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Matt Mead

Matt Mead

Matt Mead

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has proposed building 10 dams in 10 years to corral more water before it leaves the state.

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High Plains Gas headed for showdown with state

CASPER, Wyo. — High Plains Gas Inc. is headed for a high-stakes meeting with Wyoming regulators today after failing Monday to post a $6.8 million bond to cover the company’s 3,000 idle coalbed methane wells in the Powder River Basin.

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Governor to visit Evansville for Veterans Day

Governor to visit Evansville for Veterans Day

EVANSVILLE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead plans to commemorate Veterans Day at an event in Evansville.

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Health advocates optimistic after Medicaid announcement

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming health advocates remain optimistic as they await the release of a new Medicaid expansion plan from the state Health Department.

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Federal officials ease stance on proposed Wyoming Medicaid expansion

Federal officials ease stance on proposed Wyoming Medicaid expansion

CASPER, Wyo. — Federal health officials are becoming more open to a Wyoming-tailored plan to expand Medicaid in the state, Gov. Matt Mead announced in a press conference Thursday.

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Governor endorses action to remove sheriff

Governor endorses action to remove sheriff

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is directing the Wyoming Attorney General's Office to take legal action to remove Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall from office following a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken driving charge.

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Mead to focus on coal, Endangered Species Act

Mead to focus on coal, Endangered Species Act

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says he plans to push in his second term to finish projects that map out a better future for the state.

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Matt Mead to focus on energy, water and Internet

Matt Mead to focus on energy, water and Internet

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead says he plans to push in his second term to finish projects that map out a better future for the state.

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Wyoming voters face choices in governor's race

Wyoming voters face choices in governor's race

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead is banking on a sound state economy and his willingness to stand up to Washington on coal and other issues to get him re-elected to a second term Tuesday.

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Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

Mead extends lead in fundraising for Wyoming governor's race

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead continues to take in more campaign donations than his opponents in next week's general election.

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Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governorship

Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governorship

CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who finished a distant second in a three-way GOP primary race for governor, announced Wednesday morning that he will run again as a write-in candidate.

October 22, 2014 7:20 pm Photos

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Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governor

Haynes announces write-in bid for Wyoming governor

CASPER, Wyo. — Taylor Haynes, who lost the governor’s race in GOP primary, announced Wednesday morning he will run again as a write-in candidate.

October 22, 2014 9:40 am
Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

Wyoming won't appeal gay marriage ruling; couples can wed starting Tuesday

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Same-sex couples in Wyoming can start exchanging wedding vows Tuesday when the state files court papers to officially permit gay marriage for the first time, state Attorney General Peter Michael said Monday.

October 20, 2014 12:07 pm Photos

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Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

Mead enjoys commanding lead in poll

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead has a 25-point lead over Democrat Pete Gosar in the Wyoming gubernatorial race, according to a new poll commissioned by the Casper Star-Tribune.

October 16, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Feds announce sage grouse deal

PINEDALE, Wyo. — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell hailed an agreement with nine Wyoming landowners as a milestone in national sage grouse conservation efforts at a ceremony Wednesday, saying the move could prevent the bird from being listed under the Endangered Species Act.

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Dozens rally in Casper for same-sex marriage

Dozens rally in Casper for same-sex marriage

CASPER, Wyo. — Gay Wyomingites and their supporters rallied in downtown Casper on Wednesday, one day ahead of a federal court hearing that could decide the fate of same-sex marriage in the state.

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Wyoming legislators voice opposition to proposed EPA water rule

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming water regulators are preparing for what they say will be a vague regulatory climate upon the passage of the Environmental Protection Agency’s "Waters of the U.S." rule.

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Gay marriage advocates hope for quick court resolution

Gay marriage advocates hope for quick court resolution

CASPER, Wyo. — Plaintiffs in a same-sex marriage case in federal court hope U.S. District Judge Scott W. Skavdahl will decide quickly, perhaps even at the close of Thursday’s hearing, that the nuptials are a right in Wyoming.

October 15, 2014 8:00 am Photos

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Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

Mead says suits against feds fight protect lifestyle, economy

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming, with some 30 lawsuits involving the federal government, is decidedly on a path of litigating for control of the state’s natural resources.

October 13, 2014 7:30 am Photos

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Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

Candidates disagree on pot, wage gap, wolves

CASPER, Wyo. — From legalizing medical marijuana to women’s wages and hunting wolves, the four candidates running for governor fielded wide-ranging questions in Thursday’s debate at Casper College about issues that affect Wyoming.

October 11, 2014 8:15 am Photos

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