Governor Mead Selects New Secretary of State

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead has chosen Edward Buchanan to fill the Secretary of State vacancy. Buchanan was one of three candidates the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee sent to Governor Mead to replace Ed Murray who resigned from office on February 9th. Wyoming has a statutory process which governs vacancies in elected offices. In […]

Yellowstone National Park planners are proposing to replace 172 windows

Yellowstone National Park planners are proposing to replace 172 windows of the iconic Mammoth Hot Springs Hotel, a project preservationists fear could harm the building’s historic character. The window swap is just one part of a building rehabilitation project that includes redoing floor plans and interior finishes, replacing hot water and electrical systems, and adding […]

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has canceled the annual skijoring event

Jackson-area skiers will not be pulled by horses running at high speed this year due to poor snow conditions in Wyoming. The Jackson Hole News & Guide reports the Jackson Hole Shrine Club and the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort have canceled the annual skijoring event. Resort Business Development Director Bill Lewkowitz says proper safety conditions […]

A 55-year-old inmate has died

A 55-year-old inmate has died at the Wyoming Medium Correctional Institution in Torrington. The state Department of Corrections says Curtis Allen Jenkins died from a lengthy illness on Monday. Jenkins was serving the first to two seven to 10 year consecutive sentences on convictions of knowingly taking immodest, immoral or indecent acts with a minor.

Wyoming’s economy sees modest improvements

Wyoming’s economy has begun the new year with some modest improvements, largely due to gains in the state’s fossil fuel industries over the second half of 2017. A two-year slump in prices that drove companies to bankruptcy and layoffs has now partially given way to increased oil drilling interest and company spending.  

Enzi statement on President Trump’s State of the Union address

Press Release – U.S. Senator Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., released the following statement after President Trump delivered his State of the Union address.   “In the last year, President Trump and Congress have achieved a number of impressive accomplishments, including historic tax cuts and an unprecedented effort to end unnecessary and burdensome regulations. Our efforts have […]

Governor Mead Announces Weatherby, Inc. Relocating to Wyoming

Press Release – Governor Matt Mead announced today that firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc. will be relocating to Sheridan, Wyoming. Weatherby is a family-owned company that has been based in Paso Robles, California since its founding in 1945. Weatherby will bring its management team and manufacturing operations to Sheridan and create an estimated 70 to 90 jobs […]

Cloud Peak Energy Signs Export Agreement with JERA Trading

Press Release –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cloud Peak Energy announced today that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Cloud Peak Energy Logistics (“CPEL”), has entered into a term coal export sales agreement with JERA Trading Pte Ltd. (“JERAT”), which is a trading company based in Singapore ( Shipments are expected to commence as early as the end of 2019 and continue […]

Secretary Murray Agrees with Trump Decision Dissolving Election Commission

Press Release– Secretary of State Ed Murray applauded President Trump’s Executive Order to dissolve the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. In July 2017, Secretary Murray rejected a request by that Commission for Wyoming voter data containing personal information of Wyoming’s voters. Murray was one of the first Republican Secretaries of State to oppose Trump’s […]