Conditions outside today were very nice even though we are still seeing temperature above average. Skies were mostly clear with some clouds beginning to move in from the western regions of the state. But we all have this feeling, it is the calm before the storm.
Vitalant serves over 900 hospitals nationwide, including 14 in the state of Wyoming. The organization has to collect 5,300 units a day to keep at the safe four day level for all the hospitals that they serve. At this point in time, Vitalant estimates it will take a thousand additional donations per week to get out of the critical status.
This weekend turned out to be very nice with temperatures on the warmer side. Skies were mostly clear and there was a slight breeze. Today, the temperatures were above average, but I would enjoy it while you can because we will cooling down quickly by Tuesday.
Now in its 25th year, Wyoming’s Oil and Gas Fair has brought industry leaders together to promote the very best in the oil and gas industry in Wyoming. As the event organizer, EORI’s goal this year is to offer Wyoming’s oil and gas industry a premier virtual conference event.
If you love photos and the outdoor, you could be a winner.“A lot of people think this contest is only for professionals. That is not the case at all. We end up with people every year who make it into our photo contest issue with an i-phone or cell phone shot,” said Tracie Binkerd, Editor of the Wyoming Wildlife Magazine.
This morning Wyoming woke up to snow, ice, and high winds in the state. WYDOT explains what drivers can do to keep winter driving as safe as possible. WYDOT trucks have been out salting and plowing roads Wednesday.
Beginning Monday, October 18th the intersection of Carey Ave. and W. 26th St. will have an extended closure for construction. Construction is part of the 26th Street Storm Sewer Extension project. Detours will be posted in the area and alternative routes are advised.
After much of the whole state saw their first snowfall of the season, we are beginning to calm back down and warm back up. Snowfall totals are still coming in so I will be sure to have those number available to you on social media.
The small college is doing well, by all accounts. Interim President Lisa Watson said enrollment and graduation rates are as strong as - or stronger than - other similar institutions, despite the pandemic.
King Soopers/City Market offers associates a culture of opportunity and career with purpose, competitive pay and benefits, and flexible schedules. Additionally, they offer resources, training, continued education and tuition reimbursement, perks and discounts, to support and develop associates and make their lives easier.
The big cities in the northern and central regions of the state got their first snowfall of the season overnight. Snowfall totals are still coming in, but as of this morning, they range anywhere from almost foot near the mountains to about an inch in the lower elevations.
New registrants are required to produce their Wyoming driver’s license. If they do not have a Wyoming license, another government-issued photo I.D. such as the Wyoming identification card, military ID, driver’s license from another state, tribal ID, or U.S. passport may be used for registration. Acceptable identification required for voting includes driver’s license, state-issued identification card, tribal ID, U.S. military card, valid U.S. passport, Wyoming university, community college or public school ID, or valid Medicare or Medicaid card.
Students will learn more about the University of Wyoming, UW alumni will connect with their alma mater, and members of the public will find out more about UW’s presence in Goshen County during a “The World Needs More Cowboys” celebration Tuesday, Oct. 26, in Torrington.
It’s Columbus Day and Indigenous People’s Day, Monday. The University of Wyoming is researching missing indigenous people. Dr. Emily Grant, a community psychologist and research scientist for the school, came to the forefront when Gabby Petitio’s missing person case landed in Wyoming. Grant’s research the disparity in missing Indigenous people media coverage when compared to Petitio’s.
Temperatures have cooled down to much more seasonable temperatures for this weekend. Highs got into the low to mid 60s in the big cities and we will begin cooling down more so during the overnight hours.
During the trip the Governor met with Texas Department of Public Safety officials and toured the Rio Grande by boat. During the visit, border officials noted that Mexican cartels have taken advantage of the current situation and dominate the drug and human trafficking markets. Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation figures show a significant increase in the amount of fentanyl that is being seized in the state since 2019.
Some places are already starting to see cooler temperature while other regions aren’t seeing any change. The cold front itself is very slow moving and is expected to stall out tomorrow and continuing to bring more clouds, showers, and snow to the Cowboy State over the weekend.
Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the Wyoming State Flag be flown at half staff at the Capitol in Cheyenne and in Park County from sunrise to sunset on Friday, October 8, 2021 in honor and memory of Alan Jones. Mr. Jones represented District 25 in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 2000-2008. He passed away September 26, 2021.
We continue our series with congresswoman Liz Cheney. Discussing the Rule of Law and trust in the political process. Transcribed from the interview: How important is the rule of law for leaders to abide by?
Cyber Wyoming is holding a security conference Wednesday, Oct. 6th through 8th.“We need to make sure we’re a little bit more critical thinkers when we’re on line, that we read and we research. The second thing is the league of women voters every year, or maybe every couple of year puts out a media bias chart. So, try to read your media, have your media sources be in the middle of that chart,” said Laura Baker, President of Cyber Wyoming Alliance.
The event, hosted by UW’s Western Thunder Marching Band and co-sponsored by the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps, begins at 10 a.m. at UW’s War Memorial Stadium. Each band will perform in a 12- to 15-minute time slot, followed by a Western Thunder Marching Band performance at about 2:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
When the woman and her father exited their vehicle to look around, their dog jumped out of the car and into Maiden’s Grave Spring near the Firehole River. The woman entered the thermal hot spring to retrieve the dog. The father pulled her out of the feature and then drove the party to West Yellowstone, Montana.
During the hearing, Senator Lummis discussed steps Congress can take after Haugen’s explosive revelations, and her desire to preserve the First Amendment and Fourth Amendment rights of Americans when looking at potential regulations. She told Haugen that she looks forward to working with her on this issue in the coming months as Congress takes next steps.
State Reporter Valeria Fugate sat down with Congresswoman Liz Cheney and discussed infrastructure and reconciliation. Wyoming new now would like to welcome Congresswoman Liz Cheney to our studios. Welcome, and thank you for coming!
It has been really nice outside for the past few days ever since that strong cold front moved through. Temperatures are starting to get a little on the warmer side for this time of year, but it won’t last long.
On Saturday, people from all over the nation came out to march for Women’s Rights, and Cheyenne was no exception. Cheyenne’s Women’s March Rally happened at 10 am on Saturday in front of the Wyoming supreme court building. Crowds gathered with signs and speakers from Doctors, Reproductive Health Experts, Advocates and citizens spoke about their experiences and expertise.
The Women’s March is gearing up to kick off nationally on Oct.2nd. Still, changes in legislation in several states, including our equality state, has organizers focused on the social impact of this upcoming event. Wendy Volk is a fifth-generation Wyomingite and local businesswoman passionate about women’s right to reproductive health.
This cold front has done wonders for our weather. The temperatures are right where they are supposed to be for this time of year, most of the rain is out of the region entirely, and the easterly winds are helping to keep the worst of the smoke away.
Temperatures across the state today stayed nice and cool thanks to the cold front passing through. It also brought a lot of showers and storms that we saw yesterday with it too, so we just saw mostly clear skies to the north and those clouds sticking around to the south.
USDA Rural Development has approved a loan of over 2 million dollars for a child care facility in Evanston.But the USDA hopes to use the program across Wyoming. Recently USDA and the department of health and human service has launched a joint childcare guide.
Officials in western Wyoming say news coverage of a woman found dead helped searchers find a man’s body in an unrelated case. Teton County Search & Rescue officials say the body found Tuesday in the Teton Pass area matches the description of 46-year-old Robert Lowery, of Houston, who went missing Aug. 20.
Yellowstone National Park officials say an autopsy has determined that a man whose body was found on the shore of a lake died of hypothermia. The body of 67-year-old Mark O’Neill, of Chimacum, Washington, was found Sept. 20 on the eastern shore of Shoshone Lake.
As forest fires have topped headlines recently, we look into what factors have contributed to the fire season we’ve seen. While Wyoming has been relatively lucky when it comes to our fire season, other states have not. With the catastrophic fires we have seen this last year in the west.