Agriculture

Wyoming Game And Fish Miscue Opens 700 Licenses For Draw July 24th
Nearly 700 leftover full-priced elk, deer and antelope licenses that were not sold on the scheduled leftover license sales date will go on sale first-come, first-served July 24, 2014 at 8 a.m. The licenses are available to both residents and nonresidents online through the Game and Fish website or a…
Weekly Downtown Farmers Market Starts Tonight
The Downtown Casper Farmers Market takes place Tuesday Nights on the grounds of the Nic and the Rails to Trails Park. Enjoy live music, local food vendors, children’s activities, and more. Perennial favorites as well as new vendors are signed up to be a part of this market in it’s 6th …
Wyoming State Fair Looking For Local Rodeo Entries
The 102nd Wyoming State Fair and Rodeo is accepting local entries from Wyoming cowboys and cowgirls to participate in the 2014 PRCA Rodeo. Rodeo performances are scheduled for August 14-15 at the State Fairgrounds. Contestants must be entered by July 25, 2014 at 2:00 pm. All Wyoming residents 18 yea…
Conservation Easement Preserves 3000 Acres In Hot Springs County
Approximately 3,000 acres of productive ranch land in Hot Springs County have been preserved as the result of a conservation easement completed on June 30 by the Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust.  In partnership with the Wilson family, and with funding provided by the Wyoming Wildlife and Natur…
Senate Resolution Honors American Cowboys
  U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., joined 10 of their colleagues in introducing a resolution yesterday that would declare July 26 the Day of the American Cowboy. This is the ninth year the resolution has been introduced and serves to honor the accomplishments and contribu…
Hail Pummels Western Natrona County [VIDEO]
Yesterday, Jun 1, 2014 a number of thunderstorms rolled across central Wyoming bringing soaking rains to the Casper community and several minutes of hail to areas just west of town. The National Weather Service got this video of a thunderstorm that moved through western Natrona County between 11:05 …
Community Garden Planting Day, June 1st
June 1 is traditionally the first safe day to plant without the worry of frost in the Rocky Mountain region. That’s why the groups involved in the community garden plots at the North Casper Seeds of Sharing Community Garden have picked that day to start renting the spots and planting the plan…
Wyoming Governor Asks Feds To Delist Grizzlies
Governor Matt Mead is asking the Secretary of the Interior to remove grizzly bears from the endangered species list. Secretary Sally Jewell wrote to Governor Mead in late 2013 saying she expected to make a decision in early 2014 and take final action this year. Governor Matt Mead said, “The r…
Flooding Prospects Not Good
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The National Weather Service’s final spring flood forecast lists a couple of areas in northwest Wyoming with high potential for flooding this spring. The agency says the South Fork of the Shoshone River southwest of Cody and the confluence of the Lamar River and S…

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