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Eric Barlow, one of the final speakers during the public hearing, addresses the NWCCD Board of Trustees on July 1st.

Rep. Barlow Elected Speaker of the House, Committee Assignments Finalized

Representative Eric Barlow will be the new Speaker of the House as legislators nail down committee assignments and elect leadership to fill top positions as they prepare to convene for the 66th Wyoming Legislature...
Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo courtesy of Gage Skidmore/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Trump Wins Big in County 17, Likewise Cheney & Lummis

Though the result of the presidential election hasn't been settled at the national level, President Trump scored big in Campbell County and Wyoming. Trump picked up 16,973 votes (86.76%) in Campbell County, with former...

Edwards’ Son Describes How COVID-19 Came on Quickly

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Rep. Roy Edwards’ battle with COVID-19 lasted a little more than two weeks before he died in Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, his son Mitch Edwards said. Though the family did not immediately...
Protest outside the U.S. Supreme Court on December 11, 2000. (Photo courtesy of Elvert Barnes/Flickr, Creative Commons)

Why Bush v. Gore Still Matters in 2020

By Ian MacDougall, ProPublica Twenty years after the Supreme Court decision known as Bush v. Gore effectively decided a presidential election, it’s back on the country’s mind. President Donald Trump, who is lagging in polls...
Senator John Barrasso (R-Wyo.). (Photo Francis Chung/E&E News)

Coal States Flex as Barrasso Seeks Senate Energy Gavel

By Nick Sobczyk, E&E Daily, E&E News Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso's decision to become top Republican on the Energy and Natural Resources Committee will leave coal state lawmakers largely in charge of energy and environmental policy...
Protesters watch the U.S. presidential election results roll in Nov. 3 near the White House in Washington. Democratic nominee Joe Biden is favored to win, but thousands of votes in key states have not yet been tallied. (Photo courtesy of Francis Chung/E&E News, Used Under License)

Why A President Biden Could Fail On Clean Energy

By Lesley Clark and Mike Lee, Energywire, E&E News Democrats seemingly failed to deliver a "green wave" in races across the country, leaving Joe Biden – who was edging out President Trump in vote tallies today –...
Resource Guide capital building feature image, H/t WY Sate Legislature

Eight Applications for Edwards’ House Seat

The House District 53 seat held by Roy Edwards may not be vacant for much longer. As reported by the Associated Press, eight individuals applied to fill the vacancy created by Edwards’ death earlier this...
Sweetwater Swab Station

Wyoming Losing Care Options as COVID Floods Region’s Hospitals

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile The impacts of Wyoming’s COVID-19 surge are being exacerbated by spikes in neighboring states and the concurrent strain on the region’s healthcare resources. Demand for Wyoming’s scarce hospital capacity is expected to build,...
County Commissioners Meeting - Bob Maul

Commissioners Approve Mask Mandate for County Employees

Update: This story was updated with new information received from the Wyoming Department of Health. There are now 12 counties with mask mandates and two additional counties have pending applications. Masks are now mandatory for county...
Gov. Mark Gordon

Wyo. GOP Passes Resolution Opposing State of Emergency

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile As Wyoming’s COVID-19 crisis reaches a fever pitch, the Wyoming Republican Party’s governing body passed a resolution calling on Gov. Mark Gordon to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency. Gordon's...