State and Region

Rammell seeks seat in Congress

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Former elk rancher will seek to reclaim Wyoming’s public lands, he says   By Sarah Pridgeon A figure of some controversy, the political activist who came to the public eye after two flamboyant campaigns for governor and the U.S. Senate…

Tyrrel runs as “Common man with common sense”

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Hulett pizzeria founder to run for U.S. House of Representatives By Sarah Pridgeon Charlie T. Tyrrel is perhaps best known for Charlie T’s Pizzerias – a business that was born in Crook County. Visiting Hulett to spend time at the…

Governor calls for forward-thinking budget

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By Sarah Pridgeon Governor Matt Mead called for a forward thinking approach during his State of the State address on Monday, telling legislators that all eyes in Wyoming are on the budget this year. In particular, he stressed that it’s…

Changes scheduled for Wyo. Army Guard in FY 2016

By Capt. Tom Blackburn Deputy Public Affairs Officer Wyoming Military Department   Changes are coming to some Wyoming Army National Guard unit’s location and force structure. With recent national budget control decisions decreasing the size of the National Guard and…

Officials react to EPA coal rule

Wyoming officials are speaking out this week against the Environmental Protection Agency’s new rule regulating emissions of carbon dioxide, known as the Clean Power Rule. According to U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis, the rule would force the closure of coal-fired power…

Governor strikes down asset forfeiture bill

“In my opinion [it] is as close as you can get to legalized theft” – Rep. Lindholm   By Sarah Pridgeon   Governor Matt Mead has exercised his right to veto a bill regarding civil asset forfeiture, telling legislators he…

Wyoming soldiers scheduled to deploy to Afghanistan

The Wyoming Army National Guard’s A Battery, 2nd Battalion, 300th Field Artillery is preparing for a mobilization to assist security efforts in Afghanistan beginning in August. The High Mobility Artillery Rocket System unit, based in the Gillette, Wyoming, armory, will…