Our Official Name!

The votes are in and the majority have chosen Wyoming Rising. In second place was another great choice for our group name:  Awake Wyoming.  It was a tough decision, name suggestions came from members and were tallied by the Steering Committee. We submitted the top two vote getters to the entire membership…

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Committee Membership

Wyoming Rising–Northwest is a non-partisan group of citizens engaged in civic dialog and action. We have formed a number of committees in an effort to focus our efforts. If you want to join a committee, contact the chair or leave a comment below. Committees and chairs are: Steering- Harriet Bloom-Wilson and Renée Tafoya…

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Petition delivered to Senator Enzi

Nineteen citizens gathered at Senator Enzi’s office in Cody on Monday, February 6, to deliver a petition asking the Senator to oppose the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. Members of our organization did a beautiful job, drafting the petition during our organizational meeting on Saturday and gathering 95…

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77 (seventy-seven!) people met at the Cody Public Library on February 4 to organize and unite around our most important priorities: education, environment, civil liberties, healthcare and reproductive rights, community outreach, and a government watch group. The small groups are going to meet and discuss urgent issues and priorities for…

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Public Input Opportunity

Guns in Schools public discussion at School Board meeting on Oct. 17 at 5:30. Thank you to all who attended the work session last week. It was a polite group and we all heard many comments by the School Board members that should be addressed at the regular board meeting…

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January 28 Follow-up Meeting

On January 28, over 40 members of our community met at the Cody Library to discuss our concerns and hopes for moving forward. We had a very productive discussion and have decided that we will organize a formal group. It was a very positive session – a listening session. We…

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