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The Jonah Interagency Office (JIO) and Pinedale Anticline Project Office (PAPO) Boards of Directors are scheduled to meet in Cheyenne Jan. 23, 2020. Both meetings are open to the public and will be held in the Trout Room at the Wyoming Game and Fish Department Office, 5400 Bishop Blvd.

Major General Fred Stoss, 20th Air Force Commander, explains the responsibilties of a missileer to Wyoming governor Mark Gordon and some of his staff members while in a launch control capsule during a visit Dec. 20 to F. E .Warren Air Force Base, Wyo. The governor visited a missile alert fac…

The Wyoming State Board of Education held a special virtual meeting of the state board on January 17. This virtual meeting was a work session to discuss the process for developing standards revision in line with recent guidance from the state attorney general.

Wyoming  Rep. Liz Cheney has decided to run for re-election to the U.S. House.  Cheney had been considering a run for the U.S. Senate to replace retiring Senator Mike Enzi.  She launched a brief campaign against Enzi in 2013, but withdrew before the 2014 Primary. 

Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors Co-Chairwoman Megan Goetz today announced Wyoming native Josh Dorrell is the state economic development agency’s next Chief Executive Officer following a national search.

The Wyoming State Board of Education will hold a special meeting starting at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 17. This virtual meeting meeting of the state board is a work session to discuss the process for developing standards revision in line with recent guidance from the state attorney general. 

The City of Cheyenne is soliciting feedback regarding the City’s Unified Development Code (UDC).  Each year the Planning and Development Department sends a request for feedback and suggestions related to the UDC, which governs land development processes for the City of Cheyenne. The UDC was …

City of Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr is seeking applications for membership on the Board of Adjustments. There is one open position to fill with a term expiration date of 12/31/22. The position is appointed to a 3-year term which generally starts the first of the new year.

Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck continues to expand its Government Relations team with the addition of Neal Tomlinson,shareholder; Kristina Kleist,policy advisor and associate; and Denise Freeman,senior policy assistant. This team will work primarily out of the firm’s Las Vegas and Carson Ci…

A formal portrait of former Governor Dave Freudenthal was unveiled Friday at the Wyoming State Capitol.  Former governors Mike Sullivan and Matt Mead attended, along with current Governor Mark Gordon and Freudenthal.  The painting was created by artist Michele Rushworth.  Freudenthal's famil…

Former Wyoming State Senator (R-Cheyenne) was sworn in as senior municipal judge on Friday.  Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr appointed Ross, after his name was suggested by outgoing senior municipal judge Mark Moran.

 Motorized vehicle travel on big game winter ranges in the Ryegrass, Bench Corral, Deer Hills, Calpet, Miller Mountain and Mesa areas will be restricted from Jan. 1 - April 30, 2020. These areas are managed by The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale Field Office (PFO). This annual closu…

The 2019-20 Mayor's Youth Council (MYC) class held their swearing-in ceremony in Council Chambers. After an introduction from Mayor Marian Orr, Judge Ronn Jeffrey swore in MYC members with parents and friends in attendance. 

Governor Mark Gordon has announced the addition of three staff members to his administration. Emily Soli will serve as Special Counsel, Jen Davis has been named Human Services Policy Advisor, and Gabi Farmer will be Administrative Coordinator.

“One day I was learning from Paul and Ernie and the next day I’m talking to you,” said Mark Moran.  Moran is retiring after 20 years as a Municipal Court Judge. He is grateful for the help and advice he received from Judges Paul Galeotos and Ernie Halley when he was just starting out as a judge.

The Cheyenne City Council will hold its annual Straw Poll Dinner on Tuesday, December 3rd at Poor Richard’s Restaurant (2233 E. Lincolnway). Nominations for City Council President and City Council Vice President for 2020 will be made. The dinner will start at 6:00 p.m.

“Why would you skip an entire block?” asked Brian Snyder of Bohemian Metals.  He was referring to the 17th Street lighting project in downtown Cheyenne.  Strings of lights stretch across 17th Street from Warren Avenue to Carey Avenue.  There are no lights between Carey and Pioneer Avenue. Th…

The Mayor and the President of the City Council disagree on a number of issues, but they both support the expanded season of the Cheyenne Civic Center.  The Civic Center increased its season from 6-7 shows a year to more than 80.

Governor Mark Gordon discusses prison reform with Cheyenne resident Geri Maria Johnson during Tuesday’s Speed Repping event at the Laramie County Library.  A dozen elected officials, ranging from members of the Laramie County School District 1 Board of Trustees up to the Governor, were on ha…

A recent report by the state’s Consensus Revenue Estimating Group, which writes the revenue projections that set the bounds of the Legislature’s budgeting process, carries serious warning signs for the state’s long-term fiscal health. But when it comes to the budget that will be written this…

Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr said this morning that a published report by KGAB Radio contained lies and demanded the lies stop.  The report quoted Cheyenne City Council President Rocky Case accusing the city of spending money on a massage at the Detroit Airport.  “Case said this morning that a …

Governor Mark Gordon announced that Buck McVeigh has been named permanent Chief of Staff and Betsy Anderson will be both the Deputy Chief of Staff and General Counsel. Senior Policy Advisor Renny MacKay has been appointed Policy Director. 

Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr is seeking applications for membership on three boards: the City of Cheyenne Planning Commission, The Public Transit Advisory Board (two openings), and the Housing & Community Development Advisory Council. 

The job of being governor of a state may be a lot like herding cats.  Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon hosted some feline visitors from the Cheyenne Animal Shelter at his office this week.  Governor Gordon said that the shelters dedicated staff and volunteers provided care for nearly 6,000 anima…

Cheyenne Frontier Days Cattle Drive kicked off all the events for the 123rd “Daddy of Them All” week-long events. On Sunday, July 14 the cattle drive was led by Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon, with nearly 550 head of Corriente steers driven by CFD staff from the pasture north of into Frontier …

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Forty years ago this week (July 16), Cheyenne was impacted by an F3 tornado that injured 40 people and killed one person. It was on the ground for around 30 minutes and tracked a path of about 9 miles. So, what's changed in the last 40 years? So much! The capabilities of meteorologists have …

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A presence of achievement fills the room, with walls covered in patches and awards of all sorts. Lt. Col. Chris Picinni, 90th Operation Support Squadron director of operations has led a 20-year career within the ICBM enterprise, but never thought he would be leading the charge in planning an…

Colonel Damian Schlussel took command of the 90th Security Forces Group during a change of command ceremony July 12, 2019, on F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyo.

Wyoming’s State Capitol building was dedicated with a festive ceremony that included Wyoming National Guard aircraft happening to fly by, and inspiring words by dignitaries, including the governor.

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Thousands of visitors attended the Capitol Celebrations at the Wyoming Capitol Square on Wednesday, July 10. The event was the reopening of the Capitol renovation project, which took nearly three years and cost $300-million. 

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Several roads around the Wyoming Capitol will be closed for the July 10 Capitol Square Open House and Celebration festivities in Cheyenne. Parking will be limited, but the Cheyenne Trolley will offer free transportation between the Spiker Parking Garage, Historic Governor’s Mansion and South…