A five-decade campaign of institutional self-protection has led to safe jobs for Congresspeople, but no help for Wyoming families. It’s time, Dodson writes, for reform.
The blitz of hourly news developments associated with COVID-19 makes it difficult to track where we’ve been and what’s changed. WyoFile’s weekly review connects the throughlines.
Hourly wage-earners, independent contractors, immigrants and minorities find some relief in community support.
With all eyes on coal’s much discussed decline, another staple of the state’s energy economy has tumbled dramatically.
Elected officials serving in Cheyenne and D.C. react to the sudden closure of two Powder River Basin mines.