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13 January 2022

Apply Now for Wyoming Arts Council 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing

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Apply Now for Wyoming Arts Council 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2022 Blanchan and Doubleday Memorial Writing Awards.

The Doubleday Award of $1,000 is given for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script written by a female writer. The Blanchan Award, also $1,000, is given annually for the best poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, or script informed by a relationship with the natural world.

Both awards are designed to bring attention to writers in Wyoming who have not yet received wide recognition for their work, and to support emerging writers at crucial times in their careers. Poets, fiction writers, essayists, and script writers who have published no more than one book in each genre and who are not full-time students or faculty members are invited to apply by submitting manuscripts and an entry form by the deadline.

Applications are accepted online via https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit. The application deadline is March 15.

The juror for this year is Debra Magpie Earling. Debra is the author of, “Perma Red” and “The Lost Journals of Sacajewea.” which will be published by Milkweed Editions in 2023. An earlier version of the latter, written in verse, was produced as an artist book during the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark expedition.

She has received both a National Endowment for the Arts grant and a Guggenheim Fellowship. She retired from the University of Montana where she was named professor emeritus in 2021. She is Bitterroot Salish.

The Neltje Blanchan Memorial Writing Award and the Frank Nelson Doubleday Memorial Writing Award are made possible through the generosity of a private donor.

A complete list of eligibility requirements and additional information can be found at the application link above.

For more information, contact Taylor Craig at 307-274-6673 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

13 January 2022

Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

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Wyoming Arts Council Accepting Applications for the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship

The Wyoming Arts Council is now accepting applications for the 2022 Pattie Layser Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship. 

This annual prestigious fellowship of $3,500 is a national call open to creative writers (poetry, fiction, nonfiction) and journalists (writer, photojournalist, videographer, documentary filmmaker, online or print media) who demonstrate serious inquiry and dedication to the Greater Yellowstone region through their work.

This fellowship seeks to intersect science, education, current events, and conservation to effectively communicate the Greater Yellowstone’s natural history and singular importance to society through creative and exceptional writing and subject communication. 

Applications are accepted online via Submittable. The application deadline is March 15, 2022. Established and recognized authors are being sought, but emerging and mid-career writers are also encouraged to apply.

The fellowship recipient will be expected to create or complete a relevant publishable or produced work and may be requested or encouraged to make public presentations. In addition to the financial award, the fellowship recipient may elect to also receive a one to two-week housing residency at one of several prearranged different locations within the Greater Yellowstone region. Such residency will be based on availability and will be negotiated with the fellowship recipient. 

Christine Peterson will serve as a juror for the second year in a row. Christine has covered wildlife, the environment and outdoor recreation in Wyoming and across the West for more than a decade, first at the Casper Star-Tribune” then as a freelance journalist.

She has since written about grizzly bears, wolves, elk and insects for “National Geographic,” water law and persistence hunting for “Outdoor Life” and chronic wasting disease and landlocked public land for “High Country News.” Her byline has also appeared in “The Guardian,” “Bugle” and the “Cool Green Science” web magazine.

She is a regular contributor to the “Casper Star-Tribune” and “Wyofile” and is a contributing writer for “Outdoor Life.” She's the president of the Outdoor Writers Association of America and has won numerous regional and national awards. When she's not reporting or writing from her home in Laramie, she's wandering the West with her husband, five-year-old daughter and greying yellow Labrador. 

Susan J. Tweit joins Christine as a juror this year. An award-winning writer and plant ecologist, Susan J. Tweit began her career in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, studying grizzly bear habitat—which included collecting and dissecting large piles of bear poop, mapping historic wildfires, and researching big sagebrush.

Tweit began writing after realizing that she loved telling the stories behind the data as much as collecting the data. She's written thirteen non-fiction books ranging from memoir and nature writing to kids and travel, along with hundreds of magazine articles, columns, and essays. Tweit's work has been honored with the Foreword Book of the Year, Colorado Book Award, the EDDIE for magazine writing, Downing Journalism Award, and many other awards.

