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Shrug it Off: The Push for Recovery from Economic Shock in Gillette

(Dr. Erik Pages, Entreworks Consulting president, speaks during the Strengthening Wyoming Economies forum Monday) Across the board, the coal industry remains but a shadow of its former self, thus highlighting the need for economic...

ENDOW Panel Discusses Economic Diversification

Is Wyoming like Blockbuster, or is it more like Netflix? Jerimiah Rieman, director of economic diversification strategy for the Office of the Governor, compared the need for economic diversification in Wyoming to Netflix taking over...

Gov. Mead Talks Coal at Gillette Forum

Governor Matt Mead spoke at a forum on Tuesday in Gillette, facilitating a discussion on the future of coal in Wyoming. “We’re not making widgets here. We’re not making something people don’t need. Everyone needs...

Speakers at Forum Argue Renewable Energy Subsidies Distort Markets

Michael Nasi had something to say to people who think coal is on its way out. In fact, were it not for America’s energy policy, Nasi said, coal could compete very well against other energy...

Enzi and Barrasso Talk Coal At Gillette Conference

While the nation has a pessimistic, or even hostile, view of coal, the speakers at the conference at the Cam-Plex today argued coal has a bright future. Strengthening Economies in Wyoming: A Forum for Coal-Reliant...

Well Site Explosion Destroys Building, Three Injured

(Stock Image) Three oil field contractors were reportedly injured and transported to the hospital yesterday morning when a building exploded at an oil location near the T-7 Road. A 33-year-old male was inside the building at...

BLM 3rd Quarter Oil and Gas Lease Sale Nets $61 Million

(stock image) Competitive bids accounted for approximately $61 million in revenue following the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) third-quarter oil and gas lease sale. “These impressive third-quarter sale results, which are among our best on record...
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State Will Take Oversight of Uranium Mining

Beginning Sept. 30, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality will take over regulation of the Uranium mining industry as a result of the agreement signed Wednesday by Governor Matt Mead. The governor’s signature is the...
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Report: Wyoming Ranks Third in Fiscal Health

Wyoming is third in the nation for financial health, according to an annual report by Truth in Accounting. The report estimated that Wyoming has enough resources to pay all its bills, which includes employees’ retirement...

Joint Interim Revenue Committee Discusses Changes to Tax Law

A discussion at the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Interim Committee on Friday raised the question of what to do about delinquent ad valorem taxes owed to Wyoming counties. The main issues at hand were the...