SHERIDAN – Powder River Energy Corporation (PRECorp) partnered with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department to help enhance a great blue heron nesting community (called “rookery”), on a reservoir in northwest Crook County, near New Haven. Last Updated on Thursday, 17 October 2013 06:21Read more: PRECorp and Game and Fish Partner In Nesting Sites
Cheyenne – With the approach of the fall and winter weather season comes the occurrence of strong winds in Wyoming. A new strong winter storm is on the horizon to hit portions of the State within the next 9 to 12 hours.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind watch for a portion of southeastern Wyoming for Friday. Winds could gust as high as 60 mph after midnight tonight and 50 mph later in the morning in the high wind watch area. Last Updated on Friday, 11 October 2013 05:59Read more: Understand Terms "No Light Trailers" and "Closed to Light and High Profile Vehicles"
Press Release – The Wyoming State Board of Education convened for two days of meetings in Cheyenne Monday and Tuesday, addressing a full agenda of items.
Read more: State Edu. Board: Standards and Assessment Are Focus
Headlining the confab was the Board’s Tuesday decision to push back a judgment on revised state standards in Career and Vocational Education; Science; Social Studies and Physical Education. State Board of Education Chairman Ron Micheli said the decision was made to push back a month due to a lack of time for review of the standards by the Board. Last Updated on Thursday, 10 October 2013 10:15
PRECorp line crews and contractors restored power to approximately 500 members who lost electricity during Friday’s powerful snowstorm that pounded northeastern Wyoming.
An area east of Highway 111 between Beulah and Sundance that had broken poles and crossarms was partially restored Monday, with full restoration anticipated by Tuesday evening. This will include the community of Beulah. More crews are working in rural areas around Hulett, Aladdin, Ranch A, and Colony. PRECorp cannot yet determine a time when power will be fully restored to these areas, which include approximately 250 members. Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 October 2013 07:15Read more: Storm outage update 6 p.m., October 7