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Central Wyoming College Offers New Clinical Medical Assistant Certificate

Beginning this fall, Central Wyoming College will offer students a new Clinical Medical Assistant certificate.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

The Missoula Independent Online

Following Rankin's lead

Even today, the battle for women's suffrage continues by Gabriel Furshong On the first day of February 1911, a determined woman named Jeannette Rankin stood before the Montana State Legislature and told the story of the long half-century battle for women's suffrage.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government

Wed Jul 30, 2014

KCWY13

Gas Prices Up in Wyoming

Recent figures show across the nation the price of gas is down. News 13's Jeff Platt looked to see if the same trend is happening in Wyoming and was surprised to find Wyoming prices aren't as slick as they once were.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government

OregonLive.com

Oregon PERS Director Paul Cleary to retire in December

Paul Cleary, the executive director of Oregon's public pension system during a decade of tumultuous times, will retire effective Dec. 1. Oregon's is a uniquely complicated retirement system and an administrative labyrinth borne of years of legislative tweaks, political battles and legal decisions.

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Pension, Personal Finance, Wyoming Government

Planet Jackson Hole

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Less than one month away from launch, Wyoming is poised to unveil its new state lottery with participation in two well-known multi-state games.

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Related Topix: Lottery, Jackson, WY, Matt Mead, US Governors

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Motorhome

Wyoming's Wild Side

A 6-day, 600-mile tour through the Cowboy State reveals Buffalo Bill history, antique guns, Western whiskey, dinosaur fossils and relaxing hot springs Our trip to Wyoming was the kind of vacation I used to fantasize about in my pre-motorhome days: no stress, no expectations and a generous deadline.

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Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology, Cheyenne, WY, us Travel, Travel, Laramie, WY

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Wyoming seeks to widen space between wells, homes

Wyoming's current standard of 350 feet allows oil and gas wells to be drilled closer to homes, schools, hospitals and other types of buildings than other states permit.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Matt Mead, Powder River, WY

KOTA-TV Rapid City

Coal leasing dip could hurt Wyoming school funding

Projections show that a decline in coal leasing could tighten up funding for school construction in Wyoming in a few years.

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Related Topix: Powder River, WY

CED

GLDS strikes a multi-year deal with Sweetwater Cable

Wyoming-based Sweetwater Cable TV has signed a multi-year agreement to use GLDS' solutions to support its triple play services.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Science / Technology, VoIP

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Library presents matinee mysteries set in 'Big Sky' country

Walt Longmire, the charismatic and unflappable sheriff of Absaroka County, is a character made famous in the acclaimed murder-mysteries of bestselling Wyoming author Craig Johnson.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Longmire, Television, Robert Taylor, Bailey Chase, 24, Drama

Sat Jul 26, 2014

County 10 News

WGFD finds invasive species in Lake Cameahwait

Wyoming Game and Fish Department would like to inform recreationists and the public that a new population of the invasive New Zealand mudsnail has been found in Lake Cameahwait .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

KOTA-TV Rapid City

BLM to remove wild horses in southern Wyoming

The Bureau of Land Management is planning to remove 800 to 900 wild horses from several areas in southern Wyoming.

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NewsOK.com

No sneak peek allowed on Wyoming pollution reports

Wyoming officials have changed course and no longer plan to allow an energy company to preview and suggest changes to two draft reports on possible causes of groundwater pollution in the Pavillion area before the state allows the general public to see those documents.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Matt Mead, US Governors

WHAS11

Another tiny Wyoming town goes up for sale

Here's a gift for someone who has everything: A tiny town in far northeastern Wyoming named Aladdin.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Louisville, KY

Star Valley Independent

Study shows healthy quantity of ground water

The Wyoming State Geological Survey has determined "there is a sufficient quantity of good-quality groundwater in the Snake/Salt River basin to provide for the future."

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Related Topix: Geology, Science

Thu Jul 24, 2014

WOODTV.com

Left to right: Daniel Leuseenkamp, Kevin Seely and Kimberly Wonsey.

Daniel Leussenkamp, 25, is expected in a Wyoming courtroom to face felony charges of armed robbery, assault with intent to commit murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm less than murder and home invasion.

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Related Topix: Wyoming Government, Michigan, Michigan Government

Jackson Hole Radio

WYDOT Drops Spring Gulch Speed Bump Proposal

Wyoming Department of Transportation engineers dropped one of their proposed ideas to ease traffic at Spring Gulch Road and Highway 22. Jackson Hole Daily says the idea was to put a speed table across the most dangerous point of the intersection slowing down drivers and allowing pedestrians to cross safely.

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Planet Jackson Hole

PROPS and DISSES

We can get behind the National Day of the American Cowboy. Wyoming senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso introduced the resolution that makes the annual day, which has been observed unofficially for a decade now, a real Wyoming tradition shared with the nation.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Craig Thomas, Senator Mike Enzi, The National, Entertainment, Television, Rawlins, WY

KGWN

Security measures at CFD

There are around 100 people on the security team at Frontier Park to keep everyone safe, and that doesn't even include volunteers.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

KCWY13

Fewer Fires

Firefighters are wrapping up their work on a blaze northwest of Cody. The Dillworth Fire, which was visible from the Chief Joseph Highway, grew to only six acres.

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Related Topix: Fire

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