Wednesday afternoon, following the presidential inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-Wyoming) welcomed 15 National Guardsmen from Wyoming for a meet-and-greet at her office in the Dirksen Senate Office Building. Sen. John Barrasso (R-WY) also joined to thank the Guardsmen.
"United States Attorney Mark A. Klaassen, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, has announced his resignation from office effective midnight January 31, 2021. Upon his resignation, Klaassen will be taking a post with the State of Wyoming."
he Bureau of Land Management has completed its environmental review and released the Record of Decision for the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative, a proposal from the State of Wyoming that designates pipeline corridors in Wyoming.
With the Jan. 21 start of the spring semester just one week away, University of Wyoming students returning to campus are reminded that a limited contact period begins today (Thursday) and extends through Jan. 31.
Responding to a request by the Federal government, more than 100 Wyoming National Guard Soldiers and Airmen have volunteered to support crowd control, communications and logistics during the 59th Presidential Inauguration in Washington D.C. on Jan. 20.
Attorney General Peterson today joined a bipartisan coalition of 50 states, territories, and the District of Columbia, in sending a letter to Acting U.S. Attorney General Jeffrey A. Rosen condemning the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and stating such actions cannot be allowed to go unchecked.
The Trump administration has completed a review of plans to ease protections for a struggling bird species in seven states in the U.S. West, but there’s little time to put them into action before President-elect Joe Biden takes office.
"Governor Gordon emphasized the need for Wyoming to live within its means, defend its energy industry and revitalize education during a message to the legislature delivered during today’s one-day virtual legislative meeting."
Wyoming Highway Patrol says a 1997 Ford F-250 was headed west on Interstate 90 when the driver lost control of the vehicle on the ice and snow-covered roadway. The vehicle exited the road and entered the median, where it overturned.
The Bearlodge Ranger District of the Black Hills National Forest continues to work closely with the Wyoming State Forestry Division to treat insect and disease infected trees, reduce hazardous fuels, and restore or improve forest, watershed, or rangeland conditions and wildlife habitat.
This year the snow plan is the same, with priority routes like I-80, I-25, AND I-90 getting 24 hour attention. The one difference is that the state has always aimed toward going above and beyond that snow removal plan, and although they will continue to provide all necessary services, they will stick a little closer to the snow route priority plans this year.
First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Foundation allocated $50,000 in December to anti-hunger nonprofit organizations in each of Wyoming’s 23 counties for Christmas meals, as well as $25,000 to local Shop with a Cop programs to provide participating children with Christmas meal baskets.
Governor Mark Gordon has unveiled the Community Charitable Relief Program, which provides grant funding to nonprofit organizations that have provided public assistance or seen a decline in donations during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Wyoming Business Council today announced the launch of the Thrive Survive Campaign, featuring Wyoming stories where innovation, lots of elbow grease and working together have helped communities and businesses weather the pandemic, sometimes even growing stronger.
The University of Wyoming Geological Museum is one of a select number of museums in the nation chosen by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to help develop a new digital learning platform called Museums for Digital Learning.