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Energy companies in  Wyoming intensify response to coronavirus outbreak   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Energy companies operating in Wyoming ramped up their response to the spread of the coronavirus, or COVID-19, on Monday, with some firms imposing...
Land deal bill wins final approval from Legislature   By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE - It remains to be seen whether the state will decide to buy roughly 1 million surface acres and 4 million mineral acres in southern Wyoming, but the process is now in...
Wyoming oil and gas industry shrugs at price shocks as state welcomes new commissioner   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Plunging oil prices and a hefty loss of energy shares made for a bruising Monday last week for those involved in the nation's shale...

Photos by Alexis Barker and courtesy of Lucille Dumbrill

Above, Lucille Dumbrill, an avid Wyoming historian and member of the Weston County Historical Society, shares a photo of her husband and herself at the Wyoming State Celebration of the State’s Centennial, hosted by Gov. Mike Sullivan in 1990.

Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   An avid Wyoming historian, Lucille Dumbrill will become a part of the Wyoming State Museum after a dress she wore 30 years ago was accepted into the permanent collection of the museum. As the president of the Wyoming State Historical Society, Dumbrill and her husband...
Governor wants review of 'what education means for Wyoming'   By Kathryn Palmer Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE - Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon wants education stakeholders to reevaluate what learning should look like across the state. "As resources begin to decline, it is...
House votes to keep Wyoming out of national youth survey   By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — The Wyoming House killed an amendment last week that would’ve brought the Equality State back into a national survey that asks middle and high schoolers questions...
News from the Wyoming Department of Health   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, February 21, 2020 Contact: Kim Deti Phone: 307-777-6420   Wyoming Preparing as State’s Coronavirus Risk Still Low   While the number of reported cases of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to grow around the...
I ’ve heard some folks say that our state hasn’t executed anyone since 1992, so it doesn’t make sense that the Diocese of Cheyenne should join other groups who are seeking to repeal the death penalty. Similarly, I’ve heard others deny the importance of unborn protection bills because, they claim,...
T here are old pilots. There are bold pilots. There are NO old bold pilots. – old flyer saying One of the curses of being a private pilot for 30 years is a bad habit called “airport bumming.” This is where, even when you are not flying anymore, you tend to like to hang around airports. Wyoming is...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   The first week of the Wyoming Legislature’s 2020 budget session is complete, and according to Rep. Tyler Lindholm, R-Sundance, 398 bills were filed in the House and the Senate. A total of 76 of bills were defeated before a committee could even see them.  “During a...

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