Conference Circuit: Hey Dude

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The Dude Ranchers’ Association 2016 Convention rode into Cody, Wyoming, earlier this week. Location: Cody, Wyoming. Rundown Attendees: 60 member ranches. Vendors: 20. Speakers: 8.

How a Local Restaurant Association Is Making Taco Tuesday for Everyone

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The Wyoming fast-food chain Taco John’s trademarked it three decades ago and has fought hard to protect it, even though the term has become increasingly common over the years.

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Neurologist Shortages Widespread in U.S., Alzheimer’s Association Warns

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The gaps were most significant in Wyoming, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Oklahoma. According to new research released at an association event, neurological care is struggling to keep up with the demand in 20 states.

Associations Offer Help to Sheriffs Handling North Dakota Protest

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“When we get a call from Sheriff Kirchmeier, we will be ready to respond and assist where we are able,” said Glick, the sheriff of Laramie County, Wyoming, in a press conference covered by Prairie Public News.

Bring the Great Outdoors Into Your Meetings

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Then there’s the Wilderness Education Association , which will have 30- to 45-minute “field-based sessions” at its October conference in Wyoming—something that seems almost required of a group like WEA.

Nonprofit Arts Group Connects Indie Bands With Venues

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For example, Wyoming-based country musician Tris Munsick, whose band The Innocents was recently accepted by IMTour, told The Sheridan Press that his band was much more likely to tour out of state thanks to the program.

National Park Foundation Campaign Targets Younger Generation of Park Goers

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Tap the screen and within seconds you’ll be speaking with a ranger or park visitor at Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming or at Martin Luther King Jr. In 2016, the National Park Service will turn 100 years old.

Study: The Gender Pay Gap Is Real—and It’s Not Changing

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It was largest in Wyoming, where women earned 64 percent of what men did. Wage disparity between men and women has remained the same for a decade, according to findings of a study by the American Association of University Women, which proposed ways to help combat the gap in a new report.

An Association Just for Millennials? New Advocacy Group Aims High

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Former Wyoming Sen. The Association of Young Americans hopes to represent to Washington an entire demographic of people: those between the ages of 18 and 35. Ben Brown, the group’s founder, was inspired to launch the group based on the comments of a former senator.

Associations Aid National Parks Amid Funding Concerns

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As Congress debates future funding for the national parks, several associations have stepped up to assist parks being hit hard by the sequester.

Meetings, Destinations Get Ready for Solar Eclipse

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The Astronomical League took a similar approach, hosting ASTROCON 2017 in Casper, Wyoming—another location in the path—in the days leading up to the eclipse.

Four States Put Up So Parks Don’t Stay Shut Up

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A spokesman for Wyoming Gov. Governors in at least four states have reached deals to reopen their national parks and monuments. But there’s a catch: They have to foot the bill until the federal government is up and running.

Study: Association CEO Gender Gap Isn’t Going Away

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cents in Wyoming to 13.3 While female CEOs are rising in numbers, according to a new study from CEO Update , their financial compensation has yet to reach the level of their male counterparts, especially at large associations.

Beyond the Numbers: Medical Schools Try Holistic Approach

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“You could sort every female applicant in Wyoming by MCAT score with three keystrokes,” the association’s Dr. Henry M.

Group Aims to Help School Counselors Face Growing Caseloads

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Only New Hampshire, Vermont, Wyoming, and the U.S. 1,061 The average number of students assigned to each school counselor in California for the 2010-11 school year, according to the American School Counselor Association [PDF]. California’s ratio was the highest in the U.S.

Wind Energy, Environmental Groups at Odds Over Eagle Rule

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In November, Duke Energy agreed to pay the federal government $1 million over the killing of 14 golden eagles and 149 other birds at two of its wind farms in Wyoming. Weighing the interests of conservationists and alternative energy developers, the U.S.

How Arts Organizations Win Gold Medals in Social Media

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My chorus, SFGMC brought 280 ppl to Denver to sing, and then we took a side trip to Laramie, Wyoming to perform a benefit concert for The Matthew Shepard Foundation. Flickr Photo - Of Small Things.

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