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61% of U.S. counties now ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries’

By Bethany Blankley, The Center Square The majority of all U.S. counties have been designated as Second Amendment sanctuaries, according to an analysis by SanctuaryCounties.com. As of June 20, there are 1,930 counties “protected by Second Amendment...
Gov. Mark Gordon

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...

Analysis: Republicans poised to do well in 2022 midterm elections

By Bethany Blankley, The Center Square Less than a year out from the November 2022 midterm elections, Republicans are in a position to pick up more seats than previously expected after redistricting was finalized across...
Front entrance of Gillette College Old Main (file photo).

Gillette College District Advances To Next Step

The Wyoming Community College Commission (WCCC) just unanimously approved moving forward the application for the formation of the Gillette College Community College District. The application package will now go to the Wyoming Legislature which must...

City of Gillette Candidate Questionnaire: Shay Lundvall for Mayor

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Election season is well underway and County 17 has sent a list of questions to each candidate who has filed to run for a municipal office. These questions are designed to give...
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...
Devils Tower National Monument

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...

Zerba announces run for Wyoming state superintendent of public instruction

GILLETTE, Wyo.— Jennifer Zerba, a Natrona County School District substitute teacher, announced June 2 she is running for Wyoming State Superintendent of Public Instruction. As state superintendent of public instruction, she would work with the...

Family of Murder Victims Against the Death Penalty Explain Why in Online Forum

Wyoming Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty and the Wyoming Campaign to End the Death Penalty will be hosting a second online event featuring murder victims' family members on Tuesday, Feb. 16, at 6 p.m. "Victims...

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...