CHEYENNE — In his first public comment on the matter, Gov. Mark Gordon said Tuesday that the Wyoming Republican Party Central Committee’s approval of a resolution calling on him to rescind his declaration of a state of emergency was “a very unfortunate choice.”
Wyoming officials last week established the framework for a system to offset destroyed greater sage grouse habitat even as the federal government diluted protections for the imperiled species.
On Thanksgiving Day, skiers loaded the lifts at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort for the first time since the resort closed March 15 — an end nearly a month ahead of schedule due to the coronavirus pandemic.
JACKSON — At the beginning of the pandemic, businesses and other organizations grasped at anything that might stop a person infected with COVID-19 from entering their establishment. One measure that caught hold was screening for fevers.
CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon has completed his review of a major oil and gas project proposed for Converse County, with public officials expecting to receive final federal approval by the end of year.
The deaths of 15 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Tuesday.
POWELL — A group of conservation organizations are recommending changes to the current grizzly bear conservation policy in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, asking wildlife managers to enact legal measures to prevent conflicts rather than relying on volunteer programs.
CASPER — Leading environmental groups in Wyoming have come out in fierce opposition to a major pipeline project proposed for the state, over concerns the development could disrupt sensitive wildlife habitat and exacerbate climate change.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Transportation is facing an annual funding gap of about $354 million, a substantial portion of which is needed to maintain the state's roads, according to a new report reviewed by a legislative committee Monday.
CODY — A class-action lawsuit with roughly 25 members and hundreds more eligible is seeking millions of dollars in retribution from Trinity Teen Solutions and Triangle Cross Boys Ranch of Clark on charges of human trafficking and abuse. TTS is run by Angela and Jerry Woodward. TCR is run by …
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An oil and gas stimulus program in Wyoming has shown promising initial results in helping operators recover from the economic downturn caused in part by the pandemic, officials said.
SAVERY, Wyo. (AP) — The state of Wyoming has denied most of a damage claim submitted by ranchers who say black bears killed an estimated 145 lambs and ewes last spring.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell again Monday, marking the fourth time in five days the number of people sick with laboratory-confirmed or probable cases declined.
CASPER — It is again the time when Wyomingites can apply for health care through the federal marketplace established by the Obama-era Affordable Care Act. The state has put new resources toward helping residents apply, and those looking for coverage will have a new option this year.
CASPER — A lawsuit filed this month against the Food and Drug Administration in U.S. District Court alleges the owner of Cody Labs misled federal regulators when it moved production of a drug from its Cody manufacturing facility to upstate New York last year.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's leading coal company plans to eliminate a health care benefit program for retired miners as a cost-saving measure.
CASPER — Tucked away in the remotest stretches of some of the remotest streams is a small fish that in the spring uses its head to build forts for its eggs.
RAWLINS — For more than two decades Mike Lujan, owner of Mike's Big City Steakhouse, has made it a point to give back to his community whenever he can through his talent as a chef.
LARAMIE — Sophie, Poppy, Rockie, Bandet and Peebs the sheep are used to visitors coming through the gate with goat cookies and carrots in their hands. But on one particular day it was different — there was a buzz around the barnyard. Even the donkeys and ponies could feel the excitement.
JACKSON — Wolves’ return to the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem a quarter century ago has been the primary force suppressing local mountain lion populations, a new study has concluded.
CHEYENNE — The life-or-death journey made by mule deer during the second-longest big game migration in North America came down to their ability to squeeze through a fence — a discovery made by scientists using wildlife GPS tracking techniques to map animal migrations in the West in unprecede…
SHERIDAN — A triple homicide in Sheridan County earlier this year brought to light different elements of the death penalty in Wyoming, including attorneys' ability to represent the defendant and time for closure in a case.
CASPER — When a company produces electricity using coal, natural gas or renewable energy in Wyoming, it needs a way of transporting that power to customers, both in the state and beyond.
SHERIDAN — It started slowly — a phone call here and there in which the caller sought help reaching a business supposedly located in Sheridan. The staff at the Sheridan County Chamber of Commerce, though, hadn’t heard of most of the businesses to which callers referred.
PINEDALE – A 2019 court case with five misdemeanor citations for violating a brand inspection law is taking new life as parties prepare for a second round in Circuit Court.
CHEYENNE — With more than twice as many COVID-19 patients at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center this week as a month ago, the federal medical officials who arrived at the hospital last week couldn’t have done so at a better time.
CASPER – Members of the Joint Revenue Committee have advanced a proposal to increase the state’s current 24 cent fuel tax by 9 cents, making it one of just a handful of revenue-raising proposals to escape the committee this interim session.
BUFFALO — After the testimony of Wyoming hemp producers and state business owners - including Buffalo’s Laura DeMatteis and Dave and Reena Veit — legislators tabled action on a bill intended to increase restrictions on hemp production and use in Wyoming.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials in northern Wyoming have voted to remove Dr. Ed Zimmerman from his position as Washakie County health officer, a decision Zimmerman believes is in response to him implementing a mask mandate.
CODY – The Wyoming Business Council is putting several measures in place to mitigate and manage against fraudulent claims stemming from its CARES Act COVID-19 business relief program.
The deaths of 13 more Wyoming residents have been linked to the coronavirus, bringing the number of fatalities blamed on the illness to 215, the Wyoming Health Department said Wednesday.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park reported their highest number of visitors for October.
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature will delay most of its 2021 general session beyond January as a safety precaution against COVID-19, which has spread at record levels in the state in recent weeks.
JACKSON — Wyoming is on pace to see nearly 400 more fatalities in 2020 than in 2019, but a lack of consistent rules for coroners and the dearth of testing at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic make it difficult to know exactly how many of those will be from COVID-19.
CASPER – Washakie County leaders voted in a special meeting Monday to remove health officer Dr. Ed Zimmerman from his position, an action Zimmerman believes was in response to him implementing a mask order for the county.