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After sustaining serious injuries on July 23, the 77-year-old former senator died in a Colorado hospital, ending a long career of public service for Wyoming. The unfortunate news was released on Senator Enzi’s Facebook page around midnight on Tuesday, July 27. Former Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi died due to injuries sustained in a bicycle accident…

Liz Cheney is the latest representative to co-sponsor a bipartisan bill to give the federal government more power to present devastating forest fires. The Resilient Federal Forests Act is currently making its way thru the U.S. House of Representatives, now supported by Wyoming Representative Liz Cheney. The bill seeks to restore forest health, increase wildfire…

Despite intense opposition in her own state, Liz Cheney continues to achieve record-breaking fundraising in anticipation of the 2022 Election. Wyoming representative Liz Cheney isn’t backing down from the looming fight for the state’s sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. If her finances are any indication, she stands a better chance than anyone.…

Thanks to a combination of large wildfires in Idaho and Oregon, the Bighorn Basin is likely to be covered in a dense smoke plume for the discernible future. The skies of the Bighorn Basin continue to be hazy and full of smoke. With only one minor wildfire in Wyoming, it means the smoke is blowing…

The Cody Nite Rodeo will be giving out Bareback and Bronc Clinics through July 31st. Come learn from the best in the business. The current clinic runs through July 10th. To register for a clinic call Maury Tate at 580-512-1791. Their is also Break-A-Way and Tie Down Clinic going on tonight and again July 28-30.…

Claire Harris, of Rock Springs, will be competing in this years Scripps National Spelling Bee. Harris is a 6th grader that attends Jackson Hole Classical Academy. She is a tennis player, runner and figure skater who recently visited Florida and swam with dolphins. According to her spelling bee bio, her favorite athletes are Serena and…

In the ongoing attempt to understand what occurred at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, Cheney is “honored” to serve on a congressional panel looking for answers. Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-WY) issued the following statement after being named to serve on the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Rumsfeld, the two-time defense secretary and one-time presidential candidate whose reputation as a skilled bureaucrat and visionary of a modern U.S. military was soiled by the long and costly Iraq war, has died, his family said in a statement released Tuesday. He was 88. Regarded by former colleagues as equally smart…

As the N.R.A looks for a new home, Governor Mark Gordon thinks Wyoming is the ideal place for the organization to “recalibrate its sights” on the future. Governor Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Ed Buchanan have signed and sent a letter to the National Rifle Association (NRA) inviting the NRA to explore relocating its…

Governor Mark Gordon and current Wyoming Speaker of the House Eric Barlow were targets of the endeavor, according to the NYT article.


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