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Sinks Canyon State Park hosts cave exploration event
Posted on: Thursday, July 31, 2014  |  State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails

Applications are available for the Fourth Annual Wyoming Kids eXtreme Cave Exploration Adventure at Sinks Canyon State Park, Aug. 9th.  

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Guernsey State Park holds Sprint-Athlon
Posted on: Thursday, July 31, 2014  |  State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails

In coordination with the Tri-city Parks and Recreation District, Guernsey State Park will host the 2nd Annual Sprint-Athlon on August 10. This is a Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails Kids eXtreme event.  

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Long missing WWI gas mask returned to State Museum
Posted on: Wednesday, July 30, 2014  |  Wyoming State Museum

A World War I gas mask, missing for nearly 100 years, has been returned to the Wyoming State Museum found again by pure chance.  

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Flash Flood Warnng
Posted on: Tuesday, July 29, 2014  |  State Parks, Historic Sites & Trails

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for Southwestern Laramie County in Southeast Wyoming. Doppler Radar indicated slow moving thunderstorms with heavy rainfall possibly exceeding two inches. Runoff from the excessive rainfall could impact Curt Gowdy State Park.  

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WY Outside Seeking Input from Youth for Outdoor Bill of Rights
Posted on: Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Wyoming Outside

(CHEYENNE, Wyo.) July 24, 2014 – By completing a brief online survey, Wyoming residents ages 8-21 have the opportunity to provide input on what they believe every youth and family should experience in the Wyoming outdoors. WY Outside is in the process of developing a Youth Outdoor Bill of Rights, which would suggest a fundamental list of experiences that every child in Wyoming should be exposed to and have access to in the Cowboy State.  

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Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund Board to meet in Cody
Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  State Parks and Cultural Resources

The Wyoming Cultural Trust Fund board will meet at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Webster Board Room, in Cody on August 5-6. This board meeting will be focused on developing a new strategic plan for the program.  

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Wyoming Arts Council board to meet in Cheyenne
Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  Wyoming Arts Council

Members of the Wyoming Arts Council board will hold a quarterly meeting in Cheyenne on July 31-Aug. 1 at the Wyoming State Museum Multi-Purpose Room located in the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Ave.  

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Greg Pierce named new State Archaeologist
Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014  |  State Historic Preservation Office

Greg Pierce has been selected to serve as the new Wyoming State Archaeologist. He succeeds Dr. Mark Miller who held the title for the past 30 years and retired this spring.  

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