Her “WildLives” nature commentaries were a popular weekly feature on public radio for over a decade. She searches for stories in the Rocky Mountain region, wherever big sagebrush perfumes the air.

When Tweit is not writing, she's most often outside eradicating invasive weeds as part of her passion for re-storying this earth. Her thirteenth book, the memoir, “Bless the Birds: Living With Love in a Time of Dying,” was published just before Earth Day in 2021.

This Fellowship is made possible with generous funding from The Pattie and Earle Layser Memorial Fund. In late 2021, The Pattie and Earle Layser Memorial Fund endowed this fellowship with the Wyoming Arts Council, ensuring funding this opportunity for years to come. 

A complete list of eligibility requirements and additional information can be found at https://wyomingartscouncil.submittable.com/submit

For more information, contact Taylor Craig at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 307-274-6673.


Caption: 2022 jurors Christine Peterson (left) and Susan J. Tweit (right). 

 

 

13 January 2022

Wyoming State Museum hosts Family Day Animal Olympic event

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In honor of the Winter Olympics and Charles Darwin’s birthday, the Wyoming State Museum is hosting “Animal Olympics,” a Family Day on February 5. 

Join us from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. to learn about the biological adaptations that allow some of the world’s most impressive animal athletes to do incredible things.

This event for all ages will ask participants to put their own skills to the test against the capabilities of animals. Find out if you can sprint as fast as a cheetah, jump as high as a mountain lion, lift weights like an elephant, and more.

With games, activities, crafts, and up-close encounters with our museum collections, kids and families will learn about evolutionary adaptations of animals around the world. Families will also get to meet researchers from the UW Biodiversity Institute as well as local Special Olympics athletes! 

In order to keep everyone safe, the museum will require timed registration to participate in this event. Families can find the registration link on the homepage of our website (https://wyomuseum.wyo.gov/) or they can use this link to go directly to the registration form (https://animalolympics.eventbrite.com/?aff=pr). Register by phone at 307-630-2573.

Family Days are generously sponsored by SCHEELS in Johnstown, CO. Thanks to their support, these events are always free and open to everyone! Each month features crafts, games and activities, story time, as well as visiting partners from the Rocky Mountain region. 

The Wyoming State Museum is located in the Barrett Building, 2301 Central Ave. in Cheyenne. 

Please call 307-630-2573 for more information. Family Day fans can follow the museum’s Facebook and Instagram accounts to stay in the know about upcoming events: @wyomingstatemuseum.

12 January 2022

Previous legislation establishes process for discovery of historic human remains

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Imagine digging in your yard when you unearth what appear to be human bones.

What’s your next step? Of course, law enforcement is your first call, but legislation enacted in 2019 provides a process for what happens next.

Senate file 78 outlines how human remains are addressed when found on private and state property in Wyoming. In a typical case, law enforcement is contacted by the discoverer(s) to secure the area, the county coroner determines if the remains are relevant to an ongoing criminal case, and the Wyoming State Archaeologist is called in if the remains are historical in nature.

The state archaeologist consults with the coroner, land owner, and in some cases Native American tribes to determine what happens next.

In all cases, the State Archeologist’s first priority is ensuring the integrity and respectful treatment of the remains, either through preservation in place or systematic excavation.

Human remains are often discovered during construction projects that pose further threats to the integrity of the burial palace, and in these cases human remains are usually exhumed.

The State Archaeologist determines as soon as possible if the remains are Native American. If so, the State Archaeologist meets with the tribes of the Wind River Reservation to determine which steps should be taken.

S.F. 78 has already been called upon to address human remains discovered in four Wyoming communities since the beginning of 2020.

For instance, in April, 2020 utility workers unearthed the bones of a small child in the backyard of a Cheyenne residence, bones that the State Archaeologist determined came from a simple, shallow grave exposed in the wall of a utility trench. With help from local historians, the State Archaeologist determined the bones were associated with Cheyenne’s ‘Old City Cemetery’, a burial place used between 1867 and 1875 by early residents and later built on top of by expansion of the city in the early 20th century. The remains are intended for reburial in Cheyenne’s Lakeview cemetery.

