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Wolf Bill Leaves Wyoming Out

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Is Wyoming being snubbed by the federal government again?  A bill pending in the US Senate seeks to resolve the wolf delisting issue in Montana and Idaho, but not Wyoming.  Senator Mike Enzi says the bill was passed by the House and he hopes to see … Continue Reading

South Park Shooting Case Closed

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Jackson Police have closed the case involving the shooting last month which injured 19-year-old Clancy Shaffer in the Cottonwood subdivision on the southwest side of  Jackson. Based … Continue Reading

Leland Votes Against HB74

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Even though Leland Christiansen voted against it, the Wyoming Senate Friday passed a highly-amended version of House Bill 74. The bill will now go to a conference committee. Christiansen says he voted against the measure since he believes the bill only clouds the issue as it is addressed in current Wyoming law. He says the question comes down two issues: the legal standing of a gay marriage and the standing of plural marriages. With that in mind, Christiansen says he believes the existing law “probably leaves us in the best place.”

Where’s The Money?

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Even though Wyoming Governor Matt Mead is signing the Grand Teton National Park Transfer of State Lands bill today, that transaction is apparently still not in the clear.  US Senator Mike Enzi says approval of the purchase still must … Continue Reading

Speeds Set For Subdivisions

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Drivers through Wyoming’s subdivisions will have to face state traffic laws under a Senate bill passed by the House of Representatives as well this week.  Representative Keith Gingery explains that the bill sets a maximum speed limit … Continue Reading

Airport Safety Improvements Eyed

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The Jackson Hole Airport Board is looking at the possibility of paving a 700-foot overrun on the southern end of the runway.  The idea is one of about ten that have emerged from a recent safety audit and results … Continue Reading

UW Announces Fall Graduates

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Seven local students graduated from the University of Wyoming at the end of the  2010 fall semester.  The university listed those achieving Bachelor of Science Degrees as Colby Bancroft, Andrew Knapp, Nicole Rice, Sean E. Ryan, and Arianne Bryant.  Meanwhile, Gary Lindeburg was conferred a Bachelor of Arts Degree and Chad Ransom received a certificate.

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  • Governor Takes Action to Protect Wyoming Forests - April 24, 2014
    Governor Matt Mead continues to work to protect Wyoming’s forests. In a letter to the Secretary of Agriculture, Governor Mead identified most forested acres in Wyoming as areas needing expedited insect and disease treatment. These areas include portions of the Bighorn, Black Hills, Bridger-Teton, Medicine Bow, Shoshone, and Uinta National Forests and could potentially lead to […]
  • University of Wyoming Professor Receives Prestigious Math Fellowship - April 24, 2014
    Chris Hall soon will roam the halls where a mathematical giant once stood. Hall, a University of Wyoming associate professor in the Department of Mathematics, has been selected for the prestigious von Neumann Fellowship at Princeton University’s Institute for Advanced Study. Up to eight of these fellowships are available each year. “I’m excited about the fellowship […]
  • Know how to defend yourself from a bear attack - April 24, 2014
    I hope you know what to do to avoid having a bad encounter with a bear. But do you know what to do if an encounter is unavoidable? If you’re wandering around the woods, doing everything you should do to keep from startling a bear, chances are you won’t see one. But even the best […]
  • Rep. Lummis Announces Re-Election Bid - April 23, 2014
    U.S. Representative Cynthia Lummis announced her re-election bid on Wednesday in Cheyenne. Lummis said she wants a fourth term representing Wyoming in Congress so she can work to reduce the federal government’s role in the Cowboy State. “The federal government cannot do better for Wyoming, than Wyoming can do for itself,” Lummis said. “So part […]