Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality named a new deputy director late Friday afternoon, as Alan Edwards was named to the post. Edwards will add the deputy title to his current duties as administrator for the Abandoned Mine Lands Division at DEQ. He will absorb deputy duties on Dec. 31.
(Casper, Wyo.) -Nearly 500 kids go to the emergency room every day because of toy-related injuries. When giving toys for Christmas presents this year, think about these toy safety tips from safekids.org to ensure a safe and happy holiday.
(Wyoming) – The National Weather Service noted that today is the Winter Solstice, when “the sun is directly over the Tropic of Capricorn.” The winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night of the year and occurs when the earth is tilted on its axis by 23.5°. Read the graphic from the NWS below to learn more.
(Laramie, Wyo.) – Members of the public are invited to submit questions for Lynne Cheney about her book, “James Madison: A Life Reconsidered,” in advance of her public appearance Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the University of Wyoming.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Slight chance of snow this morning before 11am then rain possible. Chance of snow tonight and Monday with cloudy conditions, according to the National Weather Service in Riverton.
(Casper, Wyo.) – Light from a recent sunset makes the clouds above Casper Mountain glow brightly before everything turns to darkness.
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(Casper, Wyo.) – Old Man Winter has returned with artic temperatures and slippery roads. While the weather is frightful, pedestrian and roadway traffic will only increase as the holidays get closer. These factors, unfortunately, increase the possibility for driver/pedestrian collisions.
(Wyoming) – Are you feeling the cold this holiday season in Wyoming? If you are you may want to check out some of the hot springs in Wyoming.
(Wyoming) – Ever curious about how snow fences work and whether or not they’re actually effective?