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Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon and the Bureau of Land Management (B.L.M.) have reached a settlement on the State’s appeal of an acquisition of land by the B.L.M. in Natrona and Carbon Counties. In June, Wyoming filed an appeal challenging the B.L.M’.s purchase of more than 35,000 acres of the Marton Ranch near Casper. The B.L.M.…

Governor Mark Gordon is hosting a summit to discuss the effectiveness and availability of Wyoming’s mental health services – and the first step is making the Casper event accessible to everyone. The Governor’s Mental Health Summit will discuss the state of mental health in Wyoming beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, with a…

Governor Mark Gordon says he is coordinating with Montana and federal agencies to coordinate the response to the crisis in and around Yellowstone National Park. Governor Mark Gordon will issue an emergency declaration in response to historic flooding in Yellowstone National Park and surrounding areas. This decision follows days of work by state agencies to…

Cody educator Brian Schroeder has been appointed as Superintendent of Public Instruction by Governor Mark Gordon, leading Wyoming schools until January 2023. Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced Schroeder’s appointment on the evening of Thursday, Jan. 27. Brian Schroeder fills the vacant seat left by Jillian Balow, who resigned earlier this month. Balow announced her resignation…

It was a solemn memorial for wildland firefighter Tim Hart, as Saturday’s service in Cody celebrated the spirit that made him “a consummate smokejumper.” Hundreds of people gathered at the Spike Vannoy Football Field at Cody High School for the memorial of Tim David Hart. A Cody resident, Hart died of injuries sustained while fighting…

Greybull gets its rest area back – temporarily, at least, thanks to an order from Governor Gordon to prepare Wyoming for its annual influx of summer tourists. At the direction of Governor Mark Gordon, the Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) and Wyoming Office of Tourism (WOT) are partnering to reopen and operate several previously closed…

Winter Storm Xylia has been so devastating to southern Wyoming that the governor has activated the Wyoming National Guard to provide emergency assistance, should it be needed. Effective March 16, Wyoming is in the State of Emergency. This is Governor Mark Gordon’s direct response to the massive winter storm that has paralyzed Cheyenne, Casper, and…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon announced Wyoming will remove its statewide mask requirement and allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal operations on March 16. The decision reflects the state’s continually improving health metrics and is consistent with the Governor’s approach of balancing public health with protecting livelihoods. Wyoming has seen a declining…

How long will Wyoming residents be mandated to wear a mask? According to the governor, an end may be in sight. While the state’s public health orders are slowly being eased back, there is still a statewide mask mandate in place. Governor Mark Gordon enacted the mandate in early December when COVID-19 cases were reaching…

Governor Gordon will launch a program on Wednesday designed to assist Wyoming’s economic recovery and boost employment in the oil and gas industry. The Energy Rebound Program will utilize up to $15 million in CARES Act funding to provide business relief targeted towards drilled, but uncompleted oil and gas wells (DUCs), wells that were unable…


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