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In Wyoming, tormenting a wolf is not a big deal

By Wendy Keefover

It’s legal in Wyoming to chase coyotes and run over them with snowmobiles, but recently, a man used his snowmobile…

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Where have all the doctors gone?

By Katie Klingsporn

There’s never been enough doctors in rural Wyoming, where I live, but a shortage of obstetricians is now increasing the…

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Outrage in Wyoming erupts over public land auction

By Savannah Rose

There’s a 640-acre parcel of magnificent, state-owned public land in Wyoming that’s set for auction unless the state changes its…

Pronghorn migrate through the Kelly Parcel, Wyoming, Courtesy Savannah Rose

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Chronicle of an abandoned oil and gas well — one of millions

By Jonathan Thompson
Abandoned well, Jonathan Thompson image

Even from a distance it’s clear that an oil and gas well called “State Senate #2” in New Mexico has…

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Wildlife watching has been getting a free ride

By Kelsey Wellington

There’s a new initiative in Wyoming that’s changing the face of wildlife conservation funding, and it’s already seen huge success…

Elk in pine forests on South Rim of Grand Canyon/courtesy NPS

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She mistook a dog for a wolf—and fired

By Amanda Wight

The story of a Montana woman who recently killed and skinned a domestic dog, then proudly posted photos on her…

Wolf watching at Slough Creek, Yellowstone National Park, courtesy of NPS

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Hiking public lands shouldn’t require a ladder

By Ben Long
Lisa Mcintyre via Unsplash

Imagine you were part owner of a nice piece of rural land, maybe with a trout stream running through it….

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Tips for a new code of the West

By Dave Marston

It’s not always easy living in the rural West, with customs so entrenched that everybody takes them for granted. What…

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Freedom in the West, but not for women

By Rebecca Johnson

I moved to Wyoming a few years ago for its outdoor recreation, but I also liked the state’s history of…

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A dangerous game of chicken on the colorado river

By Kyle Roerink

Central Arizona Project, Arizona, with homes. Image credit US Bureau of Reclamation

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Guess who has outsized clout on public lands?

By Jonathan Thompson

This may be a surprising story. It begins with a working group trying to save the last native bighorn sheep…

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Wyoming may be too much like America used to be

By Bruce Palmer

May 31 By Bruce Palmer If you’re hankering for a true Western vacation, come to the Cowboy State, where we…

Grand Tetons at the end of a Wyoming Road, photograph by Leslie Cross, courtesy of Unsplash

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