Dubois, WY

Hiker NW of Dubois Mauled by a Bear He Surprised

A hiker in the Wind River Range northwest of Dubois is hospitalized in Billings today after being mauled by a bear, believed to have been a grizzly. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department said the attack was apparently a result of the hiker “surprising” the bear. Authorities do not plan on tracking the bear.
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A bit cooler Friday and breezy

Mostly sunny, cooler and a bit breezy today. The southern half of the state will see afternoon and evening showers and thunderstorms. Friday through the weekend will see afternoon convection and warm temperatures. Today’s high temperatures will be mostly in the low-to-mid 80s for the Wind River and Bighorn basins with the mid to upper 70’s at Dubois and Lander. Tonight’s lows mostly in the mid-50s with the mid40s at Dubois.
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New Board Members for Fremont County Museums Welcomed

Fremont County Museums welcomes our two newest board members, Jeremy Crews (pictured above) from Riverton and Tom Herret from Dubois. Both will begin their tenure beginning this Friday and are looking forward to contributing to the continued development of our wonderful cultural heritage assets. We also thank Sue Peters and...

Very Warm Tuesday, Late Day Storms Expected

Mostly sunny skies this morning will give way to increasing clouds in the afternoon and developing showers and thunderstorms. Wednesday will be breezy with more afternoon and evening showers and storms. Today will be a warm one with temperatures in the low 80s for Dubois, the low 90s for the Wind River Basin, Shoshoni and Thermopolis and the upper 90s at Worland.

Sheriff’s Office: ATV Crash Injured Two; Woman struck with a Shovel in Dubois; Dog Bite

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office reported over the past 72 hours ending at 7 a.m. on 6/27/22, the emergency dispatch center there had taken 126 calls for service. During that same time, the county’s ambulance service was dispatched 65 times and the county’s fire departments were dispatched twice. Twenty-Five persons were booked into the Fremont County Detention Center on charges that included five Driving While Under the Influence charges, 12 other alcohol-related charges, four felony charges and 56 misdemeanor charges. The Fremont County Detention Center current has 175 inmates it is responsible for, and, of these 170 are being held in Lander and five inmates are outside of the facility.

Temporary limits placed on portion of road west of Dubois

As snow continues to melt off some mountain roads, the Wind River Ranger District of the Shoshone National Forest is limiting travel on the portion of Forest Service Road 515, Barbers Point Road, between Wind River Lake and Brooks Lake Lodge due to remaining areas of snow drifts and heavy mud.

Santa Barbara Cyclist on Cross-Country Ride Talks Detours, Moose and Kindness of Strangers

A Santa Barbara cyclist is currently on the adventure of a lifetime as he is biking across the country on a route more than 4,200 miles long. Ed Rodriguez, who previously worked for the Santa Barbara County Fire Department, has been on the road with his bike since May 29, when he started his journey from Bellingham, Washington, following the Adventure Cycling Association’s TransAmerica trail across the country to Annandale, Virginia.

Very Warm for Thursday; Isolated Afternoon T-Storms

A very warm day with sunshine mixing with clouds. Isolated showers and t-storms will spread from south to north today, any shower or storm could have strong wind gusts. A cold front will bring a better chance of storms on Friday. Today’s high temperatures will be in the mid to upper 80s for the Wind River Basin with the low 90s at Shoshoni, Thermopolis and Worland. Dubois can expect a high near 80. Tonight’s lows mostly in the mid-50s across the area with the upper 40s at Dubois.

Dubois Invasive Species Watch & iNaturalist Training

Using the fun and user-friend app called “iNaturalist” we developed the Dubois Invasive Species Watch as a Citizen Science Project to help land managers identify the extent of invasive species in the area surrounding Whiskey Basin Wildlife Habitat Management Area and the larger Dubois area. Bighorn sheep are a community-wide iconic wildlife species that depends heavily on intact winter range and migration corridors. Rapidly responding to invasive species infestations will help maintain habitat for this and other wildlife species in the area.

ACE Wayne Eugene Tompkins

Ace unexpectedly and peacefully slipped out the garden gate early Tuesday morning June 21, 2022. Wayne Eugene Tompkins was born April 6, 1954 in Rock Springs Wyoming. He was the third child of Donald Eugene Tompkins and June Louise Meyers Tompkins. He is survived by his sister Kathleen Taylor of...

Ingraham to feature National Museum of Military Vehicles on ‘Hidden Gems’ today

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The premiere episode of Fox Nation’s “Hidden Gems with Laura Ingraham” brings the show’s host to the National Museum of Military Vehicles. The Wyoming museum is found between the Grand Tetons and Yellowstone National Park, south of Dubois in Fremont County. The 140,000-square-foot museum opened in August 2020 and offers “visitors nearly 500 fully restored military vehicles, artillery pieces, naval vessels and aircraft dating from 1897 to the present with a current emphasis on the American experience in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War,” its website states.

Wyoming’s Military Museum To Be Featured By Laura Ingraham

Laura Ingraham a television talk host on Fox Nation, has an upcoming episode in Wyoming where she will talk with Dan Starks, Founder of the National Museum of Military Vehicles in Dubois. The National Museum of Military Vehicles is located southeast of Dubois. It has what might be the most...

Another warm day ahead with Sunny Skies

A warm and dry day today with plenty of sunshine. Isolated thunderstorms will be possible Thursday with a better chance of Friday as a cold front moves across the state. Today’s highs will be in the low to mid 80s for the Wind River and Bighorn basins with the upper 70s at Dubois.