CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Diminished domestic demand has produced a virtual moratorium on federal coal sales in Wyoming's Powder River Basin. No federal reserves in the basin have sold since June 2012, and none is expected to sell until at least 2015.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Gov. Matt Mead called up the Wyoming National Guard on Friday to help combat flooding that forced scores of people to evacuate their homes along the Big Horn River in Washakie County.
Warmer temperatures this weekend may cause flooding along low lying areas near creeks and streams. Officials with Sheridan County have begun to prepare for localized flooding by filling sandbags at the Road and Bridge shop.