3-Year-Old Killed in Crash Near Casper,

Press Release – On August 23rd, 2017 a fatal crash occurred at milepost 59 on WY 220 near Casper, Wyoming. At 1:20 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol Troopers were dispatched to the area for a two vehicle head-on collision. A 2004 Ford F-250 was traveling eastbound on WY-220 when for unknown reasons the vehicle crossed over […]

Have fun, respect wildlife and stay safe enjoying the eclipse

Press Release – The total solar eclipse on Aug. 21 is slated to draw thousands of viewers into Wyoming’s outdoors. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will be on-site at Game and Fish properties and on waterways to help eclipse-viewers have fun and stay safe. “Eclipse viewers exploring our state will have much to see in […]

72 LBS. OF MARIJUANA INTERDICTED

Press Release – Approximately 72 pounds of marijuana was interdicted on August 3rd by a Wyoming State Trooper with assistance from a Cheyenne Police Department K-9 team. The State Trooper was monitoring a construction zone near mile post 365 on Interstate 80 eastbound near Cheyenne, Wyoming when the Trooper stopped a 2016 Hyundai Accent for […]

Delegation Statement on Nomination of Mark Klaassen

Press Release — Wednesday, U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, and U.S. Representative Liz Cheney, all R-Wyo., issued the following statements in support of Mark Klaassen’s nomination to serve as the United States attorney for the District of Wyoming. President Trump recently announced Klaassen’s nomination [1]. If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Klaassen will serve […]

Buffalo and Stallions Fires Morning Update July 26

Press Release: Incident: Lightning on July 24, started both fires. The Buffalo Fire is in Powder River County, 31 miles southwest of Broadus, MT; it has spread into Wyoming. The Stallions Fire in the Bittercreek area of Campbell County, 45 miles north of Gillette, Wyoming. The fires are within 3 miles of each other.   […]

Buffalo Fire Update: Tuesday, July 25 – 7:00 p.m.

Press Release – The Buffalo Fire is located southwest of Broadus, Mont. along the Montana/Wyoming state line. The lightning-caused fire is burning in pine trees, grass, and sagebrush. Firefighters are taking steps to protect structures which are threatened along the east and south flanks of the fire. Extreme drought conditions and gusty winds accompanying a […]

Barrasso Accepting Applications for Fall Internships

Press Release – U.S. Senator John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is currently accepting applications for internships in his Washington, D.C. and Wyoming offices, for fall 2017. The program, which lasts four months, is designed to give Wyoming’s students a unique opportunity to view their government firsthand. In both Wyoming and D.C., interns will participate in a wide […]

Enzi Says Senate Health Care Bill Revision Offers Good Things

Press Release – More options in order to get better care. That’s what GOP senators say they are offering with a revised version of their health care system overhaul. “I don’t know many people who think our health care status quo should be left in place. We need to make changes,” said U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo. “We […]

News from the Wyoming Department of Health

Press Release – Nutritious food items, as well as many other benefits, are available for many Wyoming families through the Wyoming WIC Program, which is operated by the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). “For families who participate in WIC, we offer ideas on how to shop for healthy food,” said Lisa Caldwell, WIC breastfeeding coordinator […]

Wyoming to Join First Responder Network Authority

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead announced today that Wyoming will join the First Responder Network Authority known as FirstNet. Congress established FirstNet in 2012 to build, operate, and maintain the first high-speed, nationwide wireless broadband network dedicated to public safety. This network has been a top priority for first responders and public safety agencies in […]