News
8:46 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Company is still optimistic about Niobrara Oil Shale

Wells drilled in the Niobrara shale in southeastern Wyoming aren’t producing nearly as much oil as some had expected. But Anadarko Petroleum, one of the big oil companies exploring the shale, expressed nothing but optimism at a Business Expo in Cheyenne Tuesday.

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News
8:43 am
Wed November 9, 2011

Wolf deal passes initial committee hurdle

A legislative panel has signed off on a plan that could remove federal protections from gray wolves in
Wyoming as early as next year.   Sen. Bruce Burns says the Joint Travel, Recreation, Wildlife and
Cultural Resources Interim Committee approved the plan on Tuesday.

Burns says the panel was unanimous in recommending that the Legislature approve Wyoming's wolf-management plan when it convenes in February.   Gov. Matt Mead and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar agreed this summer to classify wolves in most of Wyoming as predators that
could be shot on sight.

News
8:36 am
Wed November 9, 2011

The EPA meets with Pavillion residents tonight

Residents of a central Wyoming community will be looking to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for
more answers Wednesday to their questions about pollution in their water wells.
The EPA has scheduled a public meeting at 6:30 p.m. to present
its latest data on groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area in
Fremont County. The meeting will take place at Wind River
Middle/High School in Pavillion.  Some residents blame gas drilling for polluting their water
wells with hydrocarbons although any such link has yet to be

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Holocaust
6:39 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

UW observes Holocaust Remembrance Week

In honor of Holocaust Remembrance Week, volunteers at the University of Wyoming’s student union have been taking turns reading the names of victims killed by the Nazis.

After several years of hiatus, several student groups revived the once-annual week of ceremonial and educational activities remembering and honoring the 11 million Europeans killed in the 1940s.

U-W graduate Sarah Robinson volunteers with Hillel, the Jewish student group, which helped organize this week’s events.

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Wyoming Conservation Voters
5:14 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Conservationists say Wyoming legislators are voting for the environment

The environmental group Wyoming Conservation Voters released its legislative scorecard for 2011.

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Barrett dies
5:10 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

Judge James Barrett dies at 89

James Barrett, a federal appeals court judge and former Wyoming Attorney General, died today. He was 89. Barrett was an army veteran, earned his law degree at the University of Wyoming, and was appointed attorney general in 1967. Several years later, President Richard Nixon appointed him to the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals.   Gov. Matt Mead knew Barrett personally and described him as “a friend, who with common sense and compassion, set an example as a judge and a citizen. ”   A vigil will be held for Barrett at St. Mary’s Cathedral in Cheyenne at 8 p.m. on Friday.

Open Spaces
2:13 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

October 29th 2010

Open Spaces
2:04 pm
Tue November 8, 2011

October 15th, 2010 - Open Spaces

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