Government & Politics
Wyoming Lawmakers Plan Property Tax Reform Strategies In 2024 Session
Wyoming’s soaring property taxes have pushed some in the Legislature to the brink over recent years, but there are some solutions on the horizon that could bridge a compromise.
Leo WolfsonDecember 05, 2023
Retired Outdoors Officials Tell Gordon To "Exert Some Leadership" On BLM Plan
Five retired Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials sent a letter to Gov. Mark Gordon asking him to "exert some leadership" and bring civility to the discussion over the Bureau of Land Management’s controversial Rock Springs management plan.
Mark HeinzDecember 05, 2023
Inflation Balloons Casper Police Department Renovations By 52% To $38 million
City of Casper officials say inflation has ballooned the price of renovating police department space by 52% to $38 million.
Dale KillingbeckDecember 04, 2023
Everyone Wants To Preserve The Kelly Parcel, So What’s The Hang-Up?
Wyoming residents have made it clear: preserve the 640 acres of pristine land that borders Grand Teton National Park. While the National Park Service has said it would buy it, they are restricted to not paying more than its assessed value, but private interests could easily bid more at auction.
Andrew RossiDecember 03, 2023
Carmakers Dropping AM Radio But Farmers Fighting To Reverse It
Although two major carmakers have dropped AM radio from their vehicles, farmers have banded together to stop that trend. Ford has since reversed its decision to drop it.
John ThompsonDecember 03, 2023
State Lands Office Recommends Auctioning Kelly Parcel, Starting At $80 Million
The Office of State Lands and Investments announced its recommendation Friday to auction off a pristine 640 acres next to Grand Teton National Park with bids starting at $80 million.
Andrew Rossi & Leo WolfsonDecember 01, 2023
Hageman Voted No On Expelling Santos Because He 'Has Not Been Convicted'
Harriet Hageman tried to save embattled New York U.S. Rep. George Santos’ on Friday morning, saying he “has not been convicted of any crime.” He was expelled from the House on a vote of 311-114.
Leo WolfsonDecember 01, 2023
Al Simpson Remembers Henry Kissinger
Former Wyoming U.S. Sen. Al Simpson has fond memories of the well-known former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger who died Wednesday.
Leo WolfsonDecember 01, 2023
Chairman Of Wyoming Democratic Party To Host Drag Show
Joe Barbuto, the chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party, will host a drag show in Rock Springs on New Year’s Eve. Barbuto said he will not be performing in the drag show, however.
Leo WolfsonNovember 30, 2023
Casper Protesters Say Israel Provoked Terrorist Attack
A small group called Freedom Gets the Final Say gathered on the steps of Casper’s city administration building Wednesday to support Palestine in its fight with Israel, saying Hamas was provoked to attack.
Dale KillingbeckNovember 30, 2023
Hageman Says Rocky Mountain Power Will Only Get About Half The Hike It Wants
Harriet Hageman praised the Wyoming Public Service Commission on Wednesday for cutting Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed rate hike in half, but the commission says no figures are yet available.
Renée JeanNovember 30, 2023
Chuck Gray Contests Colorado Court Ruling That Trump Is An ‘Insurrectionist’
Wyoming Secretary of State Chuck Gray filed a brief with the Colorado Supreme Court on Wednesday, asking it to overturn a lower court’s finding that former President Donald Trump is an “insurrectionist.”
Leo WolfsonNovember 29, 2023