(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Governor Matt Mead announced the creation of the Governor’s Marijuana Impact Assessment Council (GMIAC) on June 30, 2015.
(Fremont County, Wyo.) – SageWest Health Care was recently recognized with an Excellence through Insight award for “Highest Community Perception of Quality” by HealthStream, Inc., which serves as SageWest’s third party market research firm for patient, physician, and community insights surveys.
(Wyoming) – The Adventure Journal just published an article emphasizing 20 Things That We Love About Wyoming. With so many reasons to love our great Equality state, the Adventure Journal was able to capture some of the most celebrated locations.
(Yellowstone National Park, Wyo.) – Yellowstone Park Rangers have temporarily closed Upper Terrace Drive near Mammoth Hot Springs to vehicles due to a new thermal feature that is impacting the road.
(Dubois, Wyo.) – Children’s games, historic cabins tours, a quick draw and silent auction, live entertainment, crafts and demonstrations are the highlights of the 2015 Museum Day on Saturday, July 18. The annual festival is held at the Dubois Museum located at 909 West Ramshorn in Dubois from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Museum Day is an event sponsored by the Dubois Museum Association featuring traditional Western craft displays and demonstrations by local artists. Many artisans will have items such as jewelry, beadwork and antler art for sale.
(South Pass City, Wyo.) – The Vintage Base Ball Team from Riverton captured the 2015 Gold Rush Days tournament, dethroning Lander, winner of the past five tournaments and nine overall.
(South Pass City, Wyo.) – While it was hot in the valley, it was cool up at 7,950 feet. Really cool, as in family entertainment with only long sleeves needed.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Who knew that Wyoming had its own Army Band? By a show of hands, most of the audience at Monday night’s Hot Notes and Cool Nights Concert at Riverton City Park didn’t know that. At the end of the concert, however, the assembled crowd showed their appreciation to the Wyoming National Guard musicians with a prolonged ovation following a rousing rendition of The Stars and Stripes Forever.
(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.