Wyoming

WASHINGTON | Matthew Shepard, LGBTQ movement symbol, being laid to rest

WASHINGTON — The ashes of Matthew Shepard, whose brutal murder in the 1990s became a rallying cry for the gay rights movement, will be laid to rest in Washington National Cathedral. Shepard’s remains have for 20 years been kept by his family in Wyoming, where the 21-year-old college student was killed in 1998. His ashes … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Matthew Shepard, LGBTQ movement symbol, being laid to rest

DENVER | Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

DENVER— Colorado and Wyoming residents woke up Sunday to find that an early season snowstorm had blanketed their homes and roadways with up to a foot (30 centimeters) of snow and sent temperatures plunging overnight. The storm caused crashes, snarled traffic and temporarily closed some major highways due to icy conditions. The heaviest snow fell … Continue reading DENVER | Heavy snow blankets Colorado, Wyoming in early season storm

LARAMIE | Matthew Shepard’s murder still haunts Wyoming 20 years later

LARAMIE, Wyo. — When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the sandy-haired college student into a powerful symbol of the quest for acceptance and equal rights. But two decades after Matthew Shepard was bludgeoned, tied to a … Continue reading LARAMIE | Matthew Shepard’s murder still haunts Wyoming 20 years later

Wyoming News: Wyoming Opens Trade Office in Taiwan

Cheyenne, WY – Wyoming Governor Matt Mead has completed a successful trade mission to Taiwan, where he opened the Wyoming – Asia Pacific Trade Office.  The goal is to establish and grow trade between Wyoming and Taiwan in agriculture, manufactured goods, minerals and tourism.  He was joined by a number of Wyoming legislators, agriculture producers … Continue reading Wyoming News: Wyoming Opens Trade Office in Taiwan

Wyoming News: Grizzly Bear Rule Vacated

WY – Yesterday, a Federal District Court Judge in Montana vacated a 2017 rule promulgated by the United States Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) that ended Endangered Species Act (ESA) protections for grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem (GYE).  Effective immediately grizzly bears are again listed as threatened under the ESA.  Accordingly, the grizzly … Continue reading Wyoming News: Grizzly Bear Rule Vacated

WYOMING | Wyoming Game and Fish Department finalizing investigation after hunting guide killed by grizzly bears

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is working to finalize its investigation into a recent grizzly bear attack that killed a local hunting guide and injured his client. Sunday, Game and Fish killed the two grizzly bears believed to be involved in the attack JACKSON, WYOMING – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is working to … Continue reading WYOMING | Wyoming Game and Fish Department finalizing investigation after hunting guide killed by grizzly bears

WYOMING | Aquatic invasive species check stations close for the season

Boating season in Wyoming is coming to a close and so are the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aquatic invasive species check stations. CHEYENNE, WYOMING – Boating season in Wyoming is coming to a close and so are the Wyoming Game and Fish Department aquatic invasive species check stations.  Check stations throughout the state close … Continue reading WYOMING | Aquatic invasive species check stations close for the season