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14 I The Lovell Chronicle I September 6, 2012 Get Growing with Gary A bountiful harvest from my garden BY GARY EMMETT matoes on the vine, make sure that you have getgrowingwithgary@gmail.com cut way back on your watering. Too much wa- ter will give the tomato plant a sense of utopia, Can you believe that it is finally starting to and the fruit won't start turning red or matur- cool down some? The nights are getting cooler ing. Stress the plants just a bit to start the pro- and the days not as hot as they have been. Two cess of maturing. But don't eliminate all water weeks ago, the weather seemed to have been yet. becoming more seasonable, but it sure didn't Be mindful of the weather. Our normal or stay around long. However, those couple of average first fall frost date is about Sept 18-20. cooler days that we had actually helped several But as averages go, it can happen earlier and produce items in my garden, it can happen later than those dates. I am hop- How has your garden been growing? Cer- ing for later. I will be watching so that I can tain items in my garden were producing great, cover my tomatoes, peppers and beans with a espedally the ones that the deer stay away frost blanket and other protection if a frost is from. Yes, even in town, I have a couple of impending. Most protecting blankets will offer bucks that like to freely partake of the fresh a 5-8 degree protection, while plastic covering produce that I seem to be growing. Their favor- will only offer a 2-3 degree protection. ite items this year seem to be broccoli and cab- My garden has been good this year. I plant- bage. They started nibbling on some replanted eda few new items such as eggplant and celery beans, but have moved on to other items. They this year, and had a great harvest off of those were a problem with my tomato blossoms, too. plants. The deer ate my broccoli, but I am get- Speaking of tomato blossoms, have you ring some smaller flowerets off of the deformed noticed a re-flush of blossoms? When the tem- plants. Tomatoes and peppers have been good peratures were as high as they have been re- this year. So I would say it has been an overall cently, a lot of plants in the garden and in the successful garden. I am hoping for an even bet- flowerbeds, too, go through a blossom dorman- ter one next year, because I have changed jobs cy, where they stop producing blossoms. And and now I will be able to stay in Lovell rather if a tomato stops producing blossoms, then of than be out on the road. And that should also course no fruit is going to produce. Those cooler allow me to stay on top of the weeds. nights that we had a while back helped in pro- For those of you who are interested, I will moting more blossoms. Now, here is to hoping be presenting four Fall Gardening Classes with that the fruit will mature. Pepper blossoms are the Community Ed program here in Lovell, also affected by the heat, too. starting this coming Monday, Sept. 10. Please My wife has started canning salsa and contact the Lovell Community Ed Dept. for the other tomato sauces this week- I hope she can class schedule, topics and costs: lovreccomed@ keep up. I am trying to do my part to help. The tctwest.net or www.lovellrecreation.com. house has been smelling great with the can- And, as always, if you have a gardening ning in progress. Tomatoes, peppers, onions.., question, email me at getgrowingwithgary@ my mouth is watering just writing about it. gmail.com and I will try to answer your gar- If you seem to still have a lot of green to- dening questions. From our files 100 YEARS AGO The Cowley Weekly Progress September 7, 1912 A crowd of our "fresh" young men imagined one day this week they had a "hunch" that the two couples we men- tioned last week as having matrimo- nial bees in their bonnets, were going to Utah this week, consequently armed themselves with the customary quantity of rice and went to the depot to await their victims, but no one appeared and the joke was on the boys. 75 YEARS AGO The Lovell Chronicle September 9, 1937 For the sixth consecutive month, Wyoming was above the national per- centage of increase in savings, building and loan mortgages accepted for insur- ance by the Federal Housing Admin- istration. For Wyoming, the average mortgage was $2,861. 