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Month: February 2019

BLM seeking comment on sodium lease sale proposal near Kemmerer

The Kemmerer Field Office of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is asking the public to review the Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact for the proposed Big Dry Creek sodium lease sale. The proposal calls for leasing…

Federal Workers Give Back To Local Food Pantry

  CHEYENNE, Wyo. – This February, employees from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (FWS), U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, and other agencies came together to conduct a food drive for the St. Joseph’s Food…

Wyoming News Briefs

Avalanche closes Teton Pass JACKSON (WNE) — An avalanche piled snow across Highway 22 on Wednesday, forcing the Wyoming Department of Transportation to shut down the road for most of the day. Foreman Bruce Daigle believes the avalanche released naturally…

84th Civil Support Team joins local emergency responders in training

The “big show” was in town this last week as the Wyoming National Guard 84th Civil Support Team conducted training  with emergency responders and law enforcement in Lincoln County. The training took place a multiple locations during the week of…

Bat hibernation survey completed

Game and Fish bat biologist Laura Beard and nongame technician Frank Stetler recently completed a bat hibernation survey in the Bighorn Mountains. In addition to recording the species and number of bats seen, samples were collected to look for evidence…

MUST WATCH: Local snowmobiler narrowly escapes being buried by avalanche

Current avalanche conditions in western Wyoming are extremely high, and one local rider wants to warn others just how scary the back country can be.  Even in good conditions. Kayd Burton submitted this video to SVI Media in hopes of…

TEXT-IN RESPONSES: Should parents be required by law to vaccinate their kids?

Wednesday morning during the Text-In Topic on the Weekday Wake-up, Duke & Dahl asked listeners their opinions in regards to vaccinations.  (The Weekday Wake-up can be heard throughout western and southwestern Wyoming Monday-Friday from 7-9 am on Swift 98 and…