In Laramie, Rawlins and Riverton this year, residents challenge investigations of deaths at the hands of police officers. Some are asking for reforms.
Economies of scale, shifting markets and over-capacity will all play into PRB coal’s fate, analysts say.
From coal bankruptcies to water threats, sage grouse counts to the future of the state’s energy landscape, WyoFile charts the hardest-hitting stories of the year.
After ranking 11th a decade ago, Wyoming has fallen way behind other states in addressing non-motorized users’ safety along roads, highways and streets.
Now the question becomes how far the Legislature should and will go to protect Wyoming against upheaval in its longtime king industries — oil, gas and coal.