50 YEARS AGO The Lovell Chronicle September 6, 1962 Lovell schools opened Tuesday but not in their new locations as was hoped. According to superintendent Glenn Engelking it will be about two weeks be- fore the new high school building will be ready to occupy. The delay stems from the $25,000 loan which the district re- ceived from the Wyoming Emergency School Fund. It was earlier expected the new building would have to be opened without tile on the floor, lockers, or the completion of dressing rooms in the physical education section of the build- ing. 25 YEARS AGO The Lovell Chronicle September 10, 1987 The Fitch Brothers are coming to town! A committee for the State of Wy- oming Economic Development Loan Fund, commonly referred to as Amend- ment 4 money, approved a $750,000 low interest loan that will allow Fitch Broth- ers Manufacturing Co. of Orem, Utah, to move their operations to Lovell, where they will manufacture automatic video vending machines. EDITOR'S NOTE Missing our From our files article? Find them online from Sept. 6 forward. Public notices P ;C" Rocky_ ME. Power 20000.41R.EA.12 Tax deed noffce DEQ. t:eor ia.Pacific operatin permit , PUBLIC NOTICE Pursuant to the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming Public Service Commission's (Commission) Procedural Rules and Special Regulations, notice is hereby given of the applica- tion of Rocky Mountain Power (Rocky Mountain or the Company) requesting a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CPCN) to construct the Selective Catalytic Reduction Systems on Jim Bridger Units 3 and 4 (the "Proposed Project"), as more fully described below. Rocky Mountain is a public utility, as defined in W.S. 37-1-101(a) (vi) (C), providing retail electric public utility service under certifi- cates of public convenience and necessity issued by the Commission. Rocky Mountain is subject to the Commission's jurisdiction under W.S. 37-2-112. On August 7, 2012, Rocky Mountain submitted an application, to- gether with testimony and exhibits requesting a CPCN to construct the Proposed Project, which will consist of selective catalytic reduc- tion CSCR") systems on Unit 3 and on Unit 4 of the Jim Bridger steam electric plant located in Sweetwater County, Wyoming. The scope of these environmental projects would include related upgrades. The projects are required to operate Unit 3 beyond December 31, 2015, and Unit 4 beyond December 31, 2016, to maintain compliance with environmental requirements. According to the Company, the approx- imate cost for the proposed project is expected to be in excess of $200 million. Rocky Mountain states in its application that the Proposed Proj- ect is required to operate Jim Bridger Units 3 and 4 in compliance with environmental permits and emissions requirements. Rocky Moun- tain proposes to begin construction on the project upon receipt of a CPCN from the Commission. The current estimated completion date of the Proposed Project under normal construction circumstances, weather conditions, labor availability and materials delivery is prior to December 31, 2015. This is not a complete description of the application. Customers with questions about the proposed application should contact Rocky Mountain directly for further information. Interested persons may in- spect the application during regular business hours at the Company's Wyoming service centers located in Casper (Casper Service Center and Casper Region Office), Cody, Evanston, Laramie, Pinedale, Raw- lins, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland, and at the Commission's offices in Cheyenne, Wyoming, during regular business hours. Anyone desiring to file a public comment, statement, protest, in- tervention petition or request for a public heating in this matter must file with the Commission in writing on or before September 27, 2012. Intervention petitions and requests for a public hearing shall set forth the grounds on which they are made and the position and interest of the petitioner in this proceeding. ffyou wish to intervene in this matter or request a public hearing that you will attend, or you wish to file a public comment, statement, or protest, and you require reasonable accommodation for a disabil- ity, please contact the Commission at (307) 777-7427, or write to the Commission at 2515 Warren Avenue, Suite 300, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002, to make arrangements. Communications impaired persons may also contact the Commission by accessing Wyoming Relay at 711. Please mention Docket No. 20000-418-EA-12 in your communications. Publish: August 30 & September 6, 2012 2012 Insurance notice corrmction DEPARTMENT OF INSURANCE STATE OF WYOMING Property and Casualty Company Name: Progressive Northern Insurance Company NAIC Number: 38628 FEIN: 34-1318335 C/O CT Corporation System 8040, Excelsior Drive, Suite. 