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Devils Tower was named the first official national monument in 1906. Now Representative Cynthia Lummis is fighting to protect its name.

Sen. Lummis Introduces Bill Blocking Devils Tower Name Change

U.S. Senator Cynthia Lummis introduced legislation, co-sponsored by Sen. John Barrasso, to protect the name of one of northeast Wyoming's most recognizable landmarks: Devils Tower National Monument. Despite the monument being known as Devils Tower...

Committee to Decide Fate of Gillette College Bill

A bill establishing Gillette College as its own community college district is queued for discussion in a Wyoming Senate committee next week amid high hopes of it advancing to the next step, officials said Wednesday.   The bill in question,...
Gov. Mark Gordon with pin on lapel in front of flag

Gov. Gordon: Biden Energy Orders Will be “Devastating” to Wyoming Schools, Communities, Businesses

By The Center Square President Joe Biden’s executive order banning new oil and gas leases on federal lands will have a devastating impact on the state of Wyoming's budget and industry workers in the state,...

Local Legislator Unveils Bill, Resolution for Government Elected Recalls

The power to recall elected officials of all levels could be placed in the hands of the Wyoming people, assuming a bill and a resolution granting such power advances through the State Legislature. House Bill...
Wind companies have invested $3.4 billion in Wyoming to date. In this photo cattle and wind turbines share the land. (Photo: Powering Up Wyoming)

Wind Invests Big in Wyoming

Wyoming resources power the nation. Historically, it's been our fossil resources that keep America's lights on - coal, oil, and gas. Over the last decade, Wyoming wind has risen to join the ranks as...
Jacob Dalby and others protest Governor Mark Gordon's Public Health orders in Cheyenne

Taking it to the Capitol

Gillette Man Hand Delivers Petition Protesting COVID-19 Restrictions When Jacob Dalby arrived at the state capitol last week, he had a decision to make. Would he put on a mask to talk to Governor Gordon? On...
Gillette resident Shelley Horn has launched a petition to recall Liz Cheney, signaling the discontent of many voters throughout Wyoming.

Gillette Woman Launches Petition to Recall Cheney as House Votes to Impeach

Shelley Horn isn’t typically a woman to make waves nor is she interested in heading up any political movements. In fact, up until this year’s election, 57-year-old Horn had never even cast a vote. In...
Law enforcement officers at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021 attempt to regain control of the building (Photo: Blink O'fanaye/Flickr, Creative Commons).

Wyoming reacts to U.S. Capitol protests

In a series of statements and interviews, Wyoming’s elected officials have condemned the actions of a group of insurrectionists that stormed and vandalized the U.S. Capitol Wednesday afternoon. From where he stood, the protests at...

New aid package buys Wyoming time, but not state budget aid

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile A new federal stimulus package will aid Wyoming residents and businesses and fund COVID-19 vaccine distributions but does not appear likely to include direct financial aid to the fiscally challenged state. U.S. House...
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Lawmakers Push Gordon to Fight Biden Election Win

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile UPDATE, 5:20 on Dec. 10: On Thursday afternoon, Gov. Mark Gordon issued a statement saying Wyoming will not join the Texas lawsuit or file a brief in support of it. In the statement,...