Wyoming News Briefs
July 25, 2019
Irrigation tunnel collapse prompts emergency declaration
TORRINGTON (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon has officially declared a state of emergency for Goshen County due to the collapse of an irrigation tunnel along the Fort Laramie-Gering canal.
In a press release issued Monday evening by the governor’s office, Gordon pledged to deploy state resources to Goshen County “in an effort to provide assistance to farmers affected by a catastrophic irrigation tunnel collapse in Goshen County.”
“The Governor signed an Executive Order for a Declaration of Emergency today, allowing him to deploy s...