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Rock fins and flinging at Raymond Mountain

September 16, 2014

The Raymond Mountain wilderness study area is not a well-known destination, making its lush drainage and wild geology enticing to those who want wilderness without …

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After 40 years, water claims are settled in Bighorn Basin

September 16, 2014

The culmination of 40-year water adjudication case sets the legal framework for an uncertain water future.

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Game and Fish relocates grizzly bear

September 10, 2014

Game and Fish relocates grizzly bear
— September 10, 2014
(Press release) — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department trapped and relocated an adult male grizzly bear …

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Wyoming will benefit from trend toward independent journalism

September 4, 2014

The need for quality journalism is being answered by talented, passionate people shaping the future of media.

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WDE seeks comment on Wyoming education standards

August 27, 2014

The public comment period for revisions and documents for Wyoming Content and Performance Standards is open until Sept. 11.

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Applications open for Early Childhood Community Partnership Grants

August 22, 2014

The Department of Family Services is excited to announce the release of the Early Childhood Community Partnership Grant application.

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Group hosts tour of important historic sites in Red Desert

August 13, 2014

Day-long tour will highlight human uses of the unique Red Desert landscape

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Proposed parcels for November 2014 oil and gas lease sale posted

August 6, 2014

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Wyoming State Office has posted its proposed list of parcels for the quarterly competitive oil and gas lease sale.

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Shell Creek, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming

July 18, 2014

Mountain Wildflowers along Shell Creek in the Bighorn Mountains of Wyoming

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Committee opens Wyoming education governance survey

July 16, 2014

The consulting firm hired by Wyoming Joint Education Committee to study possibly restructuring State Educational systems has opened a public comment survey.

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BLM extends comment deadline, sets public meetings for Riley Ridge-to-Natrona pipeline

June 27, 2014

BLM is extending the scoping period from July 9 to Aug. 1 to allow additional time for the submission of public comments.

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BNSF Turnable Northern, Wyoming

June 13, 2014

BNSF Turnable Northern, Wyoming

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Slight Uptick In Yellowstone Visitation For First Five Months Of 2014

June 11, 2014

Yellowstone visitation to date in 2014 is up nearly 6 percent over the same period in 2013.

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Near Castle Gardens, Central Wyoming

June 6, 2014

Near Castle Gardens, Central Wyoming

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Park Reservoir, Wyoming

May 30, 2014

Park Reservoir, Wyoming

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Results of Gov Mead’s Wyoming Water Strategy focus of public meeting June 4 in Casper

May 29, 2014

On June 4th in Casper state officials will present the results of the listening sessions regarding Gov. Mead’s Wyoming Water Strategy.

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Open Studios Day at Ucross

May 29, 2014

Ucross is also the launching off point for the Unbarred tour of the Piney Creek area being presented by the Alliance for Historic Wyoming.

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Industrial Siting Council to consider permit for Simplot ammonia plant

May 28, 2014

Simplot proposes to build and operate the plant on its land at the company’s phosphate fertilizer complex 5 miles south of Rock Springs.

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State calls for participants: 2014 Science Standards Review

May 27, 2014

State calls for participants: 2014 Science Standards Review
— May 27, 2014
(Press release) — The Wyoming Department of Education has issued a call to all Wyoming …

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Eldercare focus of live call-in program on Wyoming PBS

May 23, 2014

In the next 10 years, Wyoming’s 85-plus population is projected to more than double in number, pressuring the state’s nursing homes to accommodate a new …