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Buffalo Mayor Proclaims April 5th As Service Recognition Day

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson

Buffalo Mayor Mike Johnson proclaimed April 5th as National Service Recognition Day in Buffalo, honoring volunteers and those who help by donating their time and efforts in their local communities.

Named and honored specifically in the proclamation was Americorps and Seniorcorps.

Assessor Gives Latest Estimate For 2016 County Valuation

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow

Johnson County Assessor Cindy Barlow gave the county commissioners her latest estimate on the valuation of the county for the upcoming year.

Laid Off Coal Miners on Their Own After Fueling Wyo Economy for Decades

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BNSF Railway's Gillette yard

by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

UW Spokesman Recaps STEM Center Dedication, New President Visits

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Public Pulse listeners received a recap this week on Tuesday’s opening dedication of the new science, technology, engineering and math center at the state university in Laramie.

Landowner group claims Peabody’s $790M ‘self-bond’ invalid

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Peabody Energy, headquartered in St. Louis

by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com - A citizens’ complaint filed Monday asks the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality to deem Peabody Energy out of compliance for $790 million in coal mine reclamation liability in the state.

Wyoming Could Hunt Grizzlies in Fall of ’17

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

Wyoming Game and Fish Department released a draft grizzly bear conservation plan Tuesday that could result in a proposal to hunt bears as early as the fall of 2017.

On Cusp of Delisting, Grizzly Hunting a Worry

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by Angus M. Thuermer Jr. | WyoFile.com

The federal government’s imminent release of plans to let states manage Yellowstone-area grizzly bears - including by hunting - rekindles debate about whether gunning down grizzlies will undo years of conservation work.

Prognosis grim for Medicaid expansion

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by Dustin Bleizeffer | WyoFile.com

The House and Senate budget bills introduced this week exclude Medicaid expansion, one of Gov. Matt Mead’s signature budget items, and rely instead on a patchwork of health care measures.

State Strikes Deal to Secure 18.5% of Arch’s Bond Obligation

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by Dustin Bleizeffer | Wyofile.com

Wyoming’s Bighorn Basin is a Jurassic Classroom

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by Kelsey Dayton | WyoFile.com

Cliff Manuel knew what he saw, even though his nephew, geologist Erik Kvale, was skeptical. It wasn’t the right type of formation.

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