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Natural History Museum to start dinosaur dig in US

Project Mission Jurassic will excavate land in Wyoming where brachiosaurus and diplodocus have been unearthedThe Natural History Museum is embarking on its first major overseas dig since the 1980s in the hope of unearthing new Jurassic-era dinosaurs.The project, entitled Mission Jurassic, which will excavate a square mile of land in Wyoming, US, will involve a team from the Natural History Museum working alongside scientists from the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis and the Naturalis Biodiversi...
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Colorado Hands California the Vote Count of Coloradans ~ VIDEO

Opinion Colorado/United States – -( Last year, we discussed the threat that the National Popular Vote Compact poses to the Second Amendment. Well, that threat has increased a bit with Colorado signing on, making it a total of 12 states and the District of Colombia – comprising a total of 170 electoral votes. This means that a major threat to the Second Amendment is not that far off. Delaware, with three electoral votes, is reportedly considering joining this compact as well. B...
Tags: Gun Rights News, Electoral College, Harold Hutchison

United States: Fed Seeks To Bar Two Bankers For Life For Stealing Confidential Information - Seyfarth Shaw LLP

After being slapped with a post-trial judgment last April totaling $2.2 million for misappropriation of confidential and proprietary information, two Wyoming bank executives were named in an unprecedented

Best hikes near the Rocky Mountains

Spring is upon us. The Rocky Mountains and its sub-ranges are beginning to shed snow, colorful wildflowers are in bloom, and hiking trails that have been accessible only to cross-country skis and fat bikes for the past few months are opening up to eager hikers. Spring hiking focuses more on canyons than scrambles and meadows than summits, and these five towns are the place to base yourself for epic spring hikes throughout the Rocky Mountain region. Cortez, Colorado Photo: 2Kahns Photo Arts...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Colorado, Montana, Hiking, US, America, United States, Wyoming, Moab, New Mexico, Jackson, Miguel, Kanye, New England, Yellowstone

US judge halts hundreds of drilling projects in groundbreaking climate change ruling

In a rebuke of the Trump administration’s ‘energy-first’ agenda, a judge rules greenhouse gas emissions must be considered Drilling has been halted on more than 300,000 acres of public land in Wyoming. Photograph: Brennan Linsley/AP In the first significant check on the Trump administration’s “energy-first” agenda, a US judge has temporarily halted hundreds of drilling projects for failing to take climate change into account.Drilling had been stalled on more than 300,000 acres of public land ...
Tags: Energy, Science, Obama, Washington Post, US, Atlantic, Wyoming, Washington Dc, Interior Department, BLM, Trump, Nichols, Bureau of Land Management BLM, Brennan Linsley, Western Environmental Law Center, Rudolph Contreras

Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Drilling on Wyoming Land, Citing Climate Change

It's the latest ruling that faults the U.S. for inadequate consideration of greenhouse gas emissions
Tags: News, Climate Change, Uncategorized, Wyoming, Courts, Onetime

Federal judge casts doubt on Trump’s drilling plans because they ignore climate change

By JULIET EILPERIN WASHINGTON – A federal judge ruled late Tuesday that the Interior Department violated federal law by failing to take into account the climate impact of its oil and gas leasing in the West. The decision by U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras of Washington marks the first time the Trump administration has been held to account for the climate impact of its energy-dominance agenda, and it could have sweeping implications for the president’s plan to boost fossil fuel production a...
Tags: News, Obama, Climate Change, Washington, Environment, America, Barack Obama, Sport, West, Soccer, United States, Wyoming, Senate Environment And Public Works Committee, Interior Department, Donald Trump, BLM

US judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate change

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad swaths of U.S. public lands for oil and gas exploration.
Tags: Science, US, Wyoming

Judge Halts Trump’s Drilling Plans Over Lack Of Climate Change Consideration

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing broad swaths of U.S. public lands for oil and gas exploration. The order marks the latest in a string of court rulings over the past decade — including one last month in Montana — that have faulted the U.S. for inadequate consideration of greenhouse gas emissions when issuing leases and...
Tags: News, Climate Change, Colorado, Montana, Washington, Environment, Barack Obama, Wyoming, Drilling, Donald Trump, BLM, Bureau of Land Management, Contreras, Rudolph Contreras, U S Bureau of Land Management BLM, Kristen Lenhardt

U.S. judge blocks drilling over climate change, casting doubt on Trump agenda

The ruling, by Judge Rudolph Contreras of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, was issued late on Tuesday, according to court documents. It blocked drilling on more than 300,000 acres (121,400 hectares) in Wyoming until the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management conducts further analyses about how the development would impact climate change.
Tags: Science, Wyoming, Trump, U S District Court for the District of Columbia, Rudolph Contreras, Interior Department s Bureau of Land Management

