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Gillette grapples with anti-LGBTQ bigotry

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile It was just supposed to be a magic show. Months ago, trustees at the Campbell County Library, seeking performers for their summer programming, booked magician Mikayla Oz, a well-regarded entertainer who has...
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Wyoming Innovation Center breaks ground

The new facility will provide research space and technology to assist in the scaling-up of technologies that use coal to produce new products On a shale covered site north of Gillette, Energy Capital Economic Development...
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First of its kind nuclear power plant to be built in Wyoming

State representatives, Secretary of Energy, Bill Gates, and others join Governor in announcing plans to construct Natrium reactor in Wyoming June 2 could be big in Wyoming energy history – and we’ll probably know by...
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Gillette College Bill Moves to House Floor

A bill allowing for the formation of the Gillette Community College District cleared the House Education Committee Wednesday and will move to the floor for further discussion. The bill, Senate File 83 (SF0083), passed the...

One of Two Marijuana Bills Advances to House Floor

A state bill allowing for the production, sale, and testing of marijuana in Wyoming cleared the House Judiciary Committee Friday afternoon and will move to floor for further discussion. The bill, House Bill 209, was...

Wyoming Supreme Court Reverses Conviction in Sundance Murder Case

A Sundance woman will have another day in court after successfully winning her appeal to the Wyoming Supreme Court Friday. Marty Smith was charged and convicted as an accessory in the death of Doug Haar...
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How A Biden Presidency Could Impact Wyoming Energy

President-elect Joe Biden made some big promises that, if kept, could prove disastrous for the Wyoming energy economy, but it’s not likely to happen given the outcome of the election, one energy economist says. In...
Law enforcement officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 attempt to regain control of the building (Photo: Blink O'fanaye/Flickr, Creative Commons).

Wyoming reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

In a series of statements and interviews, Wyoming’s elected officials have condemned the actions of a group of insurrectionists that stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. From where he stood, the protests at...
Haul trucks sit idle at Eagle Butte Mine July 1, 2019, after employees were escorted from the property and the gates locked.

Gunnin’ for Hoops

By Jennifer Kocher and Mark Christensen, Outliers News New county attorney looks to bring charges against former Blackjewel CEO Jeff Hoops New Campbell County Attorney Mitch Damsky is making good on his promise to look into...
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‘What You See is What You Get’: New County Attorney Talks Life, Law and...

It still feels a bit surreal to him, Mitch Damsky admitted as he weaved through the maze of halls and cubicles to get to his office in the far corner of the Campbell County...