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Group: state should increase drilling setbacks

A landowners' group is calling on Wyoming oil and gas regulators to strengthen proposed rules to increase the minimum distance between drilling rigs and dwellings. The staff of the Wyoming Oil and Gas Conservation Commission this month proposed increasing the minimum setback distance for a vertically drilled well to 500 feet.

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Related Topix: Powder River, WY, US Governors

Thu Sep 11, 2014

County 10 News

Court rules for Wyoming allowing wild horse roundup to proceed

The U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in Wyoming's favor on a wild horse management case. The Court denied a request for an emergency injunction by wild horse advocates, clearing the way for the Bureau of Land Management to remove horses from private lands in southwest Wyoming.

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Related Topix: Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, US Governors

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Planet Jackson Hole

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Reality TV star Jamie Chung hit the Hole last week, blogging the news on her website whatthechung.com. Several Hollywood gossip sites picked up on Chung's comments, which included photos of the celebrity in Jackson Hole.

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Related Topix: Jackson, WY, US Governors, Cody, WY, Thermopolis, WY

Mon Sep 08, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Wyoming appeals Oregon's denial of coal port

The state of Wyoming is appealing a recent decision by the state of Oregon to deny an application to build a coal terminal at Port of Morrow, on the Columbia River. Wyoming has been pressing for access to ports to export coal to Asia, but has run into opposition in the Northwest.

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Related Topix: US Governors

County 10 News

UW Science Task Force to Meet Sept. 10 in Laramie

A new task force charged by Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead and the Legislature with guiding efforts to upgrade science programs and laboratories at the University of Wyoming will meet Wednesday, Sept. 10, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Laramie.

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Related Topix: Laramie, WY, US Governors, University of Wyoming, Dave Freudenthal

Sat Sep 06, 2014

County 10 News

Bebout, other lawmakers, plan Asia trip to expand state's economic opportunities

Six Wyoming lawmakers will travel to Asia next week to continue efforts to expand the State's energy and manufacturing interests abroad. Wyoming Senate President Tony Ross and Speaker of the House Tom Lubnau will be joined by the Senate Majority Floor Leader, Phil Nicholas; Joint Appropriations Committee Cochairman and Senate Vice President, Eli Bebout; Rep. Bob Nicholas and Rep. Mike Greear, who both serve on the Select Committee on the Wyoming Value Added Energy and Industrial Plan.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Wyoming, US Governors

Thu Sep 04, 2014

County 10 News

Mead raise concern with proposed Forest Service water management directive

Governor Matt Mead is raising serious concerns about a proposed directive from the U.S. Forest Service related to water management. The federal directive would require the USFS to evaluate and manage surface and groundwater resources that directly affect Forest Service land, even if that water source is on State or private property.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Wed Sep 03, 2014

County 10 News

Wyoming is defending its plan for improving visibility in National Parks

The State of Wyoming is defending its strong plan for improving visibility in national parks and wilderness areas.

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Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, US Governors, Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

The Miami Herald

Mead to host 3rd annual Wyoming Broadband Summit

Gov. Matt Mead will host an upcoming meeting of local officials and telecommunications leaders to talk about ways to improve broadband access in Wyoming.

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Related Topix: US Governors

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Bill Walker, Byron Mallott make ticket for governor official

Their arms raised and hands clasped in a victory embrace, Bill Walker and his new running mate, Byron Mallott, declared at a rally and press conference Tuesday that their race for Alaska's chief executive would be non-partisan and inclusive.

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Related Topix: Alaska, Alaska Government, US Governors, Sean Parnell, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Daily Kos

Medicaid expansion in . . . Wyoming?

Has the country finally reached sanity when it comes to Obamacare? Are the crazy politics and the irrational decision-making by red state lawmakers finally petering out? It's possible.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Politics, US News, Mitt Romney, US Governors, Pennsylvania

The Washington Post

The Alaska governora s race suddenly got interesting. Herea s everything you need to know.

The Alaska governor's race probably hasn't been on your list of must-follows for the fall.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Sean Parnell, US Governors, World News

County 10 News

Business Council recommends full funding for Riverton land purchase application

The Wyoming Business Council Board of Directors reviewed Business Ready Community grant requests at its board meeting last Thursday in Powell.

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Related Topix: Riverton, WY, Wyoming, Wyoming Honor Farm, State Prisons, Agriculture, Science, Prison, US Governors, Albany County, WY

The Miami Herald

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

GOVERNOR: Republican Gov. Matt Mead is seeking a second term against Democrat Pete Gosar.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, US Governors

Sat Aug 30, 2014

SFGate

5 things to know about Wyoming's primary elections

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cynthia Lummis, US Senate, Senator Mike Enzi, US Governors, Science / Technology

Fri Aug 29, 2014

County 10 News

Third Wyoming Broadband Summit set for October

Governor Matt Mead continues to focus on growing a technology sector and increasing access to broadband in Wyoming.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

KCWY13

Protesters Rally at Wild Horse Round-Up Meeting

The wild horse round-up has been an ongoing controversy and now the Bureau of Land Management has pushed back their round up date from August 20th to September 1st.

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Planet Jackson Hole

Ice Bucket Challenge met locally

The gasp of air after being doused with ice water has breathed new life into ALS research by raising more than $70.5 million in less than a month this summer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, US Governors, Jackson, WY

Tue Aug 26, 2014

BrandonInfo.com

Girl Talk

Everybody's doing it these days, including South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard and Brandon Mayor Larry Beesley.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Dennis Daugaard, Brandon, SD, Jack Dalrymple

Mother Jones

Wyoming Is Thinking About Accepting Medicaid Expansion After All

Michael Hiltzik passes along the news that Wyoming's governor is the latest traitor to the cause of denying health care to poor people no matter what the cost: The Health Department says Medicaid expansion could save the state $50 million or more if it expands the program, for which the federal government will pay at least 90%.

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, US Governors

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