By Liz Wood 

Encampment/Riverside: Water problems from above

 

Liz Wood

The tram towers at the Grand Encampment Museum were covered in snow Monday morning after a spring storm dumped around 19 inches on Encampment and Riverside. Residents were digging out of their homes Monday, as Encampment town employees were clearing roads.

Springtime in Wyoming can create havoc on towns - and Sunday was no exception. In Encampment and Riverside a snowstorm dumped anywhere from 12 inches to 19 inches of snow and left downed trees and snowy roads throughout the two communities.

Just 18 miles north of Encampment, Saratoga only received about two inches of snow, with depths of snow varying between the two ends of the Valley.

By 8 a.m., the roads through Riverside and Encampment had been cleared by Wyoming Department of Transportation, but employees in Encampment were still clearing the 22 roads that make up the town of Encampment...



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