In Glenrock, the State Archaeologist responded to the discovery of dispersed human remains in a residential lot being developed in April, 2020. Through extensive excavation, historical research, and intensive laboratory analysis, the State Archaeologist and local historians determined the individual was a U.S. military cavalryman who died at an Oregon Trail stop called Deer Creek Station in 1865. The bones are intended for reburial at an as-yet unknown location.

The recovery, reporting, and reburial of human remains is a time-consuming process involving a wide diversity of stakeholders. On top of that, maintaining respect for the remains must remain a high priority. “Throughout this process, it’s important to maintain reverence for the deceased and any potential descendants,” State Archaeologist Spencer Pelton says. “Depending on the circumstances, there could be a couple dozen stakeholders invested in the findings and reburial of these discoveries and it’s important that we serve as respectful stewards of these remains until they can be reinterred.”

S.F. 78 is currently unfunded, so the State Archaeologist relies upon volunteers and interested members of the public to fulfill its mandates.

12 January 2022

Wyoming Receives $95,000 in Direct Grants to Wyoming Organizations and Individuals from the National Endowment for the Arts

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Wyoming Receives $95,000 in Direct Grants to Wyoming Organizations and Individuals from the National Endowment for the Arts

The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) is pleased to announce the first round of recommended awards for fiscal year 2022, with 1,498 awards totaling nearly $33.2 million. Grants for Arts Projects funding spans 15 artistic disciplines and reaches communities in every state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Recipients of the Challenge America grant program, NEA Literature Fellowships in creative writing and translation, and support for arts research projects are also included in this announcement. 

Wyoming recipients include:

Total Dollar Amount: $95,000

Trinkle Brass Works, Inc.
$10,000

Casper, WY

Challenge America

Ucross Foundation
$30,000

Clearmont, WY

Grants for Arts Projects - Artist Communities

Jackson Hole Public Art
$20,000

Jackson, WY

Grants for Arts Projects - Visual Arts

Off Square Theatre Company
$10,000

Jackson, WY

Grants for Arts Projects - Theater

Nina McConigley
$25,000

Laramie, WY

Literature Fellowships: Creative Writing - Literary Arts

“The National Endowment for the Arts direct grants to arts organizations and individuals play a valuable role in supporting the arts in Wyoming,” said Wyoming Arts Council Executive Director Michael Lange. “Organizations use these funds to offer valuable arts programming that helps build the educational, social, and economic vitality of communities across the state. I also congratulate Laramie resident Nina McConigley on receiving one of the National Endowment for the Arts Literature Fellowships. These fellowships are highly competitive and only a small fraction of applicants receive this honor. We are lucky to have such a great literary artist call Wyoming home. Congratulations to all the recipients.”

“These National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) grants underscore the resilience of our nation’s artists and arts organizations, will support efforts to provide access to the arts, and rebuild the creative economy,” said NEA Acting Chair Ann Eilers. “The supported projects demonstrate how the arts are a source of strength and well-being for communities and individuals, and can open doors to conversations that address complex issues of our time.”

 

The NEA is committed to equity, access, and fostering mutual respect for the diverse beliefs and values of all individuals and groups. Applications for funding demonstrated a commitment by the arts and culture sector to provide more equitable and accessible pathways for arts engagement.

12 January 2022

Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site to host first Wickwire Winter Games

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Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site will host the first-ever “Wickwire Winter Games,” February 5, from 12 noon until 3 p.m.

The event will consist of 3 outdoor games and 1 indoor activity while telling the tale of Byron Wickwire’s adventure to the Yukon with 80 horses. 

Join us for an afternoon of fun and education.  Participate in the games, a craft and listen to the story of the man who homesteaded what is now Medicine Lodge State Park. Hot drinks will be provided by our friend’s group.

