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My Wyoming: The Biden Bust Will Severely Damage Cowboy State 

It’s been reported in this column before that often Wyoming’s economy reacts to the national economy much like a teeter-totter. When Wyoming is booming up, the country is struggling down. When the country is...

COVID Puts Strain on County Detention Center

Coronavirus-related restrictions in state penitentiary facilities have slowed the intake of prisoners, resulting in a higher jail population that could further strain the Campbell County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO), officials say. Approximately 30 prisoners in the...
Gillette Police Chief Jim Hloucal at a City Council Meeting in January 2019 (Courtesy City of Gillette Facebook/Public Domain).

Gillette Police Chief Announces Retirement

Gillette Police Department (GPD) Chief Jim Hloucal will retire this March after 30 years of service, according to a release from the City of Gillette Wednesday. Hloucal joined the GPD in 1991, and during that...
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Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise to 257

Twenty-seven more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from the coronavirus, including three in Campbell County that occurred last month, according to a Thursday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This...

Man Arrested for Attempting to Run People Over Following Fight

A 36-year-old man has been charged with two felonies after admitting to trying to run people over in his pickup in a bar parking lot early Thursday morning, according to Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin...
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Conservatives Form Freedom Caucus to Challenge House GOP

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Conservative members of the Wyoming House of Representatives have created a caucus to negotiate with House Republican leadership, two members of the group told WyoFile this week. The group calls itself the Wyoming...
Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) during a markup of nuclear legislation this morning. (Courtesy Environment and Public Works Committee)

Panel OKs Bipartisan Nuclear Bill; Critics See Trouble Ahead

By Jeremy Dillon, Greenwire, E&E News The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved a bipartisan nuclear policy and infrastructure package 16-5 yesterday morning. The compromise bill, S. 4897, would throw a financial lifeline to struggling reactors...
The Gillette Saturday Farmer's Market is hosting their Christmas Winter Market on December 19 from 9 am to noon.

Winter Christmas Market: Dec. 19

The Gillette Saturday Farmers Market features local vendors offering meat, dairy, produce, baked and canned goods, crafts, soaps, candies, dog treats, organic spices and much, more more! On Saturday, Dec. 19, enjoy the spirit of...
The 2015 explosion at Exxon Mobil Corp.'s Torrance, Calif., refinery. (Courtesy of Los Angeles County Fire Department.)

EPA Won’t Require Cleanup Insurance for 3 Major Industries

By E.A. Crunden, Greenwire, E&E News EPA will not require three major industries to guarantee funding for toxic waste cleanups under federal Superfund law, finalizing a controversial rule in the last months of the Trump administration. The...
Seedskadee Sage Grouse

State Unveils New Grouse Rules as Feds Again Ease Protections

By Angus M. Thuermer, Jr., WyoFile Wyoming officials last week established the framework for a system to offset destroyed greater sage grouse habitat even as the federal government diluted protections for the imperiled species. Wyoming now has...