Dubois Museum Day coming up on Saturday

(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.

Army Band joined Community Musicians for Hot Notes concert Monday night

(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.

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.