US Judge blocks oil, gas drilling over climate worries

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A judge has blocked oil and gas drilling on almost 500 square miles (1,295 sq. kilometers) in Wyoming and says the government must consider the cumulative climate change impact of leasing public lands across the U.S. for oil and gas exploration. The order marks the latest in a string of rulings […]
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Trump administration forced to consider climate change impacts for the first time after court defeat over drilling permits

The Trump administration has violated federal law by failing to “sufficiently consider climate change” as it moves to boost fossil fuel promotion in the United States, a federal judge has ruled. The ruling, by US District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Rudolph Contreras, is the first major rebuke to Donald Trump’s efforts to promote American energy dominance, and puts a temporary halt to oil and gas drilling on roughly 300,000 acres of land in Wyoming. “Given the national, cumulative...
Tags: Science, United States, Wyoming, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Trump, Contreras, US District Court for the District of Columbia, Rudolph Contreras

Judge rules against Trump drilling plans because they ignore climate change

The judge temporarily blocked drilling on about 300,000 acres of land in Wyoming in a decision that could have sweeping implications for the president's plan to boost fossil fuel production.
Tags: Wyoming, Trump

Amid 19-Year Drought, States Sign Deal to Conserve Colorado River Water

Seven states, including California and Arizona, agreed to voluntarily cut their water use. But as the climate warms, any victory may be short-lived.
Tags: Utah, News, Colorado, California, Water, Drought, Global Warming, Wyoming, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Rivers, Reservoirs, Shortages, Lake Mead, Colorado River

THE APPLE STORE WORLD TOUR: From Albuquerque to Zurich, here's a look at every Apple Store across the globe (AAPL)

To understand Apple's global retail footprint, it helps to see it for yourself. We've compiled a list of every Apple store in the world. Jump to your favorite country or state via the table of contents, or scroll down to see every store alphabetically. It's hard to believe Apple was started out of a garage in California just over 40 years ago. Today, Apple is worth hundreds of billions of dollars and has over 500 stores in 24 countries around the world. Apple stores weren't even a "thing" unt...
Tags: Apple, Google, South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Sweden, Colorado, South Park, California, Steve Jobs, Washington, Mexico, US, Trends, Spain, Turkey

More Vernal Equinox

Spring begins in the northern hemisphere today, as the Sun crosses the equator heading north. For many of us in modern times, that moment — the spring equinox — is little more than a notation on the calendar. But to many cultures in bygone centuries, it was a time for celebration, as the Sun warmed the earth and banished the long, cold nights of winter. For the Lakota of the Great Plains, the equinox marked the beginning of a new year. They commemorated the event with the start of a journey acro...
Tags: Space, Wyoming, Great Plains, Black Hills, Damond Benningfield Keywords, Cansasa Ipusye

Best dog sledding in Park City, Utah

Cradling an 80-pound Alaskan husky like a baby, an impassioned Fernando Ramirez traces his intense bond with his dogs back to his childhood. When he was an eight-year-old in Park City, Utah, he desperately wanted to take up dog sledding. His mother, who grew up on a farm in Mexico breaking horses and taking in stray dogs, agreed under one condition: He must use rescue dogs. Twenty years later, when Fernando decided to step away from pursuing a career in physical therapy and marathon racing to...
Tags: Travel, Utah, Mexico, Wyoming, Arctic, Fernando, All, Dog Sledding, Gypsy, Park City Utah, Sox, Dana, Ramirez, Humberto, Fernando Ramirez, Sled Dogs

7 states seek US support for Colorado River drought plan

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — States that rely on a major river in the U.S. West are pushing for federal legislation to implement a plan to protect the water amid a prolonged drought. The Colorado River serves 40 million people in Arizona, California, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. The states’ representatives are meeting Tuesday […]
Tags: Science, News, US, Ap, West, Nation, Wyoming, Colorado River, FLAGSTAFF Ariz, Arizona California Colorado Nevada New Mexico Utah

The 52 Places Traveler: In Praise of Pioneer Women and Rocket Scientists

Huntsville, Alabama and the state of Wyoming are both gearing up to mark major milestones, but where one is an outright celebration, the other is a call to action.
Tags: News, Wyoming, Women's Rights, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Huntsville Alabama, Travel and Vacations, Huntsville (Ala

Wyoming grizzly bear sightings mark end of hibernation

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Officials say grizzly bears are starting to emerge from hibernation in northwest Wyoming. The Jackson Hole News and Guide reports a state Game and Fish Department warden spotted a bear last Friday near the base of Steamboat Mountain — a week after bears were sighted outside their dens in nearby Yellowstone […]
Tags: News, Ap, Wyoming, Northwest, Yellowstone, Jackson Wyo, Jackson Hole News, Steamboat Mountain


Hi from northern Wyoming. I’m new to this group. I’ve felt for awhile now that the way this country is going, we need to be prepared to survive without modern day conveniences. I’m hoping this group will provide ideas/suggestions to help me in preparing for that.
Tags: Wyoming, Weapon, New Member Introduction

