Trump highlights Wyoming man’s battle with EPA

By |Oct. 11, 2019|

A Wyoming man who became a poster child for what some saw as environmental overreach visited the White House for the signing of two executive orders by President Donald Trump intended to “improve the transparency and fairness of government agencies,” the White House said.

Montana bans e-cigarettes

By |Oct. 11, 2019|

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock directed the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services to implement rules temporarily prohibiting the sale of all flavored e-cigarette products Tuesday. 

Gaming commission bill moves forward

By |Oct. 9, 2019|

The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Committee on Travel, Recreation and Cultural Resources voted to move forward with a bill that would dedicate more state resources toward gambling regulation last Thursday.

Blackjewel under investigation for fraud

By |Oct. 8, 2019|

The unprecedented bankruptcy case involving coal operator Blackjewel showed signs of resolution last week when a federal judge approved the sale of two Wyoming coal mines to a new company called Eagle Specialty Materials.

Wyoming briefs

By |Oct. 7, 2019|

Catch up on headlines from across the state, thanks to The Sheridan Press’ partnership with the Wyoming News Exchange.

Cloud Peak sale wins final OK, Navajo Transitional Energy Corp takes over

By |Oct. 7, 2019|

While much of the Powder River Basin’s coal industry was monitoring a U.S. Bankruptcy Court sale hearing for Blackjewel LLC’s Wyoming coal mines in West Virginia on Wednesday, another bankruptcy court also was approving the sale of Cloud Peak Energy’s three active Powder River Basin mines to Navajo Transitional Energy Corp.

ICE jail may now hold up to 1,000 detainees

By |Oct. 4, 2019|

The Request for Proposals for an Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility to serve the Salt Lake City area that was previously put on hold in early August appears to be moving forward again after several amendments to the RFP were posted on the fedbizopps.gov website this week.

Wyoming news briefs

By |Oct. 3, 2019|

Catch up on headlines from across the state, thanks to The Sheridan Press’ partnership with the Wyoming News Exchange.

Legislators look at redistricting

By |Oct. 1, 2019|

At the close of the 2020 census, Wyoming’s lawmakers — like those in half the states around the nation — will sink their teeth into the arduous task of drawing up the legislative districts that will decide the landscape of the state’s elections over the next decade.

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