Our Cheyenne news staff. Amy Richards is news director, with reporting from Doug Randall, Kari Eakins, Karen Snyder, Daniel Sandoval, Sharon Fain and Ahren Broad.
Cheyenne News Staff
Free Entrance to Yellowstone On National Public Lands Day
The National Park Service is offering free entry to Yellowstone and all national parks on Saturday, September 28, in conjunction with National Public Lands Day.
Funding Available to Help Ag Producers Go Organic
The Wyoming Business Council Agribusiness Division and the Wyoming Department of Agriculture administer the USDA Organic Certification Reimbursement program to help producers become organically certified.
Visitor’s Should Use Caution on Medicine Bow National Forest
Visitors to the Medicine Bow National Forest are urged to plan ahead and know what the road conditions are.
House Votes To Block Healthcare Subsidies
The bill would prevent any spending on subsidies under the Affordable Care Act, projected to start in January 2014, until a process is put in place to verify the income and eligibility of people receiving those subsidies.
Flooding Related Network Outage Shuts Down WYDOT Driver’s Services
The outage prevented WYDOT Driver Services from making the necessary checks of applicants driving records in other states.
Wyoming Highway Patrol Closing Roads To Colorado
This request for additional road closures has been made from Colorado State Patrol and CDOT.
New Fires Discovered Southwest Of West Yellowstone
According to a news release the Two Top fire is burning in the backcountry southwest of town near Mt. Two Top along the Montana-Idaho state line.
Vital Statistics Report Shows Wyoming’s Population Continues to Grow
Jim McBride, Vital Statistics Services program manager with the Wyoming Department of Health, noted Wyoming’s population continues to grow.
Congressional Delegation on Return of Mineral Money
Wyoming will get back approximately $50 million that was scheduled to be sequestered in fiscal year (FY) 2013.
Mead: Wyoming’s Regional Haze Plan Should Be Adopted
Governor Mead says Wyoming’s plan is already in the works and power producers have already invested millions of dollars in new technologies to meet Wyoming’s requirements and those changes are already reducing haze.