Community members are asking for a handful of things from the Laramie County School District 1 Board of Trustees in response to racist and anti-gay flyers found in a Cheyenne junior high last month.
Cloud Peak Energy Corp. has gained another 15-day reprieve from a $1.8 million interest payment on a portion of its long-term debt and continuing months of speculation that the company may eventually file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
An object of heated public debate when it was approved for construction in 2007, a Lander gas station is once again fueling community consternation — and possibly a calamity for the beloved stretch of river that runs through town.
For many years an untouchable titan of coal production, the Powder River Basin continues to face decline, and the number of miners trying to survive by digging more PRB coal may be delaying the relief needed in Wyoming coal country, according to an analysis published Thursday by Moody’s Investor Service, the credit rating agency.
An executive order from President Donald Trump that could help pave the way for coal exports garnered praise from Wyoming leadership this week. But critics see it as a way to lessen local control over issues of water quality in favor of industry’s bottom line.
An alliance of advocacy groups representing industries from miners to sheepherders have, for now, stymied protections for migration routes that funnel pronghorn and mule deer to summer ranges around Jackson Hole and the Wyoming Range.