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Conservative group seeks to rid Wyo GOP of ‘RINOs’

August 14, 2012

Conservative Republicans of Wyoming is seeking to reform the Wyoming GOP. So who is Harlan Edmonds and why is he trying to purify his party?

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Tales of I-80: Heading Home

March 1, 2011

About half an hour outside Laramie it starts to snow, hard. Soon we’re in a white-out with a semi-truck about two inches from our rear …


“Did You Hear About Wyoming’s Film Woes?”

December 22, 2009

By Laton McCartney
New York, NY __The just-released movie “Did You Hear about the Morgans?” is supposed to be set in Wyoming.  The ever-hopeful Wyoming Film …

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Feds Gone Wild

September 1, 2009

On a cold, blustery January 28, 2009, the newly appointed Secretary of the Interior of the United States, Ken Salazar, arrived at the headquarters of …

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Obama’s New Man at Interior: What Ken Salazar Means to Wyoming

Commentary by Laton McCartney December 19, 2008 December 19, 2008

All photos courtesy of Senator Salazar Senator Ken Salazar
Okay, Ken Salazar opposed saving the black-tailed prairie dog. But give President-elect Barack Obama’s choice to head …

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Teapot Dome Scandal Excerpt: Marines Invade Wyoming

Commentary by Laton McCartney September 15, 2008 September 15, 2008

Book Excerpt: Marines Invade Wyoming
From the Halls of Motazuma to the Oil Fields of Teapot Dome
In April, 1922 Albert Bacon Fall, President Harding’s Secretary of …