WY Inmate Death

John Manuel Garcia, a Wyoming inmate, died Wednesday, January 16, 2019 following an apparent suicide attempt at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington.  Garcia was taken by paramedics to the Banner Health Community Hospital in Torrington where he was pronounced dead shortly after 1 am.  Garcia was sentenced on September 24, 2018 by Carbon […]

Wild Horse Ruling

A Wyoming Federal Court ruled against the Bureau of Land Management in the most recent court activity. (1-10-19) A victory was recently handed to the American Wild Horse Campaign in favor of a lawsuit to stop the BLM from illegally rounding up hundreds of wild horses in a helicopter capture in the southwestern part of the […]

BLM Proposes Increased Flexibility and Access in Sage-Grouse Plans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – In keeping with Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke’s commitment to work closely with states to enhance conservation, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) today announced the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and proposed plan amendments addressing Greater Sage-Grouse conservation on public land in Wyoming. The proposed plan amendments […]

Enzi applauds ending regulation that halted construction of new coal power plants

Washington, D.C. –  U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., praised the Trump Administration for releasing a plan today to roll back an Obama-era regulation which essentially stopped new coal power plants from being constructed in the United States.   The proposal from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) would lift requirements that tried to force newly-built coal power […]

Wyoming Department of Health wants people to learn more about the common but often overlooked condition known as prediabetes

To help avoid developing more cases of diabetes across the state, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) wants people to learn more about the common but often overlooked condition known as prediabetes, which can be reversed. “A simple definition of prediabetes is when a person’s blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not high […]

ITC Partners Laud Wyoming Governor’s Vision, Leadership in Pioneering Public-Private Carbon Technology Project

Less than eight months after the official dedication ceremony for the Wyoming Integrated Test Center (ITC), leaders from the project partners joined together to praise outgoing Wyoming Governor Matthew H. Mead for his leadership and vision in pioneering a new public-private model to drive the future of carbon technology. “Governor Mead sees how our people […]

Wyo senators urge President Trump to consider key factors in review of U.S.-Russian nuclear treaty

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both R-Wyo., signed a letter led by U.S. Senator Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., to President Trump urging him to consider the key factors that underpin the continued viability of the New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START). Those factors include a sustained and vigorous U.S. nuclear […]

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 […]