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Martha Hansen Dies at 97

CHEYENNE (AP) - Martha Hansen, the widow of former Wyoming Senator Clifford Hansen and grandmother of Governor Matt Mead, has died. She was 97. Mead announced Hansen's death, saying she died Thursday at the family ranch in Jackson.

Jo Co Hosts Public Meetings on Zoning

The P&Z public meeting Thursday night at BHS

The Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission hosted two public meetings Wednesday in Kaycee and Thursday in Buffalo to gather comments, opinions and input on the proposed zoning regulations they have worked more than two years compiling.

Flu Vaccines Available in Jo Co, Clinics Scheduled

Ann Jarvis, Jo Co Public Health Nurse

It is flu season again, and the Johnson County Public Health Office wants to let everyone know the vaccines are available and clinics have been scheduled for the next few weeks.

Crazy Woman Square Design Proposal Opening Today

Buffalo City Planner Zach Montgomery

Requests for Proposals for the design of Crazy Woman Square in Buffalo are due and will be opened today at Buffalo's City Hall.

NPS to Implement One-Year Rule for Winter Use Plan

NPS to Implement One-Year Rule for Winter Use Plan

National Park Service Planners will implement a “One-Year Rule” for the upcoming winter season in Yellowstone National Park in order to allow for time to address a large number of public comments that were received regarding the proposed long-term regulation.

EPA Proposes New Fracking Standards

EPA Proposes New Fracking Standards

The Environmental Protection Agency is holding hearings this week on new nationwide environmental standards for the process known as fracking.

SCLT Still Accepting Public Input for Historic Mine Byway

SCLT Director Colin Betzler

The Sheridan Community Land Trust is working to create Sheridan County's first Historic Mine Byway with the help of oral history gathered from local citizens.

SCLT Bike-tober Fest is Saturday, Oct. 1

The Sheridan Community Land Trust will host a two-hour “moderately strenuous 13-mile bike ride”, or Bike-Tober Fest, this Saturday along their trail that's near-completion west of Sheridan.

Maxfield Files Lawsuit Challenging Term Limits

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield

Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield held a media conference in Cheyenne Thursday to announce that he's filed suit in State District Court to seek a court ruling on term limits for the state's executive branch.

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Escapee Apprehended in Casper

Derrick Lee Brock (photo from Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp)

Wyoming Department of Corrections issued a media release stating that the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp inmate who escaped while on work-detail in Douglas last Friday has been apprehended in Casper without incident.