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Off-reservation hunting bill advances despite tribal objections
Native American senator’s amendment to scrub language that infringes on tribal sovereignty voted down in committee.
Bill to help fund EMS heads to governor’s desk
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A bill to help counties form and fund EMS districts is heading to Gov. Mark Gordon’s desk
Crossover voting bill rises from the grave
The Senate employed a rarely used rule to resurrect failed legislation and thwart the will of one of its committees.
Cheyenne woman saves countless lives, including her own
Seventeen years into recovery, Karen Miller continues to help those struggling with substance use disorders.
This land is whose land? False ‘No Trespassing’ signs could become illegal
Bill strolling through the Legislature would make erroneous private property postings a criminal offense with fines up to $10K.
Senators kill ‘physical force’ trespass-termination bill
Hunters protest a measure that would have justified ‘termination’ of criminal trespass by landowners, their agents.
As feds push solar, a Wyoming group maps areas of least harm to wildlife
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal land managers are calling for public input on plans to select sites for solar energy projects
Heaps of dead House bills raise red flags
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Monday was an exceptionally deadly day for bills in the Wyoming Legislature. The fifth week of the
Border wall funding bill fails following heated debate
In the Wyoming Senate, worries about finite funds to handle in-state issues beat back a bombastic bill designed to shine
Bill would allow ‘physical force’ to ‘terminate’ suspected trespass
Senate set to review measure that would justify landowners or agents who use force to stop what they believe is
WYDOT webcams sometimes capture more than road conditions
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation’s web cameras offer more than a peek at road conditions. Some 232 cameras provide
Shot down, resuscitated: Hunting fee hike still alive
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A once-dead measure that would boost the price of some nonresident deer and pronghorn hunting licenses by
Senators spar over property tax relief
A heap of bills would ease the burden of rising property taxes for residents. One that would come at a
Shed hunting head start proposed for Wyoming residents
CASPER, Wyo. — A regulation change picking up momentum in the statehouse would give Wyoming residents first dibs on the
BLM seeks public input on industrial solar projects
GILLETTE, Wyo. —The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will solicit comments on plans to boost “utility-scale” solar energy development on
Nonprofit providing air travel for abortions finds gap in Wyoming
Elevated Access has more than 1,000 volunteer pilots spanning the country, but none in the Equality State.
Understaffed, overworked wardens leery of predator night hunting
Bill OK’d in committee would bring Wyoming into alignment with neighboring states on the use of thermal and infrared technologies
Voter ID requirements, crossover voting return to Legislature
One bill would add concealed carry permits to the list of acceptable IDs, another could inadvertently prohibit Medicare and Medicaid
Unconstitutional trespass law scrubbed as suspect new measures advance
Bill criminalizing drone flights in the “immediate reaches” of private land, brought for the second consecutive session, has legislative momentum,
Critics say wind project adds to ‘industrialization’ of rural Wyoming
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Federal officials are weighing public comments on a proposed wind energy project that would add to an
Fentanyl problem still growing in Wyoming
Numbers of overdose deaths and drugs seized continue to soar as lawmakers and law enforcement grapple with next steps. Madelyn
Outdoor rec trust fund bill gains toehold in the House
Legislation advancing out of committee would solve a longstanding question of how to support, manage the state’s outdoor industry, advocates
Alert system for at-risk adults flies forward
With momentum from the missing and murdered Indigenous people crisis, a notification system for adults akin to Amber alerts for
Wyo resolution calls for gathering, slaughter of wild horses for meat
Measure supported by House and Senate leadership asks the feds for new outlet to dispose of nonnative species overpopulating swaths
Postpartum Medicaid extension bill inches forward
The House Labor, Health and Social Services Committee voted 5-4 to recommend a bill extending healthcare coverage for new moms.
Teacher retention task force seeks members
Task force is latest offshoot of larger state effort to address Wyoming’s teacher loss. Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile In the latest
Critics: Wind project adds to ‘industrialization’ of rural Wyoming
The piecemeal approval of multiple wind projects in southern Wyoming fails to take cumulative impacts into account, skeptics say. Dustin
Struggling ambulance services may find life support in proposed bill
Legislation would allow counties to create EMS districts, which locals could vote to fund with their tax dollars. Madelyn Beck,
Home visits for at-risk babies, families get a funding bump
$1.7 trillion federal spending package includes bipartisan legislation to bolster Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program and double