President Joe Biden

CASPER — With the U.S. on the verge of its first national railroad strike in three decades, Wyoming’s biggest industries are preparing to suffer losses in the coming weeks.  The hope, for all parties, is to reach a deal that resolves stalled contract negotiations between the railroads and their...
Queen Elizabeth II enjoyed Wyoming visit   By Laramie Boomerang staff Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The death of Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday morning sparked a global wave of nostalgia and reflections on her 70 years on the English throne, the longest reign in British history.  It also...
CASPER — At least one industry group will appeal last week’s court order upholding the federal government’s right to postpone oil and gas leasing until it finishes evaluating the sales’ environmental impacts.  U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of Wyoming ruled Friday that the Department of the...
CHEYENNE — While more than a third of Wyomingites who borrowed federal student loans would have their debt completely wiped out by President Joe Biden’s loan forgiveness plan, Republicans in the state remain critical of the initiative and are weighing alternatives.  Many voiced their concerns with...
CASPER  — The Biden administration legally postponed the oil and gas lease sales scheduled for the first quarter of 2021, a federal judge ruled Friday, in a blow to Wyoming and oil and gas industry groups.  U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl of Wyoming determined that the first-quarter delays “...
CHEYENNE — Wyoming ranks first in the nation for the percentage of federal student loan borrowers whose debt will be completely eliminated by a new federal loan forgiveness initiative.  Last week, President Joe Biden said $10,000 in federal student debt will be forgiven for most borrowers, and up...
CASPER — Wyoming Secretary of State Ed Buchanan is set to assume his judgeship next month, leaving his office with three months remaining on his term.  The departure means Wyoming’s top elections official will be gone before the general election in November. It will also mean an interim secretary...
CASPER — Democrats’ efforts to curb climate change drew considerable ire from speakers at an oil industry event on Thursday in Cheyenne.  Former Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. John Barrasso said the Biden administration had renounced the “American energy independence” achieved during the Trump...
CASPER — President Joe Biden’s recently announced student loan forgiveness plan could bring welcome relief to some students in Wyoming.  “It’s going to help a lot of our students,” Brandy Payne, Laramie County Community College financial aid director, said. “We needed relief in the wake of the...
PINEDALE (WNE) — A Big Piney resident’s large sign fastened to the front fence that says “F– Biden” is protected free speech, even if neighbors are concerned about the “offensive” F word.  That was the consensus of the town’s attorney Doug Mason and Sheriff KC Lehr, which they presented to the Big...

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