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City of Sturgis releases new app for 80th Motorcycle Rally
Updated: Aug. 6, 2020 at 3:38 PM CDT
App gives rally goers an easy way to find everything from rides to restaurants.
Girl, 12, wins contest to name big Campbell County sheriff’s vehicle
Updated: Aug. 5, 2020 at 12:41 PM CDT
Campbell County Sheriff’s Office’s Special Response Unit held a contest to name a Caiman.
City of Pierre backs its police officers
Updated: Jul. 20, 2020 at 5:15 PM CDT
The city government in Pierre is letting the support for their police force be known.
Wyoming governor talks budget cuts
Updated: Jul. 9, 2020 at 12:52 PM CDT
Governor Gordon also spoke about the budget challenges that Wyoming is facing due to COVID-19 and the downturn in the energy sector.
Judge orders Dakota Access pipeline shut down pending review
Updated: Jul. 6, 2020 at 9:59 AM CDT
A federal judge on Monday sided with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and ordered the Dakota Access pipeline to shut down until more environmental review is done.
CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Provoked bison attacks woman at Yellowstone National Park
Updated: Jul. 2, 2020 at 12:32 PM CDT
A bison encounter that left a woman injured in Yellowstone National Park was captured on camera by a family camping nearby.
US will take a look at bison herd management in Yellowstone
Updated: Jul. 2, 2020 at 9:39 AM CDT
New analysis of bison management could result in an expansion of where the animals are permitted to roam freely.
South Dakota 'move over' fine more than doubles July 1
Updated: Jun. 30, 2020 at 1:54 PM CDT
New provisions include an increased minimum fine for a violation of the move over law; from $122.50 to $270.
Wyoming keeps COVID-19 health orders for 2 more weeks
Updated: Jun. 30, 2020 at 1:39 PM CDT
Gov. Mark Gordon says Wyoming will keep current public health orders to contain the coronavirus in place for two more weeks amid a surge in reported cases.
Wyoming balks at bill handcuffing public health officers
Updated: Jun. 12, 2020 at 9:12 AM CDT
Medical professionals raised concerns that the bill would signal a shift from using medical expertise to popular political opinion when setting regulations.
Carbon capture technology test set for Gillette center
Updated: Jun. 11, 2020 at 2:35 PM CDT
Japanese company to use the Integrated Test Center near Gillette to test technology designed to capture carbon dioxide from gas produced by power plants.
Wyoming eases coronavirus restrictions
Updated: Jun. 11, 2020 at 2:31 PM CDT
Starting Monday, up to 250 people will be allowed to gather indoors if they practice social distancing and sanitation measures.
Roadside ditches East River provide nesting grounds for pheasants
Updated: Jun. 5, 2020 at 2:57 PM CDT
The South Dakota Department of GFP and the DOT want to remind everyone there are laws and rules governing when mowing right-of-way ditches
Wyoming nursing home resident dies of COVID-19
Updated: May. 29, 2020 at 1:54 PM CDT
The older man had been hospitalized and was a resident of Lifecare Center of Casper, a nursing home.
Taiwan donates 50K surgical masks to South Dakota
Updated: May. 28, 2020 at 4:53 PM CDT
The South Dakota Department of Health will be distributing them to hospitals and health care facilities.
2 more residents of Wyoming nursing home dies of COVID-19
Updated: May. 27, 2020 at 4:17 PM CDT
Three residents of a nursing home has died of the coronavirus, bringing the number of people killed by the virus in Wyoming to 14.
University of Wyoming seeks changes to public records law
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 6:12 PM CDT
The Casper Star-Tribune reported that the university counsel is seeking to implement a number of exemptions to the law including better language defining what qualifies as a personnel file.
COVID-19 positive child forces a Wyoming daycare to close
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 6:06 PM CDT
265 staff members and residents of a Casper long-term care facility will be tested and quarantined after a case was found there.
Construction of Keystone XL pipeline crosses US border
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 5:58 PM CDT
Environmentalists and Native American tribes are bitterly opposed to it because of worries over oil spills and that burning the fuel would make climate change worse.
BLM issues a Fire Prevention Order, asks public to 'think before you act'
Updated: May. 21, 2020 at 5:25 PM CDT
Examples of prohibited actions include the use of fireworks, exploding targets, discarding cigarettes, and leaving a campfire unattended.
Two COVID-19 deaths in Colorado added to Wyoming's count
Updated: May. 19, 2020 at 3:31 PM CDT
Two Wyoming residents who died of the coronavirus in Colorado have been added to Wyoming’s count of fatalities from the illness.
Wyoming records first COVID infections at a nursing home
Updated: May. 18, 2020 at 12:14 PM CDT
Health officials say the first outbreak of the coronavirus at a nursing home in Wyoming has infected at least nine people.
Black Hills Clean Water Alliance files lawsuit against US Forest Service
Updated: May. 15, 2020 at 2:15 PM CDT
The lawsuit was filed for allegedly withholding information that was requested under the Freedom of Information Act in December of 2018.
Agency cites 'staggering' cost of reining in US wild horses
Updated: May. 14, 2020 at 4:07 PM CDT
The Bureau of Land Management’s latest plans envision capturing 200,000 mustangs over the next two decades.
Smithfield faces scrutiny over increased exports of 'underutilized' meats to China
Updated: May. 14, 2020 at 12:45 PM CDT
U.S. meat processors argue that export markets are very complex and that some statistics can be misleading.
