Defending Civil Rights

WRN Editorial: DACA in Wyoming

September 14, 2017 The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program in Wyoming The recent announcement shifting the future of the DACA program to Congress threatens Wyoming with the loss of more young people— talented youth our state and municipalities have invested heavily in—and this at a time when the just published Wyoming ENDOW* report tells us that the state is rapidly losing workers in the prime…

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In Search of Civility: A Community Forum Discussion with Q & A Event: Public forum about civil discourse Sponsor: Wyoming Rising – Northwest Time/date: 3-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24 A stellar lineup will lead a free, public forum to encourage civil discourse Sunday, Sept. 24, in the Buffalo Bill Center of the West. Featuring panelists Senator Al Simpson, former Governor Mike Sullivan, Mayor Nancy Tia…

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Friends, WILL YOU JOIN US? On Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 5:00 PM, we will come together against organized hate crimes and in solidarity with Charlottesville, VA. While there will be no formal program, please bring a candle or light. You are invited to read a quote or short poem. This is a quick, visible action — only a half hour of your week to make…

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BY PAT STUART    APRIL 16, 2017 As travel groups watch the overall decline in foreign travel to the US following the Trump bans and the TSA announcement of exercising “extreme vetting” on foreigner arrivals, we’re wondering about what we’ll see in Park County this summer.   (What is extreme vetting? The Wall Street Journal says that foreign visitors could “be pressed to turn over mobile phone…

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