2750 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3111   Ranchers Feed & Supply is a one-stop-shop for all your livestock and ranching needs. We like to say “we offer everything for ranchers, but rain” here at Ranchers Feed & Supply. We strive to provide good nutrition for your livestock, whether...

Michael Roche digs a fireline though Camp Buffalo Bill near Cody as part of the effort to slow the spread of the Fishhawk Fire. The fire covered 11,171 acres of Monday, but cool, wet weather slowed its growth considerably over the weekend and officials believe the fire will just smolder until it is covered by snow. (Photo by Lauren Modler, Cody Enteprise)

Cold, rain slow Fishhawk Fire   By Zac Taylor Cody Enterprise Via Wyoming News Exchange   CODY — The Fishhawk Fire – 11,171 acres as of Monday morning – is expected to smolder until enough snow falls on it, but fire managers are no longer seeing it as quite the threat it was last week. Because of...

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Torrential rainfall led to flooding of Little Oil Creek near Voelker's Auto Body and Glass in Newcastle resulted in damage to the inlet side of the culvert running under Morrissey Road. Because of the damage, Weston County Homeland Security Director Gilbert Nelson and Weston County Road and Bridge Supervisor Rick Williams closed the portion of Morrissey Road overnight to prevent accidents if the road was to give way. The road opened early the next morning. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Newcastle is on track to have one of the wettest years in recorded history, according to Melissa Smith, a hydrologist with the National Weather Service in Rapid City. “So far, in August, Newcastle has received 5.49 inches of rain. I can tell you, that is a lot,”...

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Water floods Fairgrounds Road. 

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   On Aug. 10, Newcastle and Weston County were under flash flood, tornado and severe thunderstorm warnings, according to the National Weather Service. Two of the three warnings proved to be on-target as torrents of rain and hail fell from the heavens.  According to...
Alexis Barker NLJ Reporter   Newcastle appears poised to have one of the wettest years in its history, according to Melissa Smith, a National Weather Service hydrologist in Rapid City.  Along with record-setting precipitation, Newcastle is no longer categorized as being in drought conditions,...

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