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Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

Federal judge won't give Wyoming control of wolves

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal judge on Tuesday denied requests from the state of Wyoming, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service and pro-hunting groups to change last week’s decision that reinstated federal protections for wolves in the state.

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Fremont County tops in 2013 hay production

RIVERTON, Wyo. — Fremont County produced more hay last year than any other county in Wyoming.

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Water managers reduce flows on Snake River

JACKSON, Wyo. — The release of water from Jackson Lake Dam into the Snake River is coming down.

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Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

Feds join Wyoming versus renewed wolf protections

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Conservation groups are urging a federal judge not to allow the state of Wyoming to regain control of wolves.

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Wyoming struggles to keep safety inspectors

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Occupational Safety and Health Administration is struggling to retain inspectors, state officials and safety advocates say, which limits the agency’s ability to conduct checks, costs the state hundreds of thousands of dollars in training and hinders overall efforts…

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Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

Mead says 2 debates enough for voters

CASPER, Wyo. — Republican Gov. Matt Mead said in a monthly news conference that he declined Democratic challenger Pete Gosar’s proposal for five more debates because voters will have opportunities in other debates to differentiate among the candidates.

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Yellowstone Visitors

Yellowstone Visitors

Park visitors stop to photograph a mother grizzly bear and her cubs on June 4 at Yellowstone National Park. A proposed U.S. Forest Service rule would require all commercial photographers and videographers to obtain a permit to work in wilderness areas.

September 26, 2014 6:20 pm
Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

Renewable energy plan hinges on huge Utah caverns

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A proposal to export twice as much Wyoming wind power to Los Angeles as the amount of electricity generated by the Hoover Dam includes an engineering feat even more massive than that famous structure: Four chambers, each approaching the size of the Empire State Building, wou…

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Two dead, one injured in crash at Wyoming Medical Center

Two dead, one injured in crash at Wyoming Medical Center

Two people were killed Sunday night when a sedan crashed into the northeast section of Wyoming Medical Center. A third person was in critical condition.

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Senate passes Barrasso bill to streamline BLM oil and gas permits

CASPER, Wyo. — The U.S. Senate has passed a bill aimed at streamlining approval of oil and gas drilling permits on federal land.

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Wyoming road project up for national awards

A reconstruction of U.S. Highway 26/287 between Dubois and Moran Junction in northwest Wyoming is one of 10 projects in the running for two national awards.

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Bonner elected president of state bar

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Bradley D. Bonner, of Cody, has been elected president of the Wyoming State Bar.

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Mead wants to avoid 'overreaction' on drilling setbacks

Mead wants to avoid 'overreaction' on drilling setbacks

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said Tuesday he hopes a proposal to increase the buffer between dwellings and oil rigs will prevent an increase in opposition to energy development.

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Wind River Indian Reservation Settlement Checks

Wind River Indian Reservation Settlement Checks

Six vehicles sit for sale outside O’Reilly Auto Parts on April 23 in Riverton, Wyo. Store manager Bobbi Higgs said she normally sees one car for sale in the parking lot every few weeks.

September 09, 2014 4:54 pm
Gazette opinion: Common misconceptions about the ‘Core’

Gazette opinion: Common misconceptions about the ‘Core’

Teachers' unions have protested it. Republicans have condemned it. U.S. businesses helped initiate it and President Obama endorsed it.

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Guest opinion: Bipartisan land-exchange bill awaits action in Congress

Grand Teton National Park is an extraordinary place. Its mountains are breathtaking, its lakes and rivers pristine. Wildlife is abundant and the majesty of nature reigns supreme. It is one of the crown jewels of the national park system.

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Highway Patrol Capt. Len DeClercq retiring after 30 years

CASPER, Wyo. — A 30-year veteran of the Wyoming Highway Patrol retired this week to head the state’s law enforcement training commission.

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Governor hosts Wyoming broadband summit

Governor hosts Wyoming broadband summit

CASPER, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is hosting the third annual Wyoming Broadband Summit next month to bring industry leaders and local officials together with the aim of improving broadband access in the state.

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From the Editor: Fun with numbers

One of the best parts of being a journalist is trivia.

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Ups and Downs:

Weekend vandals. Billings police received 28 reports of windows broken out of cars, homes and businesses Aug. 22-24. Vandals threw rocks, and shot BB guns and marbles, damaging Heights property between Wicks Lane and River Oaks Drive and also in an area west of 24th Street West and north of…

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