Create a team (no more than 4) with people of all ages and participate in any or all of the games.  To be eligible for the trophy, your team must compete in all the games. 

Games:

Sled Pull Relay – Each team must load 1 hay bale onto a sled, pull the sled a given distance, and unload the sled 4 times.  This can be completed individually or as a team.

Ice Rink “River” Relay – Each team must transport a given item across the ice rink 4 times.  Only one item may be carried at a time. 

Fire Starter – Each team must start and sustain a fire using either a striker or traditional wood-on-wood method.  The park will have flint strikers and rods available for your use, or you can bring your own. 

The winning team will be based on completion of the games and time.

 Activity and Story: 

This will occur indoors.  We will tell the story of Wickwire’s travels to the Yukon to sell horses. 

Build a Boat (Craft) – We will have popsicle sticks, glue and markers available for any that want to build a small boat.  

For more information, please contact the park at 307.469.2234. Medicine Lodge State Archaeological Site is located at 4800 Road 52 near Hyattville.

10 January 2022

Wyoming State Parks reminds the public about ice safety

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With ice forming on lakes and reservoirs throughout the state, the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails reminds anglers of potential dangers on the ice.

Ice fishing and other ice-related activities are a great way to enjoy Wyoming’s state parks and sites in the winter. However, ice is always in a state of flux, so anglers and other recreationists are reminded that driving any kind of motorized vehicle, and in some instances even walking on the ice, is risky.

Pressure ridges can cause thin patches in the ice that cannot support a car, pickup, ATV or possibly human body weight, especially on ice that is only a few days old.

Fishermen are reminded that they are responsible for the cost of removing their vehicle from a lake or reservoir in Wyoming’s State Parks.

Please call the respective State Park for up-to-date ice conditions.

10 January 2022

Wyoming Outdoor Recreation’s Bighorn Basin Outdoor Recreation Collaborative

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Wyoming Outdoor Recreation’s Bighorn Basin Outdoor Recreation Collaborative

In late November and early December, Wyoming Outdoor Recreation’s six Collaboratives met for their bi-monthly meetings. Conveyed throughout the state by Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites, and Trails, these initiatives bring together local community members, recreation stakeholders, businesses, conservation groups, federal and state agencies, and elected officials to identify and prioritize opportunities for the growth and enhancement of outdoor recreation.

During the Bighorn Basin Outdoor Recreation Collaborative’s (BBORC) November 29, membership meeting, members enjoyed a Wyoming Outdoor Recreation update from staff members and a brief presentation from the Wyoming Department of Transportation. Collaborative members went on to discuss BBORC's Strategic Plan in breakout sessions and reported back to the group on areas of success and items and projects that are still ongoing.

BBORC represents communities that lie within the eastern and southern portions of the Bighorn Basin in Northwest Wyoming. BBORC was the first collaborative to be assembled, and since its 2018 conception the collaborative has become an asset to its state and federal partners.

February meeting dates, times and locations will be announced prior to January 31. Members of the public are welcome to attend collaborative meetings in-person or virtually, and there is a designated time for public comment near the end of each meeting.

Established by recommendation of the 2017 Governor’s Outdoor Recreation Task force, the Office of Outdoor Recreation aims to diversify Wyoming’s economy by expanding, enhancing, and promoting responsible recreational opportunities through collaboration, outreach, and coordination with stakeholders, landowners, private industry, and public officials.

Learn more about the Office and future community collaboratives by following us on social media or visiting www.wyorec.com.

10 January 2022

Monuments and Markers Advisory Committee to meet January 20

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The Wyoming State Parks and Cultural Resources Monuments and Markers Advisory Committee will meet virtually on Google Meet from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., on Friday, January 20.

Google Meet joining info:

Video call link: meet.google.com/zrb-jaei-qfj

Or dial: 
(US) (US) +1 470-655-0519 PIN: 531 613 674#
+1 505-658-2237 PIN: 
903 178 188#

The meeting is open to the public.

