Wyoming Department of Transportation maintenance crews have worked long and hard throughout northeast Wyoming today to clear roads and get the traveling public to their destinations.
Most roads in Northeast Wyoming have been re-opened, however a few remain closed, the following is a list of roads openings/closures and conditions. Last Updated on Saturday, 05 October 2013 19:10Read more: WYDOT Update: October 5, 2013 – 5:45 p.m.
Cheyenne (9:30 pm) – High winds, heavy snowfall and blowing and drifting snow have created whiteout conditions in north central and eastern Wyoming creating hazardous conditions for motorists. Many roadways in that area of the State remain closed at this time and are impassable.
Wyoming Highway Patrol Dispatchers have been in contact via cell phone with stranded motorists who have been stranded on Interstate 25 north of Casper, WYO 387 between Wright and Midwest and on US 85 north of Lusk. Last Updated on Friday, 04 October 2013 21:42Read more: Troopers Fighting To Reach Stranded Motorists
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