Cody, WY – A report recommends that the Buffalo Bill Historical Center in Cody promote itself as one museum. The center consists of five museums now. The report by University of Wyoming professor Pete Simpson found that there are conflicts in how the five museums operate now. For example, the individual museums at times failed to cooperate in fundraising and when and how exhibits, classes and education events are conducted.In addition, the report found no institution-wide education
Laramie, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead is asking the U.S. Forest Service to involve state agencies as it considers what to do about a proposal to drill for natural gas in an area of the Wyoming Range known for its pristine wildlife habitat.
Laramie, WY – The Gillette Mayor is joining city officials from across the country in expressing concern about proposed federal budget cuts that could harm local governments.
Tom Murphy is at the National League of Cities meeting. He says the biggest concern surrounds the elimination of funding for the federal Community Development Block Grant program. "Gillette is a community that depends on those as well for things such as youth emergency services and funding for several non-profit services in our community," he said.