State’s coal market decline coincides with global awareness of critical minerals shortage, including several with deposits in Wyoming.
Wildlife biologists say pronghorn may be taking advantage of the buffer coyotes leave between themselves and wolves, possibly spurring population growth.
Wyoming has had a long tradition of military service, stretching back to 1800s. Time and again, Wyomingites have signed up to serve in our military in numbers that far exceeded expectations.
The company that bottles Pepsi's line of soft drinks in Worland is once again using sugar — from Big Horn Basin sugar beets — in some of its products. That’s a big switch from what’s gone on in the last quarter-century, when the Admiral Beverage Corp. regularly sweetened its Pepsi line with high-fructose corn syrup hauled in on rail tankers from the Midwest, even as the factory sat surrounded by fields of sugar beets.
Both corn and beets have been used to sweeten the billions of soft drinks Americans have consumed for decades. And both crops have shaped and been influenced by the politics, perceptions and changing technologies that have driven the sweetener market for decades. One of the latest such developments has been genetically modified versions of both crops.