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US & WY Flags To Be Flown At Half Staff

Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to President Donald Trump’s Proclamation issued today, has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide in honor and tribute to the memory of President George H.W. Bush for a period of 30 days from the day of his death.... Continue Reading
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Flags in Wyoming to be flown at half staff

Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to proclamation issued by President Donald Trump’s Proclamation,  has ordered both the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be flown at half-staff statewide until sunset on Saturday, November 10, 2018 in honor of the victims of the act of violence perpetrated in Thousand Oaks, California yesterday.... Continue Reading
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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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Wyoming to Host the 2018 Vortex Extreme Shooting Competition

Governor Matt Mead is pleased to announce the State of Wyoming and the Wyoming State Fair will be hosts of the 2018 Vortex Extreme – a hunting inspired, team based shooting competition “where endurance and accuracy meet”.  Vortex Optics, Strategic Match Designs and The Wyoming Department of Agriculture have collaborated to bring this event to the Wyoming State Fairgrounds August 10th and 11th, 2018. ... Continue Reading
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Governor Mead Announces Weatherby, Inc. Relocating to Wyoming

Governor Matt Mead announced today that firearms manufacturer Weatherby, Inc. will be relocating to Sheridan, Wyoming. Weatherby is a family-owned company that has been based in Paso Robles, California since its founding in 1945. Weatherby will bring its management team and manufacturing operations to Sheridan and create an estimated 70 to 90 jobs and $5 million in payroll in the next five years.... Continue Reading