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 2020-01-27 20:00 

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Gordon: Coal still has role to play...

CASPER — Like a near-consensus of the world's scientific community, Gov. Mark Gordon believes in climate change. Like many across the planet, Gordon believes the problem is a man-made one, and that something needs to be done about it....

 2020-01-27 20:00 

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Shoshoni mushroom plant sold to church...

RIVERTON — It might seem to be a paradox — growing mushrooms, which require a humid, mild climate — on the wind-swept plains of Eastern Fremont County, but it's about to be tried for the third time....

 2020-01-27 20:00 

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PVMA to move to downtown location this spring...

SARATOGA A martial arts school in the rural Upper North Platte River Valley has grown so much over its two-year life that it's leaders are planning a move to downtown Saratoga this spring....

 2020-01-27 12:00 

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Library executive director feeling positive about future move, possibilities...

RAWLINS — It was a little surprising when the staff of the Carbon County Library System branch in Rawlins found out that a big move was in their future....

 2020-01-27 12:00 

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Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board to update strategic plan...

CHEYENNE The Cheyenne Historic Preservation Board will meet to update its working strategic plan from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1....

 2020-01-27 12:00 

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UW wants second try on funding requests...

University of Wyoming trustees voted this week to have administrators make a second attempt at asking the Joint Appropriations Committee to budget for an increase in the university's block grant as the legislative budget session is set to begin Feb......

 2020-01-24 20:37 

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How to win 'Best Awards Show Party' this year...

(BPT) - Crazy about the movies? Love inviting friends over to watch the awards shows every year? Or maybe thinking about throwing an awards-watching party for the first time? Thrill your friends with a party worthy of the stars, with......

 2020-01-24 20:00 

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Wyoming ranks 21st in chances for student success...

GILLETTE — Wyoming improved from 28th in the nation a year ago to 21st now in a new national ranking of chance for student success in state education systems....

 2020-01-24 20:00 

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New Blackjewel owner misses first tax payment...

CASPER — One of the newest companies to take over coal mines in the Powder River Basin has defaulted on its tax payments....

 2020-01-24 20:00 

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The balance of responsibility...

ROCK SPRINGS — A crowd of outdoor enthusiasts and concerned residents gathered at the Broadway Theater on Tuesday night to watch a video and hear from an expert panel addressing the ongoing struggle to protect the Greater Little Mountain area......

 2020-01-24 19:38 

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How physical therapy can help you manage pain...

(BPT) - Movement is crucial to a person's health, quality of life and independence. For some people, pain makes movement a challenge. Pain is one of the most common reasons people seek health care. A physical therapist can help people......

 2020-01-24 17:01 

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5 tips for hosting a top-notch big game party...

(BPT) - It's the height of football season, and you're looking forward to hosting the big game this year. No matter which team you're cheering for, it's all about prepping your home for the big event. But there's no need......

 2020-01-24 16:45 

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Top indoor fitness trends to stay in shape this winter...

(BPT) - Avoiding weather woes this winter? It doesn't mean you need to give up on your fitness goals. Being indoors provides ample opportunity to stay fit, whether you're doing so due to the weather or simply by choice. Check......

 2020-01-24 12:54 

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Pop Quiz: Name the Six Types of K-12 Schools...

(NewsUSA) - Six is a memorable number - It's the number of players on a volleyball team, geese a-laying in "The 12 Days of Christmas," and characters in Friends. There are also six main types of K-12 learning environments families......

 2020-01-23 20:00 

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State Board of Education will discuss plan for vocational programs...

CHEYENNE The Wyoming State Board of Education will meet via videoconference at 9 a.m. Friday, Jan. 24....

 2020-01-23 20:00 

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Sleeping Giant to close next season...

CODY — As it stands today, Sleeping Giant Ski Area will bring its chairlifts to a halt next season, suspending its winter operations....

 2020-01-23 20:00 

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Wyoming close to finalizing hemp rules...

CASPER — The Wyoming attorney general said her office is close to gaining approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for a statewide hemp-growing plan amid mounting pressure from growers around the state, who have expressed concern they would ...

