Officials Will Spend $4.5 Million To Finish Designs for Capitol Renovation
State officials have agreed to spend $4.5 million to finish designs for the Capitol renovation even though officials haven't decided whether to include an expansion in the project.
Study: Tributary of Snake River Near Wilson Has High Levels of Algae
The report by the U.S. Geological Survey assesses water quality and biological health of Fish Creek.
Despite Gast Tax Increase Officials Say More Money Still Needed For Roads
The 10-cent fuel tax hike lawmakers passed earlier in the year went into effect July 1. It is expected to generate $72.4 million a year for the state. But only about $47 million of that goes to highways each year.
UW Law School Dean Explains Decision to Resign His Post
University of Wyoming School of Law Dean says he is stepping down because important decisions have been made about the school's future without any "meaningful consultation" with him.
Arch Coal: Coal Prices Will Determine Future Production Activity
The average sales price for PRB coal declined 30 cents per ton in the third quarter this year from the second quarter.
Legislative Commmittee Rejects Tax on Natural Gas Flaring
The proposal failed on an 8-2 vote Tuesday in Cheyenne after committee members concluded that the revenue raised from the tax wasn't worth the lawsuits that might challenge it.
Environmentalists Want BLM to Impose Restrictions on Drilling in Sage Grouse Habitat
Habitat zones such as the Douglas sage grouse core area are a key part of Wyoming's strategy for keeping sage grouse off the threatened or endangered species list.
PAWS Test To Stay For Now
It looks like the Wyoming Proficiency Assessments for Wyoming Students (PAWS) test is going to be around for awhile.
South Dakota Governor To Speak At Gov. Mead’s Business Forum
South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard (R-SD) will be a speaker at Gov. Matt Mead's (R-WY) 2nd Business Forum next month in Cheyenne.
Medicine Bow Conditions Vary, Check Before You Head Out
Forest officials say some roads might be closed while crews remove trees that have fallen on roads or are at risk of falling on roads.