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May 29th, 2011

Work Underway To Restore Access Between Lamar Valley And Rest Of Yellowstone

Map of Yellowstone National Park

Word came today from Al Nash with the Yellowstone Public Affairs Office that crews are working to restore access between the northeast section of the Yellowstone and the rest of the park, after the only open route was closed Saturday by a rock slide.

Flood Watch In Effect For Jo Co Through Monday

A Flood Watch is in effect for Johnson County through this evening. A Flood Watch means there is potential for flooding based on forecasts.

Heavy Mule Deer Fawn Mortality

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PINEDALE, Wyo. (AP) - The Wyoming Game and Fish Department says winter was hard on mule deer in western Wyoming.

North Platte River Rises Near Casper

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High waterways around the region are causing residents to be on the alert.

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - The North Platte River near Casper rose to "action stage" Sunday morning. But forecasters say the rise is mostly caused by reservoirs upstream letting out water to make room for snowmelt.

Corps Updates Reservoir Release Forecast to Unprecedented Levels

Fort Peck Dam (photo by Donna Sexton Pace for the State of Montana)

Omaha, Neb. – Rapidly changing weather conditions in Montana, northern Wyoming and the western Dakotas have prompted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make adjustments to previously announced releases. Future releases will reach record levels considerably higher than those previously announced.

Enzi: Honoring our Veterans Should be More than One Day a Year

Gene McNair of Sheridan, Wyoming (center) stops for a picture with Senator Mike Enzi (right) and Senator John Barrasso (left). McNair was in the nation’s capitol on an Honor Flight to visit to the World War II Memorial and to meet with the Wyoming congressional delegation. (COURTESY PHOTO)

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., encourages all Americans to take the opportunity to honor the men and women who gave their lives in the fight for freedom and those who continue to serve and protect the country this Memorial Day, May 30th.

May 27th

Forest Visitors Face Wet, Hazardous Weekend Conditions

Pactola Visitor Center in the Black Hills National Forest

Custer, SD – With widespread flooding and other weather events dominating the news, it’s easy to miss local, hazardous weather conditions. Officials with the Black Hills Forest Service have issued a general advisory for Memorial Weekend visitors.

Memorial Day Survey: Half Say They Want to “Get Away”

Road Trippin' is a fun way to take an economical get-away.

Wyoming News Service, JACKSON, WY - Memorial Weekend marks the official kick-off to summer, generally, and according to a Deloitte consumer survey, half of the respondents want to get away, at least for an overnight trip.

Renowned Economist to Speak at Governor's Summit

Economist Harry J. Holzer to speak at Governor's Summit June 9th and 10th in Riverton.

CHEYENNE - The Wyoming Workforce Development Council welcomes Harry Holzer as one of the main guest speakers at the 2011 Governor’s Summit on Workforce Solutions.  The Summit will be held in Riverton at Central Wyoming College June 9th and 10th.

Indian Health Center Update – Memorial Weekend

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Crow Northern Cheyenne IHS Hospital

The Crow Northern Cheyenne Indian Health Service Hospital ER is open for emergency cases only.