2017 Summer Concert Series at Devils Tower

Press Release – Devils Tower National Monument and the Devils Tower Natural History Association present a spectacular family fun summer!  The 2017 Summer Concert Series kicks off Saturday, May 27 in the amphitheater near the Belle Fourche River Campground.  All programs will begin at 8:30 p.m. unless specified. May 27:  Lyle Miller presenting Lakota history […]

2016 WHP Accomplishments

Press Release – In a performance report from back in February, Wyoming Highway Patrol Colonel Kebin Haller acknowledged some of the WHP’s accomplishments for 2016. The focus of the report was information broken down into accomplishments for Troopers, Dispatchers, and Port of Entry Officers. Troopers were very busy throughout the year patrolling Wyoming highways for […]

Do Not Place Signs in Highway Right-of-Ways

Press Release – It’s a worthy reminder: state law prohibits people from posting signs on Wyoming Department of Transportation traffic signal poles or in the rights‑of‑way. Signs mounted on utility poles, traffic signs, or highway markers announcing a garage sale…  Signs on the shoulder of the road or anywhere inside the highway right of way […]

VOLUNTEERS STILL NEEDED FOR SPECIAL OLYMPICS

Press Release – On May 18th, 19th, and 20th over 900 athletes, coaches and partners from all over the Cowboy State will arrive in Laramie for the 2017 Special Olympics Wyoming State Summer Games competition. To give these athletes and coaches the best chance to have a fun and successful weekend, volunteers are needed to assist […]

Enzi votes to fund government, strengthen Wyoming priorities

Press Release – Congress passed a government funding bill Thursday that would help strengthen a number of American priorities, including border security, defense and support for communities and education. U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., voted in favor of the bill, which the Senate passed with bipartisan support and which stayed within the budget caps set to control […]

Wyoming wool producer wins regional exporter award

Press Release – Karen Hostetler believes sheep raised by northern Wyoming ranchers produce better quality wool than even New Zealand’s famed herds. She is proving it one country at a time. Hostetler, president of Buffalo-based Mountain Meadow Wool, ships Wyoming wool to Canada, Germany, Denmark, Italy and points beyond. The family-owned operation, founded in 2002, […]

Buffalo Municipal Watershed Proposed Project

Press Release – The Bighorn National Forest will host a public meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the Johnson County Fire Hall located at 79 Volunteer Lane in Buffalo, Wyo. The purpose of the meeting is to gather public input on a proposed project to maintain and enhance long-term water quality in […]

Tongue Ranger District Seeks Comments

Press Release – The Tongue Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest is seeking public comments for a proposal to add a second course to the annual archery shoot that is currently permitted to Sheridan County Sportsmen’s Association. The event is held adjacent to Bear Lodge Resort the first weekend in August. In 2017, the course […]

Linked to Mice, Hantavirus Remains a Health Threat

Press Release – When mice get into closed locations and leave droppings behind, hantavirus infection remains a potentially deadly health threat, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). “Hantavirus can be dangerous for people and is sometimes fatal in the cases we see,” said Katie Bryan, surveillance epidemiologist with WDH. “If people are going […]