Converse County Commission

Ayres Natural Bridge looms over La Prele Creek. Photo by Matt Adelman, Douglas Budget.

DOUGLAS — Ayres Natural Bridge Park is closed to overnight camping again this spring, according to Converse County Commission Chair Jim Willox.    The closure is for safety precautions, as the LaPrele Dam, which has documented major structural damage, is being kept at a minimum fill level as...
DOUGLAS — The oil and gas boom is on. Converse County oil and gas production continues to heat up and the county government has the numbers to back up the claim. And, from the appearance of multiple contributing factors it is not expected to slow down anytime soon.    Converse County Commission...
DOUGLAS — A second off-track pari-mutuel betting facility asked the Converse County Commission for permission to open up in Douglas this year, but its application hit a wall Tuesday when the commissioners voted 2-2 on a motion to approve it.    The tie vote effectively killed the resolution which...
DOUGLAS — Converse County continues to lead the Cowboy State in energy.    According to data provided by ENVERUS (Drilling Info Inc.), more than half of Wyoming’s active rig count is located in Converse (eight rigs) and Campbell (five rigs) counties, with the most recent count Jan. 30 totaling 20...

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