(June 14, 2012) -- State Forester Bill Crapser said Wednesday that investigators have determined a wildfire that scorched 2,800 acres in Guernsey State Park was started by humans, reports the Laramie Boomerang.
(June 14, 2012) -- Construction of the popular Hunter Trailhead and Campground on the Powder River Ranger District, was completed recently. Visitors to the new facility will find new and improved overnight camping sites and better defined parking for vehicles and trailers.
(June 14, 2012) -- Today Neil Mulholland, President and CEO of the National Park Foundation, welcomed Patricia Nicklin to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In this role, Nicklin will provide strategic oversight and management of the Foundation.
(June 14, 2012) -- HorseChannel.com writes that an apparent malfunction in the watering system that served a small herd of pack mules and stock horses, owned by the National Park Service, in the Pixley National Wildlife Refuge left two horses and seven mules dead due to dehydration and related kidney problems.
(June 14, 2012) -- More housing, businesses and oilfield production has yielded a new spike in energy demand and additional requests for new electricity meters throughout the Permian Basin. And the high demand has not gone unnoticed by local RV park developers, reports the Odessa American.
(June 14, 2012) -- "This sleek new battery-operated system consolidates the remote features into the door handle," said CEO Jason Lippert. "The RV Lock reduces parts that are currently used in assembly of other remote systems and also eliminates the need for hard wiring to the vehicle's electrical system. The easy installation, enhanced security, and contemporary styling of the RV Lock will allow us to continue to supply RV entry doors with the most advanced locking systems currently available."
(June 14, 2012) -- BusinessWeek reports that Navistar International Corp. fell 5.5 percent in New York Stock Exchange composite trading after a U.S. appeals court ruled it can no longer pay fines to sell engines that don’t comply with 2010 environmental standards.
(June 14, 2012) -- "In summary, the EEOC has emphasized that the use of criminal history may have a disparate impact on certain individuals falling within a protected class," said Richter. "As such, an employer using criminal history should be prepared to demonstrate the relation to the position and business necessity defense for those adverse employment decisions involving the use of criminal history."
(June 14, 2012) -- This is not a camera or mirror system. It is the first commercially available aftermarket unit which utilizes radar type sensors which would be installed on the rear bumper cover of a vehicle. The location would be adjusted depending on the length of the vehicle. Longer trucks/RVs would require installation on the sides. Two LED indicators are included and install on the inside of the vehicle. When a vehicle is in the blind spot, the corresponding LED will light up.
(June 14, 2012) -- The Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan, or SCORP, is intended to serve as a blueprint for state and local outdoor recreation planning as required by the Federal Land and Water Conservation Fund. The draft 2011-2016 Wisconsin SCORP is now available for review and comment.