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Archive for April, 2012

Taking a closer look at natural gas transportation »

Members of the Wyoming Natural Gas Vehicle and Infrastructure Coalition gathered in Afton Tuesday to explore the use of natural gas powered vehicles and the possibilities for more fueling locations in western Wyoming. The coalition is focusing on increasing the number of natural gas powered vehicles in the coming years. Acknowledging that companies and schools […]

Lincoln County population shrinks while Wyoming’s numbers slow »

Industry shifts and a new prison were the primary indicators in Wyoming’s first population statistics since the general U.S. Census in 2010.  Not surprisingly, Goshen County, the site of a new prison facility in Torrington, had the fastest population growth in the state according to the numbers released by the Wyoming Department of Administration and […]

Governor Mead says Wyoming should lead the industry in fracturing protocol »

Governor Matt Mead underscored Wyoming’s first in the nation rules for hydraulic fracturing are based on sound science and protect public health, safety and the environment. According to Governor Mead this is why the Bureau of Land Management’s proposed rules for hydraulic fracturing are unnecessary and unreasonable.   In a letter to Secretary of the Interior, […]

County commissioners to purchase electronic signs totaling $120,000 »

The Lincoln County Commissioners are moving  forward with the purchase of two electronic signs. The sales agreements relating to the purchase were reviewed and authorized during the Wednesday, April 4 meeting of the Lincoln County Commissioners. YESCO, under the direction of the Young Electric Sign Company of Idaho, will create both signs.  According to the […]

County authorizes lease agreement to begin construction of justice center »

Wednesday, April 4, the county signed a lease agreement with the Lincoln County Building Authority to finance the construction of Justice Center Facility Project. The action took place during the regular meeting of the Lincoln County Commissioners.  “The County is in need of a justice center which will include a jail, Circuit Court, County Attorney’s […]

UW Basketball signs Sobey »

University of Wyoming coach Larry Shyatt announced on Wednesday, April 11, that Nathan Sobey has signed a National Letter of Intent to join the Cowboy men’s basketball team. A native of Warrnambool, Australia, Sobey will begin his UW career during the 2012-13 academic year.   “Nathan gives us everything we were looking for in one of […]

LDS Church confirms land acquisition for Star Valley Temple »

Thomas S. Monson, President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, stunned members of the LDS Church last October by announcing that Star Valley would be the future site of a temple.  Since that time, residents of the area both of that faith and other denominations have weighed in on the location.  Word […]

Rauterkus named one of Wyoming’s top youth volunteers »

Rebel Rauterkus of Freedom, Wyo., a senior at Star Valley High School, will be presented with an engraved silver medallion to recognize her selection as one of Wyoming’s top two youth volunteers for 2012 in The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards program.  The presentation will take place on Thursday, April 12, at 7:30 p.m. during […]

Injured skier saved in Granite Canyon »

A 31 year-old backcountry skier was rescued from Granite Canyon in a multi-agency effort on Saturday, April 6, 2012 after sustaining injuries from a fall. Josh Tatman, of Jackson, Wyoming, took a short fall about 300 feet from the top of Endless Couloir just outside the boundary of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.  Tatman was skiing […]

SVHS soccer teams blank Pinedale »

After more than two weeks without a match, both the Braves and Lady Braves resumed their seasons on the pitch as they shut out Pinedale on their home field.  The ladies used four, second-half goals to roll to a 5-0 victory while the guys had one goal in each half for a 2-0 win.