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Official Seeks Information in Bear Poaching

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A southern Wyoming game warden is seeking information about the poaching of a black bear found near the Medicine Bow-Routt National Forests. Baggs Game Warden Kim Olson told The Casper Star-Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/2e1akW2 ) that elk hunters on Thursday found the body of the 2- or 3-year-old female bear in the Little Sandstone Drainage.... Continue Reading
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Beaver Creek Fire Update July 30, 2016

Closures & Advisories: Closure orders have been issued for the U.S. Forest Service and Bureau of Land Management lands and can be found at: inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/4797 Evacuation orders remain in place as issued by the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office Fire Size Today: 31,216 acres (Current as of 10:30 am) Containment: 12% 287 Firefighters: 5 crews, 26 engines, 2 dozers, 4 helicopters and 1 air attack plane Location: 24 miles north of Walden, Colorado Fire is being managed on the Medicine Bow – Routt National Forests, BLM Kremmling Field Office, State of Colorado Lands, BLM Rawlins Field Office and Wyoming State Forestry Division Started: 6/19/16; The cause of the fire is actively being investigated by U.S.... Continue Reading
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Public Asked To Report Suspicious Activity Surrounding Recent Fire Starts

(LARAMIE, Wyo.) July 29, 2016 – Disturbing trends in recent wildfire starts have led local U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement officials to request public vigilance regarding suspicious activity on public lands in southeast Wyoming and northern Colorado. From July 15-26, five suspicious fires were started on the Medicine Bow-Routt and Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forests.... Continue Reading