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Water Investigation Continues at Slow Drip

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WyoFile.com - There were frustratingly few answers for Pavillion-area residents, and interested parties throughout the nation in the most recent report in the ongoing groundwater pollution investigation in central Wyoming. At the same time, industry officials say the report helps to affirm that there’s still no evidence to connect polluted drinking water to oil and gas activity.

Reasons Differ, But Wyoming and China Agree On Cutting CO2 From Coal

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Four Wyoming lawmakers came away from a recent trip to China with a deeper perspective on China’s CO2 emissions policy, and what it means to Wyoming’s coal industry.

Bighorn Basin Fossils Could Teach About Climate Change

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By Angus M. Thuermer Jr. - wyofile.com

Fossil hunter Ken Rose pauses during a stifling day in the BLM badlands west of Worland to take in the variegated sunbaked cliffs eroding around him.

Retired Firefighters; Wildland Colleagues in Danger

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By Angus M. Thuermer Jr.

— July 22, 2014

Five retired federal fire managers are criticizing a national wildfire group for failing to ensure firefighters’ safety by falling short on everything from decision-making to communications and even supplying crews with maps.

County Attorney Hopefuls Share Views

Last Week's Candidate Forum was held at Crazy Woman Square and those running for County Sheriff and Clerk of District Court were joined by the two candidates for Johnson County Attorney, incumbent Ken DeCock and challenger Tucker Ruby.

G&F: Be Aware Of Boating and Watercraft Safety

Now that summer is in full swing many in Wyoming will hook up to the boat and head for the lake. Boating, when done safely, can be an enjoyable family experience. However, boat owners need to take boating safety seriously or that enjoyable day can quickly turn to tragedy.

Work On New Nursing Home For JCHC Begins

The 2018 Capital Construction Project for the Johnson County Healthcare Center, which will replace the aging Amie Holt Care Center with a new nursing home facility has begun according to Hospital Administrator Sandy Ward.

Wyoming wrestles with gas flares that might not help oil production

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by Dustin Bleizeffer Originally published June 11, 2012 on WyoFile.com

Wyoming’s top oil and gas officials today declined a request by SM Energy Co. to continue flaring — or burning — natural gas from two horizontal oil wells in southeast Wyoming at a rate beyond Wyoming’s standard allowable 60 thousand cubic feet (mcf) per day.

Audit mistakes mar Wind River schools' success story

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By Ron Feemster
Originally published May 28, 2013 on WyoFile.com

The schools in Arapahoe, a small town near Riverton on the Wind River Indian Reservation, have attracted national attention twice in the past 18 months.

State's Education Committee discusses slew of important topics

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By Gregory Nickerson
Originally published June 4, 2013 on WyoFile.com

The Joint Interim Education Committee held its first meeting this week.

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