Guernsey State Park

2nd Cliff Jumping Death Reported In Wyoming
In May this year, a 21 year old Nebraska man died after jumping off a cliff at Guernsey Reervoir. Now a second man has suffered the same fate at the same reservoir. Both deaths happened in an arm of the reservoir called Long Canyon. Wyoming state parks officials say 22-year-old Johnny Andres Ornelas…
Arrests Made In Guernsey State Park Fire
  Authorities have arrested two people they believe are responsible for starting a fire at Guernsey State Park earlier this month that resulted in the evacuation of several hundred park visitors, and consumed nearly 2,700 acres. Thirty-six-year-old Thomas Pierson and 36-year-old Stephanie Schul…
State To Reopen Guernsey State Park Today
GUERNSEY, Wyo. (AP) — The state parks department is reopening part of Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming. The park has been closed since last Saturday, when a wildfire chased out hundreds of campers and visitors. The wildfire is now mostly out and campers, boaters and visitors will be a…
Parts Of Guernsey State Park To Reopen Friday
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Part of Guernsey State Park will reopen in time for the weekend after a wildfire chased campers and visitors out last Saturday. State Parks Division Administrator Domenic Bravo says crews were working Thursday to remove hazardous trees and clean up debris. The plan is to…
Guernsey Park Fire 95 Percent Contained
Firefighters at Guernsey State Park  have now reach 95 percent containment of that fire. Evacuation notices and road closures have been lifted for the community of Hartville and the residents of Pleasant Valley Road. The management of the fire will be turned over this evening to local officials…
Investigation Finds Wyo. State Park Fire Is Human Caused
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators have determined that a fire burning in Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming is human caused. State Forester Bill Crapser says the fire started in a grassy and brushy area along the lake. While the land there is owned by the state Military Department, Cr…
Wyo. State Park Wildfire 80 Percent Contained
GUERNSEY, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters have made significant progress in battling a wildfire at Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming. Thanks to ideal weather conditions and a heavy dose of water dumped from helicopters, containment of the fire jumped to 80 percent Tuesday. It was 20 percent c…
Voluntary Evacuation Alert For Wyo. Wildfire
GUERNSEY, Wyo. (AP) — Residents of Hartville have been placed on alert for possible evacuation as firefighters continue to make progress battling a wildfire at Guernsey State Park in southeast Wyoming. Authorities say the fire is about 20 percent contained after scorching about four square mi…