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Jacob Dalby and others protest Governor Mark Gordon's Public Health orders in Cheyenne

Taking it to the Capitol

Gillette Man Hand Delivers Petition Protesting COVID-19 Restrictions When Jacob Dalby arrived at the state capitol last week, he had a decision to make. Would he put on a mask to talk to Governor Gordon? On...

County Staff on Chopping Block with Proposed 25% Budget Cut

Staff reductions could follow a request for all county departments to slash their budgets by up to one-quarter this coming fiscal year, officials said Tuesday afternoon at the Campbell County Manager’s Meeting. In total, all...
Gillette resident Shelley Horn has launched a petition to recall Liz Cheney, signaling the discontent of many voters throughout Wyoming.

Gillette Woman Launches Petition to Recall Cheney as House Votes to Impeach

Shelley Horn isn’t typically a woman to make waves nor is she interested in heading up any political movements. In fact, up until this year’s election, the 57-year-old Gillette native had never even cast...
Law enforcement officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 attempt to regain control of the building (Photo: Blink O'fanaye/Flickr, Creative Commons).

Wyoming reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

In a series of statements and interviews, Wyoming’s elected officials have condemned the actions of a group of insurrectionists that stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. From where he stood, the protests at...
Gillette City Council President Nathan McLelan

City Council Appoints President, Advisory Board

Municipal Court Judge Jeremy Michaels swore in Gillette City Councilmen elects Shay Lundvall and Eric Hanson during Tuesday night's tele-remote council meeting along with Councilmen Nathan McLeland and Billy Montgomery, who were reelected to the...
County Commissioners Meeting - Bob Maul

Bob Maul Named Commission Chairman

Commissioner Bob Maul was named acting chairman of the Campbell County Board of Commissioners Tuesday morning. He is currently in his first term as commissioner after joining the board in 2018. Maul owned and operated a local...

Lummis Joins Group Planning To Object To Electoral College Certification

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) U.S. Sen.-elect Cynthia Lummis will join a group of 10 other U.S. senators in voting to reject electors from states where the...

New aid package buys Wyoming time, but not state budget aid

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile A new federal stimulus package will aid Wyoming residents and businesses and fund COVID-19 vaccine distributions but does not appear likely to include direct financial aid to the fiscally challenged state. U.S. House...
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Lawmakers Push Gordon to Fight Biden Election Win

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile UPDATE, 5:20 on Dec. 10: On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Mark Gordon issued a statement saying Wyoming will not join the Texas lawsuit or file a brief in support of it. In the statement,...
Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) speaking with reporters this week (Francis Chung/E&E News).

Energy Talks Continue In Shadow of COVID-19, Spending Chaos

By Geof Koss, Jeremy Dillon and George Cahlink, E&E Daily, E&E News If Congress can avert an immediate funding crisis today, a long-shot effort to attach energy policy provisions and pandemic aid to an omnibus...