Cowboy State

J ust about everything about Wyoming over the last 180 million years has been BIG. Although it is vast today, the Wyoming of 180 million years ago sure looked different from today. Most everything was truly gigantic. Even the geography was different. Instead of high plains with semi-arid desert...
Nuclear project could be the catalyst for economic diversification   By Greg Johnson Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Last summer’s bombshell announcement that Wyoming will be home to a first-of-its-kind nuclear demonstration project has energized the Cowboy State’s efforts...
Towing, trucking companies at odds with agencies over pricing   By Abby Vander Graaff Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — Slick, snowy highways are a well-known concern to anyone driving through Wyoming during winter. But for some, the worst part of sliding off the interstate or...
US census shows Wyoming lags in growth   By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A number of the top ten states with the largest population growth from 2020 to 2021 were Wyoming’s neighbors, but the Cowboy State fell far behind.  Half of the top ten states,...
Wyoming has highest rate of nursing home COVID   CHEYENNE (WNE) — After three months of low numbers of nursing home resident COVID-19 cases and deaths in Wyoming, things have taken a turn for the worse through the end of September and most of October, according to the latest AARP COVID-19 Nursing...
Pot petition signatures ‘on track’ for February deadline   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — Petitions are circulating throughout the Cowboy State in support of two ballot initiatives proposing reshaped marijuana legislation in Wyoming. Just over a month...
Crypto mining pioneer moves headquarters to Cheyenne   By Jennifer Kocher Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — In a state well known for its mining industry, one West Coast startup is ushering in a whole new wave of miners as Wyoming continues to lead the nation in digital...
Oil prices may increase as Converse County rig count jumps to 10   By Cinthia Stimson Douglas Budget Via Wyoming News Exchange   DOUGLAS — Is $80-plus a barrel the new normal for oil prices in the country right now? How about $100 per barrel by mid-2022?  It’s hard to say with any certainty what...

A sign for a Casper-based company that provides bitcoin mining equipment for natural gas producers. Photo by Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com.

Wyoming’s crypto sector’s fate up to federal regulators   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   After years of laying groundwork, the future of Wyoming’s cryptocurrency banking industry now lies in the hands of federal regulators, officials with Wyoming U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis’ office told lawmakers...
Bri Weigel NLJ Correspondent   The National Newspaper Association Foundation recently released results for the 2021 Better Newspaper Contest and Better Newspaper Advertising Contest, and the News Letter Journal brought home   nine awards, including a first-place general excellence award.  According...

News Letter Journal

News Letter Journal
14 W. Main St.
P.O. Box 40
Newcastle, WY 82701
Ph: (307) 746-2777
Fax: (307) 746-2660

Email Us

Facebook

Please Login for Premium Content