Tag Archives: Wyoming

UPDATE: Colorado On Pace To Set Record For Motorcycle Deaths

Motorcycle-accident2-300A rash of recent motorcycle accidents, has highlighted the importance that proper protection, following traffic laws and driving defensively play in avoiding…and in the event of…surviving…a motorcycle accident. A Craig man was killed late last month when he and his motorcycle collided with a car on Highway 40. 69 year old Continue reading

Wyoming Police Rescue Boy From Mud

wyoming-flag-graphicWyoming police rescued a boy that was trapped in the mud at Mil Pond Lake, in the Snowy Mountain Range Sunday afternoon. Officers responded to the scene at around two where they found the boy and his father, who was attempting to free him from the Continue reading

Wyoming Looks To Increase Park Fees

wyoming-flag-graphicDue to recent cuts of $1.4 million to the state park budget, the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources is looking to raise the fees people pay at state parks.  Wyoming’s last fee increase was in 2008, and when compared to neighboring states Wyoming Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Moves Into Wyoming

FireThe Beaver Creek Fire that is burning North West of Walden has made its way across the Wyoming state line. The fire that began June 19th has now reached about a mile into the state. Crews are still focusing their efforts on protecting structures in the area, and creating and maintaining fire lines. The Beaver Continue reading

Wyoming Will Still Give Veterans College Tuition

wyoming-flag-graphicGovernor Matt Mead announced earlier this week that the Wyoming’s program that provides college tuition to veterans will remain intact despite recent budget cuts. The program costs $264,000 a semester, and there is some question where these Continue reading

Wyoming Highway Deaths Attributed To Seat Belt Usage

wyoming-flag-graphicSix months into 2016, and numbers show that lack of seat belt usage continues to be an issue in Wyoming highway fatalities.  So far this year there have been 39 fatal crashes across the state resulting in 42 deaths. 18 of these fatalities were in single Continue reading

Wyoming State Troopers Busy 4th Of July Weekend

wyoming hpWyoming State troopers stayed busy over the 4th of July weekend.  From July 1st through the 4th troopers conducted nearly 2,400 traffic stops, arresting 18 impaired drivers. There were 11 auto accidents that occurred resulting in two fatalities and numerous injuries. Trooper’s primary concern was preventing intoxicated driving and other activities that Continue reading

Beaver Creek Fire Only 5% Contained

FireFirefighters battling the Beaver Creek Fire took advantage of cool moist air Saturday to put defensive measures in place to prepare structures for future fire growth. After the recent cool wet weather night infrared flights identified hot spots that remain inside the fire perimeter. Continue reading

Where To Watch Fireworks Near You

FIREWORKS-3-300Below are where to watch area fireworks shows on July 4th. Continue reading

New Wyoming Laws Take Effect Today

wyoming-flag-graphicNew laws passed earlier this year by the Wyoming legislature will go into effect today.  The special car decals that owners of electric cars have to purchase for their license plates now must be renewed annually.  Wyoming is now a part of a collective of states that allows out of state nurses to work in the state without acquiring additional licenses.  Wyoming residents that are Continue reading

Rain Provides Relief To Beaver Creek Fire Crews

WILD FIRERain showers in the area yesterday provided some relief to Beaver Creek Fire crews. The rain helped to suppress the intensity of the fire, but as temperatures increase, vegetation will dry out Continue reading

Weather Helps Beaver Creek Fire Crews

fire in Routt National Forest2Crews responding to the Beaver Creek fire caught a break with the weather yesterday, as the winds died down and temperatures fell. They were able to make progress towards controlling the fire burning 15 miles Northwest of Walden, two miles south of the Colorado Wyoming border. The estimated acreage burned has been decreased from the 7,000 acres thought to be affected yesterday, to approximately 5,400 acres today. According to a representative on the scene fire fighters are concentrating their efforts Continue reading