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Wyoming Young People: A Bold, Positive Vision for the Future

The ENDOW: ENGAGE Summit held last Saturday at the Marian Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie showcased the dedication, commitment and passion that Wyoming young people have for the state. More than 200 Wyoming people, ages 16 to 35, from across Wyoming came together with Wyoming Governor Matthew Mead, Superintendent of Public Instruction Jillian Balow and members of the ENDOW Executive Council for a day of planning, expression and action.... Continue Reading
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UW Trustees Approve 2018-19 Budget, Including Employee Salary Adjustment

The University of Wyoming’s operating budget for the 2018-19 fiscal year includes investments in UW’s faculty and staff resources, including the first broad-based pay raise for UW employees in three years. The UW Board of Trustees today (Wednesday) approved the $497.84 million spending plan for the fiscal year that begins July 1, reflecting little change from the current overall budget level but reallocating dollars internally to achieve key objectives in UW’s strategic plan, “Breaking Through: 2017-2022.” Most significant is a $5.5 million pool for employee salary adjustments, the first such increase at UW since the 2015-16 fiscal year.... Continue Reading
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Look but Don’t Touch Young Wildlife

In the next several weeks, wildlife throughout Wyoming will be bearing young. This is an incredible time of year and is a chance to see newborn elk calves, deer and pronghorn fawns as well as many others. At the same time, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department urges people who come across young animals to leave newborn wildlife alone and keep a distance.“Getting a chance to view newborn wildlife  is one of the best parts of spring in the West.... Continue Reading