Rosebud reservation to enforce lockdown due to COVID-19
Updated: May. 13, 2020 at 2:40 PM CDT
There will be random checkpoints at other locations as well. Commercial traffic will be allowed to proceed through the checkpoints on to their destinations without issue.
Wyoming school district votes to sue Juul Labs over vaping
Updated: May. 13, 2020 at 12:58 PM CDT
Natrona County School District officials estimate about 60 percent of their high school students vape regularly.
Aberdeen's 3M plant adds space, workers for mask production
Updated: May. 13, 2020 at 12:37 PM CDT
3M was recently awarded two U.S. Department of Defense contracts to make more masks
Bison transfers planned for US park, reservation in Dakotas
Updated: May. 8, 2020 at 2:18 PM CDT
Tribal officials say up to 200 bison could be transferred to South Dakota’s Rosebud Sioux Reservation this fall.
Iowa trucker arrested for 3 murders, 2 in Wyoming
Updated: May. 8, 2020 at 11:32 AM CDT
Investigators tie long-haul trucker to murdered women found in 1992 along interstates in Sheridan County and near Rock Springs.
Governor Mark Gordon prepares to reopen Wyoming
Updated: May. 7, 2020 at 7:44 PM CDT
Gordon also announces emergency Legislative session
Fed judge nixes hundreds of oil and gas leases
Updated: May. 4, 2020 at 10:56 AM CDT
U.S. District Judge Brian Morris ruled the U.S. Bureau of Land Management failed to properly analyze the risks to the environment.
Some lodges at Grand Teton NP could remain closed all summer
Updated: Apr. 29, 2020 at 6:30 PM CDT
The park remains closed to the public to discourage travel and tourism amid the pandemic.
Wyoming eyes reopening, distributing relief funds
Updated: Apr. 27, 2020 at 10:48 AM CDT
Wyoming will begin modifying health orders intended to contain the coronavirus so that certain businesses can potentially begin reopening in the weeks ahead.
7th Wyoming person dies due to COVID-19
Updated: Apr. 23, 2020 at 9:50 AM CDT
A Teton County man is the seventh Wyoming person to die because of COVID-19.
Eagle Butte woman sentenced for meth trafficking
Updated: Apr. 22, 2020 at 4:58 PM CDT
The conviction stemmed from a conspiracy that began in 2015 and continued through 2019.
Wyoming reports second coronavirus-related death
Updated: Apr. 15, 2020 at 11:08 AM CDT
A hospitalized Laramie County man with confirmed COVID-19 has died, according to the Wyoming Department of Health.
Federal judge strikes down DAPL permits
Updated: Mar. 25, 2020 at 1:08 PM CDT
The court found significant unresolved concerns about the potential impacts of oil spills and the likelihood that one could take place.
Sharpshooters kill 36 mountain goats from the sky in Grand Teton NP
Updated: Feb. 26, 2020 at 5:19 PM CST
Park officials want to kill the park's population of 100 or so mountain goats.
Interior Department clarifies safeguards for sage grouse
Updated: Feb. 24, 2020 at 2:31 PM CST
U.S. Interior Department officials are seeking to bolster their case for easing restrictions on energy development, mining and grazing in seven Western states.
Taco John's launches re-branding and growth initiative
Updated: Feb. 20, 2020 at 4:31 PM CST
A Wyoming-based fast food company is attempting to revamp its branding and expand the franchise as it adds new stores and remodels older ones.
Three more sentenced for counterfeit money in Rapid City
Updated: Feb. 12, 2020 at 5:39 PM CST
This case was investigated by the Rapid City, South Dakota, Police Department and the U.S. Secret Service.
Air Force again investigating drug use at Wyoming nuclear missile base
Updated: Feb. 10, 2020 at 4:28 PM CST
For the second time in four years, the Air Force is investigating drug use among security forces at a Wyoming nuclear missile base.
Weak production report caps 2019 for Powder River Basin coal
Updated: Feb. 6, 2020 at 4:25 PM CST
The weak quarter capped a tumultuous year of bankruptcies, mine shutdowns and merger proposals among companies operating in the basin.
'Sloppy' use of poison kills six bald eagles
Updated: Feb. 3, 2020 at 1:02 PM CST
A North Dakota rancher admits to being responsible for the poisoning of six bald eagles at his ranch on the Standing Rock Sioux Indian Reservation.
Mutli-vehicle crash closes I-80 east of Laramie, WY
Updated: Jan. 31, 2020 at 6:55 PM CST
The crash involved at least 24 vehicles including 19 commercial trucks. The interstate is still closed as troopers investigate the crash.
Winter driving reminder: 'Don't crowd the plow'
Updated: Jan. 30, 2020 at 5:04 PM CST
The Wyoming Department of Transportation - Northeast Division posted a reminder on Facebook about the dangers of driving too close to road crews.
3 members of Blackfeet Nation sue IHS over sexual abuse
Updated: Jan. 27, 2020 at 2:57 PM CST
The lawsuit refers to Stanley Patrick Weber, who has been convicted of sexually assaulting boys while working for the IHS on reservations in Montana and the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
New coal mine operator behind on federal, county taxes
Updated: Jan. 24, 2020 at 3:07 PM CST
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Thursday that the Navajo Transitional Energy Company owes the federal government more than $10 million in unpaid taxes.
Cheyenne police say they can't enforce federal tobacco law
Updated: Jan. 24, 2020 at 2:59 PM CST
The Wyoming legislature is expected to consider a bill that would change state law to match the new federal law on tobacco sales.