LARAMIE – Hunters are alerted to an increased chance of encountering dead pronghorn or white-tailed deer this fall due to a fairly widespread outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease across the Cowboy State.
The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory first confirmed the fatal viral disease in a white-tailed deer from eastern Big Horn Basin in August. Since then carcasses of pronghorn and white-tailed deer from Campbell, Carbon, Hot Springs, Johnson, Park and Sweetwater counties have also tested positive. Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 06:59Read more: Outbreak of Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease
(LARAMIE, Wyo.) Sept. 30, 2013 – U.S. Forest Service officials from Douglas and Laramie will be hosting a series of public meetings to discuss the future of prairie dog management on the Thunder Basin National Grassland.
Responding to public concerns surrounding a 2009 Prairie Dog Management Strategy, the Forest Service is proposing to amend the 2001Thunder Basin National Grassland Plan to modify specific components of the Strategy. To effectively address public issues and develop a proposed amendment, the Forest Service is interested in listening to and talking with the public. Last Updated on Thursday, 03 October 2013 06:14Read more: Prairie Dog Amendment Discussion-Public Meetings, Thunder Basin National Grassland
As a result of the Federal government shutdown, essentially all services provided by the Bureau of Land Management will be suspended, with the exception of law enforcement and emergency response functions. Approximately 4,000 recreation facilities, including visitor centers, facilities, campgrounds, boat ramps and other recreation sites will be closed. Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 October 2013 11:47Read more: Activities on BLM lands to be Suspended due to Government Shutdown
CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Al Ellefson, of Hulett, was recently selected to serve as the chairman of the Wyoming Veterans Commission.
"The commission has made great progress assisting Wyoming veterans, I look forward to working with the many stakeholders who support our Veterans," Ellefson said. Last Updated on Monday, 30 September 2013 11:46Read more: Hulet Man Selected As Chairman of the Wyoming Veterans Commission