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Bryan Mound Storage Site

Biden releases oil reserves to address rising gas prices

By Casey Harper, The Center Square President Joe Biden announced Tuesday his administration will release 50 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to help address skyrocketing energy costs. The announcement is part of...
Man with freshly cut tree

Wyoming Christmas tree permits now available on BLM public lands

(this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Christmas tree permits are available at BLM Wyoming field offices and online. Permits may be purchased between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Mon.-Fri. from any BLM Wyoming field...
Jim Bridger Plant

Showdown over regional haze could shut down coal unit

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Gov. Gordon says Wyoming will sue EPA over regional haze row at the Jim Bridger coal-fired power plant. PacifiCorp could be forced to shut down one of four coal-burning units at the...

After a 21-month hiatus, visits resume at The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center

After nearly two years of stringent COVID-19 restrictions that eliminated visitations at all health care facilities across Wyoming, The Legacy Living and Rehabilitation Center has reopened its doors to all guests. “This could not of...

Rockin’ around the Christmas trees

It’s a milestone year for one of the biggest and brightest fundraisers in Campbell County as the final touches are underway at the 30th annual Gillette Festival of Trees. The event, scheduled Friday, November...
Jim Bridger Power Plant

Ratepayer liability for coal carbon capture limited to 2%

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Regulators adopt rules, outline exemptions, for enforcing House Bill 200, a new state law that requires retrofitting coal plants prior to closure. Public utilities that add carbon capture technology to coal-fired power...

Wyoming inflation runs ahead of national average

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Inflation in Wyoming is growing at a faster rate than the national average, according to a recent index. The Wyoming Economic Analysis Division’s (WEAD) biannual cost-of-living index shows prices for 140 consumer items...

TerraPower selects Kemmerer for advanced nuclear power plant

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Construction is expected to begin in 2024 with an in-service target of 2028. TerraPower has selected the Naughton power plant near Kemmerer for its proposed 345-megawatt Natrium nuclear power demonstration plant, the first of...

Commissioners reject public health COVID-19 education campaign

Following a lengthy discussion on Tuesday, the Campbell County Commissioners denied Campbell County Public Health’s (CCPH) request to move forward with a no-cost COVID-19 vaccine education plan. The plan, if it had been approved, would have sought to further...

Gordon proposes budget $500 million below current levels

By Jim Angell Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Gov. Mark Gordon is proposing a two-year budget for Wyoming that will reduce state spending by about $500 million while setting aside...