Story, Wyo — Local artist, Daniel Johansen will be showing a number of his paintings over the Valentine’s holiday at the Tunnel Inn in Story, Wyoming. Johansen has been painting full time since he retired from the construction business he had out in San Diego, California about five years ago. He’s already been accepted [...]
WASHINGTON, DC – In a rare spirit of bipartisan ship the US Senate is working on a Startup Innovation Credit Act that helps innovative startup companies access research and development tax credits. U.S. Senators Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) have re-introduced legislation that would give innovative startup companies an opportunity to take advantage [...]
BUFFALO, WYO — The Kickstarter crowd funding campaign for the Cowboy Carousel Center was a great success, according to Arts Along the Bighorns President, Kitty Merrill. Merrill said the organization “raised 102% of the goal we set. In the end people were just coming forward and helping us finish strong. We are so thankful to [...]
Do we eat genetically modified (GE) foods? The quick answer is: almost certainly. Remember that the vast majority of US corn and soy come from GE seed, and that these crops are generally used as feed for cattle, hogs and poultry, or otherwise used in the many processed foods found in grocery store aisles. Alfalfa is the fourth largest crop grown in the US and is most commonly used to feed dairy cows and beef cattle. So, if you drink milk, eat beef, enjoy the occasional slice of bacon with your breakfast, order chicken in your Caesar salad or ever indulge in processed foods, cereals and desserts with ingredients like high fructose corn syrup and soy lecithin, THEN GE crops are most certainly a part of your food chain. How’s that make you feel? What’s worse, you can’t be sure when you eat them or in what form, because there is no requirement to label foods with GE ingredients.
By Ruffin Prevost – Bears are typically the endangered or threatened species people most closely associate with the wide open spaces of Wyoming, including the state’s national parks. But Wyoming’s open spaces are teeming with a diverse array of plants and animals that you may never have seen, or even heard of.