Thunder Hire Dan Shwam As Field Manager

Laramie, WY; December 16, 2013- The Gem City Baseball Association, a non-profit community based baseball association, announced today they have hired Dan Shwam as the field manager of the Gem City Thunder for the 2014 season. Shwam comes to the Thunder after managing the Cooperstown Hawkeyes of the Perfect Game Collegiate Summer Baseball League last summer.... Continue Reading

Winter Logging To Temporarily Close Snowmobile Trail R/Forest Road 530

US Forest Service (LARAMIE, Wyo.)  Dec. 17, 2013 – Logging operations will be occurring on the Laramie Ranger District along Spruce Gulch Road (Forest Road 530) in the southern Snowy Range throughout much of this winter. This has resulted in the need to temporarily close the treated portion of this road and the overlapping segment of Snowmobile Trail R between the junctions with Forest Roads 898 and 530C.... Continue Reading

UW Holiday Closures Announced

UW Photo December 16, 2013 — Most University of Wyoming business and administrative offices will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 24-Wednesday, Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays and winter break. Normal business hours will resume Thursday, Jan. 2. December payday for UW employees is Monday, Dec.... Continue Reading

UW Extension Range Specialist Honored for Service

UW Photo December 16, 2013 — The Wyoming Section Society for Range Management (SRM) presented its Distinguished Lifetime Achievement to University of Wyoming Extension range specialist Mike Smith. A professor in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management in the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Smith received the award during the organization’s recent meeting in Sheridan.... Continue Reading

UW SafeRide Recognized for Public Service

December 16, 2013 — During its recent conference in Casper, the Governor’s Council on Impaired Driving presented its Saving Lives A ward to the University of Wyoming SafeRide program. UW was among four communities honored this year for their efforts to provide safe rides to individuals who might have otherwise driven while impaired. ... Continue Reading