GREEN RIVER -- Shopko announced on Wednesday that it will close or relocate many of its stores after it filed voluntary petitions for a court-supervised financial restructuring under Chapter 11, but not the one in Green River.
LARAMIE — New Native American license plates introduced in 2018 that honor Wyoming’s two Wind River Indian Reservation tribes are now available through the University of Wyoming Alumni Association office. Proceeds will fund Native American student scholarships at UW.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Arts Council, with funding from The Pattie and Earle Layser Memorial Fund, announces the Greater Yellowstone Creative Writing and Journalism Fellowship.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming Republican U.S. Sens. Mike Enzi and John Barrasso are supporting proposed legislation that would allow individuals with concealed carry permits in their home state to exercise those rights in any other state with concealed carry laws, while abiding by that state…
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — More than four months after Missouri became the first U.S. state to regulate the term "meat" on product labels, Nebraska's powerful farm groups are pushing for similar protection from veggie burgers, tofu dogs and other items that look and taste like real meat.
NEW YORK (AP) — It's early, but the current flu season is shaping up to be gentler than last winter's unusually brutal one, U.S. health officials said.
SOUTH PASS CITY — ”News of the 1867 gold strike in the Sweetwater area attracted the curious and the adventuresome — speculators, connivers and losers. It lured miners from every state and territory of the continental United States except Dakota and Arizona, and from 26 foreign counties,” Ma…
GREEN RIVER — Annual ice fishing derbies are coming up at Flaming Gorge and Fontenelle reservoirs, and anglers who would like some tips to increase their catch can attend a free ice fishing clinic beforehand.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — A local Chamber of Commerce and state wildlife departments have joined forces to fight back against an unwelcome invader in Lake Flaming Gorge.
GREEN RIVER — Fisheries managers with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department are encouraging anglers to take advantage of the new, higher limits on lake trout at the Flaming Gorge Reservoir.
RIVERTON, Wyo. (AP) — An investigation is underway after a convicted felon was shot to death during a confrontation with officers in central Wyoming.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Somehow, some day, the nasty deadlock between President Donald Trump and congressional Democrats that’s shuttered federal agencies for a near-record 20 days will end. The only real questions are when, how and who will be crowned the winner in public opinion polls and ultima…
CASPER (AP) — Authorities allege that a man who escaped from a Wyoming corrections center was assisted by a staff member and is traveling with her.
CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming should continue to fight to enable more U.S. coal exports overseas, the state’s new governor said in a state of the state speech Wednesday that also called for more spending restraint and better returns on state reserve funds.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming communities are invited to apply by Feb. 22 for a new, two-phase placemaking challenge being hosted by the Wyoming Business Council.
ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs Historical Museum Director Jennifer Messer said receiving the Wyoming Main Street’s Historic Architecture Assistance Fund in spring 2018 has helped staff address the museum’s future.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Uncertainty over federal funding for transportation projects amid a partial government shutdown is forcing some states to delay contracts for new road and bridge work while others are preparing for that possibility.
CHEYENNE – In his first State of the State speech, Gov. Mark Gordon laid out his vision for his first year in office and touched once again on the topics he ran on last year – fiscal responsibility, efficient government and finding a sustainable funding solution for the state’s education system.
JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department remains concerned about chronic wasting disease and how it may affect the future of Wyoming’s deer, elk and moose. It is moving forward with efforts to manage the disease.
CHEYENNE — A rare antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection has been found in a Laramie County resident receiving care at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center (CRMC), according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
SWEETWATER COUNTY — Sweetwater County leaders offered differing opinions on a proposed bill to bar voters from changing their party affiliation in primary elections.
CHEYENNE (AP) — Wyoming legislative leaders began an eight-week session Tuesday by hinting they will insist less on cutting spending than they have in recent years.
CHEYENNE — WyoLottoTM transferred $2,808,707.03 to the State Treasurer’s Office on Jan. 4. This is the largest amount ever transferred to the state since the launch of the Wyoming Lottery in 2014, doubling the last quarterly transfer of $1.4 million.
CHEYENNE — Ahead of his first State of the State address slated for Wednesday morning, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon launched his official website and social media platforms, encouraging the public to engage with his Administration through a number of interactive stages.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is weighing using a national emergency declaration to circumvent Congress and the budget stalemate and force construction of the president's long-promised southern border wall.
PINEDALE — U.S. 191 North between Bondurant and Hoback Junction reopened early Monday afternoon after the Wyoming Department of Transportation reported an avalanche on U.S. 191 had closed the highway in both directions Monday morning.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Beef Council (WBC) has launched a new website in conjunction with the new year. The website, wybeef.com, features Wyoming stories, an extensive recipe collection, nutrition and lifestyle information, and a section for cattle producers.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — Black Butte High School students and Sweetwater County legislators said they are in favor of raising the legal marriage age limit from 16 to 18.
NEW YORK (AP) — Behind Apple’s disconcerting news of weak iPhone sales lies a more sobering truth: The tech industry has hit Peak Smartphone, a tipping point when everyone who can afford one already owns one and no breakthroughs are compelling them to upgrade as frequently as they once did.
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — As former U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke exits Washington chased by ethics investigations and criticism of his actions favoring industry, he told The Associated Press he’s lived up to the conservation ideals of Teddy Roosevelt and insisted the myriad allegations ag…
CHEYENNE – The Wyoming Legislature will take another crack at changing the requirements for the Hathaway Scholarship for high school students looking to focus on career and technical education.
ATLANTA (AP) — A line of six dozen school buses wound through Atlanta traffic Wednesday in an attempt to illustrate the scope of the problem of child sex trafficking in Georgia.
CHEYENNE — A new tool for parents, educators, and others to access information about Wyoming schools and districts is now available at wyomingmeasuresup.com.
CHEYENNE — In a season packed full of resolutions, you can rest a little easier this year. Now, no matter when you buy a fishing, small game, game bird or furbearers license as well as conservation stamp, it will be valid for 12 months from the purchase date.
SWEETWATER COUNTY — A winter storm watch has been issued for central and southern Wyoming for the weekend with wind chill values as low as -20 expected in the Rock Springs area Saturday.
CHEYENNE — The shutdown of the federal government is not expected to have any immediate effect on the Wyoming Department of Transportation’s operations, according to a press release earlier this week.
CHEYENNE — Auto dealers will soon switch from issuing green temporary tags when someone buys a vehicle to new non-destructive white tags, which are designed to prevent fraud.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Many CenturyLink customers across the U.S. were without internet Thursday amid a lengthy outage that even affected some Verizon customers.
CHEYENNE — In the midst of the Legislature’s interim work this year, the state’s economic diversification organization suffered when a bill to create a lead officer for coordinating efforts across state agencies died in committee.
CASPER — A small contraction in mining activity in early summer dented the otherwise broad growth in Wyomingites’ personal income during the third quarter of the year, according to state economists.
LARAMIE — University of Wyoming administrators plan to launch a new website in February that will make it easier for Wyoming businesses to sell goods and services to the school.