For the first time Campbell County won't send extra revenue to help fund statewide education, underscoring a growing risk to relying on mineral revenues.
Industry and environmental advocates see “assigned trust” as a viable option for ensuring reclamation after closures.
The spate of legal actions Wyoming has launched to protect fossil fuel interests, writes Don Jones, doesn’t reflect the values of its citizens, but instead aims to protect the interests of a few.
Guest columnist Marcia Westkott pleads with state officials to proceed thoughtfully and take mineral declines seriously. ‘Oil will not rescue our state budget,’ she opines.
Wyoming faces major questions on spending, education and its political future. Gordon offers hints at the solutions he supports.