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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...

Al Simpson: Liz Cheney is “gutsy” and will be re-elected

By Jimmy Orr, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily)  Former U.S. Sen. Al Simpson admires Liz Cheney. Appearing on a radio talk show in Cody on Monday, Simpson said the Wyoming congresswoman’s vote to...
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Unofficial Campbell County Election Results

The results are in and there are a lot of races that went exactly as was expected. There were, however, a few upsets. The complete results are below. General Election Unofficial Results Total Ballots Cast: 19,733 *...

PAC backing Cheney challenger Gray funded solely by his father

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile State Rep. Chuck Gray’s father is the sole funder of a secretive political action committee that is boosting Gray’s bid to oust U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney in next year’s Republican primary. According to...

Gordon: ‘Mr. Biden, tear up your energy policy. Let Wyoming power our country’

By Brendan Lachance CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon delivered his “State of the State” message to the Wyoming Legislature on Monday, February 14 as the legislature convened its 2022 budget session, highlighting aspects of...

Stun and dismay follow political espionage revelations

By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile Wealthy conservative donor Susan Gore was a key financier of a years-long  effort to spy on Wyoming Democrats and Republicans, an article published Friday by the New York Times revealed, shining...

Marijuana bills miss deadline, die in the House

Recreational and medical marijuana will not be legalized during the 2021 Legislative Session. Two marijuana-related bills both missed the March 22 deadline for initial consideration within their chamber of origin, the Wyoming House, effectively killing...

Wyoming left out of federal coal community assistance program

By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon and Wyoming’s congressional delegation allege political prejudice in state’s exclusion from the Build Back Better Challenge. Wyoming’s exclusion from a list of 60 finalist communities and entities competing for...

Legislators Talk Gillette College Bill Amendments, Fairness

Changes need to be made to a bill establishing Gillette College under its own college district before the legislation is heard on the Senate floor, state legislators said Wednesday. Sen. Jeff Wasserburger (R-Gillette) pledged to...
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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...