Fun Facts and Famous Birthdays

Today’s Fun Facts: Today is International Mud Day, Waffle Iron Day, Hug Day, and Camera Day! The number of the day is: 76. That’s the number of times a smoker attempts to quit before succeeding.   Today in History: A meteor explosion in Siberia knocked down trees in a 40-mile radius and struck people unconscious some 40 miles away on this date in 1908.... Continue Reading

UW Music Department to Host Retreat, Recitals

Musicians from throughout the country, including students at the University of Wyoming, will participate in workshops and recitals during the Whole Musician Retreat July 10-17. The UW Department of Music hosts the weeklong event. Participants will work with internationally acclaimed Whole Musician faculty and Nicole Riner, UW visiting assistant professor of flute, to develop every aspect of their musical selves — from performance and stage conduct to career counseling, and mental and physical health.... Continue Reading

Rain Over Beaver Creek Fire

(WALDEN, Colo.)  June 30, 2016 – Yesterday the Beaver Creek Fire did not burn with the intensity seen in days prior.  Helicopters used aerial ignitions midday as ground crews assisted with ignition of unburned fuels to further defend structures.  Prior to the rain the fire grew to 13,275 acres.... Continue Reading