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Coming Events: January 29-February 1

*To add your event to the SVI Calendar, email it to amandan@svinews.com or call us at 307-885-5727. Wednesday, January 29 PUBLIC HEARING on Senate File 159 on the sale of power plants. This is a formal Public Service Commission hearing…

Watch for Wildlife: Semi collides with bald eagle

Some motorists in Wyoming become too complacent to wildlife on or alongside the roadways and no one ever wins in a vehicle collision. Cokeville Game Warden Neil Hymas took the photo below of a vehicle collision with a bald eagle. “The…

Business Coucil hires businessman as new CEO

By Ron Gullberg Strategic Relations Director, Wyoming Business Council Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors Co-Chairwoman Megan Goetz announced Wyoming native Josh Dorrell is the state economic development agency’s next Chief Executive Officer following a national search. Governor Mark Gordon…

Logan Wilson to Play in Reese’s Senior Bowl on Saturday NFL Network Will Televise the Game Live at 12:30 p.m., M.T.

Laramie, Wyo. (Jan. 21, 2020) —  Wyoming native and former Cowboy linebacker Logan Wilson will be one of the select college football players who will play in the 2020 Reese’s Senior Bowl this coming Saturday, Jan. 25.  The game will…

Cowboys Drop Road Contest at Fourth-Ranked San Diego State, 72-55

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2020) –The Cowboys shot nearly eight percentage points better from the field than other opponents against the Aztecs in Viejas Arena, but San Diego State’s offense was too much for the Cowboys to overcome in…

Wyoming, Montana ask Supreme Court to hear challenge to Washington’s denial of coal terminal permit

States will seek relief from the U.S. Supreme Court over violation of Commerce Clause CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon today announced that Wyoming and Montana have jointly asked the United States Supreme Court to hear a challenge to Washington…

Wyoming graduation rates up for sixth consecutive year

CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) announced today that high school graduation rates increased to 82.1% in 2018-19, marking the sixth consecutive year of improvement from the class of 2013, where 77.6% of students graduated. Full graduation rate…

Superintendent Balow praises competitors in “We The People” competition

The following is a memo released from the office of Jillian Balow, Superintendent of Public Instruction for the State of Wyoming: “Dear Superintendents, It has been a pleasure to be on the road visiting schools, despite wintry travel. Thank you…

Health topics: Wyoming homes need to be tested for Radon

◆ January is National Radon Action Month. Provided by the Wyoming Department of Health The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding Wyoming families to test homes for radon to see if a potentially dangerous health risk exists. Radon is…

Yellowstone visitation at lowest level since 2014

In 2019, visitation to Yellowstone National Park was at the lowest level it has been since 2014. The park recorded over 4 million visits, a 2.3 percent decrease from 2018 and a 5.6 percent decrease from the record-breaking year in…