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Wyoming Inmate Escapes from Wyoming Honor and Conservation Camp in Weston County

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WDOC) June 6, 2023 — The Wyoming Department of Corrections has reported that John E. Handy 34320 escaped from Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp Forestry work Crew in Weston County, WY on June 5, 2023. On the morning of June 5, 2023, three Forestry Work Details left the Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp. Two details had ten inmates […] Continue Reading

World’s Largest Steam Locomotive to Start ‘Home Run Express Tour’ in Cheyenne

Omaha, Neb. (RELEASE from Union Pacific) May 24th, 2023 — Union Pacific’s famed Big Boy No. 4014, the world’s largest steam locomotive, returns to the rails on June 7 for its Home Run Express Tour to Omaha, Nebraska, where it will be on display for 11 days during the college baseball championship. The 1.1 million pound locomotive that was built […] Continue Reading

Wyoming Unemployment Falls to 3.5% in April 2023

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WDWS) May 24th, 2023 — The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 3.7% in March to 3.5% in April. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was higher than its April 2022 level of 3.2% and slightly higher than the current U.S. unemployment rate […] Continue Reading

Lummis Cosponsors Bill to Block State Gun Registries

Washington, D.C. (RELEASE from US Senator Cynthia Lummis) May 24th, 2023 — U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) cosponsored legislation to prohibit states, localities or any other organization from using federal funding to maintain gun registries. The Gun-owner Registration Information Protection (GRIP) Act will protect the Second Amendment rights of people in Wyoming by clarifying existing law that prohibits states or local entities […] Continue Reading