The purpose of this meeting is to review changes made to the Handbook, prioritize replacement of dilapidated signage, to review past and current projects, and to explore partnerships with other organizations. 

The Wyoming Monuments and Markers Program is a cooperative effort of the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources (SPCR), the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Office of Tourism, Wyoming Tribes, local governments, and private individuals and organizations. The Monuments and Markers Program installs new historical markers and maintains existing monuments, markers, and interpretive signage. The Monuments and Markers Advisory Committee (MMAC) reviews and approves all new signage and signage with revised text under the jurisdiction of SPCR. The MMAC may also be consulted for recommendations for maintenance and replacement of markers.

For further information, please contact Dan Bach, Monuments and Markers Coordinator, at 307-777-6314 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  To learn more about the Wyoming Monuments and Markers Program, visit https://bit.ly/3E1xV2V .

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New state archeologist begins workLaramie BoomerangNovember 29, 2019View Article
State senators hold open dialogue about state park businessesNorthern Wyoming Daily NewsNovember 28, 2019View Article
WYOmerican Caravan announces 2020 tourThe Sheridan PressNovember 26, 2019View Article
Volunteer invited to help decorate Trail EndThe Sheridan PressNovember 21, 2019View Article
WYOmericana Caravan Tour announces five acts after record number of submissionsBuckrailNovember 20, 2019View Article
University of Wyoming Faculty named new state ArchaeologistU.S. News & World ReportNovember 20, 2019View Article
Spencer Pelton named new State ArchaeologistBuckrailNovember 19, 2019View Article
WYOMING NAMES NEW STATE ARCHAEOLOGIST WHO SPECIALIZES IN EARLY HUNTER-GATHER RESEARCHOil City NewsNovember 13, 2019View Article
Artists invited to submit entries for Governor's Capitol Art Exhibition Powell TribuneNovember 12, 2019View Article
Artists invited to submit entries for Governor's Capitol Art ExhibitionPowell TribuneNovember 12, 2019View Article
Art important to the world, says NEA chairCowboy State DailyNovember 9, 2019View Article
Dia de los Muertos at the Wyoming State Museum Cowboy State DailyNovember 4, 2019View Article
Musicians may now submit to the 2020 caravan tourThe Sheridan PressOctober 21, 2019View Article
Two Albany County ranches honored by Centennial Program Laramie BoomerangOctober 19, 2019View Article
Quebec 01 missile alert facility dedicated as State Historic Site Gillette News-RecordOctober 12, 2019View Article
Request for proposal for Hot Springs State Park concessionaires to be released soon Big Horn Radio NetworkOctober 11, 2019View Article
Quebec 01 missile alert facility dedicated as State Historic Site Torrington TelegramOctober 10, 2019View Article
Rockpile Museum Highlights African-American Community History County 17October 9, 2019View Article
Missile Facility Dedicated as Wyoming State Historic Site Oil City NewsOctober 7, 2019View Article
Outdoor Recreation thriving in Wyoming BuckrailOctober 4, 2019View Article
Artists selected for Casper State Office Building outdoor installation Oil City NewsOctober 4, 2019View Article
'Cloud Morphology' sculpture coming to UW Science Building K2 RadioOctober 4, 2019View Article
Wyoming State Parks calls vandalism to historic kilns infuriating (photos) Oil City NewsOctober 2, 2019View Article
Uinta County Sheriff Wants Info About Historic Kiln VandalismK2 RadioOctober 2, 2019View Article
Land and Body: the Wyoming Arts Council Fellowship Exhibit WyoFileOctober 1, 2019View Article
Volunteer trail projects scheduled for today Laramie Boomerang September 28, 2019View Article
Celebrate Wyoming's First Ever 'Public Lands Day' with events around Casper Oil City NewsSeptember 26, 2019View Article
