The ribbon cutting of the WPX Drilling Simulator Teaching Lab. Left to right: Gov. Dave Freudenthal; WPX VP of land Jerry Barnes, University President Dick McGinity, and university trustee Jeff Marsh. (WyoFile/Gregory Nickerson)
WyoFile.com - Over the past two years, the University of Wyoming has installed a supercomputer, a virtual-reality cave with 3-D graphics, and now an oil and gas drilling rig simulator.
The community was invited to the Sheridan County 4-H Expo to experience up front and close what 4-H is all about. Local clubs set up their projects to the Exhibition Hall at the fairgrounds hoping to draw future 4-H'ers into the fold.
Wildflowers on trail 217 in Cloud Peak Wilderness. (Courtesy Photo)
Concerns about first amendment violations have arisen, since the United States Forest Service has opened public comment on a proposed directive on commercial filming in protected wilderness areas like the Cloud Peak Wilderness, located in the Powder River District of the Bighorn National Forest, located near Buffalo.
In late September and electrical fire took out the home of a Buffalo family, destroying their personal belongings, furniture and the home. Since then, the Buffalo Community has banded together to help the Beatty-Lamping family get back on their feet.
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