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Stories with person: Matt Mead
  • Riverton Job Corps center officially opens 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 1:39 pm

    RIVERTON, Wyoming - The Wind River Job Corps Center is officially open for business after a grand opening ceremony and ribbon cutting.

  • $3M grant OK'd for new terminal at Cheyenne Regional Airport 
    Updated: Oct-01-15 11:13 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - A state panel has approved a $3 million grant to help build a new passenger terminal at the Cheyenne Regional Airport.

  • Governors: Make species delisting process more predictable 
    Updated: Sep-29-15 6:39 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The process of removing Endangered Species Act protections from recovered species should be made more straightforward and predictable not only for the benefit of business but of animals and plants still imperiled, two governors told federal lawmakers Tuesday.

  • Lawsuits challenge limits on industry that aim to save bird 
    Updated: Sep-25-15 6:04 pm

    BILLINGS, Montana - Officials in Idaho and Nevada and some mining companies sued the federal government over new restrictions on mining, energy development and grazing that are intended to protect a declining bird species across millions of acres of the American West.

  • With no protections for Western bird, focus is on land-use story has photos
    Updated: Sep-23-15 3:59 am

    BILLINGS, Montana - Before the applause faded from the U.S. government's announcement that there would be no endangered species protections for the greater sage grouse, the criticism began over wide-reaching federal conservation plans meant to protect the bird's habitat across 11 Western states.

  • Wyoming pays out millions to subsidize hospitals 
    Updated: Sep-21-15 8:25 pm

    CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming has burned through more than half of a fund it created earlier this year to reimburse hospitals to cover the cost of treating uninsured patients after lawmakers rejecting calls to expand the federal Medicaid program.