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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.

Peaks To Plains geyser gazers

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.

The Drake's Take Kerry Drake - WyoFile

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.

Peaks To Plains Mr. Bubbles

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.

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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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Eleven primary races that could change Wyoming politics

August 5, 2014

Several key primary races could change the direction of Wyoming politics.

The Drake's Take Kerry Drake - WyoFile

What you won’t hear from Enzi, Lummis on campaign trail

August 5, 2014

Enzi, Lummis may have discovered limits to the effectiveness of bashing federal bureaucrats.

Peaks To Plains Liz Howell

Wyoming Wilderness Act is 30 years old

August 5, 2014

Advocates of the 1984 act reflect on the land they helped protect and the future of wilderness.

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Delegation wants Grand Teton to keep road open

August 3, 2014

Delegation wants Grand Teton to keep road open

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Time for Wyoming to reform oil and gas bonding regs

Commentary by Guest Column August 3, 2014 August 3, 2014

Why doesn’t the oil and gas industry have to live up to the same standards applied to other industries?

Peaks To Plains hiking

Hiking Jackson’s other iconic peak

August 3, 2014

The Grand Teton might be the most famous mountain in the area, but the Sleeping Indian provides incredible views and quiet.