Meetings

Yellowstone Sets Meetings On Winter Plan
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service plans to hold a series of public meetings to get comment on its proposal to increase the number of snowmobiles and other snow-machines allowed into Yellowstone National Park. Yellowstone spokesmen have emphasized that despite pr…
Oil Searches For Direction As OPEC Meets
The price of oil is struggling for direction as OPEC ministers debate how much oil to produce while global economic growth is slowing. Benchmark crude rose 10 cents to $82.72 per barrel Thursday in New York. Brent crude fell 24 cents to $96.48 per barrel in London. Members of the Organization of the…
Obama: U.S. Will Always Have Israel’s Back
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says “the United States will always have Israel’s back.” Obama spoke in the Oval Office alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu amid heightened tensions over Iran’s disputed nuclear program. Obama says both he an…
Wyoming, Idaho Meetings Set On Power Line, Sage Grouse
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Federal land managers have scheduled public meetings in Wyoming and Idaho on a sage grouse habitat analysis for a proposed electric power transmission line. The Bureau of Land Management says the meetings will be held Feb. 15 in Cheyenne and Feb. 17 in Boise, Idaho. The …
Yellowstone Continues Work On Winter Use Plan
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — The National Park Service plans a series of open house meetings in February to get public comment on what issues to address in a long-term plan to guide winter use at Yellowstone National Park. The issue of how many snowmobiles and snow coaches to allow …
Game Department Sets Platte Valley Deer Meetings
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department plans to hold another series of meetings to discuss plans for managing the Platte Valley mule deer herd. The department already has held two series of meetings to discuss the decline of the mule deer population in the Platte Valley. A…
Groups Discuss Wind Farm Impact On Historic Sites
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — Federal and state officials held a closed meeting recently with private landowners about the Chokecherry Sierra Madre wind farm project south of Rawlins. Bureau of Land Management archaeologist Pat Walker says the meeting last week in Rawlins was not open to the public in…