Gordon Proposes $20 Million in Property Tax Relief and Savings
In Governor Mark Gordon's just-released budget proposal for the next two years he's calling for property tax relief totaling more than $20 million. The Governor describes his budget this way: “It focuses on needs and not wants, but addresses the pressing challenges of today – a continuously overreaching federal government; workforce shortages; inflation; an unacceptably high suicide rate; and prop
International Report Card Slams Wyoming for Failing to Protect and Respond to Youth Trafficking Survivors
An 'F' might be a bit harsh, according to the director of Uprising, a nonprofit devoted to raising awareness about human trafficking in Wyoming. However, Wyoming could certainly do more to improve in protecting its victims and survivors.
Wyoming Petroleum Association Launches Network to Support Carbon Capture Industry
“As a Wyoming-born small business owner and resident, I know first-hand that our State will benefit from becoming the leader in carbon management by creating additional jobs and economic activity for our communities, while supporting traditional energy industries like oil, gas, and coal,” said Network Co-Chair Julie Martinez.
The 2024 Wyoming Game and Fish Wildlife Calendar is Now Available
A lot of things are overrated, but Wyoming's wildlife is not one of them. Home to more than 100 mammal species and 400 species of birds, Wyoming's wild residents include bison, mountain lions, wolves, bald eagles, grizzly bears, black bears, elk, moose, deer, pronghorn antelope and wild horses...
Wyoming Department of Health Encourages Pregnant Mothers to Count Kicks to Reduce Stillbirths
The Wyoming Department of Health is encouraging pregnant mothers to count their baby's kicks. There is a free app called "Count the Kicks," available on iOs and Google Play app stores to help keep track of baby's movements. For parents who don't have smartphones or strong internet connections there are downloadable kick counting charts available at CountTheKicks...
Gas Prices Plummet to an Average of $3.37 a Gallon in Wyoming
Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 11.3 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $3.37/g today, according to GasBuddy's survey of 494 stations in Wyoming. Prices in Wyoming are 30.4 cents per gallon lower than a month ago and stand 18...
Ford Wyoming Center Announces Hozier Concert Next Fall
This Irish musician, singer, and songwriter's top hit, "Take Me to Church," gets over a million downloads every day.
Game and Fish Seek Instream Flow Water Rights to Protect Native Trout
The Wyoming Game and Fish Department hopes to secure streamflow protection for different sections of the Yellowstone River basin. These would be sections of Crandall Creek, Dead Indian Creek and Muddy Creek in the Clarks Fork. The rationale is to protect fish habitat and keep the river flowing in streams for fisheries while protecting existing water users...
Wyoming Gas Prices Drop ~8 Cents in Last Week, Averaging $3.48
Eight states are now seeing gas prices below $3 a gallon.
CDC: Newborn Syphilis Cases have Reached Dire Levels
Reginald McClinton, Communicable Disease Unit Surveillance Program manager, reports Wyoming has experienced a 54 percent increase in reported syphilis cases since 2018.