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Enzi delivers farewell address, says serving has ‘been the honor of my lifetime’

By Greg Johnson Gillette News Record  Via Wyoming News Exchange GILLETTE — Saying that “it’s been the honor of my lifetime to serve the great people of Wyoming,” four-time U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming, received a lengthy standing ovation after…

Most of legislative session to be delayed, exact timeline yet to be finalized

◆ State lawmakers looking beyond January as a safety precaution. By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Wyoming News Exchange The Wyoming Legislature will delay most of its 2021 general session beyond January as a safety precaution against COVID-19, which has…

Environmental groups slam pipeline project

By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Leading environmental groups in Wyoming have come out in fierce opposition to a major pipeline project proposed for the state, over concerns the development could disrupt sensitive wildlife habitat…

Gas prices down slightly as demand drops during Thanksgiving

GILLETTE (WNE) — Less travel over the Thanksgiving holiday helped keep down gas prices. Wyoming gas prices fell 1.6 cents a gallon in the past week, averaging $2.15 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 494 stations. Gas…

Active coronavirus cases fall by 640

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell again Monday, marking the fourth time in five days the number of people sick with laboratory-confirmed or probable cases declined. Wyoming Department of Health figures showed…

Insurance enrollment underway with state help

By Morgan Hughes Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — It is again the time when Wyomingites can apply for health care through the federal marketplace established by the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. The state has put new resources…

Game & Fish seeking public input via virtual meetings

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is inviting the public to participate in the development of a long-term feedgrounds management plan beginning with a series of virtual meetings in December. “Game and Fish manages several feedgrounds in Wyoming,” said Scott…

Active COVID cases increase by 68 Tuesday

By The Wyoming News Exchange The number of confirmed coronavirus cases in Wyoming climbed by 415 on Tuesday, pushing the total of active cases in the state up by 68. The Wyoming Department of Health, in its daily coronavirus update,…

Wyoming Unemployment Falls to 5.5% in October 2020

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell from 6.1% in September to 5.5% in October. Wyoming’s unemployment rate has decreased in each of the past…

Revenue Committee advances bill to increase fuel tax

By Tom Coulter Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — With about a third of Wyoming’s roads soon to be in failing condition and a lack of funds to repair them, lawmakers on an interim committee advanced a…