Archive - Jul 24, 2010 - News

Committee Drafts Extension of Wyoming Film Incentive

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A Wyoming legislative committee has proposed extending the state's Film Industry Financial Incentive Program. At a recent meeting in Sundance, the committee that deals with travel and recreation issues agreed to draft legislation that would push the program's expiration from 2011 to 2016.

Grand Teton Spent $50,000 Rescuing Climbers

Grand Teton spent $50,000 rescuing climbers.
Grand Teton spent $50,000 rescuing climbers.

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) - Grand Teton National Park spent about $50,000 rescuing 16 injured climbers and recovering the body of another after a thunderstorm on Grand Teton mountain. Park spokeswoman Jackie Skaggs said Friday the costs included two helicopters, staff time and other expenses.

The Dogs Ruled Friday Night in Dayton 

It was the “dog days” of July in Dayton as over 25 pet parade entrants strutted their stuff Friday night at the Scott Bicentennial Park during the Kid’s Pet Parade, all a part of the Dayton Days Celebration going on this weekend.

Bruce Brown for State Auditor

Candidate for Wyoming State Auditor Bruce Brown
Candidate for Wyoming State Auditor Bruce Brown

Bruce Brown is running for Wyoming State Auditor this year. This is the second time Brown has put his hat in the race, losing in 2006 to Rita Meyer. Now that Meyer is running for Governor, Brown sees this as an opportunity to take what he's learned in the past four years to try again.