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Cody Enterprise June 14, 2023 Editorial Opinion – reproduced with permission www.codyenterprise.com As part of its mission of advocating for a quality education for everyone and encouraging participation in our democracy, Wyoming Rising, a 501(c)4 organization, cosponsored a discussion between Rodger McDaniel and Pete and Al Simpson at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center on April 25.  McDaniel has recently released a book entitled “Profiles in…

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The Cody Planning and Zoning board will be holding a meeting on June 15th to consider a Conditional Use permit.  The permit would allow the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints to build a temple in Cody.  If approved, the temple will be placed west of Skyline Drive and north of the Cody Canal. For more information regarding the permit and plans for the…

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This is a shared article. Joyce Vance May 30, 2023 https://joycevance.substack.com In April, two political science scholars, professors David Broockman at UC Berkeley and Joshua Kalla at Yale, put up a working paper online for comment. It’s entitled, “Consuming cross-cutting media causes learning and moderates attitudes: A field experiment with Fox News viewers.” The study caught my attention because I teach a seminar in democratic…

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The Bureau of Land Management has proposed a new regulation that would clarify “conservation” of public lands as a “use” on par with grazing and mineral development. The new rule will also apply land health standards to all BLM managed lands. The comment period for this rule ends on 6/20. The link below will allow you to submit formal comments.     https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/04/03/2023-06310/conservation-and-landscape-health

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Annual Meeting

On May 30th, Wyoming Rising held our Annual Meeting in Powell, Wyoming.  Please see the attached slide show for the discussion held.  The meeting included a review of activities over the past year, our most recent billboard campaigns, and a discussion with Khale Lenhart and Ann Pasek, moderated by our leadership advisor, Ronn Smith. Annual Meeting May 2023

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PARK COUNTY CLIMATE LISTENING SESSION WEDNESDAY, MAY 24 6:30 p.m. Wyoming Game and Fish Building  |  2 Tilden Trail, Cody Join the Wyoming Outdoor Council on Wednesday, May 24 when they will be brainstorming ways that Park County residents can work together to address climate change and take advantage of new opportunities to lower emissions and build a more resilient community. The Wyoming Outdoor Council will be hosting Ariel…

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