Local News
At 7:23 p.m. to N HWY 14-16 for a grass fire on the Buckskin and Rawhide Mine property.  The fire burned 24.7 acres of grass, threatened 4 structures and consumed a small outbuilding used for storage.  The cause of the fire is under investigatio
The Campbell County Rockpile Museum and the Campbell County Commissioners Office have organized a special field trip to visit Senator John Kendrick’s LX Bar Ranch on the Powder River in northwest Campbell County. The trip will take place the morning
SHERIDAN - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to remind antelope hunters in Hunt Area 23 and deer hunters in Hunt Areas 17 and 18 of changes in the hunting regulations for those hunt areas in 2016.   In Antelope Hunt Area 23, the antel
Blue Bag Recycling Program Ending Friday, September 2nd Recyclables can be brought to CARE facility. The City of Gillette's Blue Bag Curbside Recycling program will end Friday, September 2nd. Post Date: 08/23/2016 9:00 AM The City of Gillette&#
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout September. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to disc
State News
HEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead sent a letter to State Agency Directors on August 24, 2016 encouraging them to look for additional efficiencies in their budgets. The State revenue shortfall, as the Governor told the Joint Appropriations Committee
Custer, S.D. — As part of the Custer State park Monday night speaker series, Black Hills National Forest wilderness rangers and the Forest Service Rocky Mountain Specialty Pack String will be presenting on backcountry traditional tool use for trail
Jobs, tax revenues and economic diversification are some ways uranium has benefited Wyoming where the largest economic reserves in the United States can be found. The naturally occurring chemical element is the focus of a new public information circular p
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead announced today three initiatives to promote shooting sports across Wyoming: 1) The Open Ranges Initiative will facilitate locally led partnerships to increase access to public shooting ranges. 2) The Wyoming 100
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - A state of Wyoming veterans service officer from the Wyoming Veterans Commission will conduct community outreach services in Wyoming cities throughout September. Brian Yeager is available to meet with veterans and their families to disc
Regional News
Custer, SD — 2016 marks the 50th Anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 signed by President Johnson which established the legal framework and incentives to preserve historic buildings, landscapes and archeology.   Today,
Press Release - South Dakota Wildland Fire Division and the Black Hills National Forest would like to remind the public about fire safety during the 76th Annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.
 
Fire danger for the Black Hills and Prairie areas can be found at http://gacc.nifc.gov/rmcc/dispatch_centers/r2gpc/currentfiredanger.htm
 
To minimize human-caused wildfires, please consider the
Later this month local business owner Sterling Albers will be taking his mobile laser tag business to Rapid City, SD, to team up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation. The recipient, a 13-year-old identified as Sam, is suffering from brain cancer. He wants to throw a large thank you party at West Middle School in Rapid City to thank all those who have supported him.

“The child
Press Release - The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is alerting Wyoming residents who recently traveled to western South Dakota about a Hepatitis A case associated with a local pizza restaurant.
 
A food handler at the Pizza Works restaurant in Custer, South Dakota was confirmed to have Hepatitis A, according to the South Dakota Department of Health.
 
Dr. Tracy Murphy,
Press Release – As of noon on July 11, the Rocky Mountain Area Interagency Coordination Center encompassing Colorado, Wyoming, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas, has moved from a Preparedness Level 2 to a Preparedness Level 3. Preparedness levels are based on current and forecast weather conditions, fire activity, and resource availability.

Fire danger in the Rocky Mountain Area is high
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