Wyoming Lands World’s Largest Vertical Farming Research Center

Laramie, WY (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) February 2, 2023 –Governor Mark Gordon has announced a historic economic development investment, as the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved a grant to support development of the world’s largest and most advanced vertical farming research center in Laramie. The project will support the retention and creation of nearly 200 high-paying jobs in […] Continue Reading

Governor Gordon and other Republican Governors Oppose Biden’s WOTUS Rule

Cheyenne, WY (RELEASE from Governor Gordon) January 31, 2023 — Governor Mark Gordon and 24 other Republican governors issued a joint letter to President Joe Biden opposing the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule and are calling on him to delay implementation until the U.S. Supreme Court issues a ruling in Sackett v. EPA. The Governors argue that President […] Continue Reading

Banner Health Invests in EWC Nursing Program

Torrington, WY. (RELEASE from EWC) January 31, 2023 — Banner Health, with hospitals in Casper, Torrington, Wheatland and Worland made an investment of $375,000 into Eastern Wyoming College nursing and health care program at the college’s Sagebrush ‘n Roses Gala on Saturday, Jan. 28. “The pandemic showed us that we needed to grow and further develop the nursing pipeline,” Torrington […] Continue Reading

Wyoming Unemployment Rises to 3.7% in December 2022

January 25, 2023 – The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose slightly from 3.6% in November to 3.7% in December. Wyoming’s unemployment rate was lower than its December 2021 level of 4.0%, but marginally higher than the current U.S. unemployment rate of 3.5%. From November […] Continue Reading

Passenger Rail is On Track between Wyoming and Colorado

Cheyenne, Wyo. January 24, 2023 (RELEASE from Cheyenne Chamber) — Colorado has geared up its efforts to bring passenger rail service to the Front Range, and Cheyenne is staying on course to eventually connect Wyoming with the new line. “Cheyenne’s economy is inextricably linked to the Front Range,’’ Dale Steenbergen, president and CEO of the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce, […] Continue Reading

Congresswoman Hageman Appointed to House Select Committee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government

Washington, DC. January 24, 2023 (RELEASE from Harriet Hageman) — Today, it was announced that Rep. Harriet Hageman was appointed by Speaker McCarthy to the House Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government. The subcommittee, led by Chairman Jim Jordan, will focus on the actions of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice, Department of Homeland Security, […] Continue Reading

Charges Filed In Torrington Hit & Run

Torrington, WY. December 9th, 2022 (RELEASE from WHP) — On October 26, 2022, a hit-run crash occurred in the city limits of Torrington, Wyoming. At 9:20 a.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol (WHP) troopers were requested to assist the City of Torrington Police Department on the crash due to a conflict of interest with the suspect involved in the hit and run.  […] Continue Reading

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Election Results

Torrington, Wyo. August 17th, 2022 — Tuesday, August 16th was primary election day in Goshen County. According to unofficial results from the Goshen County Clerk’s Office, 4,654 ballots were cast in this year’s primary. First, here’s a look at notable races in the Cowboy State by votes: United States RepresentativeHarriet Hageman 113,025Liz Cheney 49,316Anthony Bouchard 4,505 Wyoming GovernorMark Gordon 101,092Brent […] Continue Reading

Troopers Pursue Two Stolen Vehicles

Cheyenne, Wyo. (RELEASE from WHP) August 5th, 2022 — On August 4, 2022, two separate vehicle pursuits occurred within hours involving stolen vehicles. The first pursuit was initiated around 07:35 a.m. north of Cheyenne on Interstate 25 after a Wyoming Highway Patrol Trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for speeding. The chase proceeded north into Chugwater before the suspect vehicle […] Continue Reading