Archive - Jun 12, 2010 - News

Freedom Salute and Benefits Fair is Sunday

The Wyoming Army National Guard's Yellow Ribbon program are holding reintegration events and Freedom Salute Ceremonies throughout the state this month for Soldiers of the 115th Fires Brigrade who recently returned from a year-long deployment to Kuwait and Iraq.

Anxious Residents in Central Wyoming Fight High Water

LANDER, Wyo. (AP) - The cost of battling floods in central Wyoming is near $500,000 as forecasts of major snowfall in the mountains heaps more anxiety on residents who have spent the past week building sandbag dikes to protect homes along roaring rivers.

Feds Announce Extra Funding for Grasshopper Fight

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The federal government is providing emergency funding to help suppress costly grasshopper outbreaks this summer in western rangeland states like Wyoming and Montana. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said Friday that nearly $11 million will be available through the department's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. The department says the funding could protect up to 4 million acres of rangeland.