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Fatal Shooting in Cheyenne

Authorities shot and killed a man they say fired at them during a standoff in southeastern Wyoming. Laramie County sheriff’s deputies recognized a truck Wednesday afternoon that was being driven by a man who had an Albany County arrest warrant for sexual assault and violating his probation.... Continue Reading
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Flags at Half-Staff

Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s Proclamation, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flag be flown at half-staff statewide from sunrise until sunset on Thursday, December 7, 2017 in honor of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.... Continue Reading
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Governor Mead Supports Strengthening Computer Science Education

Governor Mead announced today that he had joined “Governors’ Partnership for K-12 CS”, a bi-partisan group of Governors focused on strengthening computer science education for all students. Mead said he joined fellow Governors in making a commitment to implementing policies that: Enable all high schools to offer at least one rigorous computer science course; Fund professional learning opportunities for teaching delivering computer science courses; and Create high quality academic K-12 computer science standards The Governor offered his support for legislation sponsored by two legislative committees to amend the required K-12 education program to include the teaching of computer science.... Continue Reading
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Buy Licenses for 2018 Now and Save!

Residents and non-residents can save in the month of December on annual fishing, small game and game bird licenses, and lifetime licenses and stamps for the 2018 season. Many license fees are set to increase on Jan. 1, 2018.  Watercraft registration for one year or three years will also be available for purchase at 2017 rates.... Continue Reading
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Four Jurisdictions Partner to Advance Carbon Capture Research, Cooperation and Knowledge Sharing

Wyoming, Saskatchewan, Montana, and North Dakota today jointly signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage (CCUS) at the Western Governors’ Association meeting in Arizona. In the MOU, the four governments express a mutual desire to reduce greenhouse gas emissions while aiming to improve strategic and diverse energy production.... Continue Reading