The delegation from the Wind River Reservation met with Governor Mead in his formal office during Native Advocacy Days during the Wyoming Legislature's current session.

Reservation residents testified at two legislative hearings during Native Advocacy Day at the Capitol

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – Twenty-Five Native Americans from ages 6 to over 60 from the Wind River Indian Reservation (WRIR) traveled to Cheyenne this past week for Native Advocacy Days at the Wyoming State Legislature. Six were youth belonging to Unity, a youth group, and Escape, a mentoring group, on the WRIR.

The UW-NPS Research Facility in Grand Teton National Park.  (NPS Photo)

UW–NPS Research Center Campus Improvements EA Available for Public Review

(Moose, Wyo.) — Grand Teton National Park & John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Memorial Parkway Superintendent David Vela announced today that the University of WyomingNational Park Service Research Center Campus Improvements Environmental Assessment (UW-NPS Campus EA) is available for public review and comment. The UW-NPS Campus EA will be open to review from January 28 to February 26, 2015.

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Effort to eliminate tax on beer failed in Wyoming House Committee

(Cheyenne, Wyo.) – An effort to eliminate the 2.5 cent tax per gallon on malt beverages has failed in a Wyoming House Committee. The bill, HB0140, introduced by State Rep. Michael Madden (R-Buffalo), went down to defeat in the House Revenue Committee on an 8-1 vote.