Wyoming

Many Wyoming children lack health insurance coverage   By Elizabeth Sampson Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE – Wyoming ranks 43rd in the nation for the number of children with health insurance coverage, according to a report recently released by Georgetown University...
Public Records Ombudsman launches informational web page   CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Wyoming’s Public Records Ombudsman has launched a new page on Governor Mark Gordon’s website to provide additional information on the Wyoming Public Records Act. The page includes a form that allows the public to...
Taxes have to change   Dear Editor The people of WY and the legislature are going to have to come to the realization that taxes in WY have to change. AT present, every person in the state receives a subsidy of about $5000 from the mineral industry in services rendered to them. The Senate killed a...
U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., is encouraging Wyoming high school juniors to apply to be a U.S. Senate page for the spring session in Washington, D.C. There are 30 page positions in the U.S. Senate each session and Enzi is fortunate to have the opportunity to sponsor a student from Wyoming to serve...
Spring Creek coal mine closure affecting hundreds of Wyoming workers   By Camille Erickson  Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A Powder River Basin coal mine suddenly ceased operations and sent about 300 workers — a majority from Wyoming — home indefinitely Thursday, over...
Climate Change is nothing new   Dear Editor,  Jerry Baird’s letter in the October 10 NLJ prompts me to rebut. The “Dirty Thirties” were a disaster, but the dry weather and heat were not caused by man. There were some people who were able to wait this out — many ranchers and farmers whose families...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Nothing screams fall in Wyoming quite like pumpkins and the sound of rifles in the distance. Bringing these two fall favorites together, Chloe Coy, secretary of the Weston County Sportsman’s Club, and Wes Birkley, along with other members of the club, will host the...
Wyoming ranks low for breast cancer screening   By Allayana Darrow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — Wyoming ranks second in the nation for having the least women in the U.S. meeting recommendations by the American Cancer Society for mammograms, according to Health Testing...
Wyoming judge gives break in energy royalties   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A tug of war over contested federal mineral royalty rates played out in the courts between energy groups and the Interior Department again last month. This time, a Wyoming...
Trump highlights Wyoming man’s battle with EPA   By Nick Reynolds Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — 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...

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