Cheyenne, Wyo. – A coalition of conservation groups dedicated to preserving public lands for hunting and fishing says the government should tighten rules for oil and gas development in the Rocky Mountain West.
Sportsmen for Responsible Energy Development released a list of recommendations Monday that members say allows for energy development in the productive region without sacrificing wildlife and water resources.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – The National Park Service has formally approved an agreement it reached with the state of Wyoming and others last month to use explosives to keep a mountain pass open to snowmobile access on the eastern side of Yellowstone National Park.
Park Service Regional Director Mike Snyder in Denver released the agreement Monday. It codifies the changes in the agency's Yellowstone winter-use plan that the Park Service negotiated with state and local officials in a series of closed meetings.
Cheyenne, Wyo. – The Republican Party's newly appointed chairwoman for Wyoming says she believes that Gov. Dave Freudenthal's popularity rides on taking credit for the achievements of the Republican-dominated state Legislature and other Republican officials.
Republican Party Chairman Diana Vaughan and GOP Executive Director Amy Larimer both say that Freudenthal takes credit for Republican accomplishments.