The Office of State Lands and Investments held its quarterly oil and gas lease auction on Wednesday, August 7, 2013. The auction generated $1,607,918.28 million in mineral leases on a total of 6970.71 acres.
These funds help support public schools and other designated beneficiaries such as the Fish Hatchery, Wyoming Game and Fish Department; Wyoming State Hospital and Veteran’s Home, Wyoming Department of Health; Public Buildings; Girls and Boys School and Women’s Center, Wyoming Department of Corrections; State Library; and the Agricultural College, University of Wyoming. Last Updated on Thursday, 08 August 2013 20:04Read more: State Oil &Gas Lease Auction Results
Washington, D.C. – If you live in or near Alpine, Kemmerer, Glenrock, Buffalo, Worland, or Greybull, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., will be stopping in your area, ready to listen and take notes. Enzi will use the congressional work period during the month of August to hold “listening sessions” across the state to hear the ideas and solutions Wyoming residents have for solving America’s problems. He will also be learning more about the needs of Wyoming businesses first-hand and meeting with constituents one-on-one and joining fellow Wyoming residents in celebrations throughout the state. Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 06:38Read more: Enzi Enzi Announces August “listening sessions”
Nina Fonger, 45 of Rush Lake, Saskatchewan, Canada, was killed yesterday morning in a motorcycle accident about 8 miles west of Burgess Junction on US14A. Fonger was eastbound on US14A on a motorcycle. She was following two other motorcycles, one operated by her husband. Deer began crossing the road, and the two drivers alerted her via hand signals. She applied her brakes, but the rear wheel locked up, causing her to lose control. Last Updated on Friday, 02 August 2013 06:39Read more: Fatal Accident West of Burgess Jct. Wednesday
Cheyenne – From July 24th to mid-night on July 31st, the Wyoming Highway Patrol joins other Highway Patrol and State Police agencies serving the Interstate 80 corridor across the U.S. who will be cracking down on drivers who are speeding, driving drunk or distracted, or not wearing a seat belt, with the goal of achieving a zero fatality rate for the eight-day period.Last Updated on Thursday, 01 August 2013 11:39 Read more: "I-80 CHALLENGE HIGHWAY SAFETY INITIATIVE" NEARS END DATE