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Legislator proposes fees on unoccupied homes

By Cody Cottier Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — A Jackson lawmaker wants to impose a fee on unoccupied second — or third, or fourth — homes, potentially offering a new way to alleviate Jackson Hole’s housing…

Gordon supports Health Department in face of allegations

By Seth Klamann Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon said he “firmly supports” the state Health Department’s director amid allegations that a 2015 Medicaid fraud investigation was obstructed by various government officials, a charge that…

WYDOT receives $14.5 million federal grant for wildlife crossing project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  The Wyoming Department of Transportation (WYDOT) will receive a $14.5 million federal grant from the U.S Department of Transportation for a wildlife crossing project north of La Barge in southwest Wyoming. The Better Utilizing Investments to Leverage Development…

Jackson Hole officials hesitant to join climate pledge

By Cody Cottier Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Following the climate conference last month that drew representatives from dozens of mountain towns to Park City, Utah, officials there are asking their peer communities to commit to…

Committee votes to advance Medicaid expansion bill

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — State lawmakers on the Joint Revenue Interim Committee voted 8-5 Tuesday to move forward with a bill authorizing Gov. Mark Gordon to expand Medicaid coverage in Wyoming. If…

Power Wyoming to Provide Information for Future Planning

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Mark Gordon formally announced the launch of Power Wyoming this morning, a planning effort with an initial goal of providing an accurate and comprehensive analysis of Wyoming’s future revenue scenarios to Wyoming citizens and lawmakers. This effort…

Coal production falls to 20-year low

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — After a searing summer for Wyoming’s coal country, new federal production data paints a troubling economic outlook for the Powder River Basin. Coal production in the basin sank to…

Wyoming News Briefs: November 11, 2019

SVI Media is part of the Wyoming News Exchange. These stories come courtesy of the WNE.   Firefighter killed in car crash CHEYENNE – A Laramie County firefighter was killed in an off-duty accident around 3:43 p.m. Thursday on Interstate…

Many Wyoming children lack health insurance coverage

By Elizabeth Sampson Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE – Wyoming ranks 43rd in the nation for the number of children with health insurance coverage, according to a report recently released by Georgetown University Center for Children and…

(Video) – WHP Trooper injured in two-vehicle collision

The Wyoming Highway Patrol would like to release the in-car camera footage of a recent collision.  This video is being released to raise awareness of the hazards emergency personal deal with daily. As you can see from the in-car camera…