on the Rise.”  Wyoming head coach Craig Bohl was ranked by Athlon among those Top 15 “Coaches on the Rise.”  He was also ranked No. 2 among Mountain West head football coaches, and was ranked No. 49 out of the 128 NCAA FBS coaches.

Photo Gallery: The Wind River Canyon Mud and Rockslides as seen from above

(Shoshoni, Wyo.) – Photos of the mud and rockslide areas inside the Wind River Canyon were taken from an aircraft Tuesday morning by Dustin Taylor, a passenger in a plane piloted by Darren Bailey. The photos show the scope of the rockslides, especially their impact on the Burlington Northern Sante Fe railroad that runs through the west side of the canyon. Highway 20/789 is shown as WYDOT crews cleaned the debris from the roadway.

Mud and Rockslides bury railroad tracks in several locations in Wind River Canyon

UPDATE at 7:03 a.m. County10.com has confirmed the railroad cars were empty cars parked along a siding and not from a moving freight train. The Hot Springs County Sheriff’s Office also confirmed that no train traffic is being allowed through the canyon at this point (obviously). The HSCSO also indicated the BNSF has dispatched crews and equipment to begin clearing the tracks.

USFWS Proposes Measures to Facilitate Recovery of Endangered Black-footed Ferrets in Wyoming

(Lakewood, Colo.) – The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) is seeking public comment on a proposal to designate the State of Wyoming as a special area for the reintroduction of black-footed ferrets, which are federally listed as endangered. The proposal would increase management flexibility and lessen regulatory requirements related to future ferret reintroductions in the state.