VIDEO: Dumb Tourists Give All Wyoming Tourists A Bad Name
I'm not sure what goes through the minds of people that harass animals, but there are some real winners. Remember last year when the woman from Illinois that didn't retreat when a grizzly approached, was tracked down thanks to social media? Looks like social media is needed again. When I...
The Wyoming Citizenship Oath (A Pledge For Potential New Arrivals)
Folks from across the country have been moving to Wyoming in an attempt to flee coronavirus, city unrest, big city government overreach, high cost of living, and taxes. I would like to thank these potential new arrivals for considering the great and beautiful state of Wyoming. But before you sign that mortgage for a new home, we need to sit down and have a little heart-to-heart.
In a changing ecosystem, Yellowstone grizzly bears are resilient
Grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem have been able to gain the body fat they need for hibernation even as population densities have increased and as climate change and human impacts have changed the availability of some foods, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and its partners. The study is published in the journal Global Change Biology.
Western Governors to meet
EPA Administrator Michael Regan and Secretary of Veterans Affairs Dennis McDonough will be attending WGA’s 2023 Annual Meeting in Boulder, Colorado, from June 26-28. They will join nine Western Governors, including WGA’s Chair, Colorado Governor Jared Polis, and Vice Chair, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon. The meeting will feature discussions on public policy, a keynote address on artificial intelligence by Ashley Llorens from Microsoft, and a roundtable on geothermal energy with David Turk from the Department of Energy. Register and view the agenda on the WGA website, and stay tuned for more updates.
When You Talk About Wyoming, Don't Forget How it Pioneered This Suffrage and Changed the World
In the year 1869, Wyoming was a territory on the frontier, a land of opportunity and challenges. The population was predominantly male, a common characteristic of frontier territories. The need to attract more settlers, particularly families, was a pressing concern. Lawmakers believed that by granting women the right to vote, Wyoming would become more appealing to potential settlers. The idea was simple: if women enjoyed more rights in Wyoming than elsewhere, it might entice more families to make their home in our beautiful territory.
The counties in Wyoming with the most farmland, according to data
Stacker compiled a list of counties with the most farmland in Wyoming using data from the Agriculture Department's Farm Service Agency.
A Navy Museum In The Middle Of Wyoming?
Sometimes the most interesting finds are in the most unusual places. Curious about the little town of Midwest Wyoming, I pulled to so explore what few streets it has and see what there was to find. A Navy Museum?. Now what the HECK is a Navy museum doing in Midwest...
Garth Brooks Narrating Special On A Wyoming National Treasure
He's one of the biggest artists and entertainers in the entire world and he has special ties to Wyoming. All I have to do is type his name and you know exactly who he is...GARTH. It doesn't matter if you listen to country, rock, pop or hip-hop music, he is...
WY Department Of Health Offers Tips To Avoid Summertime Illnesses
With warmer weather finally arriving, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) wants residents to enjoy favorite activities while also avoiding certain illnesses often linked with summer fun. “If not done safely, many warm weather activities can sometimes cause unpleasant stomach-related symptoms and occasionally serious illness,” says Courtney Tillman, epidemiologist with...
Cody Bronc Football’s Chris Williams Wins Broyles Award
Chris Williams, Cody Bronc Football assistant coach, has won the Broyles Award for the Top High School Assistant Football Coach in Wyoming. Coach Williams won the award for the 2022 season but is being awarded this year. According to the awards website, in 2018, the Broyles Award added to their 25-year tradition of honoring the nation’s best collegiate assistant football coaches through the creation of the High School Broyles Award. This award recognizes the top high school assistant football coach in every participating state, projecting their excellence onto the national stage. I was able to catch up with Coach Williams who talks about what it means to win this award.
NWS Cheyenne: Cold, Rainy Weather Here to Stay (For Now)
If you wish the rain, rain would go away, don't expect your wish to come true anytime soon. According to the Climate Prediction Center, a branch of the National Weather Service, southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle are expected to see below-normal temperatures and above-normal precipitation through at least June 19.
[PHOTOS] 5 Years Ago, the 2018 Twister Tears Through the Laramie Valley
Five years ago, on June 6, 2018, the mother of all tornadoes descended on Laramie. It was one of the largest in Wyoming's documented history and earned the title "Tornado of the Year" from the Washington Post. Beautiful, terrible, and destructive, the funnel cloud was an extraordinary sight to behold.
Wyoming County Clerks Want To Tighten Voter Residency Laws, Not Sure How To Do It
During a Wyoming legislative committee meeting last week, Secretary of State Chuck Gray said Wyoming’s county clerks support his desire to clarify and tighten the state’s residency requirements for voting. It appears that the county clerks are at least somewhat in agreement with Gray. Malcolm Ervin, president of...
Hornecker inducted into Wyoming Law Enforcement Hall of Fame
Former Fremont County Sheriff Skip Hornecker has been inducted into the Wyoming Law Enforcement Hall of Fame. The ceremony took place last month at the Wyoming State Capitol with Governor Mark Gordon on hand. Hornecker, who retired from the office in 2018, started out as a Detention Center deputy in...
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