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Wyoming's Lummis wins fourth term in Congress

Wyoming's Lummis wins fourth term in Congress

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Republican congresswoman Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming has been easily re-elected to a fourth term.

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Enzi, Lummis face obscure opposition to 4th terms representing Wyoming

Enzi, Lummis face obscure opposition to 4th terms representing Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming voters were asked to decide whether little-known candidates with no political experience were alternatives to sending Republican Sen. Mike Enzi and Republican Rep. Cynthia Lummis back to Washington for fourth terms.

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Teachers group withdraws Balow endorsement

Teachers group withdraws Balow endorsement

CASPER, Wyo. — A political group representing Wyoming teachers announced Monday it has withdrawn support for GOP schools chief candidate Jillian Balow based on attacks she made against Democratic opponent Mike Ceballos in a campaign fundraising letter sent last month.

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Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

Contested GOP races as Enzi, Lummis seek new terms

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Two strong incumbents, U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi and U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, face perhaps their biggest challenges this election year as they compete with lesser-known challengers in Wyoming's Republican primary Tuesday.

August 19, 2014 7:00 am Photos

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Delegates decry what they call duplicative survey

Delegates decry what they call duplicative survey

JACKSON, Wyo. — Wyoming's congressional delegation wants to know why the federal government is paying for what they call an unnecessary road survey for Grand Teton National Park.

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State's congressional delegation proposes act to streamline water permits

Wyoming Republican Sens. John Barrasso and Mike Enzi introduced legislation that would ease permitting requirements for construction of new surface water storage projects in the western United States.

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CO2 rule meets quick resistance in Wyoming

CO2 rule meets quick resistance in Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Monday he will "fight for coal" if he has to amid proposed new regulations that would cut greenhouse emissions from power plants.

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VA reviews Wyoming records after nurse suspended

VA reviews Wyoming records after nurse suspended

CAPSER, Wyo. — Wyoming’s congressional delegation fired off a letter to Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki on Thursday, asking for explanations about scheduling practices at the VA clinic in Fort Collins, Colo., and the Cheyenne VA Medical Center.

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Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

Oil company acquires Rep. Lummis' family ranch

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A major oil company has acquired a 5,000-acre ranch southeast of Cheyenne that less than two months ago belonged to U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis and her family, records show.

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Lummis announces she's running for re-election

Lummis announces she's running for re-election

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — 

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Lummis family ranch outside Cheyenne sold

Lummis family ranch outside Cheyenne sold

CASPER, Wyo. — The family of U.S. Rep. Cynthia Lummis, R-Wyo., sold a 5,080-acre ranch property outside of Cheyenne recently, according to the broker who arranged the sale.

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Wyoming gets nation's top score for electing women to U.S. House

CASPER — The University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School of Public Affairs gave Wyoming an A-plus — the only state to receive the highest grade — for gender equality in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Protect the park from paddle sports

I was just reading about the bill introduced by Cindy Lummis that would expand paddle sports in Yellowstone and Teton national parks. A recent guest opinion opposing this bill was written by a paddle sport enthusiast and opposes this bill as do I.

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Guest opinion: Give paddlers opportunity to enjoy Yellowstone

Three-foot snow banks channeled the silent steady current of the upper Yellowstone River as I paddled my pack raft through the many meanders into Yellowstone Meadows. I rounded a bend, and found myself locking eyes with a majestic wolf on the bank 30 feet away. There was nothing remarkable a…

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Gazette opinion: Congress tries micromanaging Yellowstone, Grand Teton

Last spring Yellowstone National Park didn’t have enough money to plow entrance roads open on its usual schedule. In recent years, the park has left firefighting, administrative and other jobs open to save costs. Nobody who has driven through the park thinks it spends enough on road maintenance.

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Guest opinion: Some parts of wild parks shouldn't be paddled

Wyoming Rep. Cynthia Lummis introduced a bill in Congress to expand paddle sports in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks. The bill, which passed the House, would require the Park Service to open many more waterways to recreational boating. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso may soon introduce…

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Bill targeting environmental groups seeking public money passes U.S. House committee

Bill targeting environmental groups seeking public money passes U.S. House committee

A bill passed out of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee that Rep. Cynthia Lummis hopes will shed light on reimbursements of public funds environmental groups receive when they sue the federal government.

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House committee OKs bill lifting ban on watercraft in Yellowstone, Grand Teton

A U.S. House committee on Tuesday unanimously passed a measure that would lift longstanding restrictions on canoes, rafts and other "hand-propelled" vessels in rivers and streams in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks.

January 28, 2014 5:13 pm

Gazette opinion: Modest, but smart start on bipartisan action

This fall, partisan gridlock shut down much of the federal government for two long weeks, denied the public services, delayed pay checks to millions of public servants, deprived private businesses and their employees of work and customers, and left U.S. taxpayers with a big bill for nothing.

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Teton County seeks parcel under federal courthouse

JACKSON, Wyo. — Teton County is seeking help from Wyoming's congressional delegation to recover land in downtown Jackson that the county gave the federal government for a now-unwanted courthouse.

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