Wyoming Mining Association Announces Annual Convention

Press Release – The Wyoming Mining Association (WMA) will hold its 62nd Annual Convention on June 14-16 at the Holiday Inn in Sheridan, Wyoming. The theme of this year’s convention is “A Focus on the Future.”  Former US Representative Cynthia Lummis will open the Convention on Thursday, June 15.   Additionally, the convention will hear from Western […]

Barrasso Statement on Sage Grouse

Press Release — Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on the administration’s announcement to review restrictive protection plans for the greater sage grouse. “I applaud Secretary Zinke for opening up these problematic sage grouse management plans,” said Barrasso.  “This review […]

Salmonella Cases with Baby Chick Connections Up in Wyoming

Press Release – The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has identified a significant increase in salmonella cases so far this year linked to contact with baby poultry. Six cases, involving live poultry and residents of Fremont, Natrona, Goshen, Laramie and Converse counties, have been reported so far in 2017. Only one Wyoming case was reported […]

Mayor of Moorcroft Reports Dangerous Incident

Press Release – Crime Stoppers needs your help in solving a destruction of property that occurred at the 100 block of N. Wind River Ave near Moorcroft Wyoming. On or around January 28, 2017, the Mayor of Moorcroft reported unknown persons removed lug nuts from a white GMC flatbed truck, resulting in the truck loosing […]

Input Wanted on State Plan to Serve Older Residents

Press Release – The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is seeking feedback on its plan for the coming years to continue serving Wyoming’s rapidly aging population through programs offered by its Aging Division. The number of Wyoming residents over the age of 65 is expected to grow from about 90,000 individuals in 2016 to 138,000 […]

Climber Fatality at Devils Tower

Press Release – On Friday, June 2, at approximately 2 pm, Devils Tower National Monument staff were alerted that a rock climber had been injured in a fall.   Responding staff discovered the climber’s partners and local climbers in the process of lowering the injured climber to the ground.  A physician accompanying the local ambulance determined […]

Combat Raider 17-3 scheduled for June 27-29

Press Release – Combat Raider, a large force exercise involving various military aircraft, is scheduled to begin June 27 in the Powder River Training Complex, and will conclude June 29, 2017. These LFEs provide joint and coalition training under realistic scenarios that support full spectrum operations against modern threats and replicate today’s combat operations. During […]

Favorite Names for Wyoming Newborns? Wyatt, Emma

Press Release – Emma and Wyatt were the most popular baby names for Wyoming’s newest and youngest residents in 2016, a year that saw fewer births across the state, according to Vital Statistics Services, part of the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). For boys, the name Wyatt jumped up to the top spot followed by Liam, William, Lincoln and a […]