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Dozens of House Bills and Senate Files are making their way through the Wyoming House and Senate as the 67th Wyoming Legislature convenes for another year of legislating. The 67th Wyoming Legislature will convene for the 2023 General Session on Tuesday at Noon. The Wyoming Senate and House of Representatives will hold opening ceremonies as…

Richard Jones, from Wyoming Citizens Against Normalization about the marijuana industry, spoke about the pending legislation in the upcoming Wyoming legislature, as well as the history of trying to legalize pot in our state.  Richard also talked about the national trends for the pot business.  Also, what is Delta 8 and how is this a…

Following the establishment of the Wyoming Teacher Apprenticeship last fall, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) and the Wyoming Professional Teaching Standards Board (PTSB) turn their attention to the creation of a Teacher Retention and Recruitment Task Force, a recent report states. “With the Wyoming Teacher Apprenticeship up and rolling, the WDE is very excited…

A search is underway for the executive director of the University of Wyoming’s new center for the arts and humanities named for a famed Wyoming artist who was one of the university’s most generous benefactors. The Neltje Center for Excellence in Creativity and the Arts is part of UW’s College of Arts and Sciences. It…

Cameras don’t lie – home security cameras often assist in catching crimes and criminals, and recent events have the Cody Police Department hoping to get “all eyes on Cody.” The Cody Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in building a safer community. To do this, the department asks residents to consider adding their…

Emily Reed, research scientist and communication specialist for the Wyoming Migration Initiative, spoke about how the migration of big game species is so important to our state.  But also, how important it is for ranchers and people who own private land, to take on the responsibility to help these animals have clear, safe migratory patterns. …

While snowpack is building across Wyoming, the long-range forecast for Winter 2022-2023 isn’t exactly matching up with the current weather – or is it? The current winter season has already been a roller coaster in many ways. Yet, as the season progresses, the temperatures and conditions experienced don’t seem to match the long-range forecast for…

Sheriff Scott A Steward Retires Sheriff Scott A. Steward’s fourth and final term came to an end on January 2nd, 2023.  After 17 years as Sheriff, he intends to meet new challenges head on as a Park County Commissioner. Sheriff Steward grew up in Park County, graduating from Cody High School in 1985.  He then…

Brad Cline, Veteran Service Officer for the Wyoming Veterans Commission, spoke about how the VA did in 2022, what’s in store for 2023, and what changes have happened lately for veterans.  Some of the subjects that were touched on were the Pact Act, dependent/survivor benefits, pensions, and mental health claims and your rights.  

In the 14 years of the program, the statewide movement to spay and neuter pets has been a tremendous success and solution to the persistently high number of unwanted pets. When Dr. Heather Carleton and the Animal Adoption Center (AAC) started offering free and low-income spay/neuter services across Wyoming in 2009, they never imagined that…


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