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Lincoln County Sheriffs Department looking to hire dispatchers and detention officers

Lincoln County Sheriff Shane Johnson says the department is looking to hire dispatchers and detention officers saying it offers “pretty good careers”. He says it was staffed fully at one time, but life has taken people in other directions and…

Economic development firm advising Kemmerer City on downtown revitalization project

Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir says it is working with an economic development firm on best steps to take with the downtown revitalization project. This is all in part of implementing the diversification and expansion of the economy which Downtown…

Kemmerer City still working to get JC Penney statue to mother store

Last month Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir said JCPenney had a buyer and will donate a statue but the city is still working to raise funds to transport the statue of the founder. Muir says it received a “generous” donation…

10th Circuit Court rules Wyoming has not ceded jurisdiction of Grand Teton National Park inholdings

The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the state has not ceded jurisdiction of Grand Teton National Park inholdings hopefully to end a long debate on managing wildlife in certain boundaries. Wyoming Game and Fish Director Brian Nesvick says the…

LCSD #2 asking parents to complete Early Childhood Census

The Lincoln County School District #2 is asking parents to complete the Early Childhood Census which is to help it plan for the future needs of the district. Its Early Childhood Coordinator, Emily Isaacson, says this is for children younger…

Kemmerer City Administrator: Rocky Mountain Power factoring in carbon capture/utilization into its IRP

Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir says Rocky Mountain Power is factoring in carbon capture and utilization and storage into its Integrated Resource Plan. He says they’re studying it along with how to make use of the 45Q carbon tax credits…

JCPenney has a buyer; will keep mother store and will donate statue of founder

Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir says there is a buyer for JCPenney and should keep mother store local and is working out a way to receive a statue of the founder. He says corporate headquarters is moving to a smaller…

Options you have for health insurances with open enrollment ongoing

It’s that time of year and it’s not just the holiday season, it is time to pick your health plans for 2021. Kendall Erickson from Sharp Insurance says one change people may want to be aware of is a new…

Director of Wyoming Game and Fish says goat culling operation harvested 42 goats

Brian Nesvick, director of the Wyoming Game and Fish, says the goat culling operation which the National Park Service ran was able to harvest 42 goats. Originally the plan was to shoot and kill the animals from a helicopter, but…

Wyoming Business Council looking to provide more grants to businesses in state

The Wyoming Business Council is looking to give more grant money to struggling businesses in the state as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. It currently has two categories of funds it is looking to distribute. One is the Agriculture…