Wyoming's powerful coal industry is facing a downturn

May 16, 2016
Hundreds have been laid off.
A large surface coal mine near Gillette, Wyoming.
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Layoffs arrive in Wyoming's coal fields

Apr 7, 2016
Two large mines lay off 15 percent of workers, as the industry's troubles come to Wyoming
Coal mine in Wyoming. 
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Wyoming debates refugee resettlement

Sep 21, 2015
There is stiff opposition to refugees in the only state without a resettlement program.

Affordable housing for teachers in short supply

Jul 24, 2015
Some cities are building lower-cost homes for educators and hospital workers.

Pine Beetle timber boom could soon bust

Apr 23, 2015
The beetle has eaten almost all the host trees, leaving less dead wood to harvest.

Wyoming tries to prepare for life beyond oil

Jan 8, 2015
Energy states have tried to diversify. Wyoming and Alaska remain highly reliant on oil revenue.

To build housing, or not, for oil boom workers

Jan 6, 2015
When an investment is good for transient energy workers, but not for a small town.

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Some legislators in Wyoming taking no chances

Feb 27, 2012
Some legislators in Wyoming are taking no chances should the American economy get worse. Much worse, one assumes.

Google takes over Wyoming

Jun 23, 2011
It's a 4 million dollar cash deal. Kidding. All state workers in Wyoming are now running on Google Apps for Government, Gmail, and all sorts of...