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Wyoming Invasion : Preventing Invasive Species

Preventing aquatic invasive species from establishing populations in Wyoming waters sounds like a daunting task, considering invasive mussels have been detected in neighboring states such as Utah and Colorado, and in water just 60 miles from the Wyoming border. 
However, Regina Dickson is up to the challenge. Dickson’s enthusiasm for and dedication to her job is obvious. After working as a technician for two summers, Dickson is in her third year, now a crew leader in the Wyoming Game and Fish Departments Aquatic Invasive Species (

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WWCC Graduates EMTs For First Time in 20 Years

Western Wyoming Community College graduated its first class of five Emergency Medical Technicians (Basic) in more than 20 years on Tuesday, June 18 in a ceremony at the Rock Springs campus. All five students have passed their state certification exams and are ready to begin new careers as EMTs

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Residents Urged to Use Caution as Fire Danger Increases

Fire danger is increasing throughout the Rawlins Interagency Dispatch area and fire managers are reminding public lands users to use caution while recreating outdoors. Fire managers track fire danger by monitoring the weather and the moisture in vegetation. Fire danger, currently moderate, is increasing with warm and dry weather, is now trending above normal for this time of year.