Archive - May 28, 2010 - News

Blankenship to Run for Superintendent

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Former Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Trent Blankenship has filed to run again for the office. Blankenship resigned as superintendent in June 2005, citing time away from his family and political fights with Governor Dave Freudenthal.

July is Now the Target For Ruby Pipeline Approval

July is Now the Target For Ruby Pipeline Approval

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Construction of a $3 billion gas pipeline from Wyoming to Oregon has been pushed back amid work to protect cultural sites and endangered species. The 42-inch Ruby Pipeline will run 675 miles from Opal in western Wyoming to Malin, Oregon, crossing Utah and Nevada along the way.

“Don't Fry Day” Friday

Even though the weather forecast for our area is not boding well for sunshine, the American Cancer Society is running a nationwide campaign today to kick off the holiday weekend, dubbing it “Don't Fry Day” Friday.

Chris LeDoux Sculpture to be Unveiled

Kaycee, Wyoming has a population of 300; however, there is sure to be many more people in town than that come Father's Day weekend. Saturday, June 19 a life-and-a-half size bronze of Chris LeDoux will be unveiled in the new Chris LeDoux Memorial Park in downtown Kaycee.

Transition Home Tough on Soldiers

CODY, Wyo. (AP) - Memorial Day was established as a time to remember those soldiers who have made the ultimate sacrifice. But it also can be a difficult time for veterans who have recently returned home from a deployment overseas.

Operation C.A.R.E. in Effect

The Wyoming Highway Patrol will be out in full force for the Memorial Day weekend.

The Wyoming Highway Patrol is once again taking part in the national Operation CARE program to deter highway fatalities and accidents over the three day holiday weekend.

Enzi Speaks Against “Emergency” Appropriations

Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi

As the U.S. Senate debates H.R. 4899, the Disaster Relief and Summer Jobs Act of 2010, many remain worried about the federal government's spending habits.