WASHINGTON – In an effort to change America's lagging status in the broadband global market the Federal Communications Commission is implementing an expansive plan that aims to deliver services to 100 million U.S. households over the next decade. 42 thousand households in Wyoming lack broadband connections with the standard speed set by the FCC. A new government accountability report showed implementation of the National Broadband Plan will be challenging. Sara Sciammacco reports from Washington.
CHEYENNE, wyo – The former superintendent of Wyoming's largest school district is seeking nearly $400,000 in pay.
Ted Adams claims board members at the Laramie County School District 1 conspired to get rid of him and should pay him for the final year of his contract. Adams' says he's owed money in lost wages and benefits.
Adams claims that some board members pressured him to fire people they didn't like and looked out for their own personal interests instead of the district as a whole.
LARAMIE, wyo – The proposed Bear Lodge mine in Crook County may have the second largest amount of rare earth elements in North America. That's according to Canadian based mining company Rare Element Resources. These elements are typically used in high tech and green industries.
Rare Element Resources president and CEO, Donald Ranta, says by the year 2015, the global rare earth market should be around 200,000 tons being produced yearly.