200, Madi- son, WI 53717 Complete Home Address P.O. Box 89490, Cleveland, OH 44101-6490 y Complete Mailing Address Wyoming Business for Year Ending December 31, 2011 DIRECT PREMIUM WRITTEN $ 28,651,727 DIRECT LOSSES PAID $ 20,981,927 DIRECT LOSSES INCURRED $ 20,970,244 TOTAL ADMITTED ASSETS $ 1,167,302,651 LIABILITIES $ 837,591,115 CAPITAL STOCK $ 3,008,000 SURPLUS AS REGARDS POLICYHOLDERS $ 329,711,536 INCOME $ 1,040,800,018 EXPENDITURES $ 977,134,333 NOTICE OF INTENT TO APPLY FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY PROVIDED that Cary K. Norman intends to apply to the Big Horn County Treasurer for a tax deed and in com- pliance with W.S. 39-13-108 supplies the following information: 1. Cary K. Norman purchased the real property described herein by way of a Certificate of Purchase of Real Estate for Taxes dated Sep- tember 15, 2010, for irrigation taxes for the year 2009. 2. The real property was taxed in the name of the Estate of Patti- cia J. Asay, a/k/a Patricia Jean Asay Estate and Necoline D. Asay and is reflected in the records of the Big Horn County Treasurer as parcel no. 99.00-009.00163-T. 3. A description of the real property: Lot 7 of the Flood Subdivi- sion in the North//2 of Lots 69.A and 69.B, in Township 56 North, Range 96 West of the 6th EM., Big Horn County, Wyoming, some- times described as the East 130 feet of the North V2 of Lot 69.B of said township and range. The address of the property is shown in the records of the Big Horn County Assessor as 1160 Lane 12, Lovell, Wyoming. 4. The property was taxed or assessed for irrigation assessments for 2009 and 2010. 5. The time of redemption expired March 15, 2012. 6. Application for a tax deed will be made not less than three months from when this notice is served on each person in actual pos- session or occupancy of the real property and the person in whose name the property was taxed or assessed, if upon diligent inquiry the person(s) can be found in the county and in lieu thereof, completion of service by publication as allowed by statute 39-13-108 in the event that no person is in actual possession or occupancy of the property and if the person in whose name the property was taxed or assessed cannot be found in the county. 7. The taxes assessed for the property described herein are ir- rigation assessments. There are no amounts representing special as- sessments for local or public improvements. DATED this 29th day of August, 2012. /s/Randy L. Royal, Attorney for Cary K. Norman Publish: September 6, 13 & 20, 2012 Horn County renovation5 final payment NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT The Big Horn County Commission, acting on behalf of Big Horn County, Wyoming, has accepted all work as complete according to the Contract Documents set forth in the written Agreement between SYNERGY CONSTRUCTION and Big Horn County, for the BIG HORN COUNTY LIBRARY WINDOW AND DOOR RENOVATION, and SYNERGY CONSTRUCTION, Contractor, is entitled to final payment. Therefore, on the 19TH day of SEPTEMBER, 2012, the 41st day after the first publication of this notice, final payment of the full amount due under the Agreement will be made. Nothing in this notice shall be construed as relieving the Contractor and the Sureties on its bond from any claim or claims for the work or labor done or materials or supplies furnished in the execution of the Agreement. BIG HORN COUNTY COMMISSION JEROLD S. EWEN, CHAIRMAN Publish: August 9 & September 6, 2012 Final PaymenE LE ; pro'eect NOTICE OF FINAL PAYMENT TO CONTRACTOR Big Horn County School District No. 2 2012 Major Maintenance Projects Elementary School Projects Notice is hereby given that Big Horn County School District No. 2 has accepted the Work as complete, according to the Plans, Specifi- cations and rules set forth in the Contract between Big Horn County School District No. 2 and Jim's Building Service, Powell, Wyoming for the 2012 Major Maintenance Projects - Elementary School Projects The above mentioned Contractor is entitled to final settlement. Therefore, on the 3rd day of October, 2012, being the forty-first (41st) day after the first date of Advertisement, Big Horn County School Dis- tdct No. 2 will pay the above-mentioned Contractor the full amount due under said Contract, provided that all Punch List items and Proj- ect Close-out items are