CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Firefighters and other federal employees in the central Rocky Mountain region and Black Hills went back to work during last winter's government shutdown to make sure they...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's secretary of state will not become a circuit court judge.
Gov. Mark Gordon announced Friday he has appointed private-practice attorney and Torrington...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon participated in a meeting about workforce related topics with President Donald Trump at the White House.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has appointed eight members of a new advisory group that will develop recommendations to improve state policies related to big game migration on lands that...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has launched a website that provides information about the finances of 110 state government entities.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday that State...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon used foul language and "his physical presence in an aggressive and threatening manner" in a meeting with the mayor of Wyoming's capital city, the...
Wyoming joins natural gas advocacy group
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has joined a newly formed advocacy group that will help the state access global markets for its natural gas production.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan seeking a judicial appointment (all times local):
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan seeking a judicial appointment (all times local):
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's secretary of state is among three finalists to become a state circuit judge.
Thursday's announcement of finalists chosen by the state Judicial Nominating...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he's thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020.
Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in honor of a former state lawmaker who died.
Wyoming governor names new spokesman
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has a new spokesman.
Michael Pearlman begins his new job Thursday. He previously was a reporter and editor at Wyoming newspapers including the...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has named a new district court judge for Fremont County.
The governor's office announced Monday that Jason M. Conder will succeed Judge Norman...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says his state can be part of solving the problem of climate change while producing more coal than any other.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A group of 130 Wyoming Army National Guardsmen is set to fly to Texas ahead of a nine-month deployment to the Middle East.
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon says he will convene a task force to address ways to combat the high rates of murdered and missing American Indian women in Wyoming.
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Gov. Mead appoints Lincoln County circuit judge
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has appointed Gregory S. Corpening as Circuit Court Judge for the Third Judicial District serving Lincoln County.
1 Wyoming bison license will be available for $10
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming residents have a chance to land a bison hunting license for just $10.
Gov. Mark Gordon, with support from the Wyoming Wildlife Foundation, is raffling off a...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Major changes to Wyoming's rules for protecting sage grouse aren't in the works even as U.S. officials give states more flexibility to enact their own strategies for...
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A British billionaire who's a major contributor to environmental causes, including fighting climate change, will fund carbon-capture research in Wyoming, the top U.S....
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor says he has spoken with governors of neighboring states about the possibility of holding a grizzly summit.
Gov. Gordon signs University of Wyoming dorms bill
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed a bill that aims to help the University of Wyoming make improvements to its outdated student dormitories.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed the Legislature to sue the state of Washington over coal exports.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor expressed support Friday for ensuring that the news media have access to state documents and other information that must be available to the public by...
Wyoming coal power plant bill signed by Gov. Gordon
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into a law a measure that aims to keep Wyoming's coal-fired power plants online and in business by requiring a utility to try to sell the facility...
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Gov. Gordon signs Wyoming hemp bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gov. Mark Gordon has signed into law a measure that puts Wyoming on a viable path for industrial hemp production.
The Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports that Gordon signed...
Cody attorney appointed to UW Board of Trustees
LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — A Cody attorney and mediator has been named the newest member of the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees.
Brad Bonner was appointed by Gov. Mark Gordon and approved...
With no momentous change for Wyoming, Legislature adjourns
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Legislature adjourned for the year Thursday after a turf squabble with the governor, a late night session and hundreds of bills that for the most part didn't result in...
Wyoming Legislature approves UW dorms bill
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state Legislature has passed legislation to spur more than $300 million of new student dormitories on the University of Wyoming's campus in Laramie.
Wyoming legislative session ending with budget veto dispute
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The state Legislature neared adjournment for the year Wednesday amid a turf spat between lawmakers and the state's new governor over an otherwise mundane budget...
The Latest: Overrides on Wyoming governor’s budget vetoes
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on a dispute between Wyoming's governor and state lawmakers over budget vetoes (all times local):
Wyoming governor to consider new coal mine bonding rules
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming officials are moving ahead with new standards to help ensure that coal-mining companies are able to cover the cost of reclaiming any mines that close down.
Groups intend to sue over new Wyoming grizzly hunt law
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental groups have filed notice they intend to sue over a new Wyoming law that could authorize grizzly bear hunting even though grizzlies are federally...
3 candidates for Wyoming Game and Fish director
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission has nominated three candidates from Wyoming, Montana and Texas for the agency's director position.
Gov. Mark Gordon will interview the three candidates and appoint the new director.
