When House Bill 74, the Validity of Marriages bill, returns to the Senate Floor Friday for third reading, it likely to look much different from what originally was passed out of the House. Teton County Senator Leland Christiansen says in the first two readings, much has been stripped … Continue Reading
Fed up with the inaction of the Interior Department in dealing with the listing of wolves in the Rocky Mountain States, Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer informed Interior Secretary Ken Salazar he was ordering the state Fish Wildlife and Parks wardens to stop prosecuting … Continue Reading
Senator John Barrasso confronted US Fish and Wildlife Service Director Nominee Dan Ashe about the ongoing protection of gray wolves in the Greater Yellowstone Area. During a confirmation hearing by the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works … Continue Reading
Now that the court has cleared the way for brucellosis-infected bison at the Stephens Creek Corrals on the north end of Yellowstone National Park to be shipped to slaughter, they won’t be able to be transported through Montana. Governor Brian Schweitzer issued an executive order … Continue Reading
There are still no results from the Wyoming Crime Lab’s tests on evidence collected in connection with the shooting incident last month involving a 19-year-old Jackson man, which left him hospitalized with a shoulder injury. Jackson Police Chief Todd Smith says the investigation … Continue Reading
A Senate Committee has voted to support legislation increasing privacy in the offices of Wyoming coroners yesterday. Representative Keith Gingery who sponsored House Bill 42 says increasing the information and materials that coroners can keep secret … Continue Reading
Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer has issued an executive order prohibiting brucellosis-infected bison from the Stephens Creek Holding Facility at Yellowstone National Park to be shipped through the state to slaughter. That order will remain in place for 90 days. Listen to Governor Schweitzer explain his reasons for issuing the order to Jackson Hole Radio News.
A delegation of people opposed to plans to drill for natural gas in the upper Hoback River Drainage had an audience yesterday with Wyoming Governor Matt Mead and a couple of close advisors. So far, the governor has not … Continue Reading
Teton County School District could be in for nearly $2-million dollars in special one-time funding from the state legislature if a request made by the school board is honored. Representative Keith Gingery says the request was made Monday night in order … Continue Reading
The Wyoming House spent most of yesterday combing through some 60 requests for supplemental funds for projects as part of House Bill One – the 2011 supplemental budget. Ruth Ann Petroff says what was submitted for consideration is … Continue Reading
Special Weather Statement issued September 18 at 11:59AM MDT by NWS - September 18, 2014 at 5:59 PM WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD GENERALLY REMAIN NORTH OF JACKSON AND MOOSE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. HOWEVER...ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKES ARE STILL POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY OVER THE HIGHER MOUNTAIN PEAKS. STRONGER STORMS WITH BRIEF HEAVY RAIN ARE STILL POSSIBLE FOR YOUR AREA LATER THIS AFTERNOON.
Cody Man Commits Suicide - September 18, 2014 A 41-year-old Cody man killed himself with a pistol following a fight with his fiancé on Wednesday night. The Cody Police Department reports that Thad Deuter shot himself in the head in his backyard following a domestic dispute shortly after 8 p.m. At this time, authorities are not releasing additional information and the investigation is […]
Lummis Votes Against President’s Plan to Arm and Train Syrians - September 18, 2014 The U.S. House passed two amendments on Wednesday to the continuing resolution to fund government which authorize the President’s plan to arm and train approved Syrian rebel groups to defend against groups like ISIS. Wyoming Representative Cynthia Lummis voted against the measures, citing the lack of an end goal in the President’s plan. “After waiting […]
Wyoming Secretary of State and U.S. Attorney Join Forces to Ensure Integrity of Election - September 18, 2014 United States Attorney Christopher A. Crofts and Wyoming Secretary of State Max Maxfield announced that their offices will again work together to ensure public confidence in the integrity of the election process for 2014. They will provide local points of contact within their agencies for the public to report any election concerns or possible voting […]
Unseasonably Warm Temperatures Continue, Only A Small Chance For Thunderstorms - September 18, 2014 A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to control the weather today. We will see sunny to mostly sunny skies with warm and well above normal temperatures statewide. Conditions will also stay mainly dry during the day. A cool front will then approach the state later this evening into tonight. This will create thickening […]
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