ROCK SPRINGS — Wyoming’s State Loan and Investment Board awarded Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County nearly $4.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Grants.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The white rings that wrap around two massive lakes in the U.S. West are a stark reminder of how water levels are dropping and a warning that the 40 million people who rely on the Colorado River face a much drier future.
CHEYENNE — United States Attorney General William Barr visited Cheyenne on Thursday to host a roundtable to hear the concerns of local law enforcement and announce $1 million in grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government on Friday extended a lockdown of its largest city Auckland for another 12 days as it tries to stamp out its first domestic coronavirus outbreak in more than three months.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's agreement to establish diplomatic ties with the United Arab Emirates marks a watershed moment in its relations with Arab countries, but the Palestinians say it puts a just resolution of the Middle East conflict even farther out of reach.
BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's judicial investigation of the Beirut port explosion started with political wrangling over the naming of a lead investigator, military threats to jail leakers and doubts over whether a panel appointed along sectarian lines could be fully impartial.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged Thursday that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money in order to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him the election.
The body of the 7-year-old ATV crash victim was recovered from Flaming Gorge; another COVID-related death brought Wyoming's total to 30; The Wyoming Hunger Food Initiative shared funds with local organizations; and Green River Animal Control is hosting an adoption even this weekend with most…
CHEYENNE — The death of a Big Horn County man who previously tested positive for COVID-19 has been added to Wyoming’s total number of deaths linked to the virus.
GREEN RIVER — The Green River Animal Control Department will be hosting a two-day adoption event Friday and Saturday after the center received 18 pets from the State of Texas. Most of the pets are dogs, and several are puppies.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is undoing Barack Obama-era rules designed to limit potent greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas fields and pipelines, formalizing the changes Thursday in the heart of the nation’s most prolific natural gas reservoir and in t…
LOS ANGELES — An artist in Los Angeles is memorializing each of the thousands of people who have died from COVID-19 in the United States with a delicate origami crane.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Crews scrambled to protect homes from a huge wildfire that prompted evacuations north of Los Angeles, and officials warned the blaze could flare up again Thursday as a blistering heat wave descended on California.
CASPER (AP) — A Wyoming county commission voted to sell its medical center to Banner Health, which will add the facility to its growing heath care system.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal appeals court in New Orleans upheld the constitutionality of the all-male military draft system Thursday, citing a 1981 U.S. Supreme Court decision.
WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Joe Biden is calling for a nationwide protective mask mandate, citing health experts' predictions that it could save 40,000 lives from coronavirus over the next three months.
MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Crowds of protesters in Belarus swarmed the streets and thousands of workers rallied outside industrial plants Thursday to denounce a police crackdown on demonstrations over a disputed election that extended the 26-year rule of authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko.
CHEYENNE — For the tenth time, Wyoming has extended and modified public health orders in an effort to contain the spread of COVID-19.
Revised health orders will be extended to the end of the month and also allow outdoor groups of up to 1,000 people. In addition, the Rocket Miner staff is preparing the 2020 primary election guide, which will come out in time for people to read before Tuesday's election.
GREEN RIVER — Work continues at the Greater Green River Intergalactic Spaceport, but Wednesday, Aug. 12, was a special day as a Wyoming National Guard leader visited with the troops and local leaders.
CHEYENNE — First Lady Jennie Gordon’s Wyoming Hunger Initiative and the Wyoming Governor’s Residence Foundation awarded 30 food relief checks in July and August to Wyoming Senior Centers, with funds designated for the Natrona and Cheyenne Meals on Wheels sites as well. All told, the donation…
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming State Historical Records Advisory Board wants to help you learn more about preserving your historical records and making them available.
LARAMIE — Grow a green thumb with the Master Gardener online training program Sept. 3-Dec. 10 by registering at bit.ly/master-gardener-2020.
CASPER — The Board of Directors of Special Olympics Wyoming has chosen Jennifer Haines to be the new President and Chief Executive Officer, effective Sept. 1.
ROCK SPRINGS — Bring your lunch, a chair and sunscreen and enjoy the live music of Rupert Wates during the next Brown Concert Series performance from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the grassy area on the northeast side of the Sweetwater County Health and Human Services building at 333 Broad…
CASPER — Wyoming's bid to purchase 5 million combined acres of land on Wyoming's southern tier has been put on hold after its owner, Occidental Petroleum, announced it would be moving forward with another bidder.
JACKSON — For the second time in four years, a branch of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that kills wildlife it deems a nuisance has released draft plans assessing the impacts of how it does business in Wyoming.
As parents, students, administrators and district employees nervously eye the reopening of Wyoming schools under coronavirus pandemic rules, many are uncertain that safety plans will protect them and their communities.