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Month: August 2019

WYDOT asking Snake River recreationalists to be aware during construction project

The Wyoming Department of Transportation has begun work on the Jackson South II (Snake River South Section) project just north of Hoback Junction. The project is the second half of a broader corridor improvement project between the Hoback Junction and…

Address verification needed for Wyoming livestock brand records

The Wyoming Livestock Board Brand Recording Unit recently completed address verification on all livestock brand records. “There are approximately 1,241 addresses that are no longer deliverable,” said Renae Krakow, executive assistant of the Wyoming Livestock Board. “We are reaching out…

WWCC class schedule is now available; deadline is August 29

The Fall 2019 schedule of WWCC classes is now available. The cream colored brochures may be picked up at various businesses and other locations along Highway 89 and in each community. “Of course, you pick one up at the office…

Health Topics: education makes a big difference in an emergency situation

For Lindsey Hill, educating the public in heart saver first aid is a passion. And as the clinical educator with Star Valley Health, she takes that passion not only to healthcare professionals, but also to anyone in the community who…

Spring Creek Fire found in Wyoming Range

The following news release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest:

Yellowstone uses humorous poster to advise against petting bison

By Lew Freedman, Cody Enterprise Via- Wyoming News Exchange CODY — For the people who still don’t get it, the National Park Service recently spelled out – for the zillionth time in the zillionth way – the stern, common-sense advice…

Number of bears killed around Yellowstone drops

By Mark Davis, Powell Tribune Via-  Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — The rate at which grizzly bears have been “lethally removed” by wildlife managers in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem has dropped significantly this year.  Through mid-August, nine grizzlies have been…

2019 Bear Lake County Fair Schedule: Thursday-Saturday

The Bear Lake County Fair will be a busy place over the next several days as the week wraps up the annual events. For more information be sure to visit the Bear Lake County Fair Facebook page. • Thursday, August…

Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Osmond

*This story has been updated to reflect a name correction and addition information from the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office. On August 3, 2019 at 2030 hours the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, Wyoming Highway Patrol and Afton EMS responded to a…

Progress made in irrigation canal repair

By Tom Milstead, Torrington Telegram Via- Wyoming News Exchange TORRINGTON — Both the Goshen Irrigation District and the Gering-Fort Laramie Irrigation District held public meetings on Monday, Aug. 12 to discuss the status of an irrigation tunnel that collapsed on July…