Earlier this year, after Wyoming received the first installment of funds from the American Rescue Plan, Governor Mark Gordon asked a Strike Team to work on big ideas that would help Wyoming drive towards a future where its citizens will thrive. Now there are more than $3 billion in proposals…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A small city in the top U.S. coal-mining state of Wyoming will be home to a Bill Gates-backed experimental nuclear power project near a coal-fired power plant that will soon close, officials announced Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A prosecutor won't charge library employees for making sex education and LGBTQ-themed books available to young people in a deeply conservative city in Wyoming coal-mining country, saying he wouldn't have a case.
Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the United States and Wyoming State Flags be flown at half staff statewide on Saturday, October 23, 2021 in honor of the service of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum. McCollum, a Teton County resident, was killed in the terrorist attack on August 2…
The attorneys for the grandson of Walt Disney will argue their case to block the sale of his family’s ranch in Teton County until his appeal of a lower court’s decision on the issue can be heard in front of the Wyoming Supreme Court on Wednesday.
Wyoming has always been about small government and limited regulations. These are core values to me. I remember well my father working to protect Wyoming’s Right to Work laws. Our family eagerly supported Malcolm Wallop’s successful Senate bid in 1976. He was unshakeable in his conservati…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Books about sex, LGBTQ issues and how to have a baby have public library employees in a deeply conservative Wyoming city facing possible prosecution after angry local residents complained to police that the material is obscene and doesn't belong in sections for children…
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - As her beloved grandmother's health declined, Lauren Pfenning's family insisted that she get a COVID-19 vaccine before paying her a final visit.
In support of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) mission to sustainably manage wild horses and burros on public rangelands, the BLM Rock Springs and Rawlins field offices plan to begin gathering wild horses on or after October 7, from the Great Divide Basin, Adobe Town, Salt Wells Creek, …
The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, in conjunction with various other state agencies celebrates Wyoming Public Lands Day September 25. As part of the celebration, day-use fees to all Wyoming state parks and historic sites that day are waived.
NEW YORK (AP) — Former President George W. Bush will headline a fundraiser next month for top Donald Trump critic Liz Cheney, turning her reelection race into a proxy war of sorts between the ex-presidents who represent two competing factions of the Republican Party.
MIAMI (AP) — The disappearance and almost-certain death of Gabby Petito and the police hunt for her boyfriend have generated a whirlwind online, with a multitude of armchair detectives and others sharing tips, possible sightings and theories by way of TikTok, Instagram and YouTube.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - A Florida woman who vanished while on a nomadic cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend is the subject of a nationwide search while authorities labeled him Wednesday as a person of interest in her disappearance.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - When news came that a 20-year-old Wyoming soldier was one of the last casualties of the two-decade-long U.S. war in Afghanistan, it arrived as a tragic bookend: A 20-year-old soldier from Wyoming was among the first to die in the same war.
The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce is reporting that Job openings are currently at record highs across the country, but at the same time, workers are having trouble finding employment.
A young husband with a child on the way. Another man who always wanted to be in the military. A man who planned to become a sheriff's deputy when his deployment ended. Heartwrenching details began emerging Friday about some of the 13 U.S. troops killed in a horrific suicide bombing at Afghan…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - The outdoor gear and clothing company Patagonia has stopped providing its merchandise for sale at a Wyoming ski resort to protest the owners' sponsorship of a Republican fundraiser featuring Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and other top supporters of former President Donald Trump.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - U.S. officials launched a review Thursday of climate damage caused by coal mining on public lands as the Biden administration expands its scrutiny of government fossil fuel sales that contribute to greenhouse gas emissions.
