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Powder River Basin Pump Jack

Utility Rate Hikes Expected in Face of Pandemic, Energy Downturn

The sun sets over an oil well pump jack in the Powder River Basin. By far, the biggest consumer of electrical power in Wyoming is the energy industry itself. (Jeremy Buckingham, Flickr Creative Commons)   By...
A truck heads east on Interstate 80 outside Laramie. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)

Truckers ‘Proudly’ Drive on Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

A truck heads east on Interstate 80 outside Laramie. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile)   By Andrew Graham, WyoFile.com   On his weekly runs across the country, commercial truck driver Medi Agha is doing his best to stay in social isolation,...
COVID-19

Two More COVID-19 Related Deaths Reported in County

Two Campbell County residents are among the 23 additional Wyoming residents to have died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Feb. 9 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This brings the...
COVID-19, CDC

New COVID-19 Case Marks 23rd in County

Campbell County Public Health (CCPH) was notified of a new lab-confirmed COVID-19 late Tuesday, bringing the cumulative count in Campbell County to 23 cases. The new patient is a man in his 60s, according to...
Jordan Webb holds a sign outside of the front gates at Keyhole State Park Saturday in opposition to the state park's new mandatory reservation system in light of COVID-19 public health orders.

Moorcroft Woman Petitions WYO State Parks to Drop Reservation Requirement for Overnight Camping

A steady drizzle fell Saturday morning as a dozen or so people filed out of their warm vehicles to join Jordan Webb in front of the gates at Keyhole State Park Marina. Bundled in...
Beef cattle in field.

First Lady’s New Program Feeds Wyoming Families with Wyoming Beef

First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative has partnered with the Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA), Wyoming Custom Meats, Inc., the Wyoming Department of Agriculture and Wyoming Food Bank of the Rockies to implement...
Governor Gordon references the increase in COVID-19 related deaths in his fiery press conference Friday morning.

State Reports 17 More Deaths Related to Coronavirus

Seventeen more Wyoming residents have died from complications related to COVID-19, according to a Nov. 14 press release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This brings the total of coronavirus-related deaths to 144. All...
Coronavirus 2019-ncov Flu Outbreak 3d Medical Illustration. Micr

Four More Deaths Attributed to COVID-19, Bringing State Total to 34

Four more Wyoming residents have died from complications linked to COVID-19, according to an Aug. 17 release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). Among those who passed are a Goshen County woman who had...
COVID-19 Update

Second COVID-19 Case Diagnosed in Campbell County

A second Campbell County resident has tested positive for COVID-19 within the past 24 hours, according to a March 31 release from Campbell County Public Health. The patient is an adult female in her 50’s,...
Coronavirus image with connectivity graphic labeled for reuse.

Wyoming Marks 17th COVID-19 Related Death

Another Fremont County resident has died of complications related to COVID-19, according to a Sunday evening release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). The adult woman had been hospitalized and did not have any...