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WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or …Aug 17, 2023 · Sinks Canyon State Park is a small but popular destination located about 10 miles southwest of Lander. The 585-acre park has tallied more than 600,000 annual visitations since 2020. Wyoming State Parks launched a master plan update for the park in 2019. When the approved plan was released in October 2020 following more than a year of meetings ... Billionaire's Bondurant makeover hits a snag. Sublette County Board of Commissioners that has favored development on agricultural lands pivots, denying Joe Ricketts's request to build out the riverbank at the head of the Hoback. by Mike Koshmrl March 13, 2023. Deep snow blankets the Upper Hoback River valley in March 2023.The Wyoming Capitol Building. (Mike Vanata/WyoFile) Legislative leadership is investigating Rep. John Romero-Martinez (R-Cheyenne) for allegedly threatening the lives of Rep. Andi LeBeau (D-Riverton), former lawmaker, Sara Burlingame and himself. The alleged threats were not made directly to either woman, but during a telephone call between ...An investigation by WyoFile and the Casper Star-Tribune reveals that violence, reliance on physical restraints and the use of solitary confinement have all become increasingly common in recent years at the Wyoming Boys' School — the state-run facility that houses delinquent 12- to 21-year-old boys.WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...Once legislative darlings, dams now face fresh scrutiny — @WyoFile. A conceptual illustration of a replacement LaPrele Dam above Douglas that engineers …Sep 13, 2023 · Ryan Weltman, a 22-year-old seasonal ranger, was paddling on patrol in 1994 when waves overwhelmed his kayak. “The way the lake’s laid out — from the southwest to northeast — that’s going to catch your prevailing winds,” Flesch said. They rake a six-mile fetch, building swells and whitecaps. Shoshone and Lewis Lakes. Laramie’s cold case gets Serial treatment. WyoFile talks to New York Times reporter and podcast host Kim Barker about digging into the brutal 1985 murder of UW student Shelli Wiley, why police have failed to close the case and how memories can be fallible. Laramie from the pedestrian bridge connecting downtown to the West Side.WyoFile is committed to ensuring that Wyomingites have the verifiable, factual information they need to participate effectively in civic life, including pertinent information about the candidates seeking public office in 2022, and the process by which they will be chosen. We believe voters need to know where candidates stand on important issues ...Corner crossing jury empaneled, opening arguments delivered. Seven jurors, chosen from pool of 58, hear opening arguments on nature of trespass, role of airspace, in case involving stepping from public land, over private land, to public land. Carbon County Circuit Court Judge Susan Stipe confers with a clerk while 58 members of a jury pool were ...The Antiquities Act was passed in 1906 and first used by then President Theodore Roosevelt to create Devils Tower National Monument in northeastern Wyoming. The Act is a powerful law, allowing the president to unilaterally establish a national monument on federal land. While national monuments can also be designated by acts of Congress, that ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...Grizzly 399's 'final legacy'. At 27 years old, world-famous bear is now the oldest known grizzly female to reproduce and raise cubs in a half-century of monitoring the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem population. Eager roadside hordes got their first spring sighting of Grizzly 399 on May 16, 2023. At 27 years old, she became the oldest ...Relying on them is a hallmark of an unserious candidate. Performance artist politicians also tend to exploit their bad reputations to their own benefit. Part of their game is to try to garner attention, and this sometimes causes them to cross the line. When called out for clearly problematic behavior, the performance artist will often outright lie.Dominion Energy fired an oilfield worker in Rock Springs after the employee saved an estimated 50 waterfowl from wastewater ponds. Adam Roich said he's rescued about that many waterfowl in the last five years after they landed in tainted ponds at his worksite about 50 miles south of Rock Springs. He would take the oil-slicked birds to a ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...Tara Friday, a fiber technician for Wind River Internet, unfurls cable outside of the Lander branch of Central Wyoming College in February 2022. (Sofia Jeremias/WyoFile) An infusion