WPR News
7:21 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Funeral services for Constantinides family scheduled for next week

Laramie, WY – Funeral service will be held next week in Wyoming for four members of a Colorado family who plunged to their deaths when a section of highway washed out earlier this week. Alex and Laurel Constantinides of Colorado Springs, were fleeing a nearby campground early Tuesday with their three young daughters when their van plunged into a gaping hole created by a raging creek. Alex was the only one to survive.

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WPR News
8:44 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Road collapse might have killed Colorado family

Carbon County – Engineers say a large section of Wyoming highway where four Colorado family members plunged to their deaths might have totally collapsed in a matter of minutes.

It had been raining for hours Monday night when local authorities warned the Constantinides family, among others, about potential flood conditions near North Brush Creek Campground around midnight.

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WPR News
8:00 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Whoopup fire evacuation order lifted

Newcastle, WY – The Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management team lifted evacuation orders for residential areas near the Whoopup wildfire.

Last night the fire near Newscastle grew to cover more than 7-thousand acres.

Cooler weather and increased of personnel have helped control the blaze.

Incident Team spokeswoman Beth Hermanson said more than 750 people are now working the scene and the fire is 40 percent contained.

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WPR News
7:31 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Mead wants more snowmobiles in Yellowstone, not less.

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WPR News
6:29 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Wildfire continues to grow as of Tuesday afternoon

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WPR News
6:28 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Flash flood kills family of 4 near Saratoga

WPR News
10:54 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Crews battling 4-square-mile wildfire in Wyo

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. – A federal team is expected to take over management of a nearly 4-square-mile wildfire in northeast Wyoming.

The Whoop Up fire is burning on federal land about 10 miles southeast of Newcastle. The 14-home Ferguson Canyon Subdivision and two homes in South Dakota south of U.S. 16 have been evacuated.

Federal officials say two firefighters have been treated for heat-related incidents and another has been treated for an injury from a fall.

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