Bear River Visitor Center a hidden treasure for manyUinta County HeraldSeptember 20, 2019View Article
For adventure close at hand, Cheyenne residents hike or bike hidden fallsCowboy State DailySeptember 11, 2019View Article
Sheridan in the national spotlight The Sheridan Press September 5, 2019View Article
Mountain Man Rendezvous ReturnsRock Springs Rocket Miner August 26, 2019View Article
WAC accepting nominations for Governor's Arts Awards The Sheridan Press August 24, 2019View Article
Wyoming Arts Council seeks nominees for 2019 Governor's Arts AwardsOil City News August 22, 2019View Article
Quebec 1 open as state historic site Cowboy State DailyAugust 21, 2019View Article
Old Road opens for Dam Day (BBSP) Cody Enterprise August 14, 2019View Article
https://kgab.com/quebec-1-historic-missile-site-museum-opens-for-tours-today/KGABAugust 13, 2019View Article
Hybrid Fish in Curt Gowdy reservoir approaching harvest size Laramie BoomerangAugust 10, 2019View Article
Six UW Alumni, Professors Earn Fellowships From Wyoming Arts Council University of Wyoming NewsAugust 9, 2019View Article
Bringing Historical Markers Into the Car (without scratching the Paint) - Guernsey State ParkWyoming Public MediaAugust 2, 2019View Article
Wyoming Territorial Prison sees visitor growth, deems winter hours 'hugely successful' Laramie BoomerangJuly 7, 2019View Article
Wyoming Road Trip Playlist Features music from Cowboy State artistsOil City NewsJuly 5, 2019View Article
Changes possible for Hot Springs State Park Northern Wyoming NewsJune 27, 2019View Article
Bioblitz comes to Bear River State Park Uinta County HeraldJune 23, 2019View Article
Trail End announces new educational program The Sheridan PressJune 22, 2019View Article
Governor Gordon officially proclaims June as Great Outdoors Month in Wyoming BuckrailJune 13, 2019View Article
Ledger drawing exhibit displays lives of Lakota artists at Fort Caspar Museum Casper Star-Tribune April 30, 2019View Article
WPR journalist chosen for Wyoming Arts Council writing award BuckrailApril 30, 2019View Article
Learn about 'Hot Tamale Louie,' in Thursday program Cody EnterpriseApril 8, 2019View Article
Trail End State Site Open Now Featuring New Exhibit Sheridan Media April 2, 2019View Article
Wyo Parks looking for input on Sinks Canyon plan Wyoming News NowApril 1, 2019View Article
Collins-Bramham Public Folklore Workshop with Andrea Graham WKUMarch 27, 2019View Article
Wyo Parks help get “Every Kid in a Park”Buckrail March 26, 2019View Article
4th Graders Wanted In State, National Parks County 17March 25, 2019View Article
Capitol set for grand opening on Statehood Day Cody Enterprise March 22, 2019View Article
Keyhole hosts ice rescue training The Sundance Times March 21, 2019View Article
Last day to snag early-bird discounts on State Park passes is February 15 Wyoming News NowFebruary 15, 2019View Article
LAST DAY FOR STATE PARKS PASS DISCOUNT Big Horn Radio NetworkFebruary 15, 2019View Article
In Praise of Pioneer Women and Rocket Scientists The New York TimesFebruary 15, 2019View Article
Homestead hosting exhibit on African-American town Beatrice Daily Sun February 11, 2019View Article
Early Bird Park Pass Sale Coming To An End County 3February 11, 2019View Article
Sanderson retires from FB State Site Bridger Valley PioneerFebruary 1, 2019View Article
Wyoming Ranks as the Best State for Outdoor Winter Recreation Sweetwater NowJanuary 17, 2019View Article
First Day Hike Frigid But Fun County 17 January 4, 2019View Article
Trail End to host First Day hikeSheridan Press December 28, 2018View Article
Light in the darker seasonLaramie Boomerang November 25, 2018View Article
Free entrance to Wyoming State Parks Friday, November 23KGWN November 23, 2018View Article
Plans Set for Trail End Open HouseSheridanmedia.com November 21, 2018View Article
Around the Region: Video Series focuses on firearms' historyGillette News Record November 18, 2018View Article
