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Governor details property tax relief

April 18, 2024

• Pushes for passage of the constitutional amendment in November Recently Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon spoke with SVI Media as part of the Weekday Wakeup radio show and detailed his decisions for the recent property tax bills he signed that... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Chad Baldwin, University of Wyoming

April 18, 2024 Read More

Sam Griffin Set for Action at Portsmouth Invitational

April 17, 2024

• Event Open’s Wednesday, Griffin Plays Thursday PORTSMOUTH, Va.  (April 17, 2024) –Former cowboy Sam Griffin opens play this week at the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament, which runs April 17-20 in Portsmouth, Va. The Tournament features 64 of the top senior... Read More

Veterans across Wyoming invited to town hall April 23

April 17, 2024

Provided by Sheridan VA Public Affairs Office SHERIDAN, Wyoming — Pam Crowell, director of the Sheridan Veterans Affairs Health Care System, cordially invites Veterans, their families, caregivers and community members to a virtual town hall Tuesday, April 23 at 5 p.m.... Read More

Governor Announces Opening of Expanded Property Tax Refund Program

April 15, 2024

• Deadline to apply is June 3 CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon and the Wyoming Department of Revenue are pleased to announce the property tax refund program for homeowners is now open for applications. At the Governor’s request, the... Read More

Food Bank of Wyoming: A Relief and Resource Across Wyoming 

April 14, 2024

When challenges and hunger arise, Food Bank of Wyoming is there to answer the challenge. The truth is, food insecurity in Wyoming has only increased in the past two years, which has required Food Bank of Wyoming to pivot its... Read More

Gordon launches effort to repeal gun-free zones in state facilities

April 13, 2024

  By Hannah Shields Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — The process to repeal gun-free zones in the Capitol and other state-owned buildings through the executive branch has officially begun. During a State Building Commission meeting on... Read More

WYDOT agreement with Google aims to prevent stranded motorists

April 13, 2024

CHEYENNE (WNE) — When snow, high winds and other severe weather conditions require the Wyoming Department of Transportation to close Interstate 80 — one of the nation’s primary east-west highways — conditions on secondary roads are often even more dangerous.... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Trevor Wilson, Commissioner of WHSAA

April 12, 2024 Read More

Game and Fish releases public records on illegal wolf possession case

April 11, 2024

The following is a news release from the Wyoming Game and Fish Department –   CHEYENNE — In a continued effort for transparency and in accordance with Wyoming laws, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released the public records... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Brian Muir, Kemmerer City Administrator

April 11, 2024 Read More

WYDOT mulling camera installation

April 10, 2024

• Jackson’s request to use state infrastructure to track license plates is a ‘first,’ WYDOT said.   By Kate Ready Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Whether Jackson can install more license plate cameras to fight crime... Read More

Fury over Wyoming wolf torture allegations sparks demands for steeper penalties, reform

April 10, 2024

  • Incident that’s putting the spotlight on Sublette County is being compared to some of the most infamous animal welfare fights in history.   By Mike Koshmrl, During his 14 years leading the Humane Society of the United... Read More

Wyoming courts play ping pong with abortion case

April 10, 2024

• Supreme Court wants judge to ‘narrow the issues’ first.   By Kate Ready Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON —- Two weeks after being asked to weigh in on whether the state’s two abortion laws are constitutional,... Read More

10 conservation groups sue to protect wolves

April 9, 2024

By David Velazquez Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER —Conservation groups on Monday filed a suit to sue the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service over its failure to list western wolves under the Endangered Species Act.  The conservation groups... Read More

SVI Radio Interview: Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon

April 9, 2024 Read More

Wyoming cites law to justify secrecy about wolf’s alleged torture. But it may not apply.

April 8, 2024

  • Twelve-year old law was intended to protect the identity of legal wolf hunters, and that doesn’t fit the description of a Sublette County man who broke the law by taking possession of a live wolf.   By Mike... Read More

Star Valley's Randall Luthi named Governor's Policy Director

April 6, 2024

The following is a press release from the office of Gov. Mark Gordon. Find a more detailed story in the upcoming April 10 edition of the Star Valley Independent.  CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Mark Gordon is announcing a change to his... Read More

VA health care enrollment surges

April 5, 2024

By Casper Star-Tribune staff Via Wyoming News Exchange The Department of Veterans Affairs has announced that 745 Wyoming veterans joined the VA health care system in the last year, outpacing the national average. Enrollment in Wyoming was 35.44% more than... Read More

Despite staggering costs and logistic challenges, carbon capture studies at Wyoming coal plants advance

April 4, 2024

By Dustin Bleizeffer, Rocky Mountain Power and Black Hills Energy already tap Wyoming ratepayers to pay for state-mandated studies, and will look to government subsidies to defray costs. Two electric utility companies in Wyoming will advance engineering studies and... Read More