The number of Wyoming residents to die from coronavirus has grown to 50 with the death of a Big Horn County man, the Wyoming Department of Health reported Wednesday.
CASPER – Wyoming job-seekers are in better shape than they were five months ago, according to new data from the state’s Department of Workforce Services.
The U.S. Forest Service will likely not consider conservation alternatives to a plan that would enable irrigators to draw down New Fork Lake by 22.6 feet, an official said last week.
JACKSON — Teton County commissioners have been texting with each other, town councilors and members of the public during meetings about northern South Park — a digital behavior worrisome to some commissioners and a Wyoming lawyer specializing in citizen access to government.
DOUGLAS — Roni VanOsdol is fighting a battle she may or may not win against mask mandates, but it’s one she believes is worth the war.
Wyoming has one of the highest juvenile incarceration rates in the nation, and state budget cuts are likely to make that problem worse, according to members of the State Advisory Council on Juvenile Justice.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — News reporters on urgent deadlines will need to file a time-consuming public records request in order for the Wyoming Department of Corrections to answer any of their questions after the agency lays off its public information officer, a state corrections official said Tuesday.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire that roared across a Wyoming wilderness area toward cabins and a water supply reservoir for Cheyenne calmed down Tuesday but predictions for more gusty winds were cause for concern.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A surge in the coronavirus continued Monday in Wyoming, with the state's only four-year public university leading the state.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Gusty winds complicated firefighters' efforts Monday to get ahead of a wildfire burning toward cabins and an important water supply reservoir in southeastern Wyoming.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by 12 on Monday as the number of confirmed cases reported in the state went up by 65.
JACKSON — Thirty households and a pair of hunters have filed tort claims against the Bridger-Teton National Forest, alleging that mismanagement of the 2018 Roosevelt Fire caused them personal harm.
CASPER — Once the Big Ten changed course and announced earlier this week that it will play a fall football season beginning in late October, players, coaches and fans of Wyoming and the rest of the Mountain West schools began asking the same question: Are we going to get a fall season, too?
RIVERTON — Claims of systemic racism by the leader of the Northern Arapaho Tribe last week have caused push-back by county officials, especially regarding the treatment of COVID-positive transients.
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Looking for 400 or so pounds of right-handed elk antlers, slightly used? How about a beautiful 6-by-6 rack with skull cap? Or, if you’ve got a really big project in mind, a trailer full of white antler?
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A rapidly growing wildfire in southeastern Wyoming was closing in on a reservoir that's a major source of water for Cheyenne.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In May 2018, Yellowstone National Park’s superintendent was ordered by then-Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke to manage the park’s bison “more actively like cattle on a ranch,” according to a park briefing statement.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming was built on the tradition of the American cowboy. It’s evident in everything from one of the state’s nicknames to the university’s mascot.
RIVERTON – After a successful debut last year, the Wyoming Honor Farm in Riverton has expanded its sagebrush-growing efforts to enhance habitat for the greater sage grouse.
GREYBULL — Big Horn County School District No. 3 staff members say a proposed policy that would make any personal electronic devices that they use to conduct school business subject to a search is a violation of their civil rights.
CHEYENNE — he 1952 marquee on The Lincoln Cheyenne is lit up again in downtown Cheyenne — no longer with movie titles but with names of bands and music artists to perform in concert at the 1928 building.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Yellowstone National Park had its second-busiest August on record but tourism is still down substantially this year, park officials said Thursday.
TORRINGTON — An early-season freeze last week had minimal effects on crops across the Wyo-Braska as producers gear up for harvest beginning soon.
CHEYENNE – Roughly 30 Wyomingites gathered on the grounds of the state Capitol at noon Thursday to protest against the requirements for children to wear masks in school.
RIVERTON — Public transparency and control by local officials were obstacles identified in the revival of a defunct 2013 legislation that would give jurisdiction over non-tribal members to Bureau of Indian Affairs police officers.
CASPER — More than a month after what he described as a “strong, strong consensus” among Mountain West presidents to postpone football and other fall sports indefinitely, University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel said the school is trying to resume competition in those sports sooner rather t…
Three more Wyoming residents have died as a result of the coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health announced Thursday, pushing the state’s fatalities tied to the illness to 49.
CASPER — The Trump administration delivered another blow to Wyoming’s oil refineries when the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency denied relief to several small operators struggling to meet biofuel standards this month.
CHEYENNE – In a crucial step in the state’s efforts to become the national leader in blockchain technology, a cryptocurrency company had its bank charter approved Wednesday by the Wyoming Banking Board.
RIVERTON — While contemplating tribal and non-tribal law enforcement jurisdiction legislation on Tuesday, State Rep. Andi Clifford, D-Ethete, sparked warnings on decorum when she criticized the county’s top prosecutor for his handling of an officer-involved shooting death last year.
JACKSON — Jackson Hole Mountain Resort has released plans to limit crowding on its slopes to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus while other Teton County resorts are still working out details for their winter operations.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — About 100 students at a junior high school in Cheyenne have been told to stay home after a school employee tested positive for the coronavirus.
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Republican Party has voted to censure a member of the Natrona County delegation for her role in founding a nonpartisan political action committee that gave money to some Democratic candidates across the state.
With several counties reporting double-digit increases in lab-confirmed coronavirus case counts, the state’s total of confirmed cases seen since the disease was first detected in Wyoming in March went up by 104 Wednesday, the biggest increase since the pandemic began.
DOUGLAS — Wyoming’s rig count skyrocketed by the end of last week, with four operating — a significant turnaround from not so long ago when the rig count hit zero, but still a far cry from the height of the most recent boom last year.
As elk hunters begin the general rifle season they’ll pursue animals that the Game and Fish Department found to be 32% above its population objective in the bulk of the state’s herds.
CHEYENNE – Roughly 100 students from Cheyenne’s McCormick Junior High were told to stay home Tuesday after a staff member at the school tested positive for COVID-19 over the weekend.
JACKSON – A black-and-white American flag with a centered blue stripe rose above the gathered crowd Sunday to show support for local police funding. A few dozen people stood on the corner of Town Square, backdropped with “Trump 2020” banners, waving signs to energize passing pedestrians and …
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The number of Wyoming residents killed by the coronavirus rose by four while one of the state's biggest school districts reported that an employee tested positive for the virus.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) — Two brothers accused of riding motorcycles off-road and harassing bison in Yellowstone National Park have pleaded not guilty.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming increased by four on Tuesday as the number of new cases in the state and the number of recoveries almost canceled each other out.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming lawmakers took an initial look Friday at replacing the state’s existing notary laws to allow for more signings to be done virtually and by some out-of-state residents.
JACKSON — Looking for 400 or so pounds of right-handed elk antlers, slightly used? How about a beautiful 6-by-6 rack with skull cap? Or, if you’ve got a really big project in mind, a trailer full of white antler?
CASPER — Emergency room staff at the SageWest hospital in Riverton allegedly turned away potential COVID-19 patients from the Wind River Indian Reservation at the start of the pandemic, Northern Arapaho Business Council Chairman Lee Spoonhunter told state lawmakers Monday, leaving tribal mem…
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Forest officials in Wyoming have announced that the Bridger-Teton National Forest increased by 240 acres (97 hectares) after formerly private land was transferred to the forest.