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8:18 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

All sides pleased with leasing ruling

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8:16 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

Laramie County may be impacted by redistricting

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8:13 pm
Thu June 30, 2011

Jackson Hole growth plan approved

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9:01 pm
Wed June 29, 2011

State revenue continues to run ahead of projections

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8:56 pm
Wed June 29, 2011

Judge rules on leasing case

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9:46 am
Wed June 29, 2011

Game & Fish may buy 10,000 pheasants for fall hunt

CASPER, Wyo. – The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will try to buy 10,000 adult pheasants for this fall's hunting season after all of the birds at a farm near Torrington had to be destroyed because of disease.

Brian Nesvik, chief of Game and Fish's wildlife division, says the department is asking bird farms across the nation if they can supply the pheasants at an estimated cost of between $100,000 and $110,000.

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9:44 am
Wed June 29, 2011

Oil-gas lease backlog case heads to court in Wyo.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – A petroleum industry group and the federal government are scheduled to square off in court Wednesday over delayed oil and gas leases in Wyoming and other states.

The Western Energy Alliance sued Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last year over hundreds of oil and gas leases the government sold but had yet to issue to the companies that bought them.

Arguments are scheduled in front of U.S. District Judge Nancy Freudenthal in Cheyenne.

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9:42 am
Wed June 29, 2011

Grizzly unsuccessful trying to get horse feed

POWELL, Wyo. – A suspected sub-adult grizzly bear trying to get some horse feed caused the closure of a campground in northern Wyoming before leaving empty-handed.

Elf Fork campground in the Shoshone National Forest was closed for two days and part of a third day last week. The campground is west of Cody on the North Fork of the Shoshone River.

Shoshone Forest spokeswoman Susan Douglas says the bear caused minor damage to a horse trailer that contained feed but was unsuccessful in getting at the feed.

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