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Gillette College Board of Trustees Candidate Questions: Round 2

Good afternoon Gillette! Below are the responses to the second round of questions sent by County 17 to each individual running to serve on the prospective Gillette Community College District Board of Trustees. Each...

Judge deems Wyo’s polling-place buffer zones unconstitutional

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile U.S. District Court Judge Nancy Freudenthal ruled last week that Wyoming’s ban on electioneering within 100 yards of a polling place on election day violates the First Amendment. Why it matters: The decision...

Opinion: Fear and loathing in Wyoming’s politics, classrooms

Opinion by Kerry Drake, WyoFile The leaders of Wyoming’s Republican Party sure do love a good wedge issue. How better to divert attention from the fact that the state’s political super majority has all of...

Bill to mandate ‘equality’ curriculum, thwart critical race theory, fails

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Wyoming should clarify and impose its own instruction standards regarding “equality and equal rights” rather than anticipate federal mandates to teach critical race theory, according to Sen. Charles Scott (R-Casper). Scott, chairman...
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Republican governors rip Biden for policies hampering fossil fuel industry

By Derek Draplin, The Center Square A group of Republican governors criticized President Joe Biden’s energy policies in a statement Monday, arguing his actions have “punished consumers.” The governors’ rebuke comes as the nation’s average gas...

Cheney sets fundraising records, as challengers surge

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney outraised all of her challengers combined by more than $1.2 million from April through June, campaign finance records show, giving her a dominant financial advantage roughly one...
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Gillette grapples with anti-LGBTQ bigotry

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile It was just supposed to be a magic show. Months ago, trustees at the Campbell County Library, seeking performers for their summer programming, booked magician Mikayla Oz, a well-regarded entertainer who has...

Cheney: Biden’s BLM nominee should be immediately withdrawn

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  The nomination of Tracy Stone-Manning to head the U.S. Bureau of Land Management should be withdrawn for a number of reasons, including...

First-of-its-kind approach to coal reclamation bonding in the works

By Joel Funk, WyoFile Wyoming lawmakers are considering a new option for coal mine reclamation bonding that could reduce risk for the state in the event of insolvency. Both environmental and industry advocates have identified...

Wyoming GOP official asked congressmen for help ousting Cheney

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Breaking with the longstanding norm of intraparty candidate neutrality, a Wyoming Republican Party official asked members of Congress for help vetting potential challengers to U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney in next year’s...