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Methane firm ordered to post $6.8 million in bonds

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming regulators have ordered a Sheridan coalbed methane company to put up $6.8 million in bonds on hundreds of idle wells in the Big Horn Basin.

July 16, 2014 1:40 pmLoading…
Management plan defines battle over Wyoming's federal lands

Management plan defines battle over Wyoming's federal lands

Nothing stirs in the Red Desert before sunrise. There is no wind. There are no people to talk or laugh; no machines to whir or hum. Through the darkness, one can vaguely make out the sand dunes. They look like black waves, sometimes climbing 100 feet into the sky, rolling across the land.

January 26, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Book published by Washakie museum to be model for recording family histories

Book published by Washakie museum to be model for recording family histories

Edith Healy wrote everything down. She documented sandy hills and dried-up grass, snowcapped mountains and cottonwood lined-creeks. She wrote about train travel and of life in a sheep wagon.

November 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Wyoming dig yields oldest North American primate

CASPER, Wyo. — Researchers have identified fossils found in Wyoming that they say are from the earliest known North American primate.

November 21, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Lawmakers will ask for delay of Big Horn Basin land-use plan

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A Wyoming legislative committee will ask the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to delay its decision on a proposed land-use plan for the Big Horn Basin.

June 20, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

Health care bill topic of discussion

CODY — A discussion on how the new health care bill will affect residents of the Big Horn Basin will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. June 17 in the Grizzly Room of the Park County Public Library in Cody. Speakers will include Rod Barton CEO from Powell Valley Health Care, Jen Talich, agent and own…

June 09, 2010 10:30 pmLoading…
Sunflower crop expanding in northern Wyoming

Sunflower crop expanding in northern Wyoming

POWELL — Northern Wyoming will see an increase in sunflower crops this summer after about 20 farmers in the Powell area signed on to grow the seeds for a Minnesota company.

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Cold weather brings end to N. Wyoming sugar beet harvest

POWELL, Wyo. - Cold weather has put an end to the sugar beet harvest in northern Wyoming's Big Horn Basin, leaving about 30 percent of the crop in the ground.

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Group to discuss business, leadership

POWELL - Big Horn Basin residents will have opportunities to meet and discuss a wide range of topics related to business and leadership through this year's Executive Book Club.

October 03, 2009 9:15 pmLoading…

Bean crop fights weather, diseases

POWELL - A manager with the University of Wyoming Seed Certification Service says some bean crops in the Big Horn Basin aren't doing well. Mike Moore says there are a lot of fields that haven't started to fill yet, and inspectors are finding white mold and bacterial bean blight across the r…

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Coal operations briefly halted by snowfall

CASPER - An early-spring blizzard that dumped a foot of snow on eastern Wyoming on Monday slowed production and delivery from the nation's largest coal mining district.

March 25, 2009 11:00 pmLoading…

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