Stories tagged: Wyoming
Tue., March 13, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Yellowstone fee proposal receives Wyoming governor’s OK
Wyoming will seek an agreement with U.S. Interior Department and National Park Service officials about collecting a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states …
Tue., Feb. 27, 2018, 2:55 p.m.
Wyoming state House advances Yellowstone fee proposal
A proposal to collect a fee at Yellowstone National Park to fund wildlife conservation efforts in the states surrounding the park has passed the Wyoming House of Representatives.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 20, 2018, 8:11 p.m.
U.S. Supreme Court awards damages in Montana-Wyoming water dispute
The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered the state of Wyoming to pay Montana over $38,000 in damages and interest and $67,000 in court costs in a long-running dispute over water …
Tue., Dec. 26, 2017, 5:20 p.m.
Why people really want to move to Idaho but are fleeing its neighbor, Wyoming
Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the union.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017, 2:22 p.m.
Cheney bill would boost heli-skiing in Wyoming
Wyoming U.S. Rep Liz Cheney has introduced a bill to increase the number of days that heli-skiing is allowed in wilderness-quality land south of Teton Pass.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, 3:02 p.m.
Agency pulls some Idaho, Wyoming snowmobile maps after suit
The U.S. Forest Service has withdrawn snowmobile use maps for two national forests in Idaho and part of another in Wyoming after environmental groups said the maps violate the federal …
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 9:13 a.m.
Montana wildlife officials ask Wyoming to stop feeding elk
Montana wildlife officials are asking their Wyoming counterparts to stop feeding elk after chronic wasting disease has appeared in the state.
Sat., Dec. 9, 2017, 3:31 p.m.
Wyoming to cooperate on coal with other states, province
Western coal states and a Canadian province have signed an agreement to collaborate on coal research as part of an effort to help the struggling industry adapt to pressures over …
Thu., Nov. 23, 2017, 3:33 p.m.
U.S. considers logging project along scenic Wyoming highway
The U.S. Forest Service is considering allowing logging along a scenic highway leading to Yellowstone National Park to remove insect-infested trees and reduce fire danger.
Wed., Nov. 22, 2017, 10:54 a.m.
Judge forwards first-degree murder case to District Court
An Idaho judge has found probable cause for a Jackson, Wyoming man to be charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Grizzly bear tracks found east of Cody in Wyoming
Fresh tracks found on a dirt road in a rural, northwest Wyoming prairie are the latest example of grizzly bears roaming a type of habitat where they have not been …
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 5:10 p.m.
Wyoming teachers to return after ‘shooting at Trump’ answer
Two Wyoming high school English teachers are set to return to class after giving a computerized quiz that included the possible answer: “He was shooting at Trump.”
Sat., Oct. 21, 2017, 3:53 p.m.
Idaho man sentenced to jail for sex with Wyoming teenager
An Idaho man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for impregnating a teenager.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 8:48 a.m.
Professor from Louisville found dead in Wyoming backcountry
Authorities say a University of Louisville geography and geosciences professor has died on a hiking trip in the Bighorn Mountains in northern Wyoming.
Tue., Oct. 10, 2017, 2:03 p.m.
Traffic accident kills 4 bison in Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park rangers are investigating a traffic accident that left four bison dead in northwest Wyoming.
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 8, 2017, 10:01 p.m.
Media report: Blackwater founder Erik Prince is considering a Senate run in Wyoming
Erik Prince, a former Navy SEAL and founder of the Blackwater security contractor, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Wyoming after being encouraged to enter politics by …
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 5, 2017, 10:34 p.m.
Feds plan to remove protections for 10 million acres of sage grouse habitat
The Interior Department said Thursday it is withdrawing protections for 10 million acres of federal lands used by the threatened sage grouse to open it up for energy development.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 4, 2017, 10:32 p.m.
Western governors agree to build charging station network
Western governors say electric vehicles will be able to travel easier across 5,000 miles of highway under a new agreement promising to build a network of charging stations in seven …
UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 22, 2017, 9:04 p.m.
More grizzly bears roaming outside national parks in Wyoming
A growing number of grizzly bears are moving outside their established habitat in and around Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, causing more conflicts with humans, according to wildlife managers.
Thu., Aug. 31, 2017, 4:45 p.m.
New group of rare, slinky ferrets released on Wyoming ranch
Biologists have released 13 more black-footed ferrets on a ranch where scientists more than 30 years ago rediscovered the slinky predators after they were thought to have gone extinct.
Fri., Aug. 25, 2017, 2:12 p.m.
Grand Teton sees record burst of visitors during eclipse
Monday’s total solar eclipse turned out to be a record-breaking event for Grand Teton National Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 10:36 p.m.
2 rescued in Wyoming’s Grand Teton National Park
Grand Teton National Park rangers have rescued two men who got lost and became stranded while descending Mount Moran in northwest Wyoming.
Wed., Aug. 9, 2017, 2:05 p.m.
Yellowstone visitation down in July and for the year
More than half way through the calendar year, Yellowstone National Park has seen about 5 percent fewer visitors so far this year.
Wed., Aug. 2, 2017, 11:56 a.m.
Man with Alzheimer’s missing in Wyoming found in Montana
A man with Alzheimer’s disease who left his wife behind and drove off alone in a remote area of Wyoming has been found three days later in Montana.
Wed., July 26, 2017, 9:20 a.m.
Search for man accused of Idaho triple homicide scaled back
Authorities are scaling back the search for a man wanted in connection to a triple homicide in Idaho.
Tue., July 11, 2017, 4:19 p.m.
Pocatello man drowns while rafting with family in Wyoming
An Idaho man who was rafting the Snake River with his family has drowned.
Tue., June 20, 2017, 12:27 p.m.
Glacier National Park trail closed due to grizzlies
A popular trail in Montana’s Glacier National Park is closed temporarily because of grizzly bears frequenting the area.
Fri., June 16, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Northwest Yellowstone area sees earthquake swarm
A swarm of earthquakes in the northwestern part of Yellowstone National Park this week continued into Friday and was punctuated with a magnitude 4.4 quake Thursday evening.
Sun., June 4, 2017, 9:11 p.m.
Yellowstone Park says it’s winning against non-native fish
Researchers trying to preserve native cutthroat trout in Yellowstone National Park say they are on track to eliminate non-native fish from Yellowstone Lake in about a decade.
UPDATED: Sat., June 3, 2017, 8:41 p.m.
Large part of small Wyoming town sells for $500,000
A big part of a small Wyoming town sold at auction for a price lower than expected.