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Wyoming Moving Closer to Lottery Ticket Sales

Wyoming retail business owners interested in selling Powerball and Mega Millions tickets at their retail locations when the Wyoming Lottery goes live on August 24 still have time to submit an application to become a WyoLotto™ retailer.  It was one of several topics discussed in the studios of Hits 106 today with the Wyoming Lottery CEO, Jon Clontz. ... Continue Reading

Wyoming Middle School Students Receive Science Opportunity at UW AstroCamp June 15-24

Middle school students from Wyoming and surrounding states will be transformed into star gazers and scientists during the University of Wyoming’s AstroCamp: Journey to the Stars June 15-24. The 10-day hands-on camp will allow students to observe the universe with professional telescopes; study astronomical images on computers; construct scientific spectrographs to identify chemical elements; build and launch model rockets; conduct soil tests; create solar ovens; and test their very own Mars landers to see whether, in this case, they can land an egg softly enough without breaking it.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

2014 Should be a Good Year for the Cutt-Slam

The above average snowpack of this past winter has made difficult to impossible fishing conditions on many Wyoming streams, but this same snowpack bodes well for anglers going after their Cutt-Slam later this summer. In 2013, Wyoming’s Cutt-Slam program continued to be very popular with a record number of anglers receiving recognition for completion of the program.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Flooding Continues in Southeast Wyoming

Photo Courtesy of the 133rd Engineer Company Wyoming National Guard Water is at record levels, higher than seen since the 1980s, due to recent storms, snow showers and warm weather conditions. Above normal temperatures through much of this week will cause snow to melt rapidly  in the mountains of southeast Wyoming, often faster than streams and river basins can handle.... Continue Reading
Albany County News

Leave Newborn Wildlife Alone

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges people who find young animals this spring to leave these wildlife newborns alone. Most mammal mothers hide their young and return to them periodically to nurse. People finding these young mammals often assume these newborns have been abandoned, but this is almost never the case.... Continue Reading