Laramie, WY – Governor Matt Mead says he intends to make a major announcement in Cheyenne about a program to streamline state government. Mead was sworn in as governor on Monday. His office says he will announce his plans on Wednesday afternoon about how to streamline state government to provide better services. Susan Anderson is spokeswoman for Mead. She says she couldn't provide any details about the announcement in advance.
Cheyenne, Wy – Federal officials are assessing the potential impacts of a 725-mile power line that would transmit electricity generated in Wyoming from mostly renewable sources to southern Nevada. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management and the Western Area Power Administration, in the Department of Energy, are also seeking comments from the public and plan hearings in the states the line would run through - Wyoming, Colorado, Utah and Nevada. TransWest Express LLC, a subsidiary of the Anschutz Corp., wants
Laramie, WY – Collecting antlers and horns shed from big-game animals is now prohibited on public lands in Wyoming west of the Continental Divide. The annual restriction begins each Jan. 1 and ends April 30. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission implemented the seasonal restrictions for the first time last year. The concern was that antler collectors could harass wildlife. Neighboring Colorado and Utah have implemented similar laws.