The 2009 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System shows that just over 9% of Wyoming adults use smokeless tobacco. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this means that Wyoming holds the dubious distinction of leading the nation in smokeless tobacco use.

Earlier this week we reported that representatives from agencies around the state who work with Wyoming residents who have developmental disabilities have been in Cheyenne to try to persuade legislators to reinstate the remaining 4% of the 10% funding cuts implemented during Governor Freudenthal's t

Wyoming lawmakers began debate on the 2011 Supplemental Budget earlier this week, and Representative Rosie Berger says that for a conservative body, forty amendments to the $215 million Supplemental Budget came before legislators Tuesday. She says that it took 45 minutes just to debate a $20,000 amendment to a state directory.

The Wyoming Water Supply Outlook for February has been issued, and James Fahey is a Hydrologist with the Wyoming office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, or NOAA, discusses how all the state's rivers are at 80% or well above average.

At a media conference Tuesday, Wyoming Governor Matt Mead announced that Gestamp Renewables and the Worthington Energy Group, a subsidiary of Worthington Industries, Inc., will be building a wind tower manufacturing facility Wyoming.

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department sponsors free informational seminars annually that teach residents safety measures while living around large predators.

Federal money offered to Wyoming for unemployment benefits will go to other states. The Wyoming House rejected a plan to use 38-million dollars in federal funding to extend benefits to those experiencing long-term unemployment, and to keep benefits in place for those in re-training programs.

In a media release from the United State's Attorney's Office, U.S. Attorney Christopher A. Crofts announced that three Arapaho Tribal members from the Wind River Reservation appeared in federal court on embezzlement charges. The media release states that George Moss, Melody St.

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