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Senator Cynthia Lummis Applauds Decision to Move Toward Delisting the Grizzly Bear

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Western Caucus Chair Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) released the following statement after the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service announced that the grizzly bear in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem and Northern Continental Divide Ecosystem may qualify as its…

House passes tax relief expansion

By Sophia Boyd-Fliegel Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Wyoming lawmakers in the House passed two bills Thursday to expand property tax relief programs. The votes came in the wake of a year when many homeowners across…

Wyoming Lands World’s Largest Vertical Farming Research Facility

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon has announced a historic economic development investment, as the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved a grant to support development of the world’s largest and most advanced vertical farming research center in Laramie. The…

Barrasso, Lummis introduce bills to safeguard Second Amendment rights

CHEYENNE  (WNE) — Citing their commitment to defending the Second Amendment rights of Wyoming residents, U.S. Sens. John Barrasso and Cynthia Lummis, both R-Wyo., joined their colleagues in introducing three bills on Wednesday: the Stop Harassing Owners of Rifles Today…

Avian flu suspected of killing carnivore in Wyoming 

By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL — The first suspected case of avian flu killing a mammal in Wyoming has been sent to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s wildlife lab for verification. A red fox, one…

Legislature turns attention to excess funds

◆ Lawmakers debate saving vs spending. The 67th Wyoming Legislature has turned their attention this week to an unexpected increase in state revenues, as the 2023 Wyoming State Legislative Session enters its fourth week. With the rise in oil and…

A Giveaway to Fund Our Students’ Future

◆ Buy raffle tickets for a chance to win a 2023 Beta bike. Breanna Call, SVI Media The LCSD No.2 Education Foundation is partnering with SVI Media, Rocky Mountain Yeti, and the Bank of Star Valley to give away a…

Interstate 80 mayhem: Two major pile ups cause extended closure, shelters to open

By Carrie Haderlie Laramie Boomerang Via- Wyoming News Exchange LARAMIE — The Red Cross of Wyoming has set up more temporary shelters this winter than in recent years, a representative said Monday after multiple incidents on Interstate 80 left dozens…

Star Valley Temperatures drop below -30 Tuesday morning

Just a few days following a winter storm that dumped 1-2 feet of Snow in Star Valley, Old Man Winter struck again but this time with extreme cold. Tuesday saw the coldest morning of the year, with some places in…

TEXT-IN TOPIC: Should Wyoming send money to the border?

A bill that would allocate over $5 million of Wyoming money to assist southern states in building the border wall is being discussed by state lawmakers. SF0166, Border Wall and Sanctuary City Transport, would send $3 million to Texas and…