As wildfires persist in the west, Wyoming residents may still be seeing the haze. Casper residents may notice that Casper Mountain has seemed a little hazy recently as well. Although air quality is good, state and local officials want residents to be aware of what this means.
On Wednesday, July 28 the Cheyenne Police Department assisted Cheyenne Fire Rescue in responding to a series of dumpster fires in the Downtown area, one of which also ignited the garage of a near-by residential complex.
The Lions Park has a new feature, thanks to the U.S. Navy Week that is visiting Cheyenne from July 26 until Aug. 1st. It is the U.S.S Nimitz, which is a virtual reality Navy simulator on top of an 18 wheeler truck. The experience is open to the public and comes set with virtual goggles, headphones and vests to immerse folks in the Navy mission experience.
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department reports high water temperatures at Yesness Pond in Casper, resulting in some trout mortality. However, other fish in Yesness, such as green sunfish and channel catfish, are not bothered by the warm water temperatures.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is hosting an online public meeting that launches Monday, July 26, 2021, for the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The public can participate in the online meeting at their convenience until it closes on August 30, 2021.
Fire danger remains high throughout Wyoming due to hot, dry temperatures. To help protect wildlife habitat and other public lands, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has implemented fire restrictions on many department-managed properties where people camp and recreate.
Cheyenne Frontier Days is underway, and while many of the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s construction projects in Cheyenne are put on pause during the “Daddy of ‘em All,” there are some lingering traffic impacts that may cause delays for motorists attending this week’s festivities.
The Casper-Natrona County Health Department has recently fielded numerous calls from concerned citizens regarding door-to-door COVID vaccinations, and organization representatives want all residents to know that the CNCHD is not in any way involved in this type of canvassing to either administer vaccines or distribute information.
Starting Saturday, river and stream fishing will be prohibited from 2 p.m. until sunrise. Yellowstone Lake and other lakes will remain open to fishing from sunrise to sunset, like usual. Warm water can be stressful for trout and other fish, especially when they’re caught.
While camping in Grand Teton National Park, Arvidson failed to properly store garbage and beverages resulting in a grizzly bear receiving a food reward when it found the unattended garbage and drink at the campsite.
As Wyoming faces with another year of drought, trout are grappling with reduced food and oxygen, and in many instances, their very survival. The conditions have fish managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department concerned about the impacts on fish in many of the local rivers and lakes.
Cheyenne Frontier Days kicks off this Friday and what better way to celebrate the occasion than with art. The Old West Museum, which has been in operation since the summer of 1978, covers the history and heritage of Cheyenne frontier days.
HIVIZ, LLC. received the “yes” that over 900 small businesses were hoping to hear after pitching at Walmart’s Open Call 2021. Walmart will be moving forward with stocking the shelves with HIVIZ’s Birdbuster sights.
CPD officers arrested Lorenzo Eagle with the recommended charges of one recommended misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance, one recommended misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence of alcohol, one recommended misdemeanor charge of interference along with several other driving-related citations and one misdemeanor warrant.