Converse County

State of Wyoming Sees Sluggish Job Growth in Q3 2012
State economists say Wyoming’s job market is beginning to weaken. Officials with the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services say Wyoming’s job market grew marginally in the third quarter of 2012. 13 counties in Wyoming saw employment gains, while 10 counties saw employment declines. S…
Wind Farm Tax Deal Hits Converse County Revenue
DOUGLAS, Wyo. (AP) — A property tax settlement between Wyoming and Duke Energy will result in less tax revenue for Converse County. The Wyoming Department of Revenue originally valued Duke’s Top of the World wind farm near Glenrock at nearly $415 million. Duke contested that value, say…
Wyo. Sheriff’s Deputy Posthumously Honored
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A deputy who died trying to rescue a teenage girl from the North Platte River in 2011 will be honored with the Congressional Badge of Bravery. The family of Converse County Deputy Bryan Gross will accept the award at a ceremony Feb. 19 at the Wyoming Capitol. Gross was o…
Converse County Penny Tax Would Expand Two Libraries
Voters in Converse County will be asked a similar question on November 6th as voters in Natrona County. “Do they support an additional penny tax to expand library resources?” In Converse County the proposal involves expansion of both the Glenrock and Douglas Libraries. Trish Popovitch …
More Horse Hair Cut and Stolen in Natrona County
A wandering horse hair thief has struck again in Natrona County. The Natrona County Sheriff’s Office says two horses had their tail hair removed on Wednesday roughly 10 miles east of Evansville near Grady Street. Over 100 incidents have been reported in Natrona County, Converse County, F…
Mormon Canyon Road Improvements, Comment Period To Oct 26
Morman Canyon Road in Converse County will see some major improvements assuming Wasatch Wind, out of Utah, has their wind farm construction permits upheld by the Wyoming Supreme Court. Two 31 turbine wind projects, dubbed the Pioneer Wind Parks I & II, are proposed for the top of the mountain so…

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