Saratoga, Wy – Intermountain Resources is planning to reopen the Saratoga sawmill in southern Wyoming early next year. Intermountain spokeswoman Nancy Fishering said the company plans to make the mill as efficient as possible in order to survive in the poor national timber market. Fishering said the mill reopening is set for some time in the first quarter of 2009. The Saratoga sawmill has been mothballed since Louisiana Pacific closed it in 2003. It was then bought by Intermountain, which is based in Montrose, Colo.
Pinedale, Wy – A recount of the state House District 22 race in Sublette, Teton and Lincoln counties reaffirmed Tuesday's results. Democrat Jim Roscoe of Wilson defeated Republican Charles Stough of Pinedale by a mere four votes. The results still must be certified by the canvassing boards in the three counties, as well as the state canvassing board
Laramie, Wy – The Wyoming Secretary of State's Office says voters have rejected a ballot issue that would have changed petition signature requirements for an initiative or referendum. Constitutional Amendment B failed because it did not get a "yes" vote from a majority of all voters, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's Office. Unofficial results show 257,331 ballots were cast in Tuesday's election. Amendment B received 120,312 votes. Secretary of State Max Maxfield said the measure would have