Kathy Mellander knew Grand Teton National Park’s glaciers were melting. The park GIS specialist and hydrologist had read studies published in 2012 and seen historical pictures that showed the park’s 12 glaciers used to be much larger than they are today.
This week, marijuana advocates with Wyoming NORML will begin collecting signatures for an initiative to legalize medical cannabis. The initiative, called the Peggy A. Kelley Wyoming Cannabis Act of 2016, would put the measure before voters in the 2016 election.
The sound of Northern Cheyenne flute music drifted over the green lawn of the Sheridan Inn, holding the powwow audience in rapt silence in a scene perhaps reminiscent of Indian dances staged here 100 years ago.
Only weeks after a Kumbaya moment with Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell in which he celebrated sweeping federal greater sage grouse conservation rules, Gov. Matt Mead has protested those same measures.