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CHEYENNE – Colorado communities may provide a model for the state’s northern neighbors in finding ways to increase affordable housing stock.  Cheyenne’s pursuit of housing affordability for people across the income spectrum has led to recent reports and discussion among city leaders and staff.  In...
CASPER — Amid a record number of minor-party and unaffiliated candidates running in the general elections, the state GOP voted Saturday to no longer recognize Republicans who register to run in elections with another party affiliation.  The rule went into effect immediately.  “As we looked at this...
BUFFALO — When Nancy Schiffer - a political observer and wife of former Wyoming Senate President John Schiffer, a 21-year senator from Senate District 22 - would go door to door, campaigning on behalf of her husband or another politician, she was almost always graciously received.  Even those who...
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...
JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, acting with authorization from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has killed one of Grizzly 399’s offspring that was frequenting human-occupied areas in Sublette County. WyoFile first reported the management action Thursday afternoon. Dan Thompson,...
Climate data on top of the world: CWC students trek to Everest   By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com   The alpinist team Full Circle made international headlines when it became the first all-Black expedition to summit Mount Everest in May.  Full Circle’s accomplishment was widely celebrated. What was...
Supreme Court ruling not a clear win for Wyoming coal   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Market forces along with state and regional climate policies will likely continue to pressure utilities to shift from planet-warming coal-fired power to wind and solar resources in Wyoming, despite the...
FROM WYOFILE:    Lawmakers seek deal for coal carbon capture   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Despite several years and a spate of new laws designed to delay the retirement of coal-fired power generating units, the state may have to press harder to broker a deal that results in a coal carbon...
FROM WYOFILE:    Conservation tour highlights Wyoming’s endangered toad   By Andromeda Erickson, WyoFile.com   MORTENSON LAKE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE—In this high and marshy landscape of plains lakes southwest of Laramie lies a haven for the federally endangered Wyoming toad.   Mortenson Lake...
FROM WYOFILE:    Inaugural Wyoming Climate Summit encourages local, collective action   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   LANDER — Frustrated by state and federal inaction on climate change, community organizers have begun taking action in several Wyoming towns by showing the cost savings of...

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