Wyoming

Since the 1870s, the West has led the way for women in politics
Since the 1870s, the West has led the way for women in politics
Though racist policies persist, the West has a distinctive heritage of expanding voting rights for women.
Falling bears; border wall delights; lightning strikes
Falling bears; border wall delights; lightning strikes
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Energy lobbyists changed politicians’ official letters supporting gas project
Energy lobbyists changed politicians’ official letters supporting gas project
The Consumer Energy Alliance made substantial edits to lawmaker op-eds about the controversial Jordan Cove Energy Project.
Wind swept; Pet lives matter; Moose, over produce
Wind swept; Pet lives matter; Moose, over produce
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
In Wyoming, a cautious public lands victory
In Wyoming, a cautious public lands victory
Grassroots efforts to fight land transfer bills have succeeded — for now.
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.
A new direction for indoor growers
A new direction for indoor growers
Vertical farming rises to meet growing demand for local, organic food.
Death by hot-potting; turkey intimidation; hunting poachers
Death by hot-potting; turkey intimidation; hunting poachers
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
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.
Armed and amorous, women’s pay and rogue bears
Armed and amorous, women’s pay and rogue bears
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Defying trends, Wyoming approves a new coal mine
Defying trends, Wyoming approves a new coal mine
Why a small operation is forging forward despite broader industry contraction.
Wyoming needs to stop stalling wind power
Wyoming needs to stop stalling wind power
What’s at stake with the Republican push to tax renewable energy companies
Inside Wyoming’s rough, tough underground
Inside Wyoming’s rough, tough underground
Boom and bust cycles shape the fates of Wyoming’s young people.
High Country News founder, Tom Bell, passes
High Country News founder, Tom Bell, passes
A Wyoming rancher and self-proclaimed maverick, Bell led a lifelong conservation effort.
Opening day at the Crow Fair, an accidental Wild West show and a moose miracle
Opening day at the Crow Fair, an accidental Wild West show and a moose miracle
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
BLM partners with mountain bikers to combat illegal trails
BLM partners with mountain bikers to combat illegal trails
The agency is increasingly looking to locals to help deal with high demand for recreation access.
States propose scaling back safeguards for grizzlies
States propose scaling back safeguards for grizzlies
New information surfaces about how Idaho, Wyoming and Montana would manage the bears after a delisting this fall.
Report: Coal jobs will decline with or without federal regulations
Report: Coal jobs will decline with or without federal regulations
A new study from the Energy Information Administration finds the Clean Power Plan speeds coal’s decline.
Canadians’ bad behavior, a cat-lover’s nightmare and gun-toting steeds
Canadians’ bad behavior, a cat-lover’s nightmare and gun-toting steeds
Mishaps and mayhem from around the region.
Wildfire archaeology exposes treasures of the dead
Wildfire archaeology exposes treasures of the dead
Wyoming fires revealed long hidden historical artifacts.
Wyoming considers raising an already unique wind tax
Wyoming considers raising an already unique wind tax
Legislators say wind needs to pay its fair share, but critics fear a higher tax could drive energy—and revenue—away.
Latest: Elk, not bison, are spreading disease near Yellowstone
Latest: Elk, not bison, are spreading disease near Yellowstone
Agencies have historically culled bison to prevent the spread of brucellosis to cattle.
As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off
As delisting looms, grizzly advocates prepare for a final face-off
The Yellowstone grizzly population is poised to lose its endangered status, leaving protection in the hands of the states.
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