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Commissioners approve gravel pit expansion in Etna

• Originally proposed asphalt and cement plants not included. The Lincoln County Commissioners unanimously approved the expansion of a gravel pit in Etna on Thursday, June 20. The gravel pit, which is owned by Sunroc, is located on Rock Farm…

Strawberry Road project slated for 2024

◆ County plans to relocate the road south of rest area. Lincoln County is moving forward with a project that would relocate the Strawberry Creek Rd in the location it connects to Highway 89 just south of the Thayne Rest…

LC Commission looking into setting up mini nuclear power plants in communities

Lincoln County Commissioner Jerry Hansen says the Commission is looking into setting up mini nuclear plants in communities through a company called Oklo. He says one of these small nuclear plants could theoretically power up to 10,000 to 15,000 homes….

Initial nuclear meetings held in Kemmerer

◆ Tera Power meetings with local leaders. Local government officials from Kemmerer and Lincoln County, along with state representatives, were given an update by TerraPower on the early stages of testing at the Rocky Mountain Power Plant during a meeting…

Hansen joins Lincoln County Commission

Jerry Hansen was sworn in as a new Lincoln County Commissioner on Monday, Jan. 4. Lincoln County Clerk April Brunski administered the oath of office to Hansen who was elected in a contested August primary with former commissioner Kent Connelly….