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7:31 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Mead wants more snowmobiles in Yellowstone, not less.

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6:29 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Wildfire continues to grow as of Tuesday afternoon

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6:28 pm
Tue July 19, 2011

Flash flood kills family of 4 near Saratoga

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10:54 am
Tue July 19, 2011

Crews battling 4-square-mile wildfire in Wyo

NEWCASTLE, Wyo. – A federal team is expected to take over management of a nearly 4-square-mile wildfire in northeast Wyoming.

The Whoop Up fire is burning on federal land about 10 miles southeast of Newcastle. The 14-home Ferguson Canyon Subdivision and two homes in South Dakota south of U.S. 16 have been evacuated.

Federal officials say two firefighters have been treated for heat-related incidents and another has been treated for an injury from a fall.

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8:22 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Campbell County legislators object to UW displayed artwork

Gillette, WY – Two Campbell County legislators are unhappy with a sculpture by a British artist at the University of Wyoming that links coal to beetles killing trees.
Reps. Tom Lubnau and Gregg Blikre, both Republicans from Gillette, say they are disappointed with UW allowing artist Chris Drury's work on the campus. The artwork consists of beetle-killed tree logs surrounded by coal. Blikre tells the Gillette News-Record that he believes the work is an insult to the state's energy industry. Campbell County is home to large coal mines. Lubnau noted that a large percentage of

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8:12 pm
Mon July 18, 2011

Wyoming offers several clean economy jobs

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8:56 pm
Fri July 15, 2011

Grizzlies showing up in odd places

Yellowstone National Park – The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish says grizzly bears are a common sight in Yellowstone National Park, but the animals have been showing up in unusual places this spring.

According to the Game and Fish, the bears have been spotted south of Daniel Junction, east of Meeteetsee and southwest of Lander.

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