Weston County commissioners

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Representative-elect for House District 1 Chp Neiman, standing, and Michael Tooman, seated, appeared at the Weston County Comissioners meeting on Oct. 20. Pictured seated are commisioners Nathan Todd and Marty Ertman.

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County commissioners approved and signed a variance to the public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic for Weston County despite the county health officer’s hesitation to sign such a variance at the commissioners’ Oct. 6 meeting.  The...
Alexis Barker  NLJ News Editor   Throughout the past month, the Weston County commissioners have taken steps to make their opinion known about the handling of the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes approving a resolution voicing their concerns and removing their signatures from the public health...
Alexis Barker  NLJ News Editor   A group of concerned Weston County residents attended the Oct. 6 meeting of the county commissioners to express their opinion about Commissioner Tony Barton’s recent move to Crook County.  This isn’t the first time that residency concerns have been expressed about...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   At its Sept. 15 meeting, the Weston County Board of County Commissioners took the next step in taking a stand against state COVID-19 health mandates when the commissioners passed a “resolution to refrain from health-related mandates” and expressed their intent to...
Fairgrounds budget restored Special meeting scheduled to talk money woes Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Despite the return of $17,000 to its budget on Aug. 20 by the county commissioners, Weston County Fair Board members still worry about loss of revenue and meeting expenses....
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Tuesdays’s primary election marks the first time that voters will cast ballots at the county-owned Weston County Events Center at the fairgrounds. For years, Newcastle voters cast their votes at the National Guard Armory in Newcastle.  As previously reported by the...

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The bridge on Old Highway 85 is slated to be replaced in 2024 after the Weston County Commissioners determined moving forward with replacement of the bridge was the best option. The work will be done through a partnership with the county and the Wyoming Department of Transportation.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   After receiving over 70 comments on the proposed replacement of the Old Highway 85 bridge, the Weston County commissioners voted on April 21 to  replace the bridge.  Laura Dalles, public involvement specialist for the Wyoming Department of Transportation District 4,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Rep. Tyler Lindholm, R-Sundance, and Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, met with the Weston County Commissioners on May 5, asking for their support for the facility portion of an upcoming bill to be considered at the first special session in Wyoming since 2004. ...
The Weston County Commissioners made the decision to hold their April 21 meeting in Upton at 5 p.m. The reason we think this is important is not because of the decision to hold the meeting there at 5 p.m., but the reasoning behind the meeting being scheduled in the evening for that one particular...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The Weston County Commissioners voted to add both a letter from the Secretary of State and Weston County Attorney Alex Berger to the official record and minutes for the special meeting that was held to appoint the Weston County District Court Clerk. Commissioner...

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