Jonah Bank and Taco Johns team up for suicide prevention
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Jonah Bank and Taco John’s Raise More than 14k for Suicide Prevention

Jonah Bank and Taco John's teamed up for the third year in a row to raise money for suicide prevention with Grace For 2 Brothers -- a Cheyenne-based suicide prevention organization. This year, more than $14,500 was raised and the funds will be distributed to suicide prevention centers across Wyoming. Keep Reading

Pronghorn nursery
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The Bloody Sire Inhabits the Sagebrush Sea

It’s been an interesting week on the ranch, which is located amid the sagebrush sea of western Wyoming. We had our first confirmed depredation of a 20-pound lamb by a pair of adult bald eagles. This was somewhat of a surprise since our livestock guardian dogs tend to harass big birds that come near the flock, and because most confirmed eagle depredations on livestock are inflicted by golden eagles – not bald eagles. I had watched a pair of golden eagles hunting over the sheep flock the week prior and was relieved when a spring snow squall pushed the eagles away from the flock. Keep Reading

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Moats: Legislative attitude to government openness disheartening

Wyoming citizens are abusing government agencies. That is according to some legislators and other government officials discussing attempts by those who pay the bills – the taxpayers – to obtain public records. The discussion took place at the recent meeting of the Joint Judiciary Committee in Gillette. Keep Reading

Busy Bees Cafe
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The Busy Bee: Homestyle food in Longmire country

When a restaurant is prominently mentioned in a popular western book and television series, you have to reckon it offers up some pretty good food. Buffalo’s Busy Bee Cafe, a regular stop for fictional western lawman Walt Longmire, does not disappoint. Keep Reading

Companies look for alternative uses for coal
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Companies look for alternative uses for coal

Once upon a time, coal helped to usher in a new technological age. So much concentrated energy in such a convenient package helped power the steam engines that drove the Industrial Revolution, transforming the way we live and work. Now, with coal’s future anything but certain, innovators are looking for new uses for the mineral that could fuel a new carbon-based high-tech manufacturing industry. Keep Reading

Wyoming Girls State
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At Girls State, women rule

Want a sneak peek into the minds of Wyoming's future leaders? Sixty-three of them are in Cheyenne this week learning the ins and outs of government. Keep Reading

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