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Up in lights

Upgrades to county fairgrounds this year include all-new lighting and show ring

Improvements to the county fairgrounds continue this year with two significant projects: a complete replacement of all lighting and an all-new show/sale ring.

"We're doing a lighting enhancement project. It's all-new LED lights, exterior and interior in every building," says Facilities Maintenance Supervisor Larry Schommer of the first project.

"All the incandescent, fluorescent lights are getting replaced."

The project is funded through a Wyoming Department of Energy grant. The 'WyLight' grant aims to promote energy-saving initiatives, so the idea of replacing all the older lighting fit right...