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By Forrest Hershberger
Publisher, Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

County Renews USDA Contract

Kimball County Transit Denied Funding

 


The annual contract with the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection was approved by the Cheyenne County Commissioners.

The contract, at $9,421.22, reflects a 5 percent increase in cost.

Much of the discussion with Wildlife Specialist Matt Anderson focused on responding to prairie dog infestations. Prairie dog colonies are known to endanger livestock, and spread the bubonic plague. Anderson said the agency is looking at employing a part-time position solely for prairie dog eradication. To do it will take the support of all five counties in the area. The pr...



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