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Month: May 2022

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Woman injured by Yellowstone bison still alive despite national reports

***UPDATE BY EASTIDAHONEWS.COM – By Nate Eaton, – A woman gored and tossed into the air by a bison at Yellowstone National Park is still alive and has not passed away. NBC News reported Wednesday that the 25-year-old from…

Officials still seeking information about rest area death

The following is a release from the Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office – On Friday May 13, Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the Lane Clark Rest Area on Hwy 26 east of Ririe, ID (approx. MP 356) where it was…


May 31: Rep. Evan Simpson

Report: industrial solar disrupts big-game movements

By Christine Peterson, Stretching across a piece of prairie in southwest Wyoming is the state’s first industrial solar field. It’s a small piece of the nation and world’s transition away from fossil fuels to renewable resources. It’s one part…

Upper Green livestock grazers give sigh of relief; judge dismisses suit, citing agencies’ solid foundation

By Joy Ufford Pinedale Roundup Via- Wyoming News Exchange PINEDALE — Local ranchers whose cattle spend summers drifting to their Upper Green River rangeland grazing allotments are relieved by the federal judge’s May 17 dismissal of an environmental coalition’s challenge….

Cheyenne police shoot, kill homicide suspect

CHEYENNE (WNE) — Local law enforcement shot and killed a suspect in a Nebraska homicide, the Cheyenne Police Department announced Saturday afternoon. The incident occurred just after noon on Saturday near the 2500 block of East 11th Street, CPD said…

Wolverines once again proposed for Endangered Species Act protection

JACKSON (WNE) — Wolverines are once again proposed to be listed as “threatened” under the Endangered Species Act. That’s the result of a Wednesday ruling in federal court that marked the latest swing in a decades-long see-saw over the mustelids’…

President Biden Orders Flags to Fly at Half-Staff Until Noon May 30 For Memorial Day

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – At the direction of the President of the United States, Governor Mark Gordon has ordered the U.S. and State of Wyoming flags be lowered to half-staff on Memorial Day, May 30, 2022, at 12:01 am and returned to…