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Wyoming has opportunity to correct voter disenfranchisement

Commentary by Guest Column August 28, 2014 August 28, 2014

Advocates say democratic process suffers in Wyoming for lack of restoring voting rights to former felons.

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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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After defeating Teeters, what will Steinmetz do for an encore?

August 26, 2014

Steinmetz supporters were upset with Teeters’ role in the “Hill Bill” and the NGSS blockade maneuver.

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Wilderness Act inspires traveling art exhibit featuring Wyoming

August 26, 2014

The art show is a way to share wilderness with those who haven’t, or can’t, venture into remote areas.

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Gov Mead appoints panel to ‘improve’ science programs at University of Wyoming

August 25, 2014

Governor Matt Mead denies man’s role in climate change, and earlier this year refused to veto legislation blocking state department of education to consider Next …

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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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Who bankrolls Wyoming’s top-funded primary candidates?

August 19, 2014

For many of the top-funded candidates, self-financing played a major role in amassing campaign cash.

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Gosar’s political career starts in earnest today

August 19, 2014

Gosar’s biggest opportunity in the general election, win or lose, is to hammer Mead on his long opposition to expanding Medicaid.

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Yellowstone is filled with ‘geyser gazers’ patiently awaiting eruptions

August 19, 2014

People passionate about Yellowstone’s thermal features spend weeks to observe eruptions.

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Bighorn National Forest seeks advisory members

August 15, 2014

The Bighorn National Forest is seeking to fill openings on the Bighorn Resource Advisory Committee. The committee’s duties include recommending projects and funding to improve …

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Three Wyomingites appointed to BLM advisory council

August 15, 2014

Marilyn Mackey, Julia Stuble, and Truman Julian will serve on the Wyoming Resource Advisory Council, which advises the Bureau of Land Management on public land …

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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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Living and Working on the Land conference Sept. 3-4 in Sheridan

August 13, 2014

Backyard poultry, horse health, beekeeping, growing small fruits and alternative energy are among the topics at a Sept. 3-4 conference.

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Wyoming GOP debates for Governor and Treasurer analyzed

August 12, 2014

In yesterday’s televised debate for the GOP primary for governor, viewers saw a mixture of the anti-federal impulses within the state’s Republican party.

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The lamest of excuses for faulting the EPA’s carbon plan

Commentary by Guest Column August 12, 2014 August 12, 2014

This idea that the U.S. should do nothing because we can’t immediately solve the problem by ourselves is a gloomy one.

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Liz Cheney’s defense of dad is getting weaker

August 12, 2014

The media needs to stop trying to “balance” its reports on torture by grabbing a Cheney to respond every time the topic comes up.

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Soaking in Yellowstone

August 12, 2014

Mr. Bubbles offers rare chance to get in water from park’s thermal features.

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GOP candidates for Wyoming governor & treasurer debate on PBS

August 12, 2014

Gov. Matt Mead and Treasurer Mark Gordon faced off against their GOP primary challengers in a live debate that aired on Wyoming PBS August 11.

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Group says coal-to-gasoline proposal a bad bet for federal loan program

August 7, 2014

The Medicine Bow coal-to-liquids plant, first proposed nearly 10 years ago, has never gained enough financial backing to begin construction.

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University of Wyoming among federal grant recipients for CO2 storage efforts

August 7, 2014

The U.S. Department of Energy announced the selection of 13 projects to develop technologies and methodologies for geologic storage of carbon dioxide.