The Bridger Teton National Forest area closure issued August 7, 2017 remains in effect. Forest users are reminded to be alert for heavy vehicle traffic from firefighters on narrow roads and to stay out of the closure area.
LUCDA is a non-profit organization providing services to children, ages birth through five in Lincoln and Uinta counties.
The fire is located 25-miles northwest of Kemmerer, WY in the Hams Fork drainage. Weather conditions on Saturday moderated, limiting fire growth to just 200 acres by the evening. Updated mapping on Sunday shows current size at 3,169 acres.
The exhibit highlights the careers of Lee Craig and David C. Haddenham who were early full-time fossil quarriers from the 1890s to the 1950s, and displays the similarities and differences between historic and modern collecting techniques.
The monument visitor center is open between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. daily.
As a state, Wyoming is one of eight states to lose population in 2016, but Lincoln County is among those counties in the Cowboy State to report increases in residents.
Derek James “DJ” Harrison will serve no less than 30 years in Davis County Utah before starting a sentence in Wyoming where the court accepted his pleas of felony murder and kidnapping. Harrison’s crimes carry a life sentence in Wyoming plus 20 years. (Independent Photo by Sarah Hale: Lincoln County Attorney Spencer Allred speaks with members of the Wyoming and Utah media outside the Lincoln County Courthouse in Kemmerer on May 17.)
While winter wildlife restrictions will lift on the Bridger-Teton National Forest on May 1. 2017, most forest roads will not yet be drivable or open. “We still have a long period of snowmelt ahead ...
DJ Harrison has been offered a plea deal from Lincoln County which would spare him the death penalty in the kidnapping and death of Utah Transit Authority employee, Kay Porter Ricks. Harrison, already facing no less than 30 years in Utah for kidnapping crimes in Davis County, would serve a life sentence plus 20 years without the possibility of parole.
Dereck James “DJ” Harrison will be asked to enter a plea to murder charges against him in Lincoln County District Court on Monday, April 17, 2017.