Archive - 2011 - News

December 24th

Gov. Mead Calls Delay In Post Office Closures 'Prudent'

Governor Matt Mead

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released a statement on the decision by the United States Postal Service to delay its closure of rural post offices across the country, calling the inaction “prudent”.

Senator Burns Weighs in on Sage Grouse Issue

Sage Grouse

Governor Matt Mead is asking Wyoming lawmakers to budget $10 million over the next two years to free up federal and private matching funds to purchase conservation easements on private ranches in Wyoming in sage grouse areas.

December 24th

Groups Call for Flaming Gorge Pipeline Intervention

Groups Call for Flaming Gorge Pipeline Intervention

A plan to get water to Colorado’s Front Range is back on the table, although a coalition of ten conservation groups is hoping the plan is short lived.

Santa!

As it has done for the past few years, OnStar is offering a chance to track Santa's progress this year.

Kaycee Mayor Updates Commission on Recycling

Kaycee Mayor Tom Knapp gave an update to the Johnson County Commissioners on the city's recycling program, its new waste transfer station, and the situation with the Solid Waste District.

Fremont Co. Bus Stop Death Highlights Close Calls

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A fatal bus stop accident in Fremont County is bringing some attention to close calls involving school buses.

WDE: Work Together, 'Lift All Students to Proficiency'

On America's educational landscape, states are ultimately judged at the national level by what percentage of its schools are proficient their respective state assessment. While some states are struggling, Wyoming is performing well.

Water Agreement With M&M Ranch Signed by Jo Co

A water agreement and license with M&M Ranch Acquisition LLC, the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board, Sheridan County and Johnson County was signed by Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman at their meeting Tuesday.

Kaycee Mayor Updates Jo Co Commission on Projects

Kaycee's Mayor, Tom Knapp, recently updated the Johnson County Commissioners on various projects the city has been working on.

Knapp said the Streets Project is now officially complete, ending a number of years of construction and setbacks.

Jo Co, Buffalo Discussing Modeling for Lake DeSmet

Johnson County Commissioners

At the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman brought to the other commissioners the possibility of the county and City of Buffalo having their own modeling study of Lake DeSmet done, to be ready in case industry should show interest in the lake in the future