State and Region

Addressing OIF/OEF veterans’ needs

American service members have sacrificed a great deal in the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq, and many of those who have returned are still battling. Only now they are not fighting the enemy around them. They are, at times, fighting…

Medicare Open Enrollment Period through Dec. 7

Affordable Care Act gives seniors with Medicare cheaper prescription drugs, free preventive services, and lower costs With more benefits, better choices and lower costs, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is encouraging people with Medicare and their families…

WYDOT awards nearly $2.9M in contracts

Four contracts totaling nearly $2.9 million were awarded by the Wyoming Transportation Commission during a teleconference meeting Thursday, Sept. 29 for work needed primarily as a result of landslides and flooding this summer. Oftedal Construction of Miles City, Mont. won…

Help fight the flu with vaccinations

WY Dept. of Health: “Don’t wait” Because annual flu vaccinations are a key tool to prevent the spread of influenza, a Wyoming Department of Health official is reminding Wyoming residents of the vaccine’s importance. Dr. Tracy Murphy, state epidemiologist with…

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp escapee in custody

Wyoming Honor Conservation Camp (WHCC) inmate Derrick Lee Brock has been apprehended. Brock was placed on escape status on Friday, Sept. 23 after it was determined he was missing while on a work detail at the State Fairgrounds in Douglas.…

State Museum archaeology discovery trunk available

A discovery trunk featuring artifacts highlighting Wyoming archaeology has been completed by the Wyoming State Museum and is available to public, private, and home-school teachers in Wyoming. Created by staff at the museum and the State Historic Preservation Office, the…