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A New App Improves Management Of Threatened Species

Wyoming officials have long been trying to reform the Endangered Species Act. Just last week, Wyoming Game and Fish Deputy Director testified to a senate committee why more funding is needed. A new online application tool hopes to aid wildlife managers with budget needs for individual species.

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It's turkey season. Wild turkey hunting season, that is.

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The University of Wyoming Trustees have approved a new academic program in Construction Management. The program will offer a major and a minor, as well as a certificate for non-degree seeking students who want to enhance their construction management skills.

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For the fifth year in the row, the National Park Foundation and Subaru are partnering up to give a percentage of proceeds from the Subaru “Share the Love” event. It will give a percentage of proceeds to support waste reduction efforts in three of the most visited national parks. The funding has been directed towards pilot projects in Grand Teton, Yosemite and Denali National Parks. 

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Wyoming officials have long been trying to reform the Endangered Species Act. Just last week, Wyoming Game and Fish Deputy Director testified to a senate committee why more funding is needed.  A new online application tool hopes to aid wildlife managers with budget needs for individual species. 

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A Wyoming Legislative Committee is moving forward with a plan to hire consultants to perform a comprehensive study of the costs associated with Hospital Care.  

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A plan to try to reduce health insurance premiums on the federal health care exchange was approved by a Wyoming legislative committee. 

Spoken Words 27: Katrina Carrasco—The Best Bad Things

Nov 20, 2018
Jennifer Boyle

Feminist, queer, fun, The Best Bad Things is an historical crime novel whose main character, Alma, is an ex-detective who goes undercover to infiltrate a Port Townsend, WA smuggling ring. But what she’s really up to becomes one of the central mysteries of the book.

The Modern West 40: More People, Less Affordable Housing

Nov 20, 2018
Bob Beck

The Mountain West's population boom is putting a squeeze on affordable housing. What's being done address the issue?

London Homer-Wambeam

Last Friday, lawmakers gathered in Laramie for the groundbreaking of the new University of Wyoming Science Initiative Building.

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is the subject of at least three open federal investigations. But on the right-wing talk show Breitbart News Sunday, Zinke dismissed news of his imminent departure from the Trump administration.

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