After Sept. 15, wild horses will be gathered and removed in order to return populations to within appropriate management levels within the herd management areas. This action is in response to the results of the 2017 census flights that determined wild horse populations are exceeding the appropriate management level. A total of 2,836 wild horses were surveyed within the three herd management areas. The appropriate management level is 1,765 horses. These limits on the number of wild horses that certain areas can handle are indicated in Resource Management Plans. (Photo: Pilot Butte Wild Horses)
Chris Tanner speaks with Duke Dance about how SVMC is preparing for an expected influx of travelers associated with the solar eclipse.
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.
Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Republican Gov. Matt Mead of Wyoming told Zinke earlier this year they opposed any changes that would move “from a habitat-management model to one that sets population objectives for the states.”
Charles Hinton, a 35 year old resident of Lithonia, Georgia, was arrested and taken to the Laramie County Detention Center in Cheyenne where he has been charged with felony possession of marijuana and felony possession of marijuana with intent to deliver.
Fires in Oregon, Montana, Idaho and even Canada are contributing to the smoky skies in Star Valley this week.
Wyoming still leads the nation in coal production and also in energy production according to the EIA.
The Teton County Sheriff’s Office, the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Teton County Wyoming Emergency Management are conducting an investigation of Gerald M. Bullinger who is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous.
“Plague is a serious bacterial infection that can be deadly for people and for animals, including pets, if not treated promptly with antibiotics,” said Dr. Alexia Harrist, state epidemiologist and active state health officer with WDH. “The disease can be transmitted to humans from ill animals and by fleas coming from infected animals.” (Photo: Shauna Stephenson)
Contestants may enter by contacting the Wyoming State Fair through mail at P.O. Box 10, Douglas, WY 82633, or by calling (307)358-2398. (Independent Photo by Dahl Erickson)