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CHEYENNE – Four of Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants have been identified as potential targets for early closures to save money. And state lawmakers have worked to put up as many roadblocks as possible to keep Rocky Mountain Power from turning off the lights at those aging plants.

GILLETTE — Cloud Peak Energy’s bankruptcy filing Friday afternoon may be the beginning of the end for the Gillette-based coal producer.

CASPER — With limited options left on the table, the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Revenue Committee will be reviving a number of failed money-raising bills from the 2019 general session, including an ill-fated corporate income tax bill.

THERMOPOLIS — More information and independent studies are coming in regarding the Moneta Divide Natural Gas and Oil Development Project proposed by Aethon Energy and Burlington Resources Oil and Gas Company.

CASPER — Cloud Peak Energy gained another week of reprieve Tuesday, when the coal company reached an agreement with creditors to extend a grace period for their unpaid debt until May 7.

CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon said he was “deeply concerned” Friday by Rocky Mountain Power’s serious consideration of shuttering some coal-fired power plant units in Wyoming within four years.

LARAMIE — Gov. Mark Gordon made an impromptu announcement Friday on the University of Wyoming campus that he’ll convene a task force to address ways to combat the high rates of murdered and missing American Indian women in Wyoming.

CASPER — Eight states have abolished the death penalty in the past two decades. Capital punishment opponents in Wyoming have tried many times to follow suit, with a repeal bill having been introduced in the state legislature nearly every year this decade.

JACKSON — Teton County’s extraordinary housing costs have the Wyoming Game and Fish Department exploring the possibility of combining its Jackson and Pinedale regions and shifting its workforce out of the valley.

CHEYENNE — Several of Wyoming’s top policy minds met on the campus of Laramie County Community College last week to try to define answers to a problem nearly as old as Wyoming itself: how to break free from the state’s ceaseless boom-and-bust cycle.

CHEYENNE – Rainbow flags and LGBTQ-related clothing have not been banned at McCormick Junior High or district-wide, Laramie County School District 1 Superintendent Boyd Brown told the Wyoming Tribune Eagle on Friday morning.

CASPER — About one-quarter of the Western land offered in auctions to oil and gas companies under the Trump administration so far has been in state-designated priority habitat or migration corridors for big game, according to a review of public lease sales by the Center for American Progress.

CHEYENNE — Students in the Cheyenne’s McCormick Junior High Gay-Straight Alliance club were told Wednesday afternoon they were no longer allowed to have or wear any LGBTQ paraphernalia on school grounds, including flags, shirts, pins and bracelets.

CASPER — A state-appointed group tasked with finding sustainable air service for Wyoming’s far flung communities took a significant step in the process last week, announcing the state had entered into negotiations with a Utah-based airline to provide regular flights to as many as four Wyomin…

LARAMIE — A new short documentary filmed on the Wind River Reservation last fall aims to push back against negative stereotypes and showcase avenues by which tribal members find peace and healing.

CASPER — For many years an untouchable titan of coal production, the Powder River Basin continues to face decline, and the number of miners trying to survive by digging more PRB coal may be delaying the relief needed in Wyoming coal country, according to an analysis published Thursday by Moo…

POWELL — As a motion was made to approve the Wyoming Game and Fish Department budget, Commission Vice President Pete Dube interjected. Something was weighing on his mind: chronic wasting disease.

CHEYENNE — The legacy of child abuse goes beyond the pain and suffering that leave permanent scars on both physical and mental well-being. It affects every aspect of society and can even lead to additional strains on mental health services and the judicial system.