of nearly $350 million in federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law could grow high-speed internet access and affordability in Wyoming while helping ...Sep 15, 2023 · Lawmakers rush to take action ahead of proposed electric rate hike. The Corporations Committee will consider five draft bills and a resolution in response to Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed 29.2% rate increase. One would create a moratorium on yet-to-be permitted industrial wind and solar facilities in the state. WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or …Hazucha applied her frenetic work ethic to changing that. She and Kevin met with Gov. Mark Gordon and other lawmakers in January of 2019 and soon after secured funding to open the state's first suicide prevention hotline center by summer 2020. Two years on, Hazucha starts each work day around 8 a.m. from home answering emails and checking in ...Protester Jorge Colon said he is willing to cancel his season ski pass at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort after an owner, Jay Kemmerer, hosted a fundraiser for the House Freedom Caucus. (Angus M. Thuermer, Jr./WyoFile) "It's very fair to say that Jackson Hole is a really important community for us," she said. "We have several [sports ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...In June 2013, 19 "Hotshots" burned to death in a horrific Arizona wildfire, the third-greatest loss of wildland firefighters in U.S. history. Yet despite the hardships and the history, a mandated pay raise in June 2021, spurred by President Joe Biden, brought the minimum wage for federal wildland firefighters up to a mere $15 an hour.Unbeknownst to the Thompsons until Monday, the rights to drill for oil and gas on the 640-acre parcel abutting their property — part of Wyoming’s school trust land system — had been auctioned off 12 days prior at a Wyoming Office of State Lands and Investments lease sale. The winning bid came in at $19/acre, for a total cost of $13,170 ...In a split vote last month, a legislative committee agreed to spend an additional $613,685 to study the impacts of the proposed West Fork Dam in Carbon County's Little Snake River Valley. The amendment boosts the contract cost for the analysis work by 50%, raising it from almost $1.2 million to approximately $1.8 million.More than 110 skiers and snowboarders turned out for Wyoming Rail Yard's "Rail Jam" event March 26 at the Happy Jack Recreation Area east of Laramie. First up was the big air competition, culminating with a thrilling backflip by skier Spencer Cole. When he landed it, there was a "huge roar" from the crowd, co-organizer Dayton Hammel said.In just the last year and a half, the oil company that took over the refinery bought a ranch on the Grand Encampment River. The attraction: the old water rights on the ranch. The goal: to bolster the refinery's water supply in the face of climate change. Six times in the last 20 years, including 2022, the Upper North Platte Basin.Angus M. Thuermer Jr. is the natural resources reporter for WyoFile. He is a veteran Wyoming reporter and editor with more than 35 years experience in ...A joint WyoFile and Casper Star-Tribune investigation found that he was the subject of a sexual harassment lawsuit three decades ago that was settled. Current Wyoming Republican Party Chairman Frank Eathorne addresses the state GOP's Central Committee while his challenger, Frank Moore, watches. Eathorne defeated Moore to win reelection 49-25.In 1977 state lawmakers defined marriage as a civil contract between a male and a female, a blow to LGBTQ rights. But since then, “every single bill that would limit the civil rights of LGBTQ people in Wyoming has been defeated,” said Sara Burlingame, a former legislator and executive director of Wyoming Equality, an advocacy group.Herrera. , Wyoming seeks hunting pacts with tribes. Landmark legislation, initiated by the Eastern Shoshone Tribe, would grant Wyoming’s governor the authority to negotiate tribal hunting and fishing seasons on off-reservation lands. by Mike Koshmrl January 13, 2023. The Bighorn Mountains, captured here from the Lovell area, are where Crow ...Four hunters contesting criminal trespass charges in Carbon County have pushed the debate about corner crossing — stepping over private property to reach public land — into the judicial system, with implications that could impact 1.6 million landlocked acres in five western states. Carbon County authorities cited the four men for criminal ...GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK — Two of the beloved, embattled grizzly bear cubs took the lead, pushing down through the still-snowy flank