Wyoming

State hands out millions in rental assistance money   By Mary Steurer Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER  — The Wyoming Department of Family Services in June doled out more pandemic rental relief than any other month in the program’s tenure.  The federally funded Emergency...
Stigma and limited resources stifle rural mental health care   By Kevin Killough Powell Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   POWELL — For too long, Wyoming has had the dubious distinction of having the highest rate of suicide in the nation. Total numbers of deaths from suicide are among the lowest,...
Witnessing the crossroads of the Wyoming GOP   By Jasmine Hall Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE —Many Republican candidates described the future of the party as at a crossroads this past week, citing divisions in what it means to have the letter ‘R’ beside their name. ...
Sandy Fire 70% contained, response downsizing   JACKSON (WNE) — The Sandy Fire burning near Bondurant is roughly 70% contained, fire officials said Monday. The roughly 150-person team responding to the fire also is beginning to downsize, according to Kim Hemenway, public information officer for the...
Campbell County fair to hold American Ninja Warrior-style competition in place of pig wrestling   GILLETTE (WNE) — In place of pig wrestling, which was canceled this year, the Campbell County Fair will hold a Ninja Nation competition on Aug. 5. “Our goal is to bring the excitement of the ninja...
Flooding causes evacuations, highway closures near Lingle   CASPER (WNE) —Residents of Lingle were told to evacuate to higher ground on Friday morning, as water from a canal breach west of town reached into town.  Anyone in town south of the railroad tracks and Lucerne Ditch were at risk from the...
Climate data on top of the world: CWC students trek to Everest   By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com   The alpinist team Full Circle made international headlines when it became the first all-Black expedition to summit Mount Everest in May.  Full Circle’s accomplishment was widely celebrated. What was...
Supreme Court ruling not a clear win for Wyoming coal   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Market forces along with state and regional climate policies will likely continue to pressure utilities to shift from planet-warming coal-fired power to wind and solar resources in Wyoming, despite the...
Yellowstone bison gore two visitors in three days   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Less than a week after Yellowstone National Park reopened following historic floods, bison gored two visitors in three days, bringing the total number of gorings this season...
Trigger ban lawsuit expected after move to certify abortion law   By Maya Shimizu Harris Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Any legal action on the part of Wellspring Health Access against Wyoming’s abortion trigger ban would likely come when the state moves to certify the law...

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