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Big USAF training planned
RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) -- The Air Force is holding another large-scale exercise in the Powder River Training Complex in the ...

Tornado was confirmed F-2

HARRISON, Neb. (AP) -- The National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF-2 tornado churned into western Nebraska from Wyoming, killing horses, injuring two ...

Different group says it plans to revive Cody gunfight show

CODY (AP) -- A new group is starting a gunfight re-enactment show in northwestern Wyoming after it was able to obtain affordable insurance coverage.
The City ...

Legislator says wind tax increase will be needed as industry grows in state

Wyoming lawmakers failed to pass a bill this year that would have increased taxes on wind production, but Sen. Cale Case, R-Lander, doesn't think the idea is ...

Sinkhole near Carissa could be historic shaft

Exposed during runoff from heavy spring snow, the hole could be part of the original Federal Gold Mining Co. production shaft from 1898.

A sinkhole ...

About the Mining and Energy Edition

Here's our 62nd versions of the annual Mining and Energy Edition.
It's produced each year to coincide with the summer convention of the Wyoming Mining ...

'We're ready for them to come back,' Gores says of energy clients

Jim Gores began to notice the impacts of global economic forces on the Wyoming energy industry almost 10 years ago, at the height of the Great Recession.
The ...

Tribes asked to consider abandoned wells, power plant idea

More than 200 abandoned natural gas wells on the Wind River Indian Reservation might undergo remediation, and the work can be one of several ways to help ...

Restoration work brings more life to historic site steadily

Despite budget shortfalls and unexpected obstacles, the Carissa Mine and Mill restoration ...

Pavillion fracking out of spotlight, but dispute is far from resolved

The Environmental Protection Agency may have walked away, and the attention from Wyoming's Department of Environmental Quality has fizzled, but the lack of ...

A smaller - and safer - energy year

Wyoming's minerals and energy operated at its safest level in years in 2016. There were no fatalities on Wyoming mine sites in 2016 and fewer lost-time ...

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Births

CANTU
A son was born to Vanessa Seminole of Riverton and Jose Cantu of Riverton at 5:35 a.m. June 10 at ...

Teen sentenced to 28 years in woman's death; body stashed near Cheyenne

GREELEY, Colo. (AP) -- A 19-year-old Colorado woman has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for her role in the September 2015 death of a woman who reportedly ...

Spring '18 target for start on rebuild of Wyoming Life Resource Center

Plans call for the refurbished Lander facility to house some patients that currently live at the Wyoming State Hospital.


Reconstruction of the ...

This pet alligator was found at about 5:45 p.m. Thursday, June 1, underneath a yellow Pontiac Trans Am in the 1200 block of Riverview Road in Riverton. Several ...

Firefighters responded at about 8:40 p.m. Friday to this haystack aflame on Ethete Road. Officials said the Wind River Police Department is investigating the ...

High water kept ambulance from reaching man who died Wednesday

Flooding last week may have contributed to the death of a 49-year-old man in rural Lander, Fremont County Coroner Mark Stratmoen said Tuesday.
The man called ...

St. Stephen's and Arapahoe people affected by flood get Red Cross help

Red Cross of Wyoming stood by with people and supplies, ready to assist those affected by flooding as soon as services were requested by local emergency ...

Commission works to cut deficit in half

Last week, Fremont County commissioners agreed to cut their $2.2 million deficit for the 2018 fiscal year in half by Thursday, when they're required to ...

Tornadoes, huge hail batter parts of eastern Wyo

Staff and wire reports

Severe storms spawned tornadoes and dropped enormous hail stones in eastern Wyoming. Property damages was extensive, and at least one ...

 
 

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