of Signal Mountain ahead of their famous mother, grizzly bear 399. The grizzlies — five, in all — poked through the timber at 8:42 a.m., ambling across Teton Park Road and proceeding down to the receded ...Aug 29, 2023 · A designation would help raise the area’s profile and collate its resources into one attractive pool for history buffs, Lovejoy and Haas say, providing a new economic leg for the energy-dependent communities to lean on. It would not infringe on private property rights or uses of public lands like grazing. The search for oil in southeast Wyoming has set off a massive seismic survey effort. Last fall, three seismic surveys alone blanketed an area 1,500 square miles in Laramie and Converse counties. That's an area almost half the size of Yellowstone, or 50 percent larger than the state of Rhode Island. These are some of the largest surveys ever seen in Wyoming, according to state officials ...Sep 27, 2023 · A ruling on the constitutionality of Wyoming’s abortion bans could come sooner than expected. Plaintiffs challenging the state’s near-total ban and medication abortion ban, have asked 9th District Court Judge Melissa Owens to skip the trial currently scheduled for April 15 and issue a summary judgment in their favor instead. When questioned by WyoFile following the debate, Appelhans called the 10-15 minute window a "pretty short time frame. You've likely read a number of deep-dive investigations at WyoFile over the last several weeks. The level of experience, dedication, and time needed to produce this caliber of journalism requires resources, most of which ...May 30, 2023 · On July 18, 1951, the four men became the first to stand on the tower’s granite apex. But spectacular rockfall last September sent more than 100 feet of the tower’s west side cascading to glaciers and snowfields below, forever changing the world-famous Teton skyline. Seven decades also rasped the Second Tower’s fraternity of four. Feb 17, 2022 · Wyoming mines scooped 239.1 million tons of coal in 2021, according to WyoFile’s analysis of U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration data. But the 9% year-over-year increase still falls far short of pre-pandemic production levels. The 239.1 million tons in 2021 represents just 86.5% of the 276.4 million tons produced in 2019. The Wyoming Republican Party shut out delegates from Wyoming's largest county because of a rules violation. Laramie County Republicans say they were targeted as part of a broader conflict in the GOP. by Maggie Mullen May 9, 2022. Ben Sherman (left), Laramie GOP state committeeman, speaks with state GOP Chairman Frank Eathorne after the body ...by Mike Koshmrl May 17, 2023. The carcasses of 16 pronghorn are clustered on a hill overlooking Highway 191 south of Boulder in May 2023. The large concentrations of dead animals are a good indication that mycoplasma bovis, which causes respiratory infection, struck the herd. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile)Artemis Langford poses for a portrait in August 2023. (Niki Chan Wylie/WyoFile) A federal judge on Friday dismissed a civil lawsuit against Kappa Kappa Gamma and the first openly transgender woman to join a sorority at the University of Wyoming. In a 41–page decision, U.S. District Judge Alan B. Johnson concluded that the …Lawmakers, state execs disclose their finances, contracts with Wyoming. Twelve dollars in cash flies through the air underneath the Wyoming Capitol building dome in February 2023. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile) Sen. Charles Scott (R-Casper) presides over the Bates Creek Cattle Company and Eagle Ridge Ranch, enterprises that do business with the state ...Delta-8 is, chemically speaking, a kissing cousin of that beloved-by-many and demonized-by-others cannabis compound. And though it has many of the same effects on its users, delta-8 is subject to far fewer state and federal regulations. Delta-8 flower looks very similar to that of marijuana, but tends to have weaker effects.On Sept. 22, veteran Wyoming Game and Fish Biologist Bart Kroger climbed into a helicopter for an unwanted mission — to shoot eight wild bighorn rams from the air. He would fly over Owl Creek in Hot Springs County looking for 64 wild sheep that are part of the largest metapopulation in the contiguous 48 states.An announcer endorsed Republicans in nearly every local race. At least two such candidates addressed the crowd — Wyoming House District 46 hopeful Ocean Andrew and Albany County Commission Chair Terri Jones. Jones told WyoFile a week later she believed looting connected to protests could happen in Wyoming.A diagram of Wyoming’s audit and election results process, created by staff under former Secretary of State Ed Buchanan. The diagram, which was part of a public information campaign, was removed from the secretary’s website along with other election integrity and security facts in early March 2023. (Courtesy Wyoming Secretary of State). Mineta died in 2022 at age 90. The story of his friendship with Simpson, 91, will live on at the Heart Mountain Interpretive Center; the facility is in the process of constructing a new wing called the Mineta-Simpson Institute. Along with spaces meant to encourage hard conversations, it will feature an exhibit of Mineta and Simpson's mementos.Feds pledge $10.5M to conserve declining sagebrush ecosystem. