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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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Who is Dick Cheney and how much of him was forged in Wyoming?

August 28, 2014

Wyoming PBS interviews with the former Vice President for an upcoming documentary began last year.

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Complaint filed against DOE asks for records in Two Elk case

August 27, 2014

More than two years after the initial suspension of the stimulus grants, there has been no enforcement action in the case.

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Development, CWD weigh on diminishing deer

August 26, 2014

In areas where Chronic Wasting Disease is present, the prevalence of the disease is 37 percent.

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Wildfires could bankrupt states if they acquired federal tracts — report

August 26, 2014

Western states are ill-equipped to take ownership of federal lands because of the spiraling cost of fighting wildfires on national forests

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Focus on Wyoming: Fly-aways get a comb-over

August 22, 2014

Does a montage of aerial video over Wyoming demand a symphony for a soundtrack, or some Jeff Troxel guitar-picking?

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Mead, Murray, and Balow win contested primary races

August 20, 2014

Wyoming primary election results came in late last night, bringing to a close several contested races in the GOP primary.

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Wyoming, China dream of a coal-chemical bridge to future energy

August 19, 2014

Coal-rich partners eye byproducts from coal as a commercial driver to eventual zero-CO2 emissions coal power plants.

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Help sought for ravaged mule deer

August 19, 2014

Across Wyoming, an iconic species’ numbers have dropped 36 percent. Fawn production has declined 20 percent in the last quarter century.

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Women in Wyoming: Maria Lisa Eastman

August 19, 2014

Maria Lisa Eastman’s love for horses can change the lives of those once thought lost.

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Wilderness: Leaving the trail in Wyoming’s Sierra Madre

August 19, 2014

In the 1980s, proponents rallied to show that Wyomingites favored more wilderness designations.

Environment Pavillion

Pavillion water investigation continues at a slow drip

August 12, 2014

Prelim “well integrity” report notes missing data, no evidence of leaky gas wells.

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Focus on Wyoming: Wrangling rancheros and beaver barf

August 12, 2014

About a dozen ranches pool their cattle in “the Drift,” driving them on horseback 100 miles to the largest grazing allotment on Forest Service lands.

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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.

Energy Pavillion gas

Probe of Pavillion gas wells finds a need for more data

August 8, 2014

Initial well-integrity report finds gas wells were properly drilled and maintained, more study needed to determine source of water contamination.

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Ad campaign blames ‘activist lawyers,’ bad science for looming grouse listing

August 7, 2014

Sage grouse proponents blast O&G industry for misinformation campaign.

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Reasons differ, but Wyo and China agree on cutting CO2 from coal

August 5, 2014

Is China’s path to more CO2 emissions an excuse for inaction or a reason to cut U.S. emissions?

Environment Ravens

Poison a tool in Wyoming’s war on ravens

August 5, 2014

For now, the bird is being killed to keep industrial sites clean and livestock safe, but all eyes are on ravens’ effect on fragile sage …

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‘Medicaid expansion still very important’ on reservation

August 3, 2014

Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho Healthcare officials say Medicaid expansion could help local clinics, at no cost to the state.

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Gov. Mead explores Medicaid expansion even as he opposes it

August 3, 2014

Gov. Matt Mead is seeking a second term. One of his first acts as governor was to join a lawsuit against the federal Affordable Care …