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2:18 pm
Mon June 6, 2011

Members of the Wyoming Troopers injured in a crash

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9:23 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Pavillion water issues continue to be worked out

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9:15 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Crash victim flown to Utah hospital

Jackson, WY – A bicyclist who was hit by a delivery truck in Grand Teton National Park last month has been flown to a Utah hospital following complications from the accident.
Fifty-four-year-old Alfons Moreno broke several bones in the
accident May 11.The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports Moreno had surgery on
his arm, but he was flown to a Salt Lake City hospital after
doctors later discovered an infection in Moreno's hip. The
newspaper reports doctors have operated twice to clean out the

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9:13 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Governor Mead provides more flood help

Cheyenne, WY – Gov. Matt Mead has activated another Wyoming National Guard team to help with sandbagging and other flood mitigation efforts near the Little Snake River, which is
above flood stage. The Wyoming Office of Homeland Security said Sunday that members
of the C/5-159 Aviation unit of Cheyenne were deployed to Baggs, where there has been minor flooding in low-lying areas. Wyoming got heavy snow this winter. Now river levels are rising as the mountain snow melts and reservoir managers release water to make room.

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8:56 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Public speaks out against Rocky Mountain Power rate hike

Laramie, Wyo. – Many Rocky Mountain Power customers say they fear that a proposed $80 million rate hike will be especially hard on people living on fixed incomes. They are also concerned about a range of service issues. That's the gist of written comments and statements received at a public hearing this week.

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8:50 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

Wyo. sticks with sage grouse 'core area' strategy

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – A Democrat-to-Republican change in the Wyoming governor's office is having little if any policy effect on sage grouse, the state's most significant species considered for federal protection.

Gov. Matt Mead signed an executive order Thursday continuing Wyoming's strategy of designated "core areas" of sage grouse habitat. The order makes only a few minor changes to the sage grouse policy implemented by Gov. Dave Freudenthal.

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8:30 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Army Corps teams assess Wyo. flood protection needs

Laramie, Wyo. – Three Army Corps of Engineers teams arrived in Wyoming communities Thursday, to assist with preparations for potential flooding. Two will be based in Fremont County, and the third is evaluating potential flooding problems arising along the North Platte system.

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8:26 pm
Thu June 2, 2011

Investment in Niobrara oil has yet to pay off

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – A big financial bet by the petroleum industry that the Niobrara Shale will be the next big U.S. oil play has yet to pan out.

The industry including Anadarko Petroleum, Noble Energy and EOG Resources has spent millions buying up rights to drill the formation beneath southeast Wyoming and northeast Colorado.

Even China's state-owned offshore oil and gas company has agreed to invest $570 million for a stake in a Niobrara drilling project run by Chesapeake Energy.

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