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Apr 1, 2012 - Staff

Flags at half staff in Youtz's honor

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has ordered the State of Wyoming flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol building in Cheyenne and in Fremont County from sunrise to sunset on Monday, April 2, in honor of former State Sen. Hewitt Youtz of Riverton.

Youtz died at age 89 on Tuesday, March 27.

He represented Fremont County in the Wyoming Senate from 1980-1984.

His funeral is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, April 2, at the United Methodist Church in Riverton.

Viewing is scheduled for Sunday, April 1, from 3-4:30 p.m. at the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.

Memorials may be made to the Central Wyoming College Foundation for the Hewitt and Jo Youtz CWC Memorial Nursing Scholarship Endowment.

Help for Health 5K April 7

Help for Health's annual Round-Up for Remembrance 5K Walk/Run is scheduled for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 7, starting at the Lander City Park Gazebo.

Call 856-1206 to request a registration form or pick one up at Lander or Riverton chambers of commerce.

Forest meeting scheduled April 12

The Shoshone National Forest's interdisciplinary team and representatives of cooperating agencies are meeting in April.

A portion of the Shoshone National Forest is in Fremont County.

The meeting takes place April 12 at Big Horn Federal in Cody, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at about 3 p.m.

The public is welcome to attend.

he interdisciplinary team is comprised of Forest Service resource specialists in the fields of wildlife, recreation, range, engineering, timber, soils, fire, and archaeology. The focus of the meeting is the development of the monitoring protocols that will be part of the Shoshone's revised forest plan.

Shoshone National Forest specialists are developing a draft revised forest plan and a draft environmental impact statement, both scheduled for release in July,

More information about revision of the Shoshone's forest plan is available on the Internet at www.fs.usda.gov/shoshone/, and at the Shoshone National Forest offices in Dubois and Lander.

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