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Senator Burns Weighs in on Sage Grouse Issue

Governor Matt Mead is asking Wyoming lawmakers to budget $10 million over the next two years to free up federal and private matching funds to purchase conservation easements on private ranches in Wyoming in sage grouse areas.

Groups Call for Flaming Gorge Pipeline Intervention

A plan to get water to Colorado’s Front Range is back on the table, although a coalition of ten conservation groups is hoping the plan is short lived.

Santa!

As it has done for the past few years, OnStar is offering a chance to track Santa's progress this year.

Fremont Co. Bus Stop Death Highlights Close Calls

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) - A fatal bus stop accident in Fremont County is bringing some attention to close calls involving school buses.

WDE: Work Together, 'Lift All Students to Proficiency'

On America's educational landscape, states are ultimately judged at the national level by what percentage of its schools are proficient their respective state assessment. While some states are struggling, Wyoming is performing well.

Jo Co, Buffalo Discussing Modeling for Lake DeSmet

At the Johnson County Commissioner's meeting Tuesday, Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman brought to the other commissioners the possibility of the county and City of Buffalo having their own modeling study of Lake DeSmet done, to be ready in case industry should show interest in the lake in the future

Water Agreement With M&M Ranch Signed by Jo Co

A water agreement and license with M&M Ranch Acquisition LLC, the Lake DeSmet Counties Coalition Joint Powers Board, Sheridan County and Johnson County was signed by Johnson County Commission Chair Smokey Wildeman at their meeting Tuesday.

WHP Encourages Motorist Safety During the Holidays

There have been four fatalities on Wyoming highways this week and with many people taking to the road for the holidays, the Wyoming Highway Patrol reminds motorists to be extra careful over the weekend. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sergeant Stephen Townsend.

Wyoming Jobless Rate Steady at 5.8% for November

Wyoming's unemployment rose marginally from October to November from 5.7 to 5.85. Sheridan County saw its numbers go up slightly from 6.1 to 6.55 in the same time period.

Yellowstone's East Entrance Opens for Winter Season

Yellowstone National Park's East Entrance is scheduled to open for the winter season today.

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