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service funding will support 11 projects in Wyoming, from Sybille Canyon to La Barge to the Wind River Indian Reservation. Leaders sprout from a sagebrush plant on the flats east of Washakie Reservoir on the Wind River Indian Reservation. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile)WyoFile is an independent, member-supported, public-interest news service reporting on the people, places and policy of Wyoming. WyoFile's mission is to ...Sinks Canyon State Park is a small but popular destination located about 10 miles southwest of Lander. The 585-acre park has tallied more than 600,000 annual visitations since 2020. Wyoming State Parks launched a master plan update for the park in 2019. When the approved plan was released in October 2020 following more than a year of meetings ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...A bill passed by the Wyoming Legislature in 2020 that targets development of state lands in Teton County alone is unconstitutional because it does not treat state lands uniformly, county leaders claim in a new court filing. The dust-up continues confrontations between the state and county where the average annual per-capita income in 2021 ...Plaintiffs fighting to keep abortion legal rebuff Wyoming’s call to oust experts. Story by WyoFile • 6h. E xpert witnesses should be allowed in the case over Wyoming’s abortion bans because ...Senators spar over property tax relief. A heap of bills would ease the burden of rising property taxes for residents. One that would come at a cost to local government and education funding has lawmakers divided. Sen. Bo Biteman (R-Ranchester) during the 2023 general session of the 67th Wyoming Legislature. (Megan Lee Johnson/WyoFile)Lawmakers rush to take action ahead of proposed electric rate hike. The Corporations Committee will consider five draft bills and a resolution in response to Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed 29.2% rate increase. One would create a moratorium on yet-to-be permitted industrial wind and solar facilities in the state.Jackson Hole wealth skyrockets as state struggles to claim a piece. Teton County average per-capita income soared to $318,297 in 2021, far above second place Aspen, Colorado, where the glitterati pulled in only $198,939. A skier walks through downtown Jackson where the county's wealth and scarce private land combine to push real estate prices ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...Wyoming mines scooped 239.1 million tons of coal in 2021, according to WyoFile’s analysis of U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration data. But the 9% year-over-year increase still falls far short of pre-pandemic production levels. The 239.1 million tons in 2021 represents just 86.5% of the 276.4 million tons produced in 2019.Sep 29, 2023 · Last year, the 22-year-old Green set fire to a clinic that Burkhart planned to open in Casper because the facility was set to offer abortions. The blaze caused nearly $300,000 in damage and set back the clinic’s opening by about 10 months. But when it came time Thursday to sentence Green, Burkhart didn’t ask for the maximum punishment. (Angus M. Thuermer, Jr/WyoFile) As it wrestles with such issues, the Game and Fish Department expects to appoint members to stakeholder groups soon. The agency is hoping for 10-12 members in each group, representing everything from outfitters and guides, elected officials, academia and others, agency spokesman Mark Gocke in Jackson said.After making history last fall as the first openly transgender woman to join a sorority at UW, Langford has been at the center of a right-wing media frenzy. She’s been misgendered, scrutinized via feminine beauty standards and depicted as a sexual predator masquerading as a young woman in order to gain access to the sorority.WyoFile. 