Converse County

Converse Co. Wildfire Triples In Size In 1 Day
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — More firefighting resources are being sent to help battle a 2,000-acre wildfire burning in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The fire is located about 30 miles south of Glenrock in Converse County. It was spotted on Sunday and tripled in size on Monday because of strong …
Trespass Call Leads To Poaching Convictions
Two brothers will pay more than $11,000 for hunting violations including poaching, and trespassing. Wildlife officials say a Converse County landowner’s call after a trespassing incident led to convictions for 21 yr-old, Lance Chase, of Gillette and, 23 yr-old, Christopher Chase of Bismarck, …
Partial Fire Restrictions For BLM Lands In Three Counties
Partial fire restrictions across three eastern Wyoming counties on Bureau of Land Management lands will effect anyone wanting to get outdoors in this lovely late fall weather. Restrictions on campfires, use of welding equipment and smoking are now in place for Converse, Platte and Goshen counties. &…
Elk Poached In Converse County, Info Sought, Reward Offered
A poached bull elk was found shot out-of-season earlier this week at the Echo Mountain Ranch south of Glenrock and area game officials would like help solving the crime. ” This elk had been killed by a rifle. Unfortunately it was only archery season in this area at the time. So this individua…