Politics and personal views are driving inconsistent cooperation with state health orders among law enforcement, local officials and business leaders.
Gillette representative, who died on Nov. 5 after contracting the virus, told his wife he ‘would rather die of COVID than live in fear.’
Church videos indicate COVID-19 entered a congregation headed by one state lawmaker and attended by Rep. Roy Edwards, who died Monday while hospitalized in Casper.
The company, which operates two Powder River Basin mines, says exiting the thermal coal business is “the right business solution in the event we are unable to find an appropriate buyer.”
The initiatives that could save our coal communities all require buy-in from the very constituents and organizations that we have waged war with, Dodson writes.