SWEETWATER COUNTY — A wildfire that started near Clay Basin south of Rock Springs on Monday afternoon spread to 2,500 acres and remained uncontained as of noon on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
CHEYENNE — Wyoming residents who have driver’s licenses and identification cards that will be expiring soon have additional time to renew.
CASPER (WNE) — The University of Wyoming’s War Memorial Stadium will likely be kept at roughly a quarter of its capacity in the coming season and student capacity may be slashed by as much as two-thirds, the school’s athletic director told faculty Monday night.
CHEYENNE — Applications for the next two rounds of funding for businesses and nonprofits through the COVID-19 Business Relief Program opened at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4.
Gov. Mark Gordon has approved an emergency early season allowing hunters to kill up to 34 wild bighorn sheep in Hot Springs County's Owl Creek drainage beginning Saturday.
SHERIDAN — The Wyoming Department of Corrections recently completed COVID-19 testing on staff and inmates at the Wyoming Honor Farm and state penitentiary. The honor farm returned no positive cases but 15 inmates, two staff members and seven contract health care workers at the penitentiary t…
LARAMIE — Albany County Attorney Peggy Trent is aiming to add three part-time positions to her office — public health advocates that would aid in communicating and enforcing statewide or local health orders.
CHEYENNE — The passing of a Fremont County woman previously included in Wyoming’s COVID-19 case count has been added to Wyoming’s total number of deaths associated with the virus, according to the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH).
Nearly three weeks after submitting a bid to Occidental Petroleum for 1 million acres of land and 4 million acres of mineral rights, the state of Wyoming has had no word from the oil and gas giant, state officials said this week.
A Fremont County woman has become the 27th Wyoming resident to die from coronavirus, the Wyoming Department of Health reported Monday.
CHEYENNE (AP) — Three sightseeing balloons crashed Monday in a popular Wyoming tourist destination, injuring as many as 20 people in what one passenger called a terrifying few minutes.
CHEYENNE – After the Wyoming Legislature’s special session wrapped up in mid-May, lawmakers and Gov. Mark Gordon praised legislation creating a program to help residents avoid eviction amid the economic turmoil of COVID-19.
GILLETTE (AP) — It's not often civilians can ride in a military-style armored vehicle, but 12-year-old Anna Faldalen recently had that opportunity.
RAWLINS – It might look like grass clippings, blue-green scum or spilled paint on the water surface. It might be suspended in the water or attached to rocks, sediments and plants. It might be a harmful cyanobacterial bloom.
SHERIDAN — A bill to create a relief program for businesses with 100 employees or more passed through the Wyoming Legislature Joint Minerals, Business and Economic Development Committee Tuesday.
Rocket Miner reporter Chase Galley gives a COVID-19 update as well as the the confirmation of a Fremont County death. Also a story on the spread of COVID-19 through the state. A red flag warning has been issued for Southwest Wyoming.
More people are binging on gloom-and-doom news. "Doomscrolling" is when readers consume bad news to an obsessive degree. This addiction is drawing more attention and talk on how to disrupt the cycle and leave the negative behind.
JACKSON — First responders have been running up the Snow King boot pack as their first round of qualifications to be part of a new animal attack response team.
PARIS (AP) — With no American visitors to show around the D-Day beaches or the Loire Valley's chateaux, and no work on the immediate horizon, Paris tour guide Linda Zenou frets about how she'll pay off a loan and continue to care for her ailing mother in the achingly lean months ahead.
The number of active coronavirus cases in Wyoming fell by 18 on Friday as recoveries seen since the disease was first diagnosed in the state grew by 58.
CHEYENNE — As state officials grapple with an unprecedented budget crisis, Wyoming’s revenues were slightly ahead of abysmal projections released in May, but Gov. Mark Gordon and lawmakers maintained Wednesday that the state’s budget crisis is not going anywhere.
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump repeatedly tests the Republican Party's limits on issues including race, trade and immigration. Now he has struck a boundary.
CASPER — The Bureau of Land Management published a final environmental review for a large oil and gas project proposed in Converse County on Thursday. If approved, it would clear the way for several energy fi rms to drill upwards of 5,000 new wells on about 1.5 million acres of land. The ann…
CHEYENNE -- The two in-state candidates vying for the Democratic nomination to unseat U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney discussed their stances on issues including a flailing national economy and systemic racism during a forum Thursday night in Riverton.
CASPER — State officials did not file a federal waiver that would allow them to cut education funding while receiving federal stimulus money after regulatory changes nationally. But Wyoming "has a very compelling argument" to file for such a waiver next year.
JACKSON — Young seasonal workers are driving up COVID-19 infections through a lack of social distancing and mask wearing, health officials say.
CASPER — Wyoming lawmakers once again deliberated introducing more tax relief for oil and gas operators on Tuesday, with the aim of spurring additional mineral production and capital investment in the state as it struggles to recover from the economic collapse in energy markets.
CHEYENNE — After President Donald Trump tweeted the idea of delaying the November election, several Republicans in Congress quickly rejected the idea Thursday, and two of Wyoming’s federal delegates were among them.
CHEYENNE - At first glance, this year's Laramie County Fair poultry show feels completely normal. The sound of chickens echoes from the dirt barn at the Event Center at Archer, and the room is full of plaid-covered, cowboy hat-donning participants patiently waiting to show their birds.
The giant Boise-based agribusiness J.R. Simplot Company has agreed to pay $775,000 to resolve allegations it violated federal waste and community-protection laws at its phosphoric acid and fertilizer plant outside Rock Springs.
GREEN RIVER — For more than two months, nearly all district court hearings in Sweetwater County have been conducted by video conference.
CHEYENNE — The Wyoming Department of Education is seeking public input on proposed revisions to Chapter 38 rules regarding the Hathaway Scholarship program.
CHEYENNE (AP) — The coronavirus has prompted cancellation of a charity antelope hunt that has drawn teams of famous, powerful men to central Wyoming for over 75 years and now faces growing criticism that ceremonies tied to the event crudely and inaccurately appropriate Native American culture.
CHICAGO (AP) — "Challenge accepted," they wrote — female Instagram users across the United States, flooding the photo-sharing app with black-and-white images. Together they formed a grid of millions of magazine-style captures of celebrities, spur-of-the-moment selfies and filtered snaps from…