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Camp 3 Rotation

May 8, 2016 – The climb to Camp 2 took seven hours the last of which was hell. Though we left at 3:00 am the sun was up as was the temperature. The heat radiating through the Western Cwm by 9:00 was draining.

What Do You Do When Those Good Mining Jobs Go Away?

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Part 1 of 2 - It is a recession when you lose your job. It is a depression when I lose mine. – Old saying.

Wyoming, Russia and Saudi Arabia; Three Approaches to Fossil Fuel Decline

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As a state that relies on fossil fuels for much of its economic success, it is interesting to equate Wyoming’s energy job recession with nations with a similar destiny such as Russia and Saudi Arabia.

State GOP Delegation May Have Up-Down Vote on Donald Trump

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Have you ever seen anything like the current political race for president of the United States?

State Strikes Deal to Secure 18.5% of Arch’s Bond Obligation

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by Dustin Bleizeffer | Wyofile.com

Friendly People All Over Northeast Part of the State: Douglas-Bill-Gillette-Sheridan

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It is amazing the difference a year can make in Wyoming when it comes to the economy.

Clay James was Mr. Hospitality for the Tetons and for the State

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My first chance to watch the late Clay James in action was when he was helping to preserve world peace from Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in 1989.

Fed Scientists Question Grouse Strategy

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

Natural and human factors make it unlikely a proposed federal network of greater sage grouse conservation habitat will stay intact, the government’s own scientists say.

Today’s Information Superhighway Often Requires a 24/7 Workweek

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When I told my kids that I was going to write a column about their 24/7 workweeks, they looked at me like I was a Neanderthal.  Most of them have been available by text, email, Facebook, Twitter, Messenger, cell or other means 24/7 from their bosses or colleagues for as long as they can remember.

2015 Sheridan County Fair Results

Sheridan County Fair Results to Date

Good Luck and Godspeed to All our Grads This Spring

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When I was in high school, it was easy to impress me. It did not take much for a teacher, parent, sibling, friend or newsmaker to convince me about certain facts in the world.

A Day in 1903 When 169 Wyomingites Perished in Hanna Coal Mine Disaster

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Railroads and coal. Together they made history in Wyoming. Some of it quite tragic.

New Cry for Peacemakers:‘1-2-3 Joe McGowan!’

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Last fall, Wyoming’s present and future peacemakers learned about a new hero for them to emulate, when a young Lander man was killed while trying to break up a fight in Laramie.

Trilogy of Statewide Coffee Table Books? Next Book About State History

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As of this writing, more than 21,000 of our Wyoming-themed coffee table books are in circulation, a figure that completely staggers my imagination.

And thanks to all of you who bought these books. 

Crazy Oil Prices and New Drilling Technologies Biggest News in 2014

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Both statewide and worldwide, the biggest news story of 2014 has involved oil – both in how prices have dipped and how production has grown.

MY WYOMING How Green Was Your Wyoming Valley in 2014? Very Green, I Would Guess

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Wyoming has rarely gotten the reputation as a wet place. Perhaps except only when ski areas get buried or back when Cheyenne was inundated by a horrific super cell thunderstorm, our state is generally known as semi-arid.

The Most Interesting Man in Wyoming

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Most men secretly envy that male character in the beer commercials known as “the most interesting man in the world.”

Election Results

Here are the links for election results for Sheridan County and state races.

Sheridan County Online Results

Statewide Election Results

Election Results from the Wyoming Secretary of State Office -- http://soswy.state.wy.us/Electio...

Yellowstone’s Lure Draws 3 Million Visitors to State

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If you like tourism like I do, then it is easy to appreciate what Yellowstone National Park means to Wyoming.

Some three million folks come to the world’s first national park each year. Almost a third of them are international tourists.