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Poverty Resistance

Poverty Resistance

Alvina “V” Bowe rotates Brussels sprouts before a truck arrives with more food on Wednesday at the Poverty Resistance food pantry in Casper. Poverty Resistance recently won a $20,000 grant from Wal-mart, which director Mary Ann Budenske plans to put toward the nonprofit’s transportation cost…

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MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

MSHA issues report on June mine fatal

GILLETTE, Wyo. — Investigators say a haul truck driver who died at Cloud Peak Energy's Spring Creek mine last June was not wearing a seat belt when he drove through a berm into a spoil pit.

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Gov. Matt Mead presents budget to lawmakers

Gov. Matt Mead presents budget to lawmakers

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead urged state lawmakers Monday to determine how much money the state needs to have in its so-called rainy day fund and what conditions would ever justify spending from it.

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Wyoming teacher preparation gets D-

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A national research and advocacy group gives higher marks to Wyoming's policies for teacher preparation programs and what state guidelines education students have to meet.

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Report: Wyoming 6th in funding tobacco programs

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A new national report ranks Wyoming sixth in the country in funding programs that prevent kids from smoking and help smokers quit the habit.

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Jonah Energy

Jonah Energy

Cesar Diaz demonstrates his routine of daily walk-through maintenance checks with an infrared camera at a central delivery point of a natural gas operation Tuesday at the Jonah Field south of Pinedale. Jonah Energy has recently employed the use of infrared cameras, which help operators see o…

December 13, 2014 3:13 pm
Sleeping Giant ski area

Sleeping Giant ski area

Sleeping Giant Ski Area, near Cody, Wyo., has opened for the season.

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State of Wyoming and feds appeal wolf decision

State of Wyoming and feds appeal wolf decision

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming and U.S. government officials have filed separate notices that they will appeal a ruling by a federal judge that reinstated protections for wolves in the state.

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Diabetes proves a tough disease to track in Wyoming

Diabetes proves a tough disease to track in Wyoming

CASPER, Wyo. — Mary Engleman’s choices lay clearly before her.

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Wyoming town navigates an oil boom

Wyoming town navigates an oil boom

DOUGLAS — One of the best measures of the oil boomlet here is the number of RVs parked at the Wyoming State Fairgrounds campground.

November 30, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Wyoming energy boom

Wyoming energy boom

November 30, 2014 1:00 pm Photos

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Winter Weather

Winter Weather

The last rays of sunlight touch the snowy peak of Coffin Butte on Thursday outside Dubois, Wyo. The National Weather Service predicts an average winter, with warm temperatures over much of the Thanksgiving weekend.

November 25, 2014 5:38 pm
State's snowpack on pace to return to normal

State's snowpack on pace to return to normal

CASPER, Wyo. — Recent snowstorms boosted statewide snowpack from 70 percent to 79 percent of normal, according to the latest snow survey.

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Wyoming men add basketball recruit

LARAMIE, Wyo. -- Morris Marshall of Santa Fe Junior College in Gainesville, Fla., has signed a national letter of the intent to join the men's basketball team at the University of Wyoming for the 2015-16 season.

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Wyoming proposes new minimum distance between homes and oil wells

CASPER, Wyo. — Oil and gas companies could drill wells 500 feet from the nearest home under a proposal announced Tuesday by the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission.

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Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

Gazette opinion: The biggest bargain on Yellowstone vacations

How many vacation destinations haven’t had a price increase in nine years?

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Have You Heard: Mother, daughter team up at Meow Salon downtown

At Meow Salon and Boutique in downtown Billings, the window shopping comes free with the haircut.

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Doubts over High Plains Gas grow as company fails to post $6.8 million bond

CASPER, Wyo. — Doubts over High Plains Gas Inc.’s ability to pay a $6.8 million bond grew Thursday after the Sheridan company failed to submit the money a day after it was due.

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Gazette opinion: No change is good news in state business tax climate

Both Wyoming and Montana maintained their ranking in the top 10 best states for business tax climate in an annual report produced by the National Tax Foundation.

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Wind chills down to -40 in Rockies ahead of warmup

Wind chills down to -40 in Rockies ahead of warmup

The wind chill is making it feel as cold as 40 below in parts of the Rockies.

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