Wyoming Museum's Video Series Focuses on Firearms' HistoryUS News and World Report November 17, 2018View Article
2018 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree stopping in LaramieBasi Radio Network November 16, 2018View Article
'Letters from the Front' Read at Veterans Day ProgramSheridanmedia.com November 11, 2018View Article
Parks For PatriotsCounty 3 November 9, 2018View Article
“Parks for Patriots” Program Offers Veterans Free Park Entrance Nov. 11County 17 November 5, 2018View Article
Trail End Listed On House Method’s “Top 25 Historic US Homes That Fly Under The Radar”County 3 September 27, 2018View Article
Bear River Rendezvous continues tradition of historical funUinta County Herald September 16, 2018View Article
Equipment comes alive at Wyoming ghost townElko Daily Free Press September 14, 2018View Article
You Can Go Camping Oregon Trail Style In These New Covered WagonsPantagraphSeptember 7, 2018View Article
Plein-Air Thermopolis: Artists paint in the parkNorthern Wyoming Daily News September 7, 2018View Article
More ancient specimens found at mammoth recovery site near CodyKPVI August 29, 2018View Article
Where to Visit in Wyoming Without Driving Far From Denver303 Magazine August 29, 2018View Article
Where We RideAmerican Snowmobiler August 28, 2018View Article
Where to go in Wyoming that’s not YellowstoneThe Know Outdoors: Denver Post August 27, 2018View Article
Historic Wyoming gold mining town opens tunnel that had been undisturbed for 150 yearsCasper Star Tribune August 25, 2018View Article
No-fee areas up at reservoirCody Enterprise August 15, 2018View Article
WYOMING | BUFFALO BILL STATE PARK HOSTS GREAT DAM DAY, AUG. 18STL News August 9, 2018View Article
Paint the Parks in Lander’s Upcoming Plein Air in the ParksweetwaterNOW August 8, 2018View Article
Richmond Hill community center hosts STEM summer camp for elementary studentsQNSAugust 7, 2018View Article
Harmful algae found in Boysen ReservoirStar Tribune August 6, 2018View Article
Road Work To Close Parts of Sinks Canyon State ParksweetwaterNOW August 6, 2018View Article
Harmful algae found in central Wyoming reservoirBillings Gazette August 6, 2018View Article
Wyoming Trails Advisory Council Meets August 18sweetwaterNOW July 31, 2018View Article
State park status a continuing possibilityLaramie Boomerang July 27, 2018View Article
The Best Kept Secret Campsites of Glendo WyomingKGAB July 9, 2018View Article
Comments sought on fee increases for state parksNorthern Wyoming Daily News June 29, 2018View Article
Art coming soon to college tech centerThe Sheridan Press June 28, 2018View Article
Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails seeking public commentPine Bluffs Post June 28, 2018View Article
Wyoming State Parks to Consider a Fee IncreasesweetwaterNOW June 26, 2018View Article
COLUMN: Signs meant to deter illegal fish stockinigCody Enterprise June 18, 2018View Article
Breaking it down: New Mountain bike camps for adults build skills, confidenceCasper Star-Tribune Online June 17, 2018View Article
Quebec 01 Missile Alert Facility lecturesKGWN June 6, 2018View Article
Wyoming Conservation Corps Begins Summer 2018 ProjectsUniversity of Wyoming News June 5, 2018View Article
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Gary Schoene - Manager, Public Information Office & Marketing Department

Gary Schoene, a native of Cheyenne and a graduate of the University of Wyoming, has worked in the newspaper and public relations industry for more than 30 years. Upon graduation, he worked as a sportswriter for both the Wyoming Tribune-Eagle and Casper Star-Tribune before being named as assistant sports information director at New Mexico State University in Las Cruces.

Schoene returned to Wyoming in 1988 and worked in the Public Affairs Office of the Wyoming Department of Transportation for 12 years before being named as Public Information Officer for the Wyoming Department of State Parks and Cultural Resources in 2000.    

 

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