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WDH Reports 15 More Coronavirus-related Deaths

Fifteen more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from COVID-19, according to a Tuesday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This is on top of 38 additional residents – including five...
Gov. Mark Gordon with pin on lapel in front of flag

Gov. Gordon to End State Mask Mandate, Other Restrictions

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced Monday morning the end of the statewide mask mandate due to the steady decline in COVID-19 hospitalizations and active cases throughout the state.   The mask mandate will end effective Monday, March 16 as will all service...
Emotions were high as Governor Gordon urged residents to stop being 'knuckleheads' and 'get our heads in the game' during his press conference Friday morning.

“We Need to Wake Up,” Gov. Gordon Says

A state-wide mask mandate has not yet been implemented, but one could be on the way as Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon promises more restrictive changes in the coming weeks. “It’s time that Wyoming woke up...
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...
Republican illustration on American flag.

Republicans Advance Three Candidates to Fill House Seat

Members of the Campbell County Republican Party Central Committee Thursday selected three names to advance to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners to fill the vacant House District 53 seat. The vacancy was created by...

Wyoming will use a $2.5 million federal grant to boost tourism marketing

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square Wyoming will put $2.5 million of a federal grant toward marketing the Cowboy State’s tourism opportunities this year. As a separate part of the CARES Act, the grant is from...
Gov. Mark Goron signs a proclamation recognizing National Travel and Tourism week in May. Tourism is Wyoming’s second-largest industry, supporting more than 32,000 Wyoming jobs and generating more than $200 million in tax revenue in 2019. (H/t @governormarkgordon)

Governors Call for Unity, End of Biden Attack on Energy

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon, along with 16 other governors of energy prominent states, called on President Joe Biden Monday in a letter seeking the immediate withdrawal of an executive order banning new oil and...
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Wyo emerges from session with no long-term budget, ed solutions

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile The Wyoming Legislature entered the 2021 legislative session with a lofty agenda to cut education spending, stall revenue declines and guide a Wyoming economy battered by COVID-19 to a sustainable future. But...
Jeremy Beck

Prepared for Protests

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile All was peaceful at the State Capitol on Inauguration Day, except the gusting Wyoming wind. After two weeks of speculation about fresh violence at the U.S. Capitol and state capitols around the country,...
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...