Today’s Headlines:

    • The municipal golf course in Rawlins opens for the season on Saturday, but the restaurant won’t. The City failed to secure a concessionaire, so food services at Rochelle Ranch will be limited to hot dogs and drinks served by city employees, at least for now.
    • In Saratoga, after reviewing two options dealing with mobile home parks, the Planning Commission has decided to move forward by cleaning up a draft ordinance which will create a new zone specifically for mobile home districts.
    • According to data just out, Wyoming’s population of gray wolves remained above federally required recovery standards again this year. Under an agreement with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department is required to produce an accurate population estimate each year. According to the latest count from December 31, 2017, the minimum population in Wyoming stood at 347 wolves. At a minimum, 238, were living outside of Yellowstone National Park and the Wind River Reservation. The state is under federal order to maintain 100 wolves and 10 breeding pairs outside of Yellowstone and the Reservation. The report’s authors note that 2017 was the 16th year Wyoming exceeded the minimum criteria.
    • Insiders say Kelly Bohanen will be a tough act to follow as director of the Carbon County Museum in Rawlins. Those close to the situation believe they have found the right successor in Dr. Steven Dinero.
    • A preview of a mid-week track meet, along with how the Wyoming Cowboy’s first scrimmage went down.

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