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Wyoming & Japan Advance Partnership with Research Project Slated for ITC

Cheyenne, Wyoming – The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority (WIA) announced the state was once again partnering with Japan to advance carbon utilization and carbon recycling technology. The WIA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Japan Coal Energy Center…

UW, Business Council launch network to connect entrepreneurs, mentors

Budding entrepreneurs across Wyoming will have access to experienced mentors through a new network being launched by the Wyoming Business Council and the University of Wyoming’s Institute of Innovation and Entrepreneurship (IIE). The High Plains Mentor Network will increase the…

Court clears way for Teton Raptor Center expansion

By Allie Gross Jackson Hole News and Guide Via Wyoming News Exchange A district court judge has affirmed the county’s approval of the Teton Raptor Center’s expansion plans despite a legal challenge from neighbors. “This opinion from the district court…

2019 Wyoming Supertag winners announced; more than $1.1 million raised for wildlife conservation

Most dream about epic hunts; some go on them. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department announced the winners of its Wyoming Super Tag raffle on July 15. Created by Gov. Matt Mead and the Wyoming Legislature in 2013, the Super…

Love in Action plans community event to raise funds for those in need

By Sarah Hale, SVI Media   When Abbie Christensen was diagnosed with cancer, a handful of community members started talking about what could be done to help. From those humble beginnings came the Love in Action committee. “A group of…

Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients

Wyoming Arts Council Announces Folk Art Mentoring Grant Recipients The Wyoming Arts Council is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2020 Folk & Traditional Arts Mentoring Project Grants. The FY2020 Mentoring Project Grant recipients are: Marcus Dewey (Arapahoe) teaching…

Governor Gordon creates Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force

CHEYENNE, Wyo.– Governor Mark Gordon announced today he has appointed members to a Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons Task Force. The Governor was inspired to create the Task Force after attending an event at the University of Wyoming organized by the…

Requirement for Hunters to carry Bear Spray being considered

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Wyoming wildlife officials gathering in Rock Springs plan to discuss the idea of requiring hunters to carry bear spray in the grizzly-occupied Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Such a mandate…

BLM transfers wildland fire engine to the Central Fire Department

The Bureau of Land Management Idaho Falls District transferred a surplus wildland fire engine to the Central Fire Department this last week, part of BLM’s effort to respond to rural wildland fires by giving excess equipment and supplies to local…

Missing individual found in river

By Dan Dockstader, SVI Media   The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office and Star Valley Search and Rescue responded to a call at 4:16 p.m. Sunday, July 14, that alerted officials to a possible body floating in the Snake River above…