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CASPER — As Wyoming’s GOP party prepped for its Saturday night convention here, U.S. House of Representatives candidate Liz Cheney accused the Obama administration of adopting policies that aggravate coal’s woes when the industry already is suffering from a bad market.

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson proclaimed April 5th as National Service Recognition Day in Buffalo, honoring volunteers and those who help by donating their time and efforts in their local communities.

Named and honored specifically in the proclamation was Americorps and Seniorcorps.

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow gave the county commissioners her latest estimate on the valuation of the county for the upcoming year.

Public Pulse listeners received a recap this week on Tuesday’s opening dedication of the new science, technology, engineering and math center at the state university in Laramie.

by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com - A citizens’ complaint filed Monday asks the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to deem Peabody Energy out of compliance for $790 million in coal mine reclamation liability in the state.

by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a draft grizzly bear conservation plan Tuesday that could result in a proposal to hunt bears as early as the fall of 2017.

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.

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