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ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Bureau of Management is accepting public comments through the end of April on plans to remove some 3,500 wild horses from public land in southwestern Wyoming. The federal agency seeks to allow between 1,500 and 2,165 wild horses on five herd management areas in the Red Desert outside…

46% of Wyoming’s land is owned by the federal government, and four Wyoming legislators want it all to be reallocated to the state – at any cost. House Bill 141 is currently filed with the Wyoming House of Representatives. It’s been sponsored by four Republicans: Robert Wharff of Evanston, Mark Baker of Green River, John…

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — U.S. officials have approved a 5,000-well oil and gas project spread across a huge expanse of eastern Wyoming that would generate thousands of jobs but has raised concerns over potential harm to to birds of prey and other wildlife. Five major oil and gas companies proposed the development on more than…

The potential new mine in Hot Springs County would cover over 500 acres and bring over 50 jobs to the area – if it moves forward. Wyo-Ben, Inc., a private mining company headquartered in Billings, wants to mine bentonite from claims on BLM-managed federal land. The plan of operations includes approximately 567 acres of mining…

Some people say it’s too early to decorate for Christmas – but it’s not too early to plan for it, especially if your plan involves a visit to a national forest. Christmas tree permits for Bighorn National Forest are now available for purchase online. Forest officials opened the permit period yesterday, Oct. 26, on the…


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