Press Release – The Douglas Fire grew a bit overnight and is now estimated at 1785 acres with 22 percent containment. Twelve fire engines staffed the night shift of this lightning caused fire, which remains roughly 15 miles southwest of Sundance, Wyo.
Today’s firefighting operations will focus on mitigating hazards in the Sundance Canyon Ranch subdivision south of the
Press Release – The Black Hills Historic Preservation Trust is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person (s) responsible for the recent vandalism to the historic Meeker Ranch, located northeast of Custer, SD on the Black Hills National Forest.
Numerous windows were broken and damage was done to an exterior door from forced
Press Release – The Supreme Court deadlocked Thursday on President Obama’s plan to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants in the U.S. That means a lower court’s ruling against the plan stays in place.
U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., has been a vocal critic of the president’s amnesty plan.
Press Release – The Douglas Fire, roughly 15 miles southwest of Sundance, Wyo., has grown to approximately 1700 acres. This lightning caused fire is 20 percent contained.
The priority of the firefighting effort is public and firefighter safety. Incident Commander Dick Terry also listed minimization of public loss and protection of private timber and grazing as objectives of
Prince Rogers Nelson "Prince" died in Minnesota this morning. No report of a cause has been released yet.
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A power pole was destroyed by a fire about 6 ½ miles south of Worland west of Lane 16 past the ag fields along the canal just before 8pm on Wednesday night, June 22. According to Worland Fire Chief Chris Kocher, an individual was burning a pile of weeds which scorched ½ an acre and the blaze got out of control burning the power pole. The Worland Fire Department was on site for two
The Worland City Council was in regular session on Tuesday night, June 21 in the City Hall Chambers. The Council approved resolution 2016-2 consisting of the 3rd Reading of the upcoming 2016-17 fiscal year budget of $12,272,603. City Clerk and Treasurer Tracy Glanz stated that the increase in sanitation and capital projects is one of the reasons why the budget is up by over $1.1 million
The Washakie County Commissioners met in regular session with a full agenda on Tuesday, June 21. Late in the morning session Banner Health Representative and Project Manager Brad McCaslin provided a quarterly update in the Conference Room of the Washakie Medical Center to the Commissioners and the Hospital Board regarding how the Hospital Expansion project is coming along. McCaslin stated that