The Associated Press has confirmed that Liz Cheney has filed to run for the U.S. House seat soon to be vacated by Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming. The elder daughter of former vice president Dick Cheney is ready to announce her run for the congressional seat on Monday.
Plumes of smoke may be seen over the Big Horns in coming weeks. Forest firefighters will be burning slash piles in areas around Red Grade Road. The piles scheduled for burning are located at Swamp Creek, Big Goose Ranger Station, Spear-O-Wigwam, Coffeen Park, and along the road into Dome Lake.
The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee recently completed their “markup” of the governor’s proposed budget for the biennium. The JAC elected to cut $45 million from K-12 education funding over the next two years.