New to the forum from northern Colorado

I'm 27 years old, a father and husband. I live in the hills of Northern Colorado on the border of Colorado and Wyoming. I love guns and fishing but not so much hunting (as a professional butcher meat isnt something I am ever in desperate need of) I have loved the outdoors as a hatchling and now into my later years. I am here to learn and just make some friends with similar interests but manly just to learn. When I was 18 I knew everything, but the older I get the less I realize actually know. I...
Tags: Colorado, Wyoming, Weapon, New Member Introduction, Northern Colorado

Fordham back in NCAAs for first time in 5 years

NEW YORK (AP) — Mary Goulding is a big reason why Fordham is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time in five years. The senior forward from New Zealand admits that the New York school wasn’t on her radar until after her freshman year at a junior college in Wyoming. Now she can’t […]
Tags: New York, News, Sports, Ap, Wyoming, New Zealand, Ncaa, Fordham, Mary Goulding

Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony

Kentucky Governor Welcomes NRA to Constitutional Carry Bill Signing Ceremony Fairfax, VA – -( National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action Executive Director Chris W. Cox joined Gov. Matt Bevin at a ceremonial bill signing Thursday morning for SB 150, an NRA-backed bill that fully recognizes the constitutional right of law-abiding gun owners to carry a concealed firearm. “I would like to thank Gov. Bevin for his leadership on this critical self-defense initiative....
Tags: Guns, Kentucky, Wyoming, Matt Bevin, Nra, Bevin, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Constitutional Carry, Institute for Legislative Action ILA, National Rifle Association of America ILA, Chris W Cox, Cox Constitutional, Damon Thayer Brandon Smith, Savannah Maddox Kentucky

Here’s the high-priced advice college applicants buy that doesn’t trigger the FBI

Porcelain Pencils by Katharine Morling The FBI just announced a sting operation that caught 50 rich and famous parents paying millions of dollars to bribe and cheat to get their under-qualified kids into top colleges (and, mysteriously, some not-top colleges). Last year a magnet school in Louisiana, which had been celebrated for getting poor minority students into top schools year after year admitted to lying and cheating to get the kids in. I’ve been convinced that the college system is br...
Tags: Montana, Brown University, Careers, Intel, Fbi, Wyoming, Louisiana, Siemens, Ucla, Frank, Westinghouse, Stanford Berkeley, Jose Gonzales, College & grad school, Harvard This, Katharine Morling

Late-winter storm hits Midwest after paralyzing Colorado

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities farther east.
Tags: News, Colorado, Wyoming, Nebraska, Omaha, Midwest, Neb AP

Washingtonians Deserve Real Solutions, Not Bans Offering False Promises

Opinion: Duane Liptak is Executive Vice President of Magpul Industries Corporation, a manufacturer of firearm accessories. Washingtonians Deserve Real Solutions, Not Bans Offering False Promises Washington – -( Lawmakers in Olympia are convinced they’ve found the solution to solving the crime problem. Reducing crime, they seem to agree, is just a matter of reducing the capacity of how many rounds of ammunition can go into a magazine. They just can’t seem to agree on what that n...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Colorado, Washington, Fbi, United States, Wyoming, Nra, Olympia, John Hickenlooper, Evergreen State, Magpul Industries Corporation, Bureau of Investigation, Gun Rights News, Duane Liptak, Magazine Bans

Sam Elliot Hunts Jeff Bridges In ‘The Man Who Killed Bigfoot And Then The Lebowski’

“Uhh, The Dude minds! This will not stand!” Years and years after heroically — and surreptitiously — ending World War II by assassinating Adolf Hitler in a harrowing, lethal operation, American hero Calvin Barr (Sam Elliott), now languishing in the dust heap of American history and largely forgotten despite his past great deeds, is called upon by the US government to hunt down the fabled THE DUDE (Jeff Bridges), who might be the carrier of an unusually high amount of chill that could destr...
Tags: US, Wyoming, Humor, Jeff Bridges, Adolf Hitler, Barr, Sam Elliott, Lebowski, Booyapictures, Sam Elliot Hunts Jeff Bridges, Calvin Barr Sam Elliott

Boise State women win third straight Mountain West title

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Braydey Hodgins scored 16 points to lead Boise State to its third straight Mountain West Conference Tournament title, beating Wyoming 68-51 on Wednesday night. Hodgins, the tournament’s MVP, hit all six of her field goals, including two 3-pointers, and converted both free-throw attempts. She also had four assists. Joyce Harrell added […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Wyoming, Las Vegas, Boise State, Hodgins, Braydey Hodgins, Joyce Harrell

Jackson, New Mexico beat Wyoming in Mountain West tourney

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Vance Jackson scored 21 of his 26 points in the second half to help New Mexico overcome a 13-point deficit and beat Wyoming 78-68 on Wednesday in the first round of the Mountain West Conference tournament. Jackson was 8-of-15 shooting and finished with eight rebounds, five assists and a career-best four […]
Tags: News, Sports, Ap, Wyoming, Las Vegas, New Mexico, Jackson, Vance Jackson