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Wyoming jobless rate unchanged over month

November 25, 2014 in News

Wyoming's unemployment rate held steady at 4.7 percent in October. Read Full Story ... continue reading

Saratoga sawmill ships byproducts to help produce power, fire boiler

November 24, 2014 in News

In the not so distant past, it was not uncommon for sawmills to burn their waste products, such as wood chips and sawdust, in teepee burners. One of these rusted relics still stands at the sawmill in Encampment. The practice of burning timber leftovers ended in the 1970s, when stringent air quality regulations were enacted, so the timber industry began turning its waste into forest products, such as particleboard and mulch. ... continue reading

Anglers reminded to be careful on frozen lakes

November 21, 2014 in News

Anglers are being reminded to use caution this winter when venturing onto frozen lakes and reservoirs. Read Full Story... continue reading

Louis Lake RoadChristmas tree permits available

November 20, 2014 in News

The Bighorn, Shoshone and Medicine-Bow Routt national forests and Bureau of Land Management all have Christmas tree permits available. Read Full Story... continue reading

Wyoming Business Council program has allocated $307M in last decade

November 19, 2014 in News

Of the $307 million the state has spent to grow and diversify the economy through a Wyoming Business Council program over the past decade, approximately 3,697 direct jobs have been or will be created, according to a report presented to a legislative committee on Monday. Read Full Story... continue reading

Halliburton buying Baker Hughes in $34.6B deal

November 17, 2014 in News

In a deal that shows just how quickly falling prices can upend the energy industry, Halliburton is buying rival oilfield services company Baker Hughes for cash and stock worth $34.6 billion. Global oil prices have tumbled 31 percent over the past 5 months to levels not seen in four years. That has forced the industry cut costs by delaying or scaling back drilling — which means less work for Halliburton and Baker Hughes, companies that manage oil and gas fields for energy companies. ... continue reading

Four Wyoming parks receive certificates of excellence

November 14, 2014 in News

Sinks Canyon, Hot Springs, Legend Rock and Wyoming Territorial Prison, all Wyoming State Parks, Historic Sites and trails venues, won the 2014 TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Read Full Story... continue reading

Wyoming coal: tougher sell with U.S.-China climate deal

November 13, 2014 in News

Wyoming coal exports will likely suffer as a result of an agreement by the United States and China to cut carbon dioxide emissions, analysts said Wednesday. Read Full Story... continue reading

High Plains Gas says it will pay state $6.8M bond, keep its CBM wells

November 12, 2014 in News

High Plains Gas Inc. will post a nearly $6.8 million bond sought by Wyoming regulators Wednesday, according to the company's top executive, in… Read Full Story... continue reading

Korean War veteran finally receives Purple Heart

November 11, 2014 in News

Arturo Archuleta was an 18-year-old in the Korean War when a firefight put him in the hospital. Sixty-three years later, they finally pinned a… Read Full Story... continue reading
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