The report, by the Western Organization of Resource Councils, suggests declining coal markets could overwhelm regulatory system. State regulators disagree.
In Laramie, Rawlins and Riverton this year, residents challenge investigations of deaths at the hands of police officers. Some are asking for reforms.
Bankruptcy court filing describes years-long process of bleeding the distressed coal company into insolvency.
Former CEO Jeffery Hoops asked a bankruptcy court for $16,500 for a private flight, $212,800 for rent owed by him to him and many larger sums.
WyoFile rides along to South Dakota with a group of Laramie musicians, who enjoy a life of travel and music even when the pay isn’t great.