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President Trump faced former Vice President Joe Biden on Thursday,October 22,2020, in a debate at the Curb Event Center at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee. (Stock Image Used Under License)

Wyoming Counties That Backed Trump Have Lower Vaccination Rates

By Jim Angell, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) Following a national trend, Wyoming counties that saw the highest percentage of their voters support the re-election of former President Donald Trump...
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...
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...
The Wyoming State Capitol at night. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile)

Proposed Budget Cuts Pound Public Services

By Andrew Graham, WyoFile Gov. Mark Gordon last week sent proposed budget cuts to the Wyoming Legislature that slash public services and weaken the already thin safety net supporting Wyoming’s most vulnerable. In a press release accompanying...
Active Cases

Week 36: The Pandemic in Wyoming From Nov. 14-20

By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile A spate of Wyoming counties sought and received mask mandates this week as COVID-19 continued its record-breaking spread in the state. Gov. Mark Gordon deployed resources to overwhelmed hospitals and tightened some...
Dr. Joseph McGinley

Opinion: A Wyoming Republican Call to Action

Opinion by Dr. Joseph McGinley My name is Dr. Joseph McGinley. I have served as the Chairman of the Natrona County Republican Party (NCRP) for the past 4 years and as Vice Chairman the 4...
Andrew & Grace Smith

School districts, state asking for dismissal of mask mandate lawsuit

By Ellen Fike, Cowboy State Daily (this story originally appeared on Cowboy State Daily) At least two school districts and the Wyoming Department of Health have asked a U.S. District Court to dismiss a lawsuit that...
COVID-19

Statewide COVID-19 Related Deaths Rise to 257

Twenty-seven more Wyoming residents have died of complications stemming from the coronavirus, including three in Campbell County that occurred last month, according to a Thursday afternoon release from the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH). This...

Gillette College Bill Passes Committee, Moves to Senate Floor

A bill to allow Gillette College to form its own community college district passed unanimously through the Wyoming State Senate Education Committee Wednesday, advancing the legislation onto the Senate floor. Should the bill, Senate File...
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...