Johnson County

Wyoming Governor, Matt Mead, has written a letter to the Secretary of Health and Human Services asking for clarification of several components of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act to help him make a decision whether the state will subscribe to the act's optional expansion of Medicaid.

Three of Sheridan County's Commissioners appeared on Public Pulse Thursday with host Kim Love and discussed the ongoing negotiations regarding a proposed 99-year lease with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department and Johnson County for water rights regarding Lake DeSmet.

Wyomingites on Public Lands have probably seen shaggy white dogs tending to herds of sheep in the summertime. While the Forest Service and other government agencies have campaigns informing wilderness visitors to leave stock dogs alone, not everyone understands their role.

A group of scientists from China are spending some time in the Cowboy State as part of a clean coal research project between the U.S. and China.

Officials say a Colorado National Guard engineer unit training with explosives started a wildfire that's burned about 22 square miles in southeast Wyoming.

Results of a statewide standardized test will be released Monday, and the results will show how different counties in Wyoming compare in regard to their public education programs, as well has how the state compares to the rest of the nation.

Johnson County's Commissioners, at their meeting last Monday, voted to accept the bid for providing fuel service for county vehicles to Red Eagle, Inc.

U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis has introduced legislation that would restore more than $700 million in federal funds to Wyoming.
The bill was filed Monday by the Wyoming Republican and Democrat Rep. Nick Rahall, of West Virginia.

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