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Mead appoints panel to improve UW science

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead has appointed a task force to study how to improve the science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming.

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Interior secretary visits Grand Teton, pledges support for deal to acquire Wyoming lands

Interior secretary visits Grand Teton, pledges support for deal to acquire Wyoming lands

MOOSE, WYO. — Though she lacks the required money and is facing a January deadline, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said Wednesday that she was making it a “very high priority” to honor a deal for the federal government to acquire 1,280 acres of Wyoming lands located inside Grand Teton Natio…

August 07, 2013 5:56 pm Photos

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Poll: Wyoming wants Cheney in Virginia

Poll: Wyoming wants Cheney in Virginia

CASPER, Wyo. — A new poll shows that a majority of Wyoming voters think Liz Cheney should run for U.S. Senate in Virginia.

July 23, 2013 6:32 pmLoading…

Wyoming Mining Association holds annual convention

CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Mining Association is holding its annual convention this week in Sheridan.

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Retiring dean says relatively low faculty salaries endanger UW

The University of Wyoming is in danger of sinking into mediocrity unless it continues to attract and retain the best faculty available, the retiring dean of the College of Arts and Sciences warned Saturday.

May 13, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Company developing nation's largest conservancy in central Wyoming

Company developing nation's largest conservancy in central Wyoming

PATHFINDER RANCH, Wyo. — Jeff Meyer walked a dry stretch of Sweetwater River in the shadow of Devil’s Gate, southwest of Casper.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Former write-in candidate considers gubernatorial run

CASPER, Wyo. — The list of people aiming to take Gov. Matt Mead's seat in 2014 continues to grow.

April 29, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Freudenthal: No interest in UW presidency

Freudenthal: No interest in UW presidency

CASPER, Wyo. - Former Gov. Dave Freudenthal says he has no interest in becoming the next president of the University of Wyoming.

January 02, 2013 2:42 pmLoading…

Wyoming grouse had good weather but still challenged

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Still a candidate for protection under the Endangered Species Act, sage grouse had favorable weather this summer but remain challenged by energy development in the state.

December 09, 2012 10:55 pmLoading…
Dick Cheney, others pay tribute to state treasurer Meyer

Dick Cheney, others pay tribute to state treasurer Meyer

CHEYENNE — Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his wife Lynne remembered Wyoming Treasurer Joe Meyer on Friday as a lifelong friend who dearly loved his family and the state.

October 19, 2012 8:40 am Photos

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Wyoming U.S. Sen. Barrasso faces two challengers in general election

CASPER, Wyo. -- John Barrasso, the powerful, incumbent U.S. senator with millions in his war chest, will face two challengers Nov. 6: a Democrat and a Wyoming Country Party member.

October 17, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
State moves on renovation plans

State moves on renovation plans

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The much-talked-about, long-awaited wholesale renovation of the Wyoming Capitol is about to take its first step.

July 18, 2012 11:45 pm Photos

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Private equity fund returns $48M in profits to Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — State and company officials say Wyoming is realizing benefits from a private-equity fund partnership established in 2003.

June 22, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…
Wyoming U.S. Sen. Barrasso: Opponent's actions are 'disturbing and wrong'

Wyoming U.S. Sen. Barrasso: Opponent's actions are 'disturbing and wrong'

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — U.S. Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., on Tuesday criticized his Republican primary opponent, Thomas Bleming, following news reports that Bleming posted pro-Nazi material online.

May 29, 2012 2:10 pm Photos

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Mead appoints Freudenthal to lead task force on UW engineering project

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Former Gov. Dave Freudenthal will chair a task force appointed by Gov. Matt Mead to help plan a new engineering college building at the University of Wyoming.

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Wyoming AG says abortion protest case pointless

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The office of the Wyoming attorney general has asked a federal judge to deny an anti-abortion group’s request to allow the group to display its materials in a walkway leading to the state Capitol during next month’s legislative session.

January 20, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…

School superintendents fight 'top-heavy' label

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming school districts reversed “top-heavy” staffing in their central offices in 2010-11, according to a report released earlier this month by the Wyoming Department of Education.

January 08, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Report: Lack of workplace safety culture in Wyoming

CHEYENNE — An epidemiologist's yearlong study of Wyoming's grim record as one of the worst states for deadly workplace accidents has produced a scathing assessment: Employers consistently fail to enforce safety rules while telling their employees to just "get the job done."

January 04, 2012 4:00 pmLoading…

EPA moves on ozone regs in western Wyoming, elsewhere

CHEYENNE — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is moving ahead with a proposed regulatory designation that could increase pressure on the gas industry to limit emissions that have led to severe wintertime ozone pollution in western Wyoming.

December 21, 2011 1:47 pmLoading…

Community College Commission approves tuition increase

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Community College Commission unanimously approved a $4-per-credit-hour increase for all students next year during a meeting Tuesday in Cheyenne.

December 06, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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