Cole scores 32 to carry Howard over Bethune-Cookman 79-73
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — RJ Cole had a season-high 32 points as Howard topped Bethune-Cookman 79-73 on Monday night.
Cole hit 4 of 6 3-pointers and shot 14 for 15 from the foul line. He added six rebounds and six assists.
Charles Williams had 20 points for Howard (12-13, 6-4 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), which earned its fourth consecutive road victory. Raymond Bethea Jr. added 13 points. Akuwovo Ogheneyole had 10 rebounds for the visiting team.
Proposed Wyoming state amphibian heads to governor’s desk
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's governor will consider a proposal by high school students to recognize the state's only species of salamander.
A bill designating the blotched tiger salamander as Wyoming's state amphibian cleared the Wyoming House on a 50-9 vote Monday. The bill earlier passed the Senate.
Students at Pathfinder High School in Lander came up with the idea.
Talbott retiring as Wyoming Game and Fish director
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Game and Fish Director Scott Talbott is retiring after 34 years of service with the agency.
Talbott, who was appointed director in 2011, said it's been an honor and privilege working with and for the people of Wyoming.
He says in a statement that his colleagues at the agency are unbelievable stewards of Wyoming's world-class wildlife.
Director of Wyoming Game & Fish Department retiring
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The director of the Wyoming Game & Fish Department is retiring.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports Scott Talbott announced his retirement Thursday night after working for the department for 34 years. He says "the work has been both incredibly challenging and immensely rewarding," and it has been a joy to work with his colleagues.
New Wyoming governor keeps several administrators in jobs
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's new governor is keeping several top state administrators in their jobs as he continues to make hires.
Republican Gov. Mark Gordon announced Thursday that Jim Ruby will direct the Wyoming Office of Administrative Hearings, which oversees certain disputes involving state agencies.
Bethune-Cookman races away from UMES in 2nd half
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Mark Gordon scored 27 points and Bethune-Cookman took off in the second half to beat Maryland-Eastern Shore 89-68 on Monday.
3 possible sites for Wyoming’s experimental coal plant
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon is looking at at least three potential sites for the experimental coal-generating plant he wants to build in the state.
The Gillette News Record reports that the Gordon told the Wyoming Press Association Convention Friday that the Integrated Test Center near Gillette is one possibility. The other potential sites include the Dave Johnson Power Plant in Converse County and the Jim Bridger Plant in Sweetwater County.
Diakite, Gordon lead Bethune-Cookman past Delaware State
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Soufiyane Diakite had 20 points and 10 rebounds, Mark Gordon scored 18 points, and Bethune Cookman shut down Delaware State 69-49 on Saturday.
Diakite's 20 points were his season high and he collected his third double-double of the season. Cletrell Pope, who leads the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference with 10 double-doubles, just missed his 11th as he had 11 rebounds and eight points for the Wildcats (8-11, 3-2).
Auditor could face lawsuit unless state releases records
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's new auditor must provide certain state expenditure and vendor documents within the next 30 days or become part of a lawsuit, a nonprofit group said Friday.
Adam Andrzejewski, chief executive of the group American Transparency, made the ultimatum during the first meeting of a state financial transparency group convened by Wyoming's new governor.
Governor requests funding for experimental power plant
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon has asked state lawmakers for $10 million to fund the construction of an experimental coal-generating plant that would be capable of capturing at least 75 percent of the carbon emissions it produces.
Oil prices drag down Wyoming revenue forecasts
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A drop in oil prices has dragged down Wyoming's revenue forecasts.
New estimates released Monday by the Consensus Revenue Estimating Group have reduced expected state revenue for 2019-2020 by $125.1 million from its October predictions. In 2021-2022, an additional reduction of $145.4 million is anticipated.
The report did note an increase in sales and use taxes mainly because of activity in the oil and gas sector.
Parks sparks Bethune-Cookman in win over Howard
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Gordon scored 22 points and hit 5 of 7 3-pointers, Wali Parks scored 10 points, including nine straight in a game-changing 11-2 run in the final 2:01, and Bethune-Cookman beat Howard 71-63 on Saturday.
Cletrell Pope scored 13 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his ninth double-double for the Wildcats (6-10, 1-1 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference), who held the Bison to 31-percent shooting and led 36-30 at halftime.
Wyoming governor seeks efficiency, pay raises for employees
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming should save money through government efficiency, but state employees deserve a long-awaited raise, newly inaugurated Gov. Mark Gordon said Thursday in his first news conference in the job.
Wyoming can improve government efficiency by consolidating and merging certain agency functions, such as programs that involve businesses relocating to the state, Gordon said.