WHP Announces Passing Of K-9 Wendy

It is with great sadness the Wyoming Highway Patrol announces retired WHP   K-9 Wendy, passed away peacefully from heart failure on November 9th, 2018. Wendy was well known for her desire and willingness to work and play, while producing some impressive seizures over the years.  She began her career as a narcotic K-9 in 2009 assigned to the […]

Barrasso Elected to Serve as Republican Conference Chairman

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) released the following statement after he was elected to serve as chairman of the Republican Conference, the No. 3 leadership position for Senate Republicans. “It’s an honor to be elected chairman of the Senate Republican Conference. People in Wyoming want to know that their thoughts, ideas […]

Seeking Comments on Accessibility Improvement Project Environmental Assessment

Devils Tower National Monument, Crook County Wyoming, is proposing an Accessibility Improvement Project to address accessibility, safety, and operational issues within the main visitor use areas at Devils Tower National Monument (the Monument). The Monument received nearly 500,000 visitors in 2017, with the highest concentration of visitor use occurring at the Monument visitor center and […]

Enzi statement on midterm election

U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., issued the following statement regarding Tuesday’s election. “America once again saw millions of citizens go to the polls to exercise their right to vote on Election Day. No matter their party affiliation, running for office takes a leap of faith and I applaud those who took a chance and put […]

WHP unites with law enforcement to educate public about the Move Over law

Motorists moving over for law enforcement, emergency, maintenance and other types of vehicles parked on the side of Wyoming highways and interstates are not only abiding by the law but are also keeping their fellow citizens safe. On Nov. 8, the Wyoming Highway Patrol and state patrols from Colorado, Nebraska, South Dakota and Montana, as […]

Information sought in poaching cases

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking information that will lead to the apprehension of the individual(s) responsible for the poaching of two bull elk and a white-tailed deer in northwest Sheridan County. One bull elk and a white-tailed doe were discovered the weekend of Oct. 27 and the second bull elk was discovered […]

Governor-Elect Gordon to Host Telephone Press Conference TODAY at 2:00 p.m.

Wyoming Governor-elect Mark Gordon will host a telephone press conference today, Wednesday, November 7 from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m., to answer questions from Wyoming reporters. The call is open to all members of the Wyoming media. To participate, please email Communications Director Kristin Walker at kristin@gordonforwyoming.com with your name and the media outlet you represent. […]

State’s Fallen Warriors Memorial dedication Nov. 12

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – The Wyoming Fallen Warriors Memorial will be dedicated at 10 a.m. on Nov. 12, at the Wyoming State Museum, in Cheyenne. The memorial honors those Wyoming military members who have given their lives throughout Wyoming’s history while serving our great state and nation. Gov. Matt Mead and Wyoming Veterans Commission Chairman Keith […]

Enzi: Rebuilding the military and reforming the Pentagon must go hand in hand

Press Release – During an oversight hearing today focused on the Department of Defense’s ongoing audit and business operations reform at the Pentagon, U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, said that rebuilding the military and reforming the way the Pentagon does business must go hand in hand. “Our nation faces grave […]