Home » Greater Yellowstone »Jackson Hole »KJAX 93.3FM »KMTN 96.9FM »KSGT ESPN »KZJH 95.3FM »Teton County » Currently Reading:

Land Sale Now Up To Feds

HB156

Governor Matt Mead signed the bill Friday morning making it possible for 1400 acres of state land inside Grand Teton National Park to be sold to the Interior Department without it having to be put out to open bid.  The $107-million dollars to be realized from that sale will be placed into a foundation account to benefit state education.  Mead told the representative and senators in attendance that it is almost ironic that he would be the one to sign the bill authorizing the sale. Bill Sponsor Ruth Ann Petroff pointed out that the measure is important to the local community, to the state for the gains it makes for the school trust and for Wyoming all around.  Now, it is up to the federal government to find the necessary money and consummate the deal.

Comment on this Article:

LOST CREEK RANCH AND SPA WEBCAM

Quake List

Archive

Weather Alerts

Wyoming News

  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]
  • Wyoming Veterans Asked to Complete Survey - April 23, 2014
    Wyoming veterans and family members are encouraged to complete a short online survey regarding Wyoming veteran benefits and services, which is located at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/WYOVET2014. The Wyoming Veterans Commission is updating their strategic plan and surveying Wyoming veterans and family members is an important part of that process. The survey, which only takes a few minutes to complete, is focused on […]
  • Wyoming Head Coach Recaps Spring Football Practice [AUDIO] - April 23, 2014
    The Wyoming Cowboys wrapped up spring practice last Saturday afternoon in Laramie.  And if you asked head coach Craig Bohl, he would tell you he wants 15 more practices this spring.  That’s not because of poor practicing by the Cowboys, but more so that he can get to know his team even better and get […]
  • Owners Encouraged to Vaccinate Pets for Rabies - April 22, 2014
    Wyoming State Laboratory scientists are urging owners to have their pets vaccinated against rabies. Virologist Myrna Miller says it’s especially important for pet owners in Laramie and Goshen Counties. “The south central rabies virus strain has been moving into the state of Wyoming from the southern and eastern borders,” reports Miller. “So we’ve have quite […]

National and World News