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YNP Officials Kill Black Bear That Refused to Leave Campground
A black bear that refused to leave a Yellowstone National Park campground after obtaining human food was lethally removed by Yellowstone National Park staff on Saturday evening, June 22. YNP spokesman Dan Hottle says at approximately 3:30 p.m. Saturday, a 142-pound adult male black bear …
Enzi Says President’s Energy Plan Shortsighted and Naive
Enzi said that President Obama should visit Wyoming sometime to talk with energy workers out in the field. “He’ll leave with more insight into how his policies are affecting the country then he ever could back in Washington.”
Wyoming’s Unemployment Rate Dips in May
Wyoming has the 5th lowest unemployment rate in the nation, tied with Iowa and Utah.
Barrasso: Army Corps of Engineers Decision on Coal Ports Good For Wyoming Coal
Anti-coal groups, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and various elected officials had requested that the entire lifecycle of coal – from extraction, to transport, to eventual usage in Asia – be considered in the EIS covering a single port project.
Second Advance America Robbery Suspect Pleads Guilty
Twenty-eight year-old Kevin Lewis, of Cheyenne, one of the men arrested for the January 10th armed robbery of the Advance America cash advance store on East Lincolnway in Cheyenne, pleaded guilty to aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon Monday. According to a plea agreement, Lewis will receive no …
Gov. Mead Sending Guard Team to Colorado to Fight Wildfires
Governor Mead says Wyoming will send a National Guard team and Blackhawk helicopter to Colorado.
Baseline Water Testing Initiative Moving Ahead
The draft would require operators to sample existing water sources around a proposed oil or natural gas well.
Wyoming AG’s Office Warns of Green Dot Moneypak Cards Scam
The Wyoming Attorney General’s Office has seen a rise in complaints involving schemes that use the Green Dot “MoneyPak” cards. MoneyPaks are sold at local convenience stores, pharmacies and major retailers, and provide a convenient way to pay bills online and make purchases on t…
Board of Education Names Three Finalists for Education Director
The Wyoming State Board of Education announced its three finalists for the position of Director of the Wyoming Department of Education
$3 Million in Improvements Underway at Oregon Trail Veterans Cemetary
The Oregon Trail Veteran's Cemetary is getting a $3 million dollar facelift.