Map of final parcels sold in BLM's Q4 lease sale
Bureau of Land Management

The Biden Administration has handed down a sweeping order that temporarily suspends several agency actions including the issuing of federal fossil fuel leases for the next 60 days, unless otherwise reviewed and approved by leadership.

Eagle Butte mine just after its 2019 bankrutpcy
Cooper McKim

A landowners' group voiced objections to Eagle Specialty Materials, LLC's Eagle Butte mine application for a five-year permit renewal. The Powder River Basin Resource Council raised concerns in a requested informal conference regarding the company's reclamation ability, legal right to mine, and connection to violations.

Some of the Mountain West's COVID-19 hotspots have been, and continue to be, areas with major ski resorts.


Ansel Adams / NPS

Scientists at the University of Wyoming are measuring river depth with satellite and aircraft images, which could prove to be helpful with increasing frequency and intensity of flooding.

Akai GreyBull

After President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in at the nation's capital a virtual parade was held. Participants from both the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho tribes were invited to dance for a national audience.

Sequencing Through Time and Place

Casper-based nonprofit arts incubator ART 321 is hosting the Wyoming Creative Collectives Exhibit for the first time this month.

Janet Yellen is President Joe Biden's pick to be treasury secretary. And she's been a big proponent of a carbon tax.


Park County landowners, residents, NGO organizations, and local government have united to tackle wildlife-friendly fencing in the area. This is the first of its kind in the state.

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Rebecca Travers lives in Casper, Wyo. Until late last year, the 42-year-old had been working at a non-profit that helps volunteer organizations across the state.

Map of the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative project with corridors represented
Bureau of Land Management

The U.S. Department of the Interior has approved the Wyoming Pipeline Corridor Initiative, a proposal from the Wyoming Governor's Office. The project has been in the works for nearly ten years with an eye towards boosting carbon capture utilization and storage including enhanced oil recovery.

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