A private citizen effort to reopen the Antelope Butte Ski Area as a nonprofit took a step forward this month, as the recently formed Antelope Butte Foundation met with the National Forest Service to put a hold on action to dismantle what's left of the facility in order for ABF to develop and present their business and fundraising plans to the state.
A Gillette man is dead after falling asleep at the wheel and being ejected from his pickup during a rollover. According to the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 61-year-old Paul J. Drew of Gillette died en-route to the Wyoming Medical Center in Casper following the accident on I-90 which took place on Thursday afternoon 15 miles east of Buffalo in Johnson County.
The 2011 Johnson County Fair and Rodeo wrapped up its week-long run this weekend with the rodeo performances Saturday and Sunday, the Junior Livestock Sale Saturday night, and the main event this weekend, the Fair and Rodeo Parade Saturday morning.
A University of Wyoming researcher says the composition of plant species on Wyoming’s grasslands could be shifting over the next 100 years. That’s one of the results of a study that was conducted to determine how increases in carbon dioxide can affect high-plains grasslands.