Wyoming News

Gordon slams ‘top-down’ approach to forest management

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon is telling the U.S. Department of Agriculture that the Biden administration’s management plan for old-growth forests is a “misguided, top-down proposal that should go no further.” ... more

Wyoming Insight: Oil prices up, mining sector still improving

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Oil and natural gas prices have increased, according to the January 2024 issue of the Wyoming Insight, which serves as an energy index and business indicators report for the state.... more

Wyoming unemployment unchanged at 3.0% in December

CHEYENNE (WNE) — The Research and Planning Section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported Wednesday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from November to December at 3%.... more

Casper animal shelter pauses adoptions, surrenders

CASPER (WNE) — Metro Animal Services is temporarily pausing dog adoptions after identifying “multiple stray dogs” with parvovirus in Casper. ... more

Gasoline prices continue to fall in Wyoming, across the country

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Average gasoline prices in Wyoming have fallen 8 cents per gallon in the last week, averaging $2.67 a gallon on Monday, according to GasBuddy.com’s survey of 494 stations in Wyoming.... more

Amid ‘dangerous’ conditions, skiers keep getting buried in avalanches

JACKSON (WNE) — More than five backcountry skiers, riders and snowmobilers — including a family — have been carried and buried by avalanches in the past week in the greater Teton area. All of them have survived.... more

Governor continues push for additional property tax relief

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Gov. Mark Gordon has submitted a budget letter to the Legislature’s Joint Appropriations Committee, requesting $20 million to expand the Property Tax Refund program to provide additional targeted relief to Wyoming homeowners.... more