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Women in Wyoming; Phyllis Preator

By | April 1, 2014<p>Phyllis and Comanchero, one of her beloved horses who recently passed away from unknown causes. (Click to enlarge – This photograph …

Evergreen State College drops BA degree plan for reservation

By | April 1, 2014<p>Wind River Indian Reservation students who want to earn a Bachelor’s degree must leave home. Evergreen State College just abandoned …

Minority leader wants open debate on Wyoming’s savings policy

By | April 1, 2014<p>The Wyoming House Floor at the opening of hte 2014 budget Session. House Minority Floor Leader Mary Throne (D-Cheyenne), at lower …

Slate of candidates for Wyoming elections starting to fill up

By | April 1, 2014<p>Democrat Mike Ceballos announces his candidacy for Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction in the Wyoming Capitol rotunda as …

Controversy centers on grizzly bear count - News Columns

By | April 1, 2014<p>Efforts remove grizzlies from the Endangered Species list continue, but questions surround data about the size of the grizzly bear …

Wyoming Game and Fish remains at funding crossroads - News Columns

By | April 1, 2014<p>Wyoming Game and Fish remains at funding crossroads<p><i>— April 1, 2014</i><p>Kerry Drake<p>Wyoming has relied on hunters and anglers to fund the …

Oil and gas supervisor Grant Black resigns

By | April 1, 2014<p><i>— April 1, 2014</i><p>Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile editor-in-chief<p>Less than a year on the job, Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission …

Take A Risk: How to create a society that matches its scenery - News Columns

By | March 25, 2014<p>A Note From Pete Simpson:<p><i>This month we address the issue of Wyoming’s Permanent Mineral Trust Fund – its purpose and its meaning</i> …

Permanent Mineral Trust Fund is Wyoming’s financial centerpiece - News Columns

By | March 25, 2014<p>A Note From Pete Simpson:<p><i>This month we address the issue of Wyoming’s Permanent Mineral Trust Fund – its purpose and its meaning</i> …

Winter Hiking: Wyoming’s underrated muddy and icy places

By | March 6, 2014<p>– Julia Stuble<p>It is February or March and a weekend beckons. Do I gear up and head into the heaps of sparkly snow in the mountains? …

Wyoming spends $259M to halt decay of aging Capitol building

By | March 4, 2014<p>A wide-angle view of the Wyoming State Capitol building. Lawmakers agreed to spend $259 million to renovate the building and move …

EPA: Climate regs won't crimp North Dakota's energy boom

EPA's goal is to write a rule that reduces Earth-warming CO2 emissions without threatening energy reliability. The Obama administration wants its …

One-word change was a bombshell for the poor - News Columns

By | March 4, 2014<p>One-word change was a bombshell for the poor<p><i>— March 4, 2014</i><p>Kerry Drake<p>With a one-word change, everything else around that word came …

It's been a good year for Wyoming Dems - News Columns

By | February 25, 2014<p>It’s been a good year for Wyoming Dems<p><i>— February 25, 2014</i><p>Kerry Drake<p>After covering the Legislature for two weeks in Cheyenne, …

Wyoming legislature wraps up floor debate on budget

By | February 25, 2014<p>The floor of the Wyoming Senate. This week lawmakers begin ironing out the differences between the House and Senate version of …

Pine beetle kill slows in Wyoming forests - News Columns

By | February 25, 2014<p>Hog Park Reservoir in the Medicine Bow National Forest. The U.S. Forest Service’s annual aerial survey shows pine beetle …

BLM advancing multi-state line on route that avoids most sensitive landscapes

By | February 25, 2014<p>The Bureau of Land Management is set to release the preliminary environmental review of a proposed multi-state transmission …

WyoFile joins panel of journalists on Wyoming PBS Capitol Outlook | WyoFile

By | February 25, 2014<p>WyoFile joins panel of journalists on Wyoming PBS Capitol Outlook<p>By WyoFile staff— February 25, 2014<p>WyoFile’s Gregory Nickerson …

Celebrate the Olympics with a local ice skating adventure

By | February 20, 2014<p>In figure skates, I have the advantage as we glide westward across the lake into the wind. The toe picks give me extra …

Strong conservation policies mean strong local businesses - News Columns

By | February 20, 2014<p>Strong conservation policies mean strong local businesses<p><i>Guest column by Carri Wullner<br>— February 20, 2014</i><p>Carri Wullner<p>Like so …

for-protest bill - News Columns

By | January 20, 2011<p><i>WyoFile editor-in-chief Dustin Bleizeffer reports the death of a measure that would have required people and groups wanting to</i> …

Wyoming lawmakers pass 74 budget bill amendments, more to come

By | February 20, 2014<p>Wyoming lawmakers pass 74 budget bill amendments, more come<p>By Gregory Nickerson— February 21, 2014<p>Gregory Nickerson<p>In a …

Wyoming’s Political Culture: Our own but not unique - News Columns

By | February 18, 2014<p>A Note From Pete:<p><i>It’s a new year and a new subject for the Pete Simpson Forum. However, last year’s theme, Wyoming’s political</i> …

Public-private partnerships spur infrastructure and enterprise growth in Wyoming - News Columns

By | February 18, 2014<p>A Note From Pete:<p><i>It’s a new year and a new subject for the Pete Simpson Forum. However, last year’s theme, Wyoming’s political</i> …

Yellowstone ski adventure reveals unique winter soundscape - News Columns

By | February 18, 2014<p>Derek Collins takes in the view while skiing across Yellowstone National Park. (Photo courtesy Forrest McCarthy – click to …

There’s more to Pavillion to be upset about than recent conjecture

By | February 18, 2014<p><i>— February 18, 2014</i><p>At a conference in Idaho late last year, a former employee of the Wyoming State Engineer’s Office suggested, …

Battle lines harden among lawmakers as EPA mediation looms

By | February 18, 2014<p><i>By Ron Feemster</i> <i><br>— February 18, 2014</i><p>Ron Feemster, WyoFile<p>The hot conflict over the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to …

Teachers with guns is a crazy idea - News Columns

By | February 18, 2014<p>Teachers with guns is a crazy idea<p><i>— February 18, 2014</i><p>Kerry Drake<p>I went to college with a strong law enforcement program, so …

Planning for Wyoming’s future - News Columns

By | February 18, 2014<p>The desks of Rep. Steve Harshman (R-Casper) and Sen. Eli Bebout (R-Riverton) in the Joint Appropriations Committee room. The …

Wyoming budget debate kicks off at $4 million in the red

By | February 18, 2014<p>The floor of the Wyoming House of Representatives. On Monday lawmakers opened debate on the Wyoming budget for 2015-2016. They …