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Op-Ed: Canceling Keystone Pipeline could cost U.S. $15 billion

Opinion by hyperlinked Adam Andrzejewski/Waste of the Day via The Center Square The Keystone Pipeline System was supposed to create 11,000 American jobs in 2021, but President Joe Biden revoked the permit for the project....

Opinion: Decarbonization – it’s the demand side, stupid

Opinion By Rupert Darwall/RealClearWire, The Center Square By any standard, the London meeting of finance ministers of the Group of Seven leading Western economies a week before the G7 leaders’ summit was historic. By committing...

Opinion: Wyo doesn’t mind taxes — provided someone else pays them

Opinion by Dave Dodson, WyoFile About half the revenues into Wyoming’s general fund and budget reserve account come from mineral taxes. Those are paid by someone, just not us. And let’s not forget that if 60 million...

Opinion: No more excuses, legislators: Wyo needs hate-crime law

Opinion By Kerry Drake, WyoFile I’ve watched Wyoming lawmakers debate hate crime bills for three decades without moving the needle a scintilla toward passage. After seeing the Joint Judiciary Committee discuss the issue at a meeting in Casper...

Opinion: Political polarization is literally killing us

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile In a normal year, you wouldn’t be able to keep me from tonight’s Joe Bonamassa concert at the Cheyenne Civic Center. How often does one of the leading blues-rock guitarists...

The West is burning and politics are fanning the flames

Opinion by Senator Cynthia Lummis As smoke from summer Western wildfires spreads all the way to Maine, the entire country finally realizes what the West has long known: America’s forest-management policies are not working. This record-breaking fire season...

My Wyoming: This Week Marks Historic Anniversary of Deadliest Forest Fire in Wyoming History

       It was the worst of the worst. Good young men. Nowhere to hide. The fire was relentless.        This week marks the 83rd memorial anniversary of the worst forest fire disaster in Wyoming...
Cattle grazing near Elk Mountain in southern Wyoming.

My Wyoming: Why is Cowboy State so Exceptional When it Comes to Surviving COVID-19?

Cattle grazing near Elk Mountain in southern Wyoming. The statistics here in Wyoming are incredible. No other state, and perhaps no other place in the world, is coming across as “healthy” as we are, when it...

My Wyoming: Four Women in Headlines After Wyoming Primary Elections

National history concerning women was made in Wyoming last Tuesday – and it occurred on the 100th anniversary of national suffrage for women. You just cannot make this up. The four major party candidates for U....

My Wyoming: Cowboy State Crammed Full of Odd, Curious Sights

Want to go see something odd and different? Well, you live in the right place. Wyoming is such an interesting place.  Even if you ignore Yellowstone, Grand Teton Park, and Devils Tower Monument, the state...