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New studies of the American West will be undertaken in honor of a modern Western hero. The University of Wyoming’s American Heritage Center is working with the Buffalo Bill Center of the West to establish the Peter K. Simpson Fellowship on the American West, a new collaboration to fund original research advancing knowledge, understanding and…

Cody Labs. CertainTeed. Several large-scale employers have shut their doors and left dozens of quality Cody workers without jobs. Is there any solace to soothe our fears? Absolutely. Despite the closure of these major employers in Cody, the overall unemployment rate in Cody has been low for several years. While this is usually something that…

Beans, beans. They’re good for your heart. The more you eat, the more you can benefit from a meeting in Park County next week. The Wyoming Bean Commission is scheduled to meet in Powell on February 6th and 7th at the Park County Fairgrounds. The Bean Commission is comprised of six members initially appointed by…

The University of Wyoming study has found new ways to reclaim land torn up by strip-mining. The study by Associate Professor Kristina Hufford and graduate student Kurt Fleisher, in the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, looked at former uranium and coal mine sites in central and southwest Wyoming using the traditional method of reclamation…

Are you an outdoor recreation outfitter or guide? The Shoshone National Forest wants to hear from you. The Forest has announced their interest in providing new avenues for visitors to experience Wyoming’s wilderness through permitted recreational activities. To accomplish this, they are actively soliciting any interest from business and individuals that would like to extend…

Yellowstone wants to commemorate a quarter of a century of change by taking your questions. The park has announced a series of live Q&A’s in March all about wolves and their impact on the park. Every Tuesday at 11 am MST, Yellowstone staff and scientists will take questions posted on their Facebook page on several…

The Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comment on a possible land acquisition. The BLM Cody Field Office has analyzed the purchase of 1,820 acres of private land on top of Sheep Mountain. They have already received an appropriation for the purchase from the Land and Water Conservation Fund. The acquisition will improve public…

After a flurry of pessimistic reports on the state of Wyoming’s fossil fuel industry, two more analyses aren’t garnering much confidence. The Wyoming State Geologic Survey has released their annual summary reports which reviews the highlights of Wyoming’s energy industry over the past few years. In 2019, the Greater Green River Basin and Powder River…

When Sleeping Giant goes to sleep this spring, it won’t be getting up again in winter. In a press release yesterday, the Yellowstone Recreations Foundation announced that Sleeping Giant will suspend operations beginning in the 2020-2021 winter season. Despite the ongoing support of the community, the operation doesn’t attract the critical mass of winter sports…

New technology is allowing Northwest College to put more drivers on the road. The Northwest College Center for Training and Development, in partnership with Eastern Wyoming College and Laramie Community College, is now offering a new non-credit program where individuals can earn their Commercial Driver’s License. In additional to the traditional method of obtaining a…


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