All posts tagged "Wyoming"

  • COWBOY POLITICS: Legislature eyes finish line, Science wins, guns heat up the floor

    Ban on teaching climate science lifted The 2014 budget bill footnote that barred the State Board of Education from looking at Next Generation Science Standards is gone. HB23 was written by Rep. John Patton of Sheridan to...

    • Posted March 3, 2015
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  • After a number of residential ‘field trips,’ Grizzly 760 was put down much to the dismay of many valley residents. PHOTO: THEHOLEPICTURE.COM
    2014 A year to forget for wildlife

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – The year 2014 will be remembered as tough on wildlife. From an unfortunate moose fatality in the Gros Ventre to an elk bloodbath in the park to a high-profile grizzly removal, the passing...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • Where is everybody? Desolation Row in Jeffrey City. PHOTO: LELAND RUCKER
    PROPS & DISSES

    Bare minimum doesn’t cut it One clear way to assess whether your politician has a Democratic heart or a Republican heart is to watch how they vote next month on a bill sponsored by Rep. Jim Byrd,...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Resolved to drink more

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Susie, my Healthy Being Juice girl, stopped by last night. “I have my New Year’s resolution made!” she exclaimed. “I can’t wait to hear,” I said, showing the animated excitement of a snail...

    • Posted December 31, 2014
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  • Seminoe has 180 miles of shoreline and is one of the largest man-made reservoirs in Wyoming. WYOMING TOURISM
    Water weight

    Examining new efforts to protect a precious Wyoming resource Jackson Hole, Wyoming – During this past summer, as high-profile news concerning Medicaid expansion, wolf management and same-sex marriage grabbed headlines, a monumental shift in thinking occurred that...

    • Posted December 2, 2014
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    REDNECK PERSPECTIVE: Chisler 348 death causes outrage

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – Wildlife watchers and photographers are questioning why a yearling male Uinta Ground Squirrel, locally known as Chisler 348, was euthanized by Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials. Chisler 348 had been a favorite...

    • Posted November 18, 2014
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    PROPS & DISSES

    Tax shelter is nothing to brag about The nonpartisan Tax Foundation says Wyoming’s business tax climate is the best in the nation. Politicians eager to take credit and tourism industry heavies “viralizing” the acclaim heralded the news...

    • Posted November 4, 2014
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    Inaugural Solstice Fest rises in Alpine

    Jackson Hole, Wyoming – A thriving art community doesn’t come to mind when you think of Alpine – population 818 – but Marko Marino hopes to help change that with the inaugural Alpine Solstice Festival, held during...

    • Posted June 17, 2014
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  • Wyoming Governor Matt Mead tours the landslide on East Gros Ventre Butte. PHOTO: BRADLY J. BONER / JACKSON HOLE NEWS&GUIDE
    Gov: ‘Jackson Hole open for business’, overblown headlines may impede summer tourism.

    JACKSON HOLE, WYOMING – After touring the Budge Drive landslide on Monday, Governor Matt Mead said, “It was dramatic to see it in person.” Mead also praised local officials for their diligent work and emphasized that it’s...

    • Posted April 28, 2014
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    GET OUT: Zoomin’ to the Box Y Ranch

    My speedometer hit 74 and stayed there. I had passed the teeth-shattering washboard section of Greys River Road, hooked a right at Squaw Creek where I took the cutoff toward Stewart Peak and now, back on the...

    • Posted February 26, 2013
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