(Laramie, Wyo.) — Seventeen students from Wyoming, including a Lander man, recently took another giant step toward reaching their dreams to become physicians when they were accorded medical degrees from the University of Washington School of Medicine.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – The Bureau of Reclamation’s June forecast for the April through July runoff predicted for the Wind and Big Horn basins is as follows:
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.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for a wide area of Northern Utah, Eastern Idaho and Wyoming by the National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Okla.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – A number of great photographs came in to County10.com following the big thunderstorm over Lander Sunday evening. We’ve assembled those photos here. Thanks photographers for thinking of County10.com. Photos may be contributed using this link.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the Lander, Hudson, Riverton areas until 8 p.m. tonight.
PitchEngine CEO Jason Kintzler took to Instagram this morning to tease the coming addition of two PitchEngine Communities to the company’s growing list of news streams around the state.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – County10.com readers provided more outstanding photos of the big storm that roared over the county on Wednesday. We’ll post more photos here as they come in.
(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.
(Wyoming) – Welcome to Wyoming. Some people may wonder why we live in our desolate state, which has more antelope than people.
It’s no secret we’re proud to call the great state of Wyoming our home. So when they offered us one of these super rare, not-for-sale, Wyoming edition Lib Tech T.Rice 161.5 boards with custom art by our friend Tim Tomkinson, we knew exactly what we needed to do: ask Travis to sign it and then give it away.
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.
(Lander, Wyo.) – The 2015 recipient of the Jefferson Award Foundation’s honor for public service is Lander’s Margaret Appleby.
(Casper, Wyo.) – The Natural Resources Conservation Service reported Tuesday morning that Wyoming’s snow water equivalent is “roughly half of the snow pack last year at this time.”
Today’s Obituaries include Tina Mary Salas.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Red Flag Warnings have been posted for most of Northern and Eastern Wyoming and the Wind River Basin today by the National Weather Service as strong winds and low humidity are expected over a large area of the Northern Plains.
(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.
(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – As a long and severe flu season winds down across the state, Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) representatives say at least 26 resident deaths have been linked to influenza across the state since October.
(Ethete, Wyo.) – George Shakespeare age 27, passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 in Brandon, Manitoba, Canada. He was born April 9, 1987 in Salt Lake City, UT the son of George and Mavis Hardin Shakespeare.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – One of the facts in this year’s City of Riverton’s annual report is that the city generates over a half-million dollars a month with its utility billings.