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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,...

Millions Cut From State Budget, Gov. Gordon Calls for ‘Streamlined’ Budgeting Process

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon revealed his answer to the state’s funding crisis late Monday afternoon, which includes slashing $500 million from statewide agency funding. The supplemental budget, if approved by the state legislature, would satisfy...
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...
Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso is deciding whether to remain top Republican on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee or take that post on the Energy and Natural Resources panel. (Francis Chung/E&E News)

Barrasso Nears Committee Decision; Lee Waits in the Wings

By Emma Dumain and Geof Koss, E&E Daily, E&E News Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) signaled yesterday he isn't ruling out sitting tight atop the Environment and Public Works Committee in the next Congress, a move that...
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...

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...
Governor Mark Gordon addresses the public detailing the state's response to the ongoing pandemic during a COVID-19 press conference earlier this year.

County Health Officers Join Ranks to Ask Governor for Mask Mandate

County health officers from around the state, including Campbell County, have formally joined forces to ask Governor Mark Gordon to recommend a statewide mask ordinance in the wake of soaring COVID-19 numbers throughout Wyoming. In...
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.). If Republicans maintain control of the Senate, President-elect Joe Biden and congressional Democrats likely will have trouble advancing climate ambitions. (Courtesy of Francis Chung/E&E News)

‘Off The Table.’ Financial Analysts See No Big Climate Bill

By Corbin Hiar and Mike Lee, Energywire, E&E News From Wall Street to K Street, Space City to the Motor City, an army of analysts and executives were watching the U.S. elections to see how the...
Campbell County Attorney Ronald Wirthwein, Jr. with Other Elected Officials at a Swearing in Ceremony on January 7, 2019 (H/t Campbell County, Wyoming Government/Faceboook, Public Domain)

Meeting to Select County Attorney Names Tonight, Commissioners Schedule Meeting

Local Republicans will meet tonight to select three names to forward to the Campbell County Board of Commissioners for the selection of a new Campbell County and Prosecuting Attorney. The position became available after...