Archive - Jan 21, 2016

Low Rail Transportation Demand Keeps 150 Locomotives Idle

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Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad officials say they are keeping about 150 locomotives and rail engines stored near Gillette because of decreased demand.

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AVALANCHE DEATHS

Ski patrol member dies in southwestern Montana avalanche

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - One of the two people who died in recent avalanches in the West was a 34-year-old ski patrol member who was helping two university students with avalanche research.

Two Concerns Found, Otherwise Clean Audit For Buffalo

Two minor issues were found in the annual audit for the City of Buffalo, and Auditor Tracey Jelly, with Cloud Peak Accounting of Buffalo, explained what they were and how the city can correct them.

Conservation Easement Land Transfer Closer To Complete

The Meadow Wood Ranch Conservation Easement held by Johnson County will soon be transferred to and overseen by the Wyoming Stockgrowers Land Trust if the last few pieces of the puzzle fall into place, according to County Deputy Attorney Barry Crago, who updated the county commissioners on the issue at their meeting this week.

Madden, Kinskey: State Needs To Tighten Belt

State Representative Mike Madden and State Senator Dave Kinskey spoke at the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Wednesday, telling those in attendance that tough times are coming for the state, but by tightening belts and working together the state should pull through the economic problems on the horizon.