Long-awaited money from a settlement on the Wind River Indian Reservation is finally on its way. The 157 million dollar settlement between the tribes and the federal government is for underpayment of royalties on oil and gas development…and improper management of royalties that were paid.
Northern Arapaho spokesman Mark Howell says some people don’t have bank accounts…and there were concerns they would not be able to cash their checks.
The will of a wealthy Denver philanthropist who has died contains an incentive for the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University to use a ranch for agricultural education rather than sell the property.
Amy Davis died Wednesday. She was 86.
Davis' personal representative, Tyson Dines, said Thursday that Davis' will sets aside a considerable amount to support teaching at the Y Cross Ranch. He wouldn't specify the amount.
University officials said they were saddened by Davis' death but had no additional comment.
Governor Matt Mead met with Taiwanese officials Thursday in an effort to enhance Wyoming’s foreign trade. The meeting was in Cheyenne.
He says Taiwan is very interested in Wyoming Coal and Mead is hoping that they can reach other trade agreements as well.
"We want the opportunity to reach out to great trading partners and friends who can help us as we help them with these trade relationships. And so it’s a great way for us to continue to build our economy."