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The Wyoming Public Lands Initiative risks collapse
The Wyoming Public Lands Initiative risks collapse
As conflicting groups search for middle ground, some say the process is being rushed.
A Wyoming county pursues a private immigration jail
A Wyoming county pursues a private immigration jail
A rural town hopes incarceration will boost its local economy.
Experts: Captive breeding of sage grouse won’t work
Experts: Captive breeding of sage grouse won’t work
Zinke calls for a review of conservation plans.
Wyoming can have cyanide bombs — but Idaho can’t
Wyoming can have cyanide bombs — but Idaho can’t
One state moves to protect livestock while another wants to use them on predators.
Ranch owner builds in the path of pronghorn migration
Ranch owner builds in the path of pronghorn migration
It’s not clear if the new building could interfere with the animal’s long-distance travels.
Missing science, disagreement surrounds fracking report
Missing science, disagreement surrounds fracking report
Pavillion, Wyoming is at the center of a fight over fracking’s risks.
Wildfire archaeology exposes treasures of the dead
Wildfire archaeology exposes treasures of the dead
Wyoming fires revealed long hidden historical artifacts.
Uncertain future for Wyoming’s laid off coal miners
Uncertain future for Wyoming’s laid off coal miners
There’s some state support available but many workers face tough choices.
In Wyoming, a road block for public access
In Wyoming, a road block for public access
A tangled web of lawsuits and land sales mean people trying to access a Lincoln County wilderness area could face trespass charges.
Court will hear case against data trespass laws
Court will hear case against data trespass laws
A federal judge rejected the state of Wyoming’s attempt to dismiss the lawsuit.
Wyoming seeks compromise on wildlife migration corridors
Wyoming seeks compromise on wildlife migration corridors
Migration science has advanced, and the Game & Fish Commission is looking to reassess land use.
In Wyoming, the future of Native health depends on kids
In Wyoming, the future of Native health depends on kids
Infant mortality among Wyoming’s Native population is more than double that of the state's white population.
Groups sue Wyoming over ‘data trespassing’ law
Groups sue Wyoming over ‘data trespassing’ law
The laws make it a crime to collect data on open land if the collector lacks certain permissions.
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Dam bill for Green River revives industrialist dream
Boosters want Fontenelle Dam to divert more water in southwest Wyoming.
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Wyoming trespass law is the latest in grazing battle
Questions remain over whether the bill prohibits certain data collection on federal land or just private and state.
Feds demand payback for misused stimulus funds
Feds demand payback for misused stimulus funds
Millions of dollars for carbon sequestration that apparently never happened.
Critical mule deer research relies on fundraising
Critical mule deer research relies on fundraising
Scientists raise money to study effects of drought, development and migration.
Research seeks reasons for demise of mule deer
Research seeks reasons for demise of mule deer
Across Wyoming, herds are down by a third
Wyoming grapples with how to fund wildlife conservation
Wyoming grapples with how to fund wildlife conservation
Hunters may lose influence as other groups are asked to increase their contributions.
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
New BLM plan weighs sage grouse and oil in Wyoming
Governor Mead hopes the plan will keep the bird off the endangered species list.
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