John Lawson

Library Group Wants School District Support
The Natrona County School District will join forces with a committee studying the future of the Natrona County Public Library. “A membership from your board would greatly add to our discussion,” committee member John Lawson told the district’s board of trustees Monday. The curre…
County Commission Approves Zoning Change For Antelope Hills
The Natrona County Commission welcomed its two new members and handily passed two agenda items after minimal public comment during its first meeting of the year Tuesday. The new members are Steve Schlager and John Lawson, who replaced Bill McDowell and Terry Wingerter, the commission’s lone D…
Alcova Draw Down Marks End Of Wet Year
The Bureau of Reclamation brings to an end this month one of its busiest years on record as record high water levels moved downstream on the North Platte river. Listen here, Bureau of Reclamation Manager, John Lawson says as the water year draws to a close they begin dropping levels at the reservoir…
1983 River Levels Expected By Thursday [AUDIO]
On June 23rd, 1983 the North Platte River at Casper reached a level of 7.66 ft, the second highest level since recording began in the late 1920’s. That level was beat in 1984 with an 8.3 ft reading which caused some major flooding in the Casper area. With additional releases in the next 48 ho…
Flooding In Natrona County? Not If….When [AUDIO]
Lt Stewart Anderson, Emergency Management Coordinator for Natrona County, stopped in this morning to talk about the possibilities of flooding in Natrona County. With weather conditions similar to what we saw last year in the region, with twice the snowpack at the headwaters of the North Platte, the …
River Up Again This Week
North Platte River levels will go up again this week as the Bureau of Reclamation works to get a jump on water runoff.  Starting  Monday night  and continuing to Wednesday, Bureau Supervisor, John Lawson, says they’ll make incremental increases from 4500 to 5000 cubic feet per …
Alcova Refill Starts April 1st
Water levels at Alcova go up ten feet in April as the Bureau of Reclamation does the annual reservoir refill in anticipation of the irrigation season. Area Manager, John Lawson says, while the refill itself is standard, it will play a role in alleviating expected high runoff and inflow into the enti…

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