A third vaccine dose is now being recommended for a limited group of Wyoming residents with certain medical conditions, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming will not return to a statewide mask order or require COVID-19 vaccines despite a resurgence of the virus, Gov. Mark Gordon said Monday.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - Wyoming remained the least-populated state and grew more slowly than all but a couple others from 2010 to 2020, according to U.S. Census figures released Thursday.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - Former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi was remembered Friday as an honorable statesman and family man who was focused on leadership, tradition and faith.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Vaccinated and unvaccinated people alike should resume wearing masks indoors in most of Wyoming amid a rise in infections of the highly contagious delta variant of the coronavirus, the state health officer said Wednesday.
Wyoming’s fight against COVID-19 appears to be entering a new, concerning phase due to the Delta variant, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Governor Mark Gordon is leading the State of Wyoming to continue its partnership with the Japan Coal Energy Center (JCOAL) in a collaborative effort to promote and strengthen the coal industry. The two entities renewed an MOU in July. The collaboration includes work to develop a Carbon Captu…
Governor Mark Gordon is pleased to congratulate Michael Lenz of Alpine as the 2021 winner of the Wyoming Governor's Wild Bison raffle. For the second year, Governor Gordon donated a bison license to support Wyoming wildlife conservation.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A recently retired U.S. senator from Wyoming is hospitalized with a broken neck and ribs Monday, three days after a bicycle accident outside his hometown, police and friends say.
To help prevent potential gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel shortages, Governor Mark Gordon has signed an Executive Order (EO) that puts in place temporary emergency rules for the Wyoming Department of Transportation allowing drivers to make extra fuel deliveries.
Governor Mark Gordon has ordered both the U.S. and Wyoming State Flags be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, July 21, 2021 in honor and memory of First Lieutenant Alva “Ray” Krogman.
Governor Mark Gordon is convening a Colorado River Working Group that will meet regularly to discuss important Colorado River matters and monitor potential impacts to Wyoming. The action comes in response to drought conditions in the Colorado, Green and Little Snake River basins that have le…
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A punishing drought in the U.S. West is drying up waterways, sparking wildfires and leaving farmers scrambling for water. Next up: a plague of voracious grasshoppers
Data gathered from Wyoming residents who have tested positive for COVID-19 in recent months illustrate the success of the safe, free and effective vaccines authorized to fight the virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
The Bureau of Land Management will hold two Wyoming wild horse and burro adoption events in July featuring both untrained and trained horses.
Some lawmakers are trying to stop 144 U.S. cities from losing their designations as "metropolitan areas" as the federal government updates its standards, doubling the minimum number of residents required in a city's urban core to 100,000 people.
PHOENIX (AP) - Dangerous, record-busting heat spread across the U.S. Southwest on Tuesday and into parts of Utah, Montana and Wyoming as a dome of high pressure hovered over a large swath of the region, pushing temperatures into the triple digits this week and intensifying the risk for wildf…
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - A judge has halted plans for oil and gas drilling on vast areas of Wyoming and Montana, citing concerns about a sagebrush-dwelling bird.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is announcing the likely final phase for statewide public health orders related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including the immediate removal of one of the two remaining orders.
Wyoming’s statewide COVID-19 public health orders will remain in place through the end of the month, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Governor Mark Gordon has directed the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) to partner to temporarily reopen and operate nine previously closed rest areas for at least the duration of the 2021 tourist season.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) - While most states pursue ways to boost renewable energy, Wyoming is doing the opposite with a new program aimed at propping up the dwindling coal industry by suing other states that block exports of Wyoming coal and cause Wyoming coal-fired power plants to shut down.
Wyoming’s Integrated Test Center will host one of two projects selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for Phase III funding of a large-scale pilot carbon capture project.
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is warning residents about fraudulent calls from people falsely claiming to represent the department in connection to a recently announced WDH health information breach.
Brynn Hirschman, a member of the first graduating class of the University of Wyoming’s Outdoor Recreation and Tourism Management Degree Program, has been named as Outdoor Recreation Coordinator within the Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, & Trails Division.
Wyoming’s two remaining COVID-19 statewide public health orders are being continued again for two more weeks, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).