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Gov. Gordon talks energy while in Kemmerer

◆ “I do see that there’s a strong future for coal.” –Gov. Gordon Following his visit to Cokeville for the naming ceremony of the now “Nate Dayton Field” at Cokeville High School, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon took time to visit…

National Guard deployed to help hospitals with surge

By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Amid a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that he had activated members of the Wyoming National Guard to assist…

Wyoming Seeks State Management of Grizzly Bears

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Gordon announced today that the State of Wyoming is seeking state management of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE). The State is petitioning the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to delist the GYE grizzly…

Gordon says state ready to challenge vaccine mandate

By The Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming is prepared to challenge a federal vaccine mandate in court, Gov. Mark Gordon declared in a statement Thursday. President Joe Biden Thursday announced sweeping new policies that require employers…

Gordon tours Star Valley businesses, meets with mayors

◆ Gov. emphasizes the importance of small businesses in the economic recovery. Gov. Mark Gordon toured several Star Valley businesses Aug. 11 to hear how they are progressing after the COVID pandemic. The visits included multiple stops in Thayne and…

Gordon: No COVID mandates

By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER – Gov. Mark Gordon made clear Monday afternoon that his office would not be enacting any sweeping virus mitigation policies, deferring instead to the federal government and local officials. “On…

Wyoming joins 24-State Pro-Life Amicus Brief Filing to U.S. Supreme Court

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Gordon announced today that the State of Wyoming has joined the State of Texas and 23 other states in filing an amicus brief before the U.S. Supreme Court, arguing that the decision to regulate elective abortions should…

Governor and Secretary of State Invite NRA to Relocate in Wyoming

The following is a release from Office of Governor Mark Gordon – CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and Secretary of State Ed Buchanan have sent a letter to the National Rifle Association (NRA) inviting the NRA to explore relocation…

ARPA Funds the focus of future investment

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon, Wyoming Senate President Dan Dockstader and Speaker of the House Eric Barlow jointly recognize that Wyoming has a rare opportunity to invest in the future of the state with funds from the federal American Rescue…

Nuclear power plant to be built on the site of retired coal-powered plant

The following is a release from the Office of Governor Mark Gordon CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  TerraPower and PacifiCorp, today announced efforts to advance a Natrium™ reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming. The companies are evaluating several potential…