Jackson, WY – Heavy snowpack could delay the start of this year's work to rebuild U.S. 26-287 over Togwotee Pass. The road work has been ongoing since 2006. To date, 29.5 miles of roadway has been rebuilt. Just 8.5 miles remain - the final section over Rosie's Ridge in eastern Teton County. This year's work will include stabilizing six landslide areas. Workers also plan to build a wildlife underpass to try to reduce roadkill. The Wyoming Department of Transportation says the project's
Laramie, WY – Since the September 11th attacks, 33 Wyoming service members have died as part of the Global War on Terror. Thirty were on active duty, and three were members of the Wyoming National Guard.
Laramie, WY – Wyoming U-S Senator Mike Enzi has released a statement in reaction to the death of Osama bin Laden. Enzi says his prayers are with the families and loved ones of the thousands of people killed in the September 11 attacks and in the global war against terrorism. Enzi said in a quote "The death of Osama bin Laden cannot make up for the loss of life but it can bring hope that freedom will not die and America remains strong." Enzi thanks military men and women who risk their lives to keep America safe.
Cheyenne, WY – A group of Cheyenne-area educators say they'll spend the summer trying to raise $30,000 to help fund a civic education program that fell victim to federal budget cuts. Students participating in We the People: the Citizens and the Constitution program study and debate the U.S. Constitution, other founding documents and many court cases. The nationwide program lost about $22 million in federal funding after it was placed on a list of earmarks, which came under scrutiny during budget talks.