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6 hrs ago |

Wyoming seeks to widen space between wells, homes

Wyoming's current standard of 350 feet allows oil and gas wells to be drilled closer to homes, schools, hospitals and other types of buildings than other states permit.


Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Powder River, WY

9 hrs ago | KOTA-TV Rapid City

Coal leasing dip could hurt Wyoming school funding

Projections show that a decline in coal leasing could tighten up funding for school construction in Wyoming in a few years.


Related Topix: Powder River, WY

11 hrs ago | CED

GLDS strikes a multi-year deal with Sweetwater Cable

Wyoming-based Sweetwater Cable TV has signed a multi-year agreement to use GLDS' solutions to support its triple play services.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Science / Technology, VoIP

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Library presents matinee mysteries set in 'Big Sky' country

Walt Longmire, the charismatic and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, is a character made famous in the acclaimed murder-mysteries of bestselling Wyoming author Craig Johnson.


Related Topix: Entertainment, Longmire, Television, Robert Taylor, Bailey Chase, 24, Drama

Sat Jul 26, 2014

County 10 News

WGFD finds invasive species in Lake Cameahwait

Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to inform recreationists and the public that a new population of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail has been found in Lake Cameahwait .


Fri Jul 25, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

BLM to remove wild horses in southern Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management is planning to remove 800 to 900 wild horses from several areas in southern Wyoming.

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No sneak peek allowed on Wyoming pollution reports

Wyoming officials have changed course and no longer plan to allow an energy company to preview and suggest changes to two draft reports on possible causes of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area before the state allows the general public to see those documents.


Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Matt Mead, US Governors


Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale

Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Louisville, KY

Star Valley Independent

Study shows healthy quantity of ground water

The Wyoming State Geological Survey has determined "there is a sufficient quantity of good-quality groundwater in the Snake/Salt River basin to provide for the future."


Related Topix: Geology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Left to right: Daniel Leuseenkamp, Kevin Seely and Kimberly Wonsey.

Daniel Leussenkamp, 25, is expected in a Wyoming courtroom to face felony charges of armed robbery, assault with intent to commit murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and home invasion.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Michigan, Michigan Government

Jackson Hole Radio

WYDOT Drops Spring Gulch Speed Bump Proposal

Wyoming Department of Transportation engineers dropped one of their proposed ideas to ease traffic at Spring Gulch Road and Highway 22. Jackson Hole Daily says the idea was to put a speed table across the most dangerous point of the intersection slowing down drivers and allowing pedestrians to cross safely.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government

Planet Jackson Hole


We can get behind the National Day of the American Cowboy. Wyoming senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso introduced the resolution that makes the annual day, which has been observed unofficially for a decade now, a real Wyoming tradition shared with the nation.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Craig Thomas, Senator Mike Enzi, The National, Entertainment, Television, Rawlins, WY


Security measures at CFD

There are around 100 people on the security team at Frontier Park to keep everyone safe, and that doesn't even include volunteers.


Wed Jul 23, 2014


Fewer Fires

Firefighters are wrapping up their work on a blaze northwest of Cody. The Dillworth Fire, which was visible from the Chief Joseph Highway, grew to only six acres.


Related Topix: Fire


Biggest Loser Run/Walk in Casper

Wyoming's First Lady is encouraging state residents to register for the upcoming Biggest Loser RunWalk event planned for August 17 in Casper.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Casper, WY


Wyoming Lottery Campaign Kicks Off

The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today kicked off a comprehensive, statewide, multimedia marketing campaign as part of the countdown toward the initial sale of lottery tickets in Wyoming on August 24. The "Get Ready to Play" campaign launches today, July 23, across Wyoming in a number of mediums, from traditional print and broadcast advertising, to ... (more)


Related Topix: Lottery, Cheyenne, WY

County 10 News

UW Collaborates on Educational Leadership Effort; Initiative kicked off Tuesday

Efforts to improve the performance of Wyoming's public education system depend significantly upon developing strong leaders to guide teachers in the classroom.


Related Topix: University of Wyoming, Education Etc.

Tue Jul 22, 2014

County 10 News

Fremont County has highest unemployment rate in Wyoming in June, up .7 points from May

The Research & Planning section of the Wyoming Department of Workforce Services reported today that the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rose slightly from 3.8% in May to 4.0% in June 2014.


Related Topix: Fremont County, WY, Big Horn, WY, Recreational Vehicle, Teton, Teton County, WY


Wyo. Health Dept. says whooping cough increasing

Wyoming is seeing an increase in reported cases of whooping cough and the state health department says infants and other vulnerable people should get vaccinated.


Related Topix: Wyoming Government

Mon Jul 21, 2014


GOP Candidate Wants Mining in Yellowstone, Fed Officials Arrested

A new study shows that national parks and monuments boosted the economies of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho by a combined $1.15 billion last year .


Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Matt Mead, US Governors


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