 2020-01-22 20:00 

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DEQ backs off plan to dump more oilfield pollutants into Boysen...

The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has backed off a plan to allow Moneta Divide oilfield operators to increase pollutants they dump into creeks above Boysen Reservoir, and proposed new monitoring of existing salty effluent....

 2020-01-22 20:00 

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Mine operations threatened by shovel dispute...

GILLETTE (WNE) — Three months after being called back to work at a pair of shuttered Powder River Basin coal mines, the jobs of hundreds of workers at the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr mines hang in the balance as......

 2020-01-22 20:00 

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Report: Shakiest coal companies have most mine cleanup left...

Wyoming's shakiest coal operators have the biggest outstanding reclamation obligations, according to a new report — just one indication, the authors say, that declining coal markets could overwhelm the system designed to ensure mining companies ...

 2020-01-22 12:00 

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Council unanimously supports reducing plastic bag waste starting with education initiative...

The Laramie City Council largely supported the first step in a likely multi-year long process to reduce and potentially ban retail-use plastic bags....

 2020-01-22 12:00 

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Wyoming asks Supreme Court to hear challenge of Washington State coal port blockage...

CHEYENNE Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday morning that Wyoming has joined Montana in asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear a challenge to Washington state's denial of a proposed coal export terminal permit....

 2020-01-22 12:00 

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Commissioners set $80 million cap for sixth cent initiative...

GREEN RIVER — Sweetwater County commissioners voted 3-2 to cap a sixth cent tax ballot initiative at $80 million, more than $100 million less than the amount hoped for by county entities....

 2020-01-21 12:00 

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Legislators' UW budget close to Gordon's after mark-up...

LARAMIE — After spending a week marking-up the state's budget last week, the Joint Appropriations Committee's budget for the University of Wyoming looks pretty similar to the one Gov. Mark Gordon recommended in December....

 2020-01-21 12:00 

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Local Black Tooth brewery site aims for mid-March opening...

CHEYENNE With plans to offer trivia, live music and experimental beers, the owner of Black Tooth Brewing Company is eyeing mid-March as the target time frame for opening the brewery's new location in Cheyenne....

 2020-01-21 12:00 

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Work starts on Children's Discovery Center...

ROCK SPRINGS — Work has begun on the new Children's Discovery Center at the Rock Springs Library. This would not have been possible without the help of many volunteers, according to a press release....

 2020-01-20 20:00 

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Regulators revise Moneta Divide permit...

CASPER — After months of public outcry, state regulators revised a permit for a major oil and gas firm operating at Moneta Divide in central Wyoming. Subject to public comment, the permit will maintain existing limits on discharged water at......

 2020-01-20 20:00 

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Teton goat gunning a go despite G&F condemnation...

To protect imperiled bighorn sheep, Grand Teton National Park will try to gun down invading mountain goats from the air — despite a Wyoming Game and Fish Commission resolution condemning the plan....

 2020-01-20 20:00 

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Impact assistance growth 'extraordinary,' officials say...

RIVERTON — State revenue forecasters say the growth of Wyoming's impact assistance program has been "pretty extraordinary" this year....

 2020-01-20 17:01 

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Amazing electronics: Noteworthy innovations from 2020 International CES...

(BPT) - CES — the Consumer Electronics Show — is the annual trade show that showcases the best in tech innovations from around the world. These technologies push the boundaries of what is possible, from automotive to robotics to computers......

 2020-01-20 06:00 

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Anxious About the Economy? New Survey Reveals Your Next Steps...

(StatePoint) Economic analysts increasingly predict that the U.S. will soon experience a recession, and a recent survey by CFP Board/Morning Consult shows many Americans agree: 55 percent of respondents believe a recession will occur in the next year. Rou...

 2020-01-17 20:00 

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"Looking forward:" CRA runways will see $62 million renovation...

CHEYENNE At more than 50 years old, the runways at Cheyenne Regional Airport need repairs, which come with a price tag of $62 million. And while that is a lot of money, more than 90% of the project will......

 2020-01-17 20:00 

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New hospital CEO meets and greets with public...

RAWLINS Memorial Hospital of Carbon County's cafeteria packed with people last Wednesday evening as local business leaders, politicians and members of the public came to meet the hospital's new chief executive officer during an open house meet and...

