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Federal unemployment benefits end, but Wyoming tourism worker shortage persists

By Elyse Kelly, The Center Square As Wyoming gears up for another summer of increased visitation, tourism-reliant businesses are still struggling to find enough workers to operate fully. Many business owners attribute the predicament to unemployment...
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Sweeping redesign of state’s mental-health-services policy underway

By Joel Funk, WyoFile Wyoming is redesigning how it provides behavioral health services, and while most of the details are still to be determined, it seems clear fewer people will qualify for state-funded treatment. The...

Gordon evaluating U.S.-Mexico border situation for ways to help

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Gov. Mark Gordon is evaluating the situation at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas before responding to a request from the governors of...

Is LGBTQ Pride political? Schools struggle with the answer

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile The final days of the 2020-21 academic year for most Wyoming schools landed in June when, in addition to graduation and other end-of-year celebrations, many Wyoming students celebrated Pride Month. But efforts...

Cheney votes for House Select Committee to investigate attacks on January 6

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney voted in favor of creating a House Select Committee to investigate the events surrounding the attack on the...

Op-Ed: An unflinching guide to Biden’s immigration fiasco

Opinion by Charles Lipson-RealClearWire via The Center Square The crisis of illegal immigration – to give this calamity its true name – is growing increasingly grave. The reason is no mystery. The Biden administration replaced...

City selects new Administrator

The City of Gillette announced Wednesday morning that Hyun Kim has been chosen as the next City Administrator. Kim was selected from among three candidates that were interviewed earlier this month and will officially assume...

Will Wyoming voters override politicians to legalize marijuana?

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Thirty years ago, Kemmerer native Madonna Long’s life changed forever. Long, then a senior at Kemmerer High School, was one of 38 passengers in a school bus returning from a ski club...

Secretive PAC with Trump ties backing Gray in 2022 primaries

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile A secretive political action committee with distant ties to former President Donald Trump appears to be supporting state Rep. Chuck Gray (R-Casper) in the race to defeat U.S. Congresswoman Liz Cheney...
The site of the proposed Millennium Bulk export facility is pictured here in Longview, Wash. (H/t Millennium Bulk Terminals)

Washington coal port case dead

The Biden administration argued against the Court hearing the case after the Trump administration failed to respond last year The U.S. Supreme Court announced today that it would not hear a case brought by the...