CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Three conservation groups are suing the U.S. Interior Department over a plan to open the Fortification Creek area in northeast Wyoming to coal-bed methane development. The Bureau of Land Management has approved phased development starting this year.
The Sheridan Economic and Educational Development Authority will play a bigger role in developing a plan for economic development in Sheridan. The SEEDA Board approved a document Tuesday that will serve as a process and procedure manual for Sheridan economic development.
In a surprise move at Tuesday's meeting, the Buffalo City Council appointed candidate Scott Madsen to fill the empty council seat left vacant when councilman Bruce Hepp passed away suddenly last year and most recently when Justin Gerard stepped down amid controversy over an arrest for alleged drug possession.