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Updated PNS Daily Newscast - September, 21 2017  


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Public News Service - WY: Native American Issues

Friday is the last day for public comments on Wyoming's plans to manage Yellowstone grizzly populations. (USFWS)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Friday is the last day for public comments on Wyoming's plans to manage Yellowstone grizzly populations if the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service takes the bear off the Endangered Species List. The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission plans outline how a hunting season for the bears

The first Indian Relay races of the season kicked off in Buffalo, Wyo., this past weekend. (Diana Volk)

BUFFALO, Wyo. - The first Indian Relay Races of the season kicked off in Buffalo, Wyo., this past weekend. Twenty adult teams competed in what has been called America's "first extreme sport," where riders dressed in traditional regalia leap from one moving horse to another along a half-mile track.

The U.S. Senate is holding a hearing today on new rules that aim to reduce oil and gas waste on public and tribal lands.  (Pixabay)

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The U.S. Senate's Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Public Lands, Forests and Mining, chaired by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., is holding a hearing in the nation's capital today on new rules proposed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that aim to reduce oil and gas wast

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is getting ready to take over management of Yellowstone grizzlies and is accepting public comments until April 14.

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyoming is getting ready for the potential removal of Yellowstone grizzlies from the endangered species list. The state has produced a draft management plan, which includes hunting, and is accepting public comments through April 14. Connie Wilbert, director of the Sierra Club's Wyo

Conservation groups and indigenous tribes are gearing up to oppose the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's plans to remove Yellowstone Park grizzly bears from the endangered species list.

CHEYENNE, Wy. - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's proposal to take Yellowstone National Park grizzly bears off the endangered species list has renewed debate on whether the move, which allows hunting, could undo years of progress restoring the species. The action would shift management of some

LANDER, Wyo. - The Fremont County Commission meets Tuesday, and the latest developments in the federal case concerning voting rights for Native Americans are expected to be a topic of discussion. A year ago, a federal judge said the county was diluting the Native American vote with its "at-large" sy

CASPER, Wyo. - The Wyoming Legislature is working to make the state's "very rare or uncommon" landscapes rarer, and in most cases, make them disappear. A bill (HB0152) that has passed in the House and is expected to pass in the Senate soon, would strip the Environmental Quality Council (EQC) of the

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - Wyomingites may have thought election season was over last week, but it isn't, at least not in Fremont County. A Special Commissioners' Primary is set for November 16, and voters can meet candidates in person and ask questions during forums Tuesday in Ft. Washakie and Wednesday in R

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