CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Matt Mead is set to be sworn into office as the 32nd governor of Wyoming. Mead, a 48-year-old Republican, will be sworn in Monday morning at the Cheyenne Civic Center. A reception will follow at the Wyoming Capitol.
Buffalo's Mayor-elect Randy Dyess is ready for the challenge of taking over the city when he and other city officials are sworn into office during Tuesday's City Council meeting. Dyess said he is up to the task.
The Johnson County Commissioners will have their first meeting of 2011 on Tuesday, but there will be some County business to take care of Monday, January 3 as the newly-elected officials will be sworn into office in ceremonies beginning at 9 am.
The annual Polar Bear Plunge took place Saturday, January 1st at Lake DeSmet. There was a change of venue this year from the traditional Monument Access Boat Ramp to the Main Boat Ramp on the south end of the lake.
SEATTLE (AP) - Representatives from Indian tribes, federal agencies and other groups plan to meet this week in Las Vegas to discuss what to do about too many wild horses in the West. Wyoming legislator Sue Wallis is a member of United Horsemen, a nonprofit group organizing the meeting.
Yellowstone National Park employees have utilized the howitzer to conduct avalanche hazard mitigation operations and have groomed the East Entrance road for motorized oversnow travel, as Sylvan Pass is now open to all oversnow travel.