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UW Trustees raise student tuition and employee salaries

April 1, 2014

A tuition increase approved by the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees will provide a salary boosts for professors and other enhancements for students.

Columns/Blogs

Wyoming keeps up with national ACA enrollment

March 27, 2014

Wyoming keeps up with national ACA enrollment State saw above average numbers of young people enrolling ahead of March 31

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Public forums focus on family health programs and needs

March 26, 2014

Public forums focus on family health programs and needs
— posted on March 26, 2014
The Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) has scheduled a series of community …

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Public can comment on federal coal lease modification

March 24, 2014

Public can comment on federal coal lease modification
— March 24, 2014
(Press release) — The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) High Plains District Office (HPDO) announces …

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Public meeting will focus on state’s orphan well cleanup plan

March 24, 2014

Public meeting will focus on state’s orphan well cleanup plan
 — March 24, 2014
Representatives of Gov. Matt Mead’s office and several other state agencies will meet …

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Job fair seeks to match employers with U.S. veterans

March 20, 2014

Job fair seeks to match employers with U.S. veterans
— March 20, 2014
(Press release) — The Wyoming Department of Workforce Services (DWS) Casper Workforce Center, along …

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BLM and Bridger-Teton National Forest seek input on Riley Ridge on CO2, helium and methane wells project

March 19, 2014

BLM and the Bridger-Teton National Forest Seek Public Input on Riley Ridge Unit Development
— March 19, 2014
(Press release) —The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Pinedale …

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WyoFile welcomes Lorena Garcia as executive director

March 18, 2014

WyoFile welcomes Lorena Garcia as executive director
— March 18, 2014
Lorena Garcia, WyoFile executive director
WyoFile is pleased to welcome Lorena Garcia as its new executive director. …

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WyoFile receives $75K Knight Foundation grant

March 17, 2014

WyoFile receives $75K Knight Foundation grant
— March 18, 2014
by WyoFile staff
Wyoming’s premier nonprofit online news organization WyoFile is pleased to announce it is the recipient …

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Business Council CEO Bob Jensen steps down

February 28, 2014

Business Council CEO Bob Jensen steps down
— February 28, 2014
Wyoming Business Council CEO Bob Jensen will step down at the end of March, according to …

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Forest Service seeks public input for proposed outfitter, guide permit actions

February 25, 2014

Forest Service seeks public input for proposed outfitter, guide permit actions
(Press release) – The Medicine Wheel/Paintrock Ranger District of the Bighorn National Forest is seeking …

Legislature Blog

Watered down Medicaid expansion proposal survives in the House

February 21, 2014

Watered down Medicaid expansion proposal survives in the House
by Ron Feemster
— February 21, 2014
Ron Feemster, WyoFile
In its last act before adjourning Friday evening, the Wyoming …

Legislature Blog

Senate Labor committee may kill Medicaid expansion bill

February 18, 2014

Senate Labor committee may kill Medicaid expansion bill
By Ron Feemster
— February 18, 2014
Ron Feemster, WyoFile reporter
The Senate Labor Health and Social Services committee has only …

Environment

Barstool Mountain Myths: Wolves & Elk Numbers Strong Despite Dire Predictions

April 6, 2009

While some Wyoming legislators, hunters, and ranchers claim that wolves are decimating the state’s elk herds, analysis of the facts tells a different story. Prior …

Energy

Editorial: WyoFile Calls for Reform of Severance Tax

February 23, 2009

Get Involved! Ask Your Lawmaker for Change Here!
Wyoming has not raised its basic severance tax for oil, gas, and coal for 28 years.
WyoFile would like …

Environment

The View from the Divide: Four Decades in Wyoming Wilderness

February 16, 2009

Nestled on the downwind side of the Rocky Mountains, Dubois, Wyoming is in the southeast arm of the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem. This small mountain town …

Guest Columns

Teapot Dome Redux

Commentary by WyoFile September 15, 2008 September 15, 2008

Warren Harding
Dubois — How is a more than a century old oil scandal relevant today? Let us count the ways.
In March, 1921, Warren G. Harding, …