Wyoming A Top Global Destination For Solar Eclipse

As Wyoming prepares to welcome visitors from across the globe for the Great American Solar Eclipse on August 21, law enforcement professionals are working with state and local agencies to implement strategies to promote public safety during the once-in-a-lifetime event. “It is estimated that the state’s population may double as hundreds of thousands of people travel to Wyoming to experience the eclipse,” said Natrona County Sheriff Gus Holbrook, a member of the board of the Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police (WASCOP).... Continue Reading

Help For Veteran Businesses To Win Government Contracts

Bidding on certain government contracts is reserved exclusively for veterans or service-disabled veterans.  Join us online on August 10 from 11:00 am until 12:00 pm to learn how you can certify your business as either veteran-owned or service-disabled veteran owned.  There is no charge for this program, but attendees must register at to obtain the webinar link. ... Continue Reading

Governor Mead Reacts to Sage-Grouse Review

Wyoming Governor Matt Mead released the following statement on today’s announcement from the US Department of the Interior (DOI) regarding Greater Sage-Grouse management: “Secretary Zinke and the Department of the Interior made an earnest effort to collaborate with the states during the sage-grouse management review,” said Governor Mead. ... Continue Reading

Governor’s Match Shooting Competition in Cheyenne August 4-6

The inaugural Governor’s Match action shooting competition will be held August 4-6, 2017 t the Otto Road Shooting Range in Cheyenne. The event is sponsored by Magpul Industries and features some of America’s best shooters competing in two-gun matches. Governor Mead will attend on August 6 and sign a proclamation declaring the day as “Wyoming’s Day at the Range.” “Wyoming is a proud firearms state.... Continue Reading

WYDOT Plans For Influx Of Visitors; Offers Safety Tips For Travelers During Eclipse

Travelers in Wyoming will notice additional maintenance and safety measures in place during the Aug. 21 solar eclipse. The Wyoming Department of Transportation will use its overhead message signs, stop some construction projects, temporarily stop oversize and overweight loads from driving through the state, have extra personnel on hand to handle the increase in travelers and ensure its rest areas are well maintained.... Continue Reading