northeast Wyoming

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The 67th Wyoming Legislature kicked off its second week of the 2023 General Session on Monday, Jan. 16, and local legislators stated that Northeast Wyoming residents should pay particular attention to agriculture issues addressed in various bills up for consideration.  The House Agriculture...
  Member of Burns Insurance, Inc. 24 N. Sumner Ave., Newcastle (307) 746-3503   First State Insurance provides asset protection through insurance coverages. We are an independent insurance agency serving the northeastern corner of Wyoming for more than 55 years. Agents Joanna Akers and...
SUNDANCE — Mary Kuhl was given a deferred sentence on Friday for crimes related to misconduct during her time as county treasurer. She will serve two years of supervised probation as part of a plea agreement, after which the charges will be expunged from her record.  Kuhl originally pleaded not...

Photo by Alexis Barker/NLJ

The pond located on Kenwood Drive is extremely low after two years of nearly covering the road in 2018 and 2019. Drought has persisted in Weston County with fires already becoming an issue in the Black HIlls. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Continued dry weather in Weston County over the past year has led to an increase in fire danger, although no burn ban is in place at this time, according to Daniel Tysdal, Weston County fire warden. Last summer was extremely dry and 2021 to date has been similarly...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Northeastern Wyoming will be well represented in the Washington office of U.S. Sen.-elect Cynthis Lummis. On Dec. 14 in a press release, Lummis announced her senior staff, which includes outgoing, state Rep. Tyler Lindholm (R-Sundance) and Newcastle native Darrin...
Sage-grouse counts up in northeast Wyoming   By Mara Abbott Buffalo Bulletin Via Wyoming News Exchange   BUFFALO — Annual counts of male Greater Sage-grouse dancing at their springtime mating grounds are up in the Powder River Basin and appear to have leveled out across Wyoming after 5% declines in...
NE Wyoming tourism season marked by uncertainty   By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — When the coronavirus pandemic began to impact the economy more than two months ago, there was a lot of uncertainty on how it would play out. Today, as states and...
By Jonathan Gallardo Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Campbell County commissioners want northeast Wyoming to become the hub for advanced carbon research, but they need to lay a foundation for that to happen, which is why they’re looking to conduct a study that would...

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