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Congresswoman calls for Black Hills timber harvest report redo

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is being asked to redo a recently published report that recommended timber harvest levels in the Black Hills National Forest be cut in half for sustainability. The...
A photo of downtown Cheyenne, Wyo. (H/t dconvertini/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Wyoming continues to improve business friendliness, group says

By Bob Pepalis, The Center Square Wyoming recently ranked 32nd in CNBC's annual list of top states for businesses. According to Wyoming Business Council CEO Josh Dorrell, the state is already addressing weaknesses identified in the annual ranking, which uses...

What’s next for Wyoming abortion access?

A judge last week temporarily put the state’s abortion ban on hold, more legal wrangling will follow By Sofia Jeremias, Wyofile The temporary restraining order issued last week against Wyoming’s abortion ban is only the first...

Yellowstone grizzly capture efforts to begin next week

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Population monitoring efforts that will involve baiting and capturing grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem will begin on Tuesday, according to the National Park Service. Monitoring grizzly populations in the GYE...

County board signs Bishop Road funding blueprint agreement

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved a cooperative agreement regarding Bishop Road with Prairie Eagle Mining. The agreement establishes responsibilities and funding to construct and reconstruct the Campbell County's...
Coal train

Coal Creek reclamation efforts earn DEQ recognition

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Reclamation efforts at Coal Creek Mine have received a statewide award for their work on three of four open pits, according to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality. The award recognizes Wyoming...

Campbell County Candidate Questionnaire: Bill Fortner for State Senator for District 1

GILLETTE, Wyo. — County 17 has sent out a questionnaire to those running in the primary election in August. The following are the answers from Bill Fortner, a candidate for State Senator for District...

Zebra mussels threat prompts Wyoming Game and Fish Department to close LAK Reservoir to...

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will close LAK Reservoir, which lies east of Newcastle, to watercraft from August through December. The decision follows the discovery of invasive zebra mussels in Pactola...

WYDOT to present projects, funding opportunities to Campbell Commission, Gillette Council

GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Department of Transportation plans to meet with the Campbell County Commission and Gillette City Council on Tuesday, Aug. 2, the department announced. In a 9 a.m. meeting with the commission...

Wyoming governor certifies trigger law banning most abortions in the state

CASPER, Wyo. — On Friday, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced that he has certified House Bill 92, Wyoming’s so-called “trigger law” to ban abortion, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to...