Council Votes Unanimously to End Discussions on Airport Solar Project

Torrington, WY December 6th, 2023 — The Torrington City Council met this past Tuesday for a regular council meeting. Again, the council continued discussions on the solar energy generation project with Sandhills Energy. Sandhills Energy Sandhills Energy is a company from Omaha, NE that constructs and maintains renewable energy facilities across the nation.The company plans on leasing property from the […] Continue Reading

UW Extension Educator from Niobrara County Recognized

Laramie, WY (RELEASE) — Several outstanding University of Wyoming Extension educators were recently recognized for their service and creativity at a UW professional development conference held in Laramie last month. Food, Fun, 4-H Program Wins Creative Excellence Recognition Award The 2023 Creative Excellence Recognition Award goes to UW Extension educators Kellie Chichester of Niobrara County, Joddee Jacobsen of Natrona County, […] Continue Reading

Governor Gordon and DEQ Reject Federal Funds That Are Not in the State’s Interest

Cheyenne, WY (RELEASE) December 5th, 2023 — Governor Mark Gordon in consultation with the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (WDEQ)  has informed the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that Wyoming will not pursue funding from the EPA’s Climate Pollution Reduction Grant program (CPRG).  In a letter to EPA, Governor Gordon cited EPA’s decision to remove flexibility for the state to […] Continue Reading

Governor Gordon: Biden’s Methane Regulations Hurt Wyoming Producers and Consumers

Cheyenne, WY (RELEASE) December 5th, 2023 — Governor Mark Gordon has issued the following statement criticizing a final rule released by the Biden Administration that targets the oil and gas industry. The Governor’s statement follows: “While releasing the final rule regulating methane emissions from oil and gas facilities during the COP28 United Nations climate summit in Dubai is obvious and […] Continue Reading