7,320 likes · 273 talking about this. WyoFile is an independent, non-profit, news service focused on the people, places and policy of WyomWyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...A sign for a Casper-based company that provides bitcoin mining equipment for natural gas producers. (Nick Reynolds/WyoFile) After years of laying groundwork, the future of Wyoming's cryptocurrency banking industry now lies in the hands of federal regulators, officials with Wyoming U.S. Sen. Cynthia Lummis' office told lawmakers Tuesday.WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not …In 2019 and 2020, Moats sued the University of Wyoming, and won, on behalf of WyoFile, the Casper Star-Tribune and Cheyenne's Wyoming Tribune Eagle when trustees refused to share records related to the sudden dismissal of President Laurie Nichols. The case set a precedent by challenging an often-used, overly broad interpretation of personnel ...Wyoming paleontologist J.P Cavigelli holds a fossil while giving a tour of dinosaur bone collections Feb. 28, 2023, at the Tate Geological Museum. (Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile) In his long career as a paleontologist, J.P. Cavigelli has worked in Niger, Tanzania, Mongolia, Alaska and the Dakotas. But for all his adventures, the Casper resident has ...The Linn Ranch in Teton County runs about 10 Salers cattle, pictured here in 2021. Without the cattle operation, the Linn Ranch would lose its agricultural property tax status, potentially costing the family operation $100,000-plus, Gene Linn said. The Wyoming Legislature on Feb. 15 shot down a revision to the agricultural property tax code.Tara Friday, a fiber technician for Wind River Internet, unfurls cable outside of the Lander branch of Central Wyoming College in February 2022. (Sofia Jeremias/WyoFile) An infusion of nearly $350 million in federal funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law could grow high-speed internet access and affordability in Wyoming while helping ...The foothills outside of Wyoming's second largest city was the site of a 2014 tragedy in which a trapper's snares killed a local family's three St. Bernards. (Dustin Bleizeffer/WyoFile) Two other Wyoming State Trappers Association board members reached by WyoFile expressed relief for that decision.An Albany County Sheriff's Office truck parked outside the Albany County Courthouse on June 30, 2020. (Andrew Graham/WyoFile) In February, Albany County Sheriff David O'Malley dismissed concerns raised by a Laramie resident about a controversial deputy by telling a county human resources official that the complainant needed "professional ...26 ก.ย. 2565 ... Download PDF to view letter from NPPA, WyoFile, and WPA on proposed drone bills.After coming back from the brink of bankruptcy, Gore showed interest in donating to political causes. She gave $5,000 in donations to the national Libertarian Party from 2003-2005. She's also given to Wyoming candidates such as Mark Gordon, Cynthia Lummis, and Liz Cheney, according to campaign filings.1 day ago · WyoFile was unable to reach Teton Park officials before this story was published. Any major development, either an auction or direct sale, will not occur until 2024 at the earliest, Crowder said. “We’re required to advertise it for four consecutive weeks before we go to a public auction, if [the board] approves us to move in that direction ... Sep 29, 2023 · Tom Stanton first glimpsed evidence that barred owls had successfully bred in Wyoming on June 28, 2023, when two fluffy chicks poked their heads from the tree cavity. Their mother watched from the cavity. (Thomas Stanton) Jackson photojournalist and birder Tom Stanton was cross-country skiing in Grand Teton National Park in late April, looking ... Law enforcement is considering prosecuting book lenders at the behest of the religious right. by Kerry Drake October 19, 2021. A protester holds a sign on the front lawn of the Campbell County Library on July 14, 2021. The group of two-dozen protestors were gathered to object to the library's promotion of LGBTQ content in the library's ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...That common confusion — coupled with a growing curiosity — prompted the Wyoming Outdoor Council to design a new resource aimed at demystifying the Northern Red Desert for outdoor recreationists. The map, which is expected to go into print in March, throws a once-fuzzy area of BLM lands into relief.Wyoming Republican Party Chairman Frank Eathorne removes his hat for the Pledge of Allegiance in September 2022. