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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...

Can Cheney’s challengers stop relying on Trump?

By Kerry Drake, WyoFile Can any of U.S Rep. Liz Cheney’s challengers score points with Republican voters by blasting her for criticizing former President Donald Trump’s actions in Afghanistan? Probably not, since Trump’s goal was precisely...

Op-Ed: The many reasons to celebrate International Beer Day on Friday

Opinion by Martin Cullip of The Taxpayers Protection Alliance for The Center Square Friday, August 6, is the 15th annual International Beer Day. There is no better way to lift spirits after such a long...
Stock Photo: Power plant Energy power station area, Gas turbine electrical power plant during sunset and twilight time

Op-Ed: There is a bipartisan moment for energy and climate this Earth Day

By Jeff Eshelman-Independent Petroleum Association of America, The Center Square Too often, the conventional wisdom is that we have to decide between a strong energy industry and solutions to address climate change. That false choice couldn’t...
President Joe Biden (jlhervas/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Op-Ed: Biden needs a new regulatory agenda

Opinion By Ross Marchand-Taxpayers Protection Alliance, The Center Square It is up to every president to craft a sensible regulatory agenda that takes into account the full costs and benefits of new rules. Unfortunately, President...

Opinion: Don’t be cruel: Wyo can afford to treat mentally ill

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile The Wyoming Legislature’s confounding cuts to mental health and substance abuse treatment budgets will harm some of the state’s most vulnerable residents — and drive up costs to the state...
Wyoming State Parks tourism impact celebrated during Wyoming State Park, Outdoor Recreation and Wildlife Day. H/t Wyoming State Parks tourism.

My Wyoming: Cowboy State Outback Took a Beating During this Summer

Wyoming’s gigantic back yard — its national forests and wilderness areas — took a mighty beating this summer as Americans tried to escape from urban areas and get away from the scourge of the...