RAWLINS, Wyo. — Lifting the weighty lid of her kiln, a roar of hot air blasting her face, Marge McCrea dips a pair of black iron tongs into a luminous inferno.
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Chronic wasting disease is spreading west across Wyoming in wildlife populations and officials are concerned that it's moving closer to the elk feedgrounds in the western part of the state.
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A Crow tribal member’s assertion that tribal treaty hunting rights protect him from charges of illegally shooting a bull elk in Wyoming will face its second test Dec. 9.
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LARAMIE, Wyo. — The University of Wyoming would have a non-voting position on the board that establishes public education policy in the state, under a legislative proposal.
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A man charged with killing his former girlfriend and shooting her boyfriend in Cheyenne in April 2015 has pleaded guilty to two reduced charges as part of a plea agreement.
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12/3/2016
BUFFALO, Wyo. — Maria Domingue has more than 700 cookies in her freezer. Some have chocolate chips, some peanut butter and others have raisins; but every one of them is homemade. With just she and her husband living alone in…
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12/3/2016
The Environmental Protection Agency on Friday said it plans to require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution so taxpayers aren't stuck footing the bill.
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12/3/2016
The Wyoming Cowboys will play for their first conference title in 23 years Saturday when the Pokes host San Diego State in the Mountain West Conference Championship football game. Wyoming beat San Diego State two weeks ago 34 to 33. Cowboys head coach...
12/3/2016
Listen to the full story here. GOP Politicians Won't Keep The Sage Grouse From Listing Wyoming Republicans were dealt a setback in their efforts to keep sage grouse off the federal endangered species list. Correspondent Matt Laslo has the story from...
12/3/2016
On this episode, recently some right leaning groups have put a lot of pressure on the Wyoming legislature. The BLM is trying to figure out their next move when it comes to managing wild horses in the Checkerboard. We will have the story of a father and...
12/3/2016
Wyoming Republicans were dealt a setback in their efforts to keep sage grouse off the federal endangered species list. House Republicans were able to include a provision in this year’s National Defense Authorization Act that would prohibit the federal...
12/3/2016
Protesters have been camped out on federal land at the Dakota Access construction site in North Dakota for months, and now winter has arrived, dumping almost two feet of snow on the encampment the last week of November. The winter storm hit just before...
12/3/2016
It’s an unseasonably warm November day in Wyoming, and a small group of Bureau of Land Management employees is out in the Checkerboard, just east of Rock Springs. Like a lot of Wyoming, it’s arid with wide open spaces. They’re looking for wild horses....
12/2/2016
Winter in Yellowstone National Park has become a time for people to get a better look at Yellowstone’s wolf population. It’s also a great time to hear the wolves howl. Jennifer Jerrett produced this piece from Yellowstone.
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12/2/2016
CASPER, Wyo. — Contura Energy posted a $51 million loss from late July through September, according to the first financial statement released since the company’s creation earlier this year.
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12/2/2016
Northern Arapahoe Schools have launched an iPad application that will help teach both children and teachers the Arapahoe language. Currently only one percent of Northern Arapaho members speak their language fluently. To grow that number, last May schools...
12/2/2016
The federal Department of Energy has awarded the University of Wyoming $2.4 million dollars for two carbon capture studies. The grants will be used to research the potential for commercial-scale carbon capture and storage at the Jim Bridger power plant...
12/2/2016
The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled that government agencies can charge media organizations and individuals for certain costs associated with producing electronic public records. The suit arose after the Wyoming Tribune Eagle submitted a public records...
12/2/2016
Outdoor recreation is one of the top three money making industries in Wyoming, and a new organization hopes to help grow that potential even further. The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) and Flitner Strategies in Jackson have recently partnered...
12/2/2016
CASPER, Wyo. — U.S. natural gas exports may have exceeded imports for the first time in 60 years this November, the latest in a long-term trend that could signal a burgeoning opportunity for Wyoming after a period of low prices…
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12/2/2016
RIVERTON, Wyo. — A preliminary investigation has determined that the Dubois man who died in a fiery plane crash lost control of the aircraft when he tried to close the door shortly after take-off.
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12/1/2016
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead says the state’s biggest future budget concern is K-12 education funding. During a news conference discussing his current budget request, the governor said school funding could face a shortfall of over $600 million in the next...
12/1/2016
Wyoming Governor Matt Mead unveiled a mostly flat supplemental budget that features no new budget cuts. The governor is proposing limited spending, using only a small portion of the legislature’s rainy day fund for things like Title 25 that addresses...
12/1/2016
West Virginia has settled a suit with Alpha Natural Resources over inaccurate revenue projections included in the coal company’s bankruptcy plan. In early November the state accused Alpha’s former top executives of fraud after it came to light that the...
12/1/2016
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead is recommending Wyoming lawmakers generally hold the line on state spending when they start their general session in January.
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11/30/2016
Yellowstone National Park biologists say more than 900 wild bison would need to be killed or removed this winter to begin reducing the size of herds that spill into neighboring Montana.
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11/30/2016
West Virginia regulators on Tuesday walked back accusations of fraud against the top executives of Wyoming’s Contura Energy after agreeing to a $15 million settlement.
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11/30/2016
JACKSON, Wyo. — A battle is shaping up over who will pay more than $200,000 for repairing a bridge in the Jackson area that was rammed by a tractor-trailer.
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11/30/2016
Critics of an eastern Wyoming land exchange say a proposed access easement wouldn't resolve worries about losing hundreds of acres of public property.The post Easement doesn’t satisfy Bonander critics appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/29/2016
Highway crews have a new tool to reduce avalanche danger, and it looks like a favorite Star Wars character.The post WYDOT employs R2-D2 avalanche droids appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/22/2016
Two bills debated by a U.S. House committee offer a preview to a battle over who will own and control millions of acres of federal land in the West.The post States’ rights bills preview land transfer fight appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/18/2016
Any Donald Trump appointee at DOE bodes well for oil, natural gas and nuclear power, but renewables will remain robust contenders, analysts say.The post Oil, gas and nuclear industries anticipate friendly Trump DOE appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/15/2016
Wyoming shouldn’t retreat from the practical, engaged, pragmatic approach long tied to the state’s political identity, says Pete Simpson.The post Needed now: Thoughtful watchdogs over Wyoming’s integrity appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/15/2016
As Trump’s transition team organizes, the names of Wyoming’s governor and U.S. representative are being floated for Secretary of the Interior.The post Mead, Lummis names floated for Interior appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/10/2016
Legislators unveiled the bill Monday and will consider it Wednesday in Riverton, saying it should allay fears about a loss of access.The post Critic: Federal land transfer bill a “red herring” appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/8/2016
On 30 million acres owned by all Americans, Wyoming often decides what wildlife is appropriate where, a notion that is increasingly being questioned.The post Who owns Wyoming’s wildlife? Federal authority a sleeper appeared first on WyoFile.
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11/8/2016