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile) Eathorne's power base, which he's built up over the last decade, is in rural Wyoming. He's still the favorite to win, even though he angered party members in the two largest counties, Laramie and Natrona ...WyoFile. A microburst like the one pictured above is a column of rapidly sinking air — and sometimes precipitation — in a thunderstorm. ...The interior of an AMR ambulance in Lander. (Katie Klingsporn/WyoFile) More than 450 people have so far lost health coverage through Wyoming Medicaid or Kid Care CHIP as the state moves away from pandemic-era measures, the state health department reported at the end of June. Thousands more are expected to lose coverage over the next nine months.WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or …WyoFile is an independent, nonprofit news service focused on the people, places and policy of Wyoming. Recognizing the rapid decline in resources among traditional news outlets, WyoFile offers ...The U.S. District Court in Cheyenne. (Madelyn Beck/WyoFile) CHEYENNE—Alleged arsonist Lorna Green stood in a floor-length dress printed with Vincent van Gogh's Starry Night as she pleaded not guilty in a federal courtroom Friday. The 22-year-old is charged with setting fire to Wellspring Health Access, a clinic offering a range of ...Sep 28, 2023 · To consider an alternative, the Wyoming Legislature passed a bill earlier this year to fund an extensive study of moving the state to a property tax system based on acquisition value — or the price paid to own property. In June, voters presented lawmakers with a petition of 1,825 signatures in support of an acquisition value-based system. Protestors on the front lawn of the Campbell County Library on July 14, 2021. The group of two dozen protestors objected to the library's promotion of LGBTQ content in the library's collection. (Nick Reynolds/WyoFile) Butler was so offended by such profanity, he immediately shut down public comment. After the meeting, when Butler was asked ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...Wyoming Catholic College, located in downtown Lander, fired Paul McCown, its chief financial officer, after he was accused of defrauding an investment firm out of $15 million. (Matthew Copeland/WyoFile) At the sentencing hearing, McCown appeared tearful. After pausing to gather himself, he told the court that on the day in July 2021 when he was ...Roughly 40% of all anglers Wyoming Game and Fish surveyed on the Bighorn are guided, according to a 2021 report. (Mike Koshmrl/WyoFile) Another Sublette County resident, Leslie Hagenstein, told legislators about crowding on the New Fork River, which cuts through her family's ranch. Over her lifetime the use of the river has "changed ...Aug 11, 2023 · State to back carbon storage, nuclear microreactor projects with $19M. The projects are the first to potentially win awards from the $150 million taxpayer-supported Energy Matching Fund. by Dustin Bleizeffer August 11, 2023. Smokestacks 500-foot-high that used to spew smoke now exhaust fewer particulates, but still emit carbon dioxide, other ... Camping isn't for everybody, and lodging in the gateway communities and parks themselves has far outpaced inflation. Visitors and officials weigh in on ...Sep 6, 2022 · Of the $32 million the state has spent to remediate orphaned wells since 1997, $21 million was covered by bonds posted by operators, according to the WOGCC. The rest of the expense was covered by a conservation tax applied to all oil and gas operators in the state. The BLM, however, still allows for a nationwide “blanket bond” of $150,000 ... WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or links to ...WyoFile answers your election questions. Today, we parse out the process of voting for those with a criminal record. For most of Wyoming's history people with felony convictions were not allowed to vote. Close to 20 years ago that changed, allowing certain individuals to regain suffrage. In some cases restoration is automatic, and in others ...WyoFile stands behind everything we publish and expects commenters to do the same. * No personal attacks, profanity, discriminatory language or threats. Keep it clean, civil and on topic. *WyoFile does not fact check every comment but, when noticed, submissions containing clear misinformation, demonstrably false statements of fact or …When the lights are low…. Boom dee ah da. Boom dee ah da. Boom dee ah da. Boom dee ah da. I love the mountains. I love the rolling hills. I love the flowers. I love the daffodils.Wyoming wildlife officials are considering slashing populations of three native predators in an area where a hard winter has cratered mule deer survival rates. Black bears, mountain lions and coyotes in particular could be targeted in the Wyoming Range. The goal would be to help the Wyoming Range Mule Deer Herd stage a comeback, though some ...