Powder River Energy Foundation gives $10,000 to local organizations

Press Release – Just in time for the holidays, the Powder River Energy Foundation reached out to assist organizations across northeast Wyoming who are making a difference in the lives of so many of our friends and neighbors in need. The Powder River Energy Foundation donated $10,000 to 11 non-profit organizations in five counties through […]

WHP Commissions 11 New Troopers

Press Release – The Wyoming Highway Patrol recently commissioned 11 recruits to the rank of Trooper upon the completion of their intensive training academy. During their academy, the new Troopers were instructed in a variety of classes including firearms, commercial carrier, physical training, RADAR/LIDAR, emergency vehicle operation, custody and control, crash investigation and other pertinent […]

What got me sick? Was it a virus or bacteria?

Press Release – With the cold and flu season in full swing, people may request antibiotics for themselves or their children when they visit their healthcare provider. But, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), antibiotics aren’t always the answer, and actually don’t help you feel better. Antibiotics are medicines that fight […]

President Trump Signs Barrasso’s

Press Release — U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-WY), chairman of the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works (EPW), released the following statement on President Trump signing S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act into law. Barrasso attended the signing ceremony at the White House. America’s Water Infrastructure Act achieves significant national and Wyoming-specific water infrastructure priorities. […]

Silver Mountain Prescribed Fire Planned West of Rapid City, SD

Press Release – The Mystic Ranger District on the Black Hills National Forest is planning to ignite 431 acres, to complete the Silver Mountain project Wednesday, October 24, depending on weather. Smoke will be visible for several miles and could impact Highway 16, Rockerville, Rapid City and other surrounding areas. Crews have been preparing to […]

Veterans Day Parade

There will be a Veterans Day Parade on Sunday, November 11th 2018. Parade Start Time: 1:00 PM Parade Start Location: Corner of 4J and 2nd Street Activities: Placing flags on graves – Mt Pisgah Cemetery at 7 AM Memorial Ceremony Lasting Legacy Park @ 11 AM Veterans Day Parade starts @ 1:00 PM Collect flags […]

Help Available from WDH for Long-Term Care Issues

Press Release – People with questions or concerns about long-term care services in Wyoming can find an advocate through the Wyoming Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program offered through the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). With a focus on resident rights, the program works on behalf of people who live in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and […]