Search and Rescue Council reimburses $164k to counties

The Wyoming Search and Rescue Council met May 30 in Riverton to consider 12 county sheriffs’ requests for reimbursements for search and rescue costs. The council approved $163,856.73 in eligible mission costs. Wyoming Search and Rescue funds are predominately provided by donations when individuals purchase...
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Schedule set for 2013 Mustang Days

Kids enjoy the 2010 Mustang Days parade
There’s a familiar lineup in store for those attending Mustang Days 2013 as the annual celebration kicks off in Lovell June 25. The celebration has returned to its familiar “last week in June” schedule to the theme “A Cowboy’s Dream” featuring western-related activities, Mustang Committee...
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Circus in Byron Sunday among summer events

A cornucopia of events aimed at providing a summerful of entertainment for all comers includes the annual Byron Days celebration in July as well as numerous other attractions during June and July with others later in the planning stage. First up on Saturday, June 1,...
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Memorial Day services planned

Local veterans will be honored at Memorial Day services scheduled for Monday, May 27. The services honoring men and women who served their country will begin at 8 a.m. at the Byron cemetery, continue at 9 a.m. at the Cowley cemetery, followed by a service...
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U.S. 14A seasonal road opening scheduled for Monday

The annual spring opening of U.S. 14A east of Lovell is scheduled for noon, Monday, May 20. “We’ve got a few rocks to remove from the roadway, guardrail to fix and equipment to move,” said Jim Thomas, Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance foreman in Lovell. Thomas said...
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Yellowtail fire affects wildlife habitat

A recent wildfire on the Yellowtail Wildlife Habitat Management Area northeast of Lovell that burned approximately four miles of cottonwood riparian habitat and wetlands along the Shoshone River will affect wildlife habitat and future hunting opportunities. Cody Region Terrestrial Habitat Biologist Jerry Altermatt said that...
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