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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

The federal government’s imminent release of plans to let states manage Yellowstone-area grizzly bears - including by hunting - rekindles debate about whether gunning down grizzlies will undo years of conservation work.

by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

The House and Senate budget bills introduced this week exclude Medicaid expansion, one of Gov. Matt Mead’s signature budget items, and rely instead on a patchwork of health care measures.

by Kelsey Dayton | WyoFile.com

Cliff Manuel knew what he saw, even though his nephew, geologist Erik Kvale, was skeptical. It wasn’t the right type of formation.

by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

Days following the announcement of Arch Coal’s bankruptcy filing, the Obama administration announced Friday a moratorium on all federal coal leasing while the U.S. Department of Interior conducts a full review of the program.

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

As the federal government begins to remove some protections safeguarding Yellowstone-area grizzly bears, widespread and emotional reaction follows, particularly regarding a potential hunting season.

by Gregory Nickerson | WyoFile.com

University of Wyoming presidential prospect Jeremy Haefner spoke to the benefits of an open search at the third and final public forum with candidates Monday. The provost from New York’s Rochester Institute of Technology said he liked meeting students and faculty in public.

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

In a rarely documented occurrence, an avalanche killed a radio-collared wolf in Yellowstone National Park in 2014.

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