Editor's note: We have corrected the ticket price to $25, the actual cost to attend the Life Embraced with Becky Lyle Total Transformation workshop Friday evening. We apologize for the error.
Douglas Intermediate and Douglas Upper Elementary students filtered into the gym for a special announcement April 5, told only that a special person was going to be recognized. The buzz and wonder continued to build as they all filed in.
The Hofmann Trucking building on the WYO 59 bypass was completely destroyed last Friday by a large blaze that quickly consumed the metal structure and sent plumes of black smoke high into the sky.
Douglas High School English teacher Robyn Wilkinson worked hard to keep it a secret last week, and it apparently stayed that way . . . up until a special unannounced assembly brought a curious student body to the auditorium to watch four of their classmates be surprised.
Black Hills Energy is seeking approval for a certificate of public convenience/necessity from the Wyoming Public Service Commission to construct an estimated 260-mile, $260 million dollar electric transmission expansion project in eastern Wyoming and in northwestern Nebraska. BHE applied to …
PacifiCorp has filed applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in hope of building two separate hydroelectric pumped storage projects outside of Glenrock.
The judge issued a temporary order that expires Thursday at noon, at which time he will rule on whether Gordon can make a decision or if the selection process must remain halted.
The ever-popular cold-water plunge dubbed Jackalope Jumps benefitting Special Olympics are returning to Douglas and across Wyoming this winter.
Former Wyoming Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau and 15 others are suing Gov. Mark Gordon, the Wyoming Republican Party, the party’s chairman and the Wyoming Republican State Central Committee over the recent state superintendent selection process.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming grew by 2,213 over the long holiday weekend, an increase of almost 50% that pushed the total number of active cases over 5,000 for the first time in more than one year.
A group of hospital employees in Douglas and Cheyenne filed a lawsuit Dec. 22 against their respective employers in federal court seeking to halt policies related to Covid-19 vaccinations and testing.
Memorial Hospital of Converse County revised its Covid-19 vaccination policy a third time Monday in light of an ever-shifting national landscape of federal mandates and court injunctions. While it softens the impact on employees from a vaccination-or-termination situation, the new policy doe…
UPDATE – Following the newspaper deadline Tuesday, the hospital released the following email to staff:
Emotions are raw and running high around the healthcare vaccination mandates. That is completely understandable. The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, commonly known as CMS, has mandated any medical facility which accepts their payments will have nearly all of their employees vaccin…
Day two of the rally and protest march against the Covid-19 vaccination mandate for healthcare employees began much as day one did, with speeches and chants, but the tone shifted somewhat when Memorial Hospital of Converse County CEO Matt Dammeyer appeared and answered questions from the pro…
Wreaths Across America program officials are hoping to lay fresh balsam pine wreaths on 450 of the 650 veterans’ graves in the Douglas Park Cemetery this holiday season – and you can help by sponsoring a wreath for $15.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon has announced that Wyoming, along with several other states, will sue the Biden Administration tomorrow over unconstitutional vaccine mandates being imposed on employers with more than 100 employees.
The body of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi is transported to Gillette's Pronghorn Center on Friday. A visitation was held prior to Enzi's memorial service, which was attended by numerous Wyoming officials including all the members of the state's congressional delegation. (Photo by Mike Moore, Gi…
The Biden administration’s pause on federal drilling leases alarmed the oil and gas industry. But a new report argues that its economic impacts will be negligible — even for Wyoming.
Nearly 40 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Converse County on Monday, a big jump from the week before as the case count continues to climb exponentially this month.
A federal judge has prevented drilling and construction on 449 oil and gas leases covering 334,762 acres in Wyoming, saying the federal government didn’t examine potential effects to imperiled greater sage grouse when it leased those lands in 2017.
TerraPower, Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon and PacifiCorp today announced efforts to advance a Natrium™ reactor demonstration project at a retiring coal plant in Wyoming. The companies are evaluating several potential locations in the state.
Roughly four months into Converse County’s administration of the coronavirus vaccine, and one month after the vaccine become available to all adults, only about 24 percent of adult county residents are fully vaccinated, according to the latest figures from the Wyoming Department of Health.
Phillip Hand, 36, has lived in Glenrock for 15 years – 2021 will be his last. This summer, he plans to move with his wife and three children to Houston, to continue his work as a machinist for the oil and gas industry.
Gov. Mark Gordon announced that effective March 16, Wyoming will remove its statewide mask requirement and allow bars, restaurants, theaters and gyms to resume normal operations.
National weather issues are temporarily preventing some shipments to Wyoming and other states of vaccines intended to help prevent future COVID-19 illnesses, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Gov. Mark Gordon sent a letter to the Biden administration Feb. 17 criticizing a recent order which he says severely hampers oil and gas development, and threatens Wyoming’s economic well-being.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is encouraging the public to attend a virtual meeting to begin development of the adaptive management plan for non-eagle raptor timing limitation stipulation (TLS) relief within the Converse County Oil and Gas Project area.
GILLETTE — For nearly 600 Powder River Basin coal mine workers, July 1, 2019, is as infamous a date as Sept. 11, 2001, Nov. 22, 1963, or perhaps even Jan. 6, 2021.
A Senate committee advanced a bill Thursday that would remove some of the public notices that local governments are required to publish in newspapers, instead making cities and counties provide them on their websites.
The Wyoming Legislature formally advanced a bill creating the state’s first short-time compensation program Thursday which, if signed by Gov. Mark Gordon, would allow workers whose hours are reduced by their employer to apply for partial unemployment benefits.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Gov. Mark Gordon is slamming plans by the Biden administration to halt the issuing of new oil and gas leases on federal land, calling the decision a misguided approach that will have severe economic consequences to Wyoming and other western states.
The Department of Interior temporarily suspended issuing new federal oil and gas permits or leases for 60 days unless approved by new appointees, to give the agency time to review existing policies.
The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) approved a major pipeline project proposed for Wyoming Jan. 19, effectively designating about 1,100 miles of federal land for potential pipeline development in the future. The initiative aims to expand the state’s pipeline infrastructure and help energy co…
Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States, Sen. Cynthia Lummis (R-WY) welcomed 15 Wyoming National Guardsmen and women for a meet-and-greet at her office in the Dirksen Senate Office Building.