By Liz Wood 

Game & Fish, Forest Service to honor game wardens


Photo courtesy of Charley Blom

Bill Lakanen, center, and Don Simpson, right, check an antelope tag.

Nearly 70 years after their deaths, the U.S. Forest Service and the Wyoming Game and Fish are dedicating a memorial to two game wardens who were killed in the line of duty.

Jack Creek Campground will be temporarily closed during the memorial dedication as officials from the U.S. Forest Service, Wyoming Game and Fish Department and other local officials and state agencies are expected to attend the event, according to a press release from the U.S. Forest Service.

A commemorative sign will be unveiled at the memorial dedication.

The Brush Creek/Hayden Ranger District has been working with the...

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