complete. Publish: August 23, 30 & September 6, 2012 Department PUBLIC NOTICE STATE OF WYOMING of Environmental Quality/Division of Air Quality Air Pollution Source Draft Operating Permit Chapter 6, Section 3 (d)(ix) of the Wyoming Air Quality Stan- dards and Regulations provides, prior to final determination on an application for a Chapter 6, Section 3 operating permit, opportunity be given for public comment and public heating on the information submitted by the owner or operator and on the draft permit. The regulation further requires such information be made available to the public and the public be allowed a period of thirty (30) days to submit comments. A public heating will be conducted only if, in the opinion of the Administrator, sufficient interest is generated or if an aggrieved party requests a hearing within the 30 day public comment period. Chapter 6, Section 3 does not impose new substantive require- ments on an air pollution source but does require sources subject to the Operating Permit Program obtain a renewable operating permit that clarifies in a single document which air quality requirements ap- ply to the source and provides methods for assessing the source's compliance with those requirements. Notice is hereby given the State of Wyoming, Department of En- vironmental Quality, Division of Air Quality, proposes to issue a modi- fied Chapter 6, Section 3 operating permit to the following applicant for the Lovell Plant in Big Horn County, Wyoming: Georgia-Pacific Gypsum LLC P.O. Box 756 Lovell, Wyoming 82431 The Lovell Plant is located in Section 28, Township 55 North, Range 94 West, Big Horn County, Wyoming (2120 Lane 16-1/2 Lovell, Wyoming), The facility is gypsum wallboard manufacturing plant. The pollutant of primary concern from this facility is particulate mat- ter. This permit is being modified to incorporate requirements from WAQSR Chapter 6, Section 2 permit waiver wv-10659. The waiver was issued to allow replacement of a jaw crusher. Minor wording changes and updates have also been made to the operating permit to make it consistent with operating permits currently issued by the Division. Only the modified portions of the permit are open for public comment. The Division's Operating Permit contact is Lori Bocchino, Oper- ating Permit Program Manager, Division of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 122 West 25th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002 at (307) 777-3784. Interested parties may examine the draft permit, the application, all relevant supporting materials and all other materials related to the permit decision at the Division's Cheyenne of- fice or the Division's Lander Field Office located at 510 Meadowview Drive, Lander, Wyoming, (307) 332-6755. Arrangements can be made with the Division to copy relevant materials, if necessary (a fee will be assessed for reproductions). In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, special assistance or alternate formats will be made available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Additionally, a complete copy of the draft operating permit and the associated state- ment of basis for the facility can be found on the Division's website at: htto://deo.state.wy.us/ao d/TitleVPermitsOutpublicComment.asp Public comments must be received by no later than 5:00 p.m. lo- cal time (Mountain) on October 8, 2012. Written public comments or requests for a hearing should be directed to the Administrator, Divi- sion of Air Quality, Department of Environmental Quality, 122 West 25th Street, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002. The FAX number for the Division is (307)777-6937. Comments submitted by email will not be included in the public record. All written comments received by 5:00 p.m. local time (Mountain) on October 8, 2012 will be considered in arriving at a final determination on the issuance of this permit and will be retained on file in the Cheyenne office. Publish: September 6, 2012 PURSUANT TO SECTION 26-3-126 OF THE WYOMING INSUR- ANCE CODE, I CERTIFY THAT TO THE BEST OF MY KNOWL- EDGE AND BELIEF, THE ABOVE-NAMED INSURER IS, IN ALL RESPECTS, IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE LAWS OF THIS STATE RELATING TO INSURANCE AND IS DULY AUTHORIZED TO TRANSACT THE BUSINESS OF INSURANCE IN THE STATE OF WYOMING. Dated this first day of March, 2012. Kenneth G. Vines Insurance Commissioner State of Wyoming Publish: August 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 & September 6, 2012