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EOG Resources submits plans to drill up to 1,500 oil wells

CASPER, Wyo. — EOG Resources, a Houston oil company, has submitted plans to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management to drill up to 1,500 oil wells along the Campbell-Converse county line.

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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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Supreme Court takes up Montana coal tax dispute

Supreme Court takes up Montana coal tax dispute

Montana authorities charged Tuesday that coal sales between mining companies and their own affiliates are subject to manipulation and need to be treated differently from other sales.

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Media groups seek transcript from debtor's exam

Media groups seek transcript from debtor's exam

Details of a debtor’s examination of Yellowstone Club founder Tim Blixseth should be made public despite a federal judge’s decision to close the proceedings, media organizations in Montana argued Monday.

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Former Casper police worker faces sexual assault allegations

Former Casper police worker faces sexual assault allegations

CASPER, Wyo. — A former victims advocate for the Casper Police Department faces allegations that he sexually assaulted a woman as she recovered from surgery in a local assisted living center.

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Three charged in murder on Wind River Reservation plead not guilty

Three charged in murder on Wind River Reservation plead not guilty

CASPER, Wyo. — Three residents of the Wind River Indian Reservation who are accused of stabbing and killing a man in June pleaded not guilty Monday in U.S. District Court in Cheyenne.

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Man found with 6 grams of meth after avoiding collision with trooper

CASPER, Wyo. — A Wyoming Highway Patrol trooper found six grams of methamphetamine in a Montana man’s minivan Thursday after nearly colliding with the car on U.S. Highway 20 in Worland.

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Landslide work amid $35M in Wyoming road contracts

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Transportation Commission has approved six highway contracts around the state including one to stabilize a landslide 10 miles south of Jackson.

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Wardens decry hunting waste in S.W. Wyoming

EVANSTON, Wyo. — Wyoming game wardens say they documented a sharp increase in the number of wasted or abandoned game animals in the Evanston area in southwest Wyoming this past hunting season.

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New UW nursing program receives full accreditation

LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming's Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has earned full accreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education.

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UW experts to help Laramie County on water

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Laramie County has hired experts from the University of Wyoming to help it come up with ways to solve its groundwater supply problems.

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Legislative panel endorses uranium regulation bill

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A legislative committee has endorsed the idea of the state taking over sole regulation of uranium mining in Wyoming, the largest producer of uranium in the country.

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Rock Springs couple plead not guilty

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — A Rock Springs man and woman have entered not guilty pleas in the death of their 4-month-old twin daughter.

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Number of fatal highway crashes almost doubles

Number of fatal highway crashes almost doubles

CASPER, Wyo. — Nearly twice as many people have died on Wyoming highways this year compared with 2013, and increases in oil field traffic and drunken driving may be to blame.

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Supreme Court suspends Cody lawyer for mishandling funds

CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Supreme Court suspended a Cody, Wyo., attorney for five years for mishandling funds belonging to insurance companies, according to the Wyoming State Bar.

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Poll: More than half of Wyomingites support same-sex marriage

Poll: More than half of Wyomingites support same-sex marriage

CASPER, Wyo. — A majority of Wyomingites support same-sex marriage, according to a University of Wyoming poll.

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Yellowstone faces winter season without 3 key leaders

Yellowstone faces winter season without 3 key leaders

With only a month until snowmobiles and snow coaches begin entering Yellowstone National Park, three of the park’s top managers will be tending to new duties in other locations. Though the timing is coincidental, and two of the moves are temporary, the circumstances will mean a big change in…

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Politicians lose patience as missile remediation drags on

Politicians lose patience as missile remediation drags on

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming politicians are growing impatient with the handling of remediation efforts at former Atlas missile silo sites surrounding Cheyenne.

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Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

Wyoming Catholic College a candidate for accreditation

CASPER, Wyo. — Wyoming Catholic College in Lander is seeking federally recognized accreditation.

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Arraignment set for man charged in motel fire

GILLETTE, Wyo. — A 58-year-old man accused of setting a Gillette motel on fire with about 60 people inside in September is scheduled for an arraignment hearing Wednesday.

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Wyoming Game and Fish seeks info on mule deer poaching

Wyoming Game and Fish seeks info on mule deer poaching

BUFFALO, Wyo. — State game wardens say they're seeking information from the public about a mule deer buck that was illegally killed in eastern Johnson County.

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Wyoming troopers required to make 732 stops per year

Wyoming troopers required to make 732 stops per year

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The Wyoming Highway Patrol has begun requiring troopers to meet yearly numbers on traffic stops and citations, an internal document shows.

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Laramie hospital pushes to recruit more physicians

LARAMIE, Wyo. — Officials at Ivinson Memorial Hospital in Laramie are pushing to recruit more physicians, but say it's a tough thing to do in a small city in Wyoming.

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Bonuses to keep Christmas shoppers in Sheridan

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce is offering rewards to people who do their Christmas shopping locally.

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Fire burns out at propane store; spark uncertain

JACKSON, Wyo. — Fire investigators say they don't know what caused a leak at a propane business in a Wyoming resort town to ignite in a series of dramatic explosions.

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