Casper-resident Josh Wheeler has never held public office and said he is pursuing the U.S. Senate seat Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming, plans to vacate in 2020 for precisely that reason.
In a surprisingly sharp letter to the University of Wyoming’s board of trustees Thursday, Gov. Mark Gordon called on the board to undertake a “thorough and transparent” presidential search that resists the temptation to “insert a familiar face into the top position.”
With the help of Sen. Ogden Driskill, R-Devils Tower, the city of Sundance will try one last time to sidestep repayment of $225,000 in emergency funding that it was granted by FEMA in 2012 to relocate the Cole Water Tank when it began to slide off the hill.
A letter to locked out Blackjewel LLC coal workers at the company’s shuttered Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr operations foreshadows a possible reopening of the mines and leaves almost 600 employees with more questions than answers.
A group of investors who are looking to get in on the ground floor of the nascent hemp production industry has agreed to the terms of the purchase of three lots totaling 2.52 acres in the Greybull Business Park.
Jan Earle can still remember the first time she saw color — flakes of gold — in the bottom of her pan.
The search committee tasked with finding 12 candidates for the University of Wyoming’s presidency hosted its first of three “listening sessions” at the Wyoming Union on Monday afternoon.
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Cheyenne announced Tuesday that three new allegations by Wyoming child abuse victims against retired Bishop Joseph Hart have been deemed credible and substantiated.
Blackjewel employees hoping to return to work still lack answers, and now lack health insurance, as the sale of the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines to Contura Energy languishes.
Wyoming lawmakers voted last week to create a committee specifically focused on addressing the negative effects of a rash of coal bankruptcies across the state over the past several months.
A 35-year-old Colorado man who exploited the Badger Creek Fire to burglarize evacuated homes in the area of Woods Landing and Jelm Mountain was sentenced to 5-8 years imprisonment this week.
After earning authorization last week from the Wyoming Community College Commission, Central Wyoming College will now seek approval from the Higher Learning Commission accrediting agency to offer a four-year Bachelor of Applied Science degree.
A grieving mother made a plea to the community Tuesday, asking for help in the search for her daughter’s murderer.
A former Gillette man has been charged with 35 counts of big game violations dating back to 2003.
As the boom roars on, the increasing crunch caused by a lack of housing options is nothing new - but now even students wanting to attend Eastern Wyoming College are feeling it.
Hundreds of out-of-work coal miners across the country lost their health care Saturday, after bankrupt coal operator Blackjewel received court approval to terminate its health insurance program.
PacifiCorp has chosen to throttle down production at the coal-fired Jim Bridger Plant rather than install expensive clean-coal technology there, and Wyoming regulators are now backing the plan.
Eyewitnesses heard a “pop” before a fiery blaze swept across East Gros Ventre Butte on Sunday afternoon, forcing evacuations and temporarily closing the town’s main traffic artery.
After a coal company denied landowners access to appraisal documents tied to plans for future cleanup of the Belle Ayr coal mine in Campbell County, the group took the matter all the way to court.
Lawyers for Teton County School District No. 1’s insurance company and a family suing the district sparred Wednesday over motions asking the district for information related to a collision in Casper in 2017 that left a man with severe injuries.
The Powder River Basin Resource Council is alleging that Contura is in violation of federal and state law because it has not updated its mining and reclamation plans for two coal mines in the Powder River Basin.
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