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FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) — The man behind a proposed pipeline to deliver water from Wyoming to Colorado has two homes in foreclosure. Aaron Million is behind Wyco Power and Water, which has proposed building a pipeline to deliver water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir to southeast Wyoming and Colorado’s Front Range. The Coloradoan says he has two homes in Fort Collins, Colo., listed in foreclosure. One is listed as Wyco’s business address, but Million says the foreclosures are “completely isolated” from his business operations.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Attorneys for the owner of a campground in Jackson Hole are pressing their case with Teton County that trailers should be allowed on the property full-time. Attorneys for Harry Washut, owner of Buffalo Valley RV Resort, filed an appeal Thursday. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports Washut wants Teton County to allow his campground to offer trailers on site full-time. But officials say full-time trailers bring a host of impacts different than those caused by recreational vehicles.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Northern Arapaho Tribe is pressing its legal claim that tribal members shouldn’t be subject to taxation by the state of Wyoming or Fremont County on lands around Riverton. The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver is set to hear an appeal from the Northern Arapaho next week. The tribe is appealing a 2009 ruling by Judge Clarence Brimmer of Cheyenne that dismissed its legal challenge.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan says Wyoming will receive $1.1 million to turn around its persistently lowest-achieving schools. The money comes from the Education Department’s School Improvement Grants program. The funds are part of $535 million provided through the fiscal 2011 budget and made available to states through the program. Schools that apply for part of the grant money would have to implement one of four models for improving schools.