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Coal giant to receive award for bankruptcy deal that screwed over its workers.

The country's second-largest coal supplier, fresh off bankruptcy, will receive the Restructuring Deal of the Year' award.A shovel prepares to dump a load of coal into a 320-ton truck at the Arch Coal Inc.-owned Black Thunder mine in Wright, WY. CREDIT: AP Photo/Matthew Brown, FileIt's been a wild year for Arch Coal, the ...

- ThinkProgress - US

Lear to launch vehicle communication partnership with Wyoming.

Lear is partnering with Wyoming to enable vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication in the state.

- Automotive News - US

Tigers and leopards protected in China's new park, which is larger than Yellowstone.

In China, a new 5,600-square-mile reserve has been established to protect endangered Amur leopards and Siberian tigers, also known as Amur tigers.

- MNN - US

WATCH: Wildfire danger spans from Texas to Wyoming.

Red flag warnings are extending over a wide stretch of the country.

- ABC News - US

Wyoming Air Force base mulls development on vacant land.

Officials at a U.S. Air Force base in Wyoming want to develop about 74 acres of nearby vacant land.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Oil And Gas States Forced To Cut Education Spending.

The oil price slump has put pressure on the budgets of the U.S. oil and coal states that have been struggling with lower energy tax revenues and difficult decisions about which public-sector financing they should reduce. Higher budget deficits have led to cuts across the board, and education has been one of the sectors on ...

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Montana Towns Argue for Resort Tax Hikes.

Booming traffic, or overtourism, to Montana's scenic jewels, such as Yellowstone and Glacier national parks, is stressing the small gateway towns. -Sean O'Neill

- Skift - US

To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Feeding peanut butter kibbles to millions of prairie dogs — by flinging the treats from four-wheelers and dropping them from drones — could be the next big thing to help a spunky little weasel that almost…

- Billings Gazette - US

To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Feeding peanut butter kibbles to millions of prairie dogs — by flinging the treats from four-wheelers and dropping them from...

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To aid ferrets, vaccine treats planned for prairie dogs.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. " Feeding vaccine nuggets to prairie dogs could help bring back a species of prairie weasel that almost went extinct.Scientists thought the black-footed ferret was extinct until a Wyoming ranch dog brought a...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Input sought in effort to review Wyoming math standards.

- Education Week - US

A former FBI agent shares 10 tough skills you need to be a strong leader

To survive growing up on a remote cattle ranch in the middle of Wyoming, I needed to be scrappy, gritty, and tenacious. If I wasn't keeping an eye out for rattle snakes, I was avoiding horned bulls from charging my horse as I tried to cut them from a herd of cows. I learned many important life lessons on that ranch, not the ...

- Business Insider - US

Rapid City native appointed as next bishop of Cheyenne

Vatican City, Mar 16, 2017 / 09:22 am .- On Thursday the Vatican announced that Pope Francis has chosen Fr. Steven Biegler, a native of Rapid City, South Dakota, as the next bishop of the Diocese of Cheyenne, WY. A March 16 message posted on the Rapid City diocese’s website wished Fr. Biegler well in his new role on ...

- Catholic News Agency - US

Native American Radio Bridges Cultures, Communities

Never in a million years did Tom Eagle Staff, a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe and a retired federal worker, imagine he’d end up a broadcast executive.  But if everything goes according to plan, on July 1st, he’ll be in charge of the reservation’s first commercial radio station. The Cheyenne River ...

- Voice of America - US

In Big Win For Big Cats, China Approves National Park Larger Than Yellowstone

By Dominique Mosbergen / Posted at The Huffington Post The park will be home to two of the world's most endangered big cats. In yet another example of a green revolution' in the country, Chinese officials have approved plans to establish a … Continue reading → The post In Big Win For Big Cats, China Approves ...

- worldwide hippies - US

DAPL Oil To Start Flowing By March 20th

Oil may start to flow from the hotly disputed Dakota Access pipeline as soon as 20 March, after a federal judge on Tuesday denied a request for an emergency injunction by a Native American Tribe, news agencies report. The court said an injunction would not be in the public interest. A section of the pipeline in North Dakota ...

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Never-before-seen views of elk herds on an incredible journey

UC Berkeley professor Arthur Middleton teamed up with a photographer and an artist to follow — and film — elk herds as they migrate over steep mountain passes and ford treacherous river crossings in Yellowstone

- UC Berkeley - US