Playing Cowboy Lotto might be your favorite pastime when you’re at your local tavern. Still, WYO Lotto does a lot of good in the community, and the funds WYO Lotto generates every quarter goes to help cities, towns, and counties.
Sheridan County sheriff’s officials say in a statement the 15-year-old allegedly confessed to authorities in the Hardin, Montana, area. The information led investigators to find the body at a home in the northern Wyoming town of Dayton early Wednesday.
The Providing Opportunities With Energy Resources to Uproot Poverty Act, or the POWER UP Act, prohibits the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC) from implementing or enforcing restrictions on the source of energy used by a power generation project that provides affordable electricity to developing countries.
The Lions Park has a new feature, thanks to the U.S. Navy Week that is visiting Cheyenne from July 26 until Aug. 1st. It is the U.S.S Nimitz, which is a virtual reality Navy simulator on top of an 18 wheeler truck. The experience is open to the public and comes set with virtual goggles, headphones and vests to immerse folks in the Navy mission experience.
The Wyoming Department of Transportation is hosting an online public meeting that launches Monday, July 26, 2021, for the State Transportation Improvement Program (STIP). The public can participate in the online meeting at their convenience until it closes on August 30, 2021.
Fire danger remains high throughout Wyoming due to hot, dry temperatures. To help protect wildlife habitat and other public lands, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has implemented fire restrictions on many department-managed properties where people camp and recreate.
Starting Saturday, river and stream fishing will be prohibited from 2 p.m. until sunrise. Yellowstone Lake and other lakes will remain open to fishing from sunrise to sunset, like usual. Warm water can be stressful for trout and other fish, especially when they’re caught.
While camping in Grand Teton National Park, Arvidson failed to properly store garbage and beverages resulting in a grizzly bear receiving a food reward when it found the unattended garbage and drink at the campsite.
Cheyenne Frontier Days kicks off this Friday and what better way to celebrate the occasion than with art. The Old West Museum, which has been in operation since the summer of 1978, covers the history and heritage of Cheyenne frontier days.
Wyoming Department of Transportation has received notification from their public affairs office that a driver's license phone scam had started circulating on July 16th. Text messages are being sent to cell phones regarding false final notices for license waiver validations.
Wyoming Humanities announced two new grant opportunities for the state to help Wyomingites delve into what makes Wyoming unique. Applicants must come up with new and innovative ways to capture new audiences.
Scammers are sending text messages that seemingly give a final notice about a “license waiver validation” and include a link to a third-party website to “avert a suspension.” The scammer’s website has been designed to look like a WYDOT website. Sometimes reminder texts with deadlines are sent as well.
Theodore Garland has a social-media page, a podcast, and a guidebook. All three have overlapping pictures and posts about his guided tours in YNP, which violated closures and other park regulations and encouraged visitors to do the same.
A t-shirt has become a popular item at the Eagle's Nest Bar. So much so that they've sold out and have patrons asking for more. The controversial shirt has not sat well with all community members, and the LGBTQ community is sounding the alarm, saying statements like this incite violence for their community.
Using a ruler, the students measured, in centimeters, the distance from various stars to their planets. As light hit the radiometer, it began to spin. Five rotations in 10 seconds determined the outer limit of a habitable zone, while 10 rotations in 10 seconds defined the inner limit.
Tele-medicine has surged during covid, but as it expands into tele-mental health, it's facing many obstacles. Telemedicine and tele-mental health medicine are big upcoming fields. And thanks to COVID, mental health issues have become a crisis in Wyoming.
The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which became law in March, excluded up to $10,200 in 2020 unemployment compensation from taxable income calculations. The exclusion applied to individuals and married couples whose modified adjusted gross income was less than $150,000.
State Offices of Rural Health, which work with small rural hospitals to implement quality and operational improvement efforts, will receive the funding announced today to distribute to eligible small rural hospitals in their state.
“The world, Wyoming and higher education are in the midst of major changes; UW must respond. In order to better serve our students and our state amid a significant decline in state funding, we must restructure to put UW on a sustainable path for the future,” - Ed Seidel, UW President
Rowdy Randy is a children’s picture book telling the story of a bronc bustin’ horsefly. She acts taller than any tall tale. She might be easy to overlook, but Rowdy Randy definitely can’t be ignored. She spends her days buzzing and biting all the creatures in her path, all the while stirring up a whole heap of trouble.
Rep. Cheney concluded the letter by stating that Stone-Manning, “has proven she lacks the judgment and integrity to serve in such an important position. She is not the right person to lead our largest federal land agency, and Wyoming and the West deserve a better candidate. I urge you to immediately withdraw her nomination to serve as BLM Director.”