Stories tagged: wyoming
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019
Dozens of salt-loving mountain goats are coming down from the slopes of western Wyoming to lick up the salt-and-sand mixture that snowplows spread over a highway, leading to collisions with …
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 1, 2019
Melania Trump will promote U.S. national parks and her youth initiative later this week in Wyoming.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019
The Better Business Bureau of Spokane closed its doors Monday and laid off most of its sales staff, a company spokesman said.
UPDATED: Fri., May 10, 2019
The nation’s third-largest coal company by production volume filed for bankruptcy Friday as utility companies increasingly turn to gas-fired generation and renewable energy for electricity.
UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019
Wyoming governor vetoes bill that would have allowed state Legislature to sue the state of Washington over coal exports.
Thu., March 14, 2019
A blizzard that paralyzed parts of Colorado and Wyoming barreled into the Midwest on Thursday, bringing whiteout conditions to western Nebraska and dumping heavy rain that prompted evacuations in communities …
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Lawmakers expressed frustration Tuesday that Wyoming isn’t being more aggressive with legal action involving a disputed coal-export facility and advanced a measure to pursue their own lawsuit against Washington state.
Mon., Jan. 28, 2019
Wyoming lawmakers are looking to sue Washington state over coal. The Casper Star-Tribune reports lawmakers will try to set aside $250,000 to sue Washington, bypassing Wyoming’s attorney general and hiring …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
A coalition of environmental groups is threatening to sue the U.S. Forest Service for allowing black bear hunters in Idaho and Wyoming to hunt over bait stations.
Fri., Nov. 23, 2018
An elk refuge in Wyoming will now require hunters to participate in a program to monitor the spread of a deadly wildlife disease.
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 29, 2018
A dead moose in Wyoming is much less likely to attract bears now that its carcass has been blown to smithereens.
UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 12, 2018
When two roofing workers beat a young gay man to death in Wyoming in 1998, the gruesome crime quickly reverberated around the U.S. and turned the sandy-haired college student into …
Wed., Oct. 3, 2018
Wildlife managers in Wyoming are investigating the shooting of a grizzly bear by a hunting guide as the animals become more active searching for food before the harsh winter sets …
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
A wildfire in Wyoming has destroyed more than 40 homes, and firefighters have closed a highway while they set their own fires to try to stop the main fire’s spread.
Wed., Sept. 26, 2018
Galvanized by court rulings protecting grizzly bears and gray wolves, Congressional Republicans on Wednesday launched a push for sweeping changes to the Endangered Species Act despite strong objections from Democrats …
Sun., Sept. 23, 2018
CHEYENNE, Wyo. – When I started out on my trail ride on a scorching day with temps well into the 90s, I didn’t know I would be riding from Wyoming …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018
Wyoming officials have trapped and killed two grizzly bears they believe killed a hunting outfitter and injured his client.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
Federal court records show a Washington man arrested in southern Wyoming has pleaded guilty to trafficking girls for sexual activity.
Tue., Aug. 14, 2018
A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.
Fri., July 13, 2018
The Wyoming Game and Fish Commission on Wednesday approved a wolf hunting season this fall that allows for hunters to take up to 58 wolves, up from the 44 that …
Tue., March 13, 2018
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
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
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
Idaho is the fastest-growing state in the union.
Mon., Dec. 25, 2017
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
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
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
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
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
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 …