The Wyoming State Loan and Investment Board approved seven Business Ready Community grants and one loan request totaling $4.1 million on Thursday, according to a news release from the Wyoming Business Council.
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management, citing dry conditions and high fire danger, has placed partial fire restrictions on public lands it administers in Natrona, Converse, Platte and Goshen counties beginning today. The BLM imposes these restrictions in coordination with the counties:
UPDATE 8:19 p.m. Wednesday - Both the tornado warning for east-central Platte County and the tornado watch for southeastern Wyoming have expired. A flash flood warning remains in effect until midnight for central and east-central Platte County...
The Platte County Republican Party has censured GOP Gov. Matt Mead for signing the law stripping power from the office of schools Superintendent Cindy Hill and not reversing the law after the Wyoming Supreme Court struck it down.