 2020-01-17 20:00 

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Proposed new development prompts College Drive expansion plan...

CHEYENNE College Drive could be getting two additional lanes as early as 2025, according to a new proposal presented by the Wyoming Department of Transportation on Thursday night....

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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Accidental A&W kitchen fire started by oily rags...

ROCK SPRINGS An early morning fire in the A&W kitchen at the Cruel Jack's Travel Plaza was started accidentally Wednesday, according to fire investigators....

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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Cheyenne's economy affected by dip in mining, construction jobs...

CHEYENNE Wyoming's capital city is experiencing an economic downturn, according to a new quarterly report by the state's Department of Administration and Information....

 2020-01-17 12:00 

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City Planning board approves conditional use permit for downtown coffee roasting facility...

In a 4-1 vote, Laramie's Planning Commission voted to allow the operation of Coal Creek's new roasting and wholesale location on Second Street....

 2020-01-16 20:00 

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Feds reject plan to reduce air ambulance costs...

CASPER — Wyoming's effort to curb air ambulance costs was dealt a blow earlier this month when the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rejected the plan outright....

 2020-01-16 20:00 

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Ramaco receives millions for 'coal to product' development...

CHEYENNE — Wyoming's current economic story is centered around the fact that the coal industry is in an inevitable downward spiral. But one Sheridan company is working to change that narrative by converting one of the state's most abundant r...

 2020-01-16 20:00 

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Powell farm cleared to raise sage grouse...

POWELL — A Powell game bird farm has been given a green light to move to the next step in raising greater sage grouse by the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, with plans to collect grouse eggs this spring....

 2020-01-16 12:00 

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Wyoming Beef Council seeking a producer of range cattle...

CHEYENNE The Wyoming Beef Council has an upcoming vacancy for a producer of range cattle....

 2020-01-16 12:00 

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Cheyenne Regional Medical Center receives chest pain certification...

CHEYENNE Cheyenne Regional Medical Center has earned a chest pain certification from the Joint Commission, the nation's oldest and largest standards-setting and accrediting organization in health care....

 2020-01-16 12:00 

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Large wind energy project begins permitting process for area near Tie Siding...

The views enjoyed while driving along U.S. Highway 287 south of Laramie could include an array of wind turbines if the Rail Tie Wind Project is completed as planned....

 2020-01-15 06:00 

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How to Troubleshoot Your Technology Issues...

(StatePoint) If you're like most people, you've spent more time than you're willing to admit troubleshooting a technology issue with any one of the many devices in your connected home. Did you know that the average person owns at least......

 2020-01-15 06:00 

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3 Financial Planning Trends to Look for in 2020...

(StatePoint) The latest financial planning trends anticipated by industry experts will have important implications for consumers....

 2020-01-15 06:00 

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5 Tips to Help Older Adults Be Healthier in 2020...

(StatePoint) For many, the new year is about establishing goals for the year ahead. But where should you start? As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you......

 2020-01-14 20:00 

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State, local partnership leads to SkyWest service...

SHERIDAN — A United Express flight that arrived at Sheridan County Airport Sunday afternoon marked the beginning of SkyWest Airlines' tenure as the airport's commercial air service provider, inaugurating a partnership local and state officia...

 2020-01-14 20:00 

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Legislator proposes way to boost funding for small towns...

RIVERTON — Small communities in Wyoming could get a larger portion of the state's local government distribution through an amendment State Sen. Eli Bebout, R-Riverton, proposed recently during a Joint Appropriations Committee meeting Cheyenne....

 2020-01-14 20:00 

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BLM Pinedale to address invasive vegetation management...

PINEDALE — The Bureau of Land Management Pinedale Field Office will be accepting public comment on the issue of invasive vegetation management within its administrative boundary until Jan. 27....

 2020-01-14 16:01 

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Get your glow on: 6 tips to make your skin and hair shine...

(BPT) - Face it, winter is brutal for your skin and hair. Between the harsh, cold wind outside and the dry, overheated air inside, it's hard to look your best all winter long. On top of that, everyone tends to......

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