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Youth For Justice from Cody High School is a group of students who choose legislation, usually impacting kids, and go to the legislature in Cheyenne and talk to state representatives from all over the state about a bill that they research and stand behind.  They were founded 25 years ago by Deb White, who is…

A new initiative in the Republican-led U.S. House would simultaneously add more bureaucratic approval before any president could tap into the Strategic Petroleum Reserve while increasing drilling on public lands to offset prices. The Strategic Production Response Act, H.R. 21, limits releases of the national reserve to severe interruptions of energy supply that require the…

The Wyoming State Museum is showcasing the work from the 2022 Bighorn Basin Documentary Photography project led by artist Barrie Bryant of Kirby, WY. Barrie Lynn Bryant began his professional art career as a photographer in 1989. By 1994, he had established his largest body of work, “The Arkansas Diaries.” As relevant as ever, especially…

Joy Hill and Kim Dillivan, from the Park County Planning and Zoning Department, spoke about the Land Use plan – where the plan is at the moment, what needs to still be done and how it will proceed moving forward.  They also spoke about how important it is to get the public’s input and opinions…

Crisis Intervention Services has secured a sizable grant to renovate its Cody location to better meet the growing needs of the Park County community. Crisis Intervention Services (C.I.S.) has received a $411,863.35 Community Development Block grant (C.D.B.G.) from the Wyoming Community Development Authority (W.C.D.A.) to renovate its Cody facility at 1220/1226 13th Street. “Finally, we…

Adrienne Cronebaugh, Community Mental Health Coordinator for Park County School District Number 1, and Dan Cossaboon, Neuropsychologist and School Psychiatrist for Park County School District Number 6, spoke about how kids are going through a lot more and dealing with depression and suicide much more than other generations.  They also talked about resources for adults…

In Wyoming, new mothers enrolled in the Medicaid Pregnant Women Program, 60 days after giving birth, lose their health insurance. However, a new bill is making its way through the state’s 67th Legislature that would extend coverage for a full year. Similar to other health care assistance programs, Medicaid does not pay monetary benefits directly…

Most people have a soft spot for a cheesy or “bad” movie every now and then. New analysis from CenturyLinkQuotes shows which low-rated movies are captivating Americans state by state in the early days of 2023, saying,  “these movies are fun to watch because they’re not masterpieces.” Turns out, Wyoming’s favorite low-rated movie is Epic…

The goal of the University of Wyoming Firearms Research Center is to create a “broad discourse” when it comes to firearms in the legal system thru nonpartisan research and education. As firearms continue to play a prominent role in American lives – in positive and negative ways – the University of Wyoming is taking a…

A bill to establish continuous funding for Wyoming’s growing outdoor recreation industry is closer to passing in the Wyoming House of Representatives, thanks to a new financial connection between recreation and tourism. As the 67th Session of the Wyoming Legislature moves along, bills are beginning to make their way out of committee and onto the…


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