y cross ranch http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Davis Will Leaves Money For Y Cross Teaching http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/davis-will-leaves-money-y-cross-teaching <p>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.</p><p>Amy Davis died Wednesday. She was 86.<br />&nbsp;<br />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.<br />&nbsp;<br />University officials said they were saddened by Davis' death but had no additional comment.</p> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:26:20 +0000 Associated Press 56998 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Davis Will Leaves Money For Y Cross Teaching Arguments over dismissing Y Cross suit go to judge http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/arguments-over-dismissing-y-cross-suit-go-judge <p>A judge in Cheyenne heard arguments today over whether to dismiss the lawsuit about the Y Cross Ranch. The suit was filed by a Amy Davis, who gave a ranch to two university foundations and now accuses them of not honoring the intent of her gift.<br>&nbsp;</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:36:05 +0000 The Associated Press 33331 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Arguments over dismissing Y Cross suit go to judge Y Cross Ranch is up for sale http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/y-cross-ranch-sale <p>The presidents of the University of Wyoming and Colorado State University have reaffirmed plans to sell a 50,000-acre ranch in southeast Wyoming.</p><p>The University of Wyoming Foundation and Colorado State<br />University Research Foundation have jointly owned the Y Cross Ranch<br />since 1997.</p><p>UW President Tom Buchanan and CSU President Tony Frank met and<br />decided this week to move ahead with selling the ranch by sealed<br />bid, possibly later this year.</p> Thu, 07 Jun 2012 00:25:28 +0000 Associated Press 25179 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Y Cross Ranch is up for sale Y Cross Ranch manager laments missed opportunities http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/y-cross-ranch-manager-laments-missed-opportunities <p><strong><a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/wpr/openspaces.mediaplayer?STATION_NAME=wpr&amp;MEDIA_ID=1004239&amp;MEDIA_EXTENSION=mp3&amp;MODULE=openspaces ">Listen to the story</a></strong></p> Sat, 18 Feb 2012 00:04:40 +0000 Bob Beck 19772 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicholas Backs Off Of Aquifer Bill http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nicholas-backs-aquifer-bill <p>Senator Phil Nicholas has decided to remove himself from sponsoring a funding request for the Laramie Aquifer leaving Laramie Democrat Chris Rothfuss to oversee that effort.&nbsp; Nicholas was accused of having a conflict of interest in brokering a land deal for his client, former legislator Doug Samuelson.&nbsp; The proposal was to have the state buy Samuelson&rsquo;s land and turn it into a state park.&nbsp; Laramie citizens then could have access to the property and it would prevent development from occurring above the Laramie aquifer.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 14 Feb 2012 23:37:13 +0000 Bob Beck 19580 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicholas Backs Off Of Aquifer Bill Nicholas backs state land purchase from law client http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/nicholas-backs-state-land-purchase-law-client <p>The chairman of the Wyoming Legislature&#39;s Senate Appropriations Committee is advocating a deal in which the state would buy 11,000 acres from a client of his law firm.<br />Republican Sen. Phil Nicholas of Laramie is meanwhile keeping alive a proposal under which the client, Doug Samuelson, would acquire a 50,000-acre ranch between Laramie and Cheyenne. The Colorado State University Research Foundation and University of Wyoming Foundation jointly own the Y Cross Ranch. Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:39:07 +0000 The Associated Press 18679 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Nicholas backs state land purchase from law client Y Cross ranch donor is upset http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/y-cross-ranch-donor-upset <p>A Denver woman who donated her family&#39;s<br />vast ranch to promote hands-on agriculture education at the<br />University of Wyoming and Colorado State University says she&#39;s<br />disappointed the schools haven&#39;t made better use of her gift as a<br />teaching tool.<br />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Now the universities are preparing to sell the Y Cross Ranch.<br />Amy Davis says if she could do it all over again, she wouldn&#39;t have<br />donated the property between Cheyenne and Laramie in southeast<br />Wyoming. Mon, 09 Jan 2012 13:53:49 +0000 The Associated Press 17782 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Y Cross ranch donor is upset