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Wyoming Dept. of Education unveils new plan for CTE support
Wyoming teachers soon will have more support in offering career and technical education (CTE) to students. http://www.wyomingnews.com/
Wyoming parents pay less for child care but still feel sticker shock
Kathryn and Kristen Lenth spend $550 a month on their 2-year-old son’s child care – and they said the cost is lower than what many other Casper parents pay. http://trib.com/
Cheney, other Wyoming Republicans split over financing of carbon materials from coal
In 2014, the Wyoming Legislature adopted a measure providing $15 million in state money to help pay for a test center that will capture carbon dioxide from a coal-fired power plant and find new ways to use it. http://trib.com/
Wind turbine manufacturer looks to train Wyoming workers
Wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind Americas plans to train Wyoming workers as wind energy technicians, CEO David Halligan said. http://trib.com/
Wyoming startup serving oil and gas sets sights on wind market
When Bill Gillette launched LogiLube with the support of the University of Wyoming’s Technology Business Center, he had his sights set on the Rocky Mountain oil and gas industry. http://trib.com/business/
Four professors at the University of Wyoming expected their research on solar panels and solar car batteries to increase energy efficiency by about 4 percent. They were a little off. http://trib.com/business/
Western governors fret as Zinke ponders review of grouse plans
The bipartisan governors of Wyoming and Colorado are urging Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to consult with states before undertaking any major changes to federal greater sage grouse plans, arguing that “wholesale changes” to the Obama-era conservation blueprint “are likely not necessary at this time.” http://www.wyofile.com/
Coal lawyers try to stifle citizens’ comments against mine
Lawyers for Ramaco Resources, the company behind a coal mine proposed in Sheridan County, are attempting to block neighbors from testifying on the mine’s permit.
Town halls across Wyoming call for reps' presence
Wyoming’s congressional delegation continues to elude constituents in Teton County.
Town hall hosts music, food, community, but no reps
Residents gathered Thursday night to share comments and concerns with Wyoming’s congressional delegation — Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyoming, Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyoming and Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyoming — during what was an unorthodox town hall.