More power outages reported Tuesday afternoon; no restoration timeframe

Power outages have continued into Tuesday afternoon. There is no estimated time of restoring it as of this update.

Since our last update this morning, outages in Lander have doubled according to the Rocky Mountain Power outage map. Almost 600 residents are without power now.

High Plains Power had the majority of power restored around 11:00 am when a breaker at the Pilot Butte Substation went down. They are currently at the mercy of substation controller Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) who is not based in Fremont County. However, High Plains Power crews are working to troubleshoot while WAPA is en route.

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Impacted outage areas for High Plains Power includes: Dubois, Lander, Ethete, Fort Washakie, Crowheart, Pavillion, and Kinnear.

UPDATE: Power outages could go through Tuesday night. Click here for our latest update.

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