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Historic blizzard moves needle on drought conditions   By John D. Taylor Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — During a monthly weather briefing last week, Cheyenne National Weather Service Meteorologist Jared Allen talked about the “welcome moisture” last weekend’s record-...
Bill giving lawmakers health order oversight clears Senate   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Senate gave its final approval Wednesday to a bill that would give lawmakers and locally elected bodies more authority over public health orders...
Committee advances bill giving Legislature some authority in health order process   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – A proposal to give the Wyoming Legislature more oversight in the process through which statewide public health orders are issued was...
Lawmakers push constitutional convention   By Clair McFarland The Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange   RIVERTON — It’s been 234 years since the Constitutional Convention, and some Wyoming lawmakers think that’s long enough.    State Senate Joint Resolution 2 is a bid to launch a new convention of...
Panelists ponder future of state finances   By Margaret Austin Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — With the decline in the coal, oil and natural gas industries, and Wyoming’s reliance on those industries, state lawmakers and residents will have a choice to make in the near...
Legislators propose oversight of health orders   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — At least four bills that would specifically regulate public health orders have been introduced in the Wyoming Legislature this session. The tenor of the proposals ranges from...
Legislators accuse Board of Medicine of violating Constitution   By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Several state lawmakers have charged the Wyoming Board of Medicine with violating the state’s Constitution because of a statement that board published in March...
Seat belt ticket bill clears committee   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News exchange   CHEYENNE — A legislative committee advanced a bill Thursday that would make not wearing a seat belt a primary offense in Wyoming, meaning law enforcement officers could pull a driver over...
Group challenges permit for Eagle Butte mine   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Wyoming conservation group is urging state environmental regulators to deny a coal company another mining permit, alleging the operator of two Wyoming mines failed to comply...
Six thousand mining jobs lost since 2019   By Camille Erickson’ Casper Star Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — For workers in Wyoming’s mining industries, the COVID-19 pandemic has been brutal.  A new report published by Wyoming’s Economic Analysis Division this week shows the mining...

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