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Missing woman passed through Moran

    JACKSON (WNE) — License plate reader cameras were used recently to try to locate a missing Idaho woman whose cellphone showed she had passed through Moran. Laura Lane, 54, left her job in Buffalo, Wyoming, and began traveling…

Feds signal deference to Wyoming, dilution of protections, on migration routes

  • As BLM finishes up its Rock Springs RMP, state director suggests that his agency has backed off its plan to unconditionally preserve ungulate corridors.   By Mike Koshmrl, WyoFile.com In an apparent response to pressure from Wyoming officials,…

Park Service calls for bison populations to grow in the West

CASPER (WNE) — The National Park Service is calling for a 20% increase in the bison population.  The service has released its preferred alternative for a new Interagency Bison Management Plan, which comes more than two decades after the inaugural…

$880K price tag to fix mudslide on Teton Pass

  By Jasmine Hall Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Hiding in the shadow of a landslide that severed part of Teton Pass on Saturday is a mudslide that will cost $880,600 to address. The Wyoming Transportation…

Fighting the stigma: June marks Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month

By Hector Martinez  The Sheridan Press Via- Wyoming News Exchange SHERIDAN — Men’s Mental Health Awareness Month is recognized in June, and Volunteers of America Vice President of Correctional and Residential Services Richard Burton believes it is important for individuals…

Teton Pass closed indefinitely; Gordon declares emergency

  By Jasmine Hall Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — There’s no timeline yet for how long Teton Pass will remain closed after a weekend landslide left a gaping hole in the highway linking the communities and…

Limited data available for analysis of Wyoming teacher salaries

  By Hannah Shields Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via- Wyoming News Exchange CHEYENNE — Gaps in available state data have limited expert conclusions on teacher shortage trends in Wyoming, according to witness testimony on Thursday. Christiana Stoddard, an economic researcher from…

Caleco Foundry burns in Cody

    • Some art can be saved, but building and millions in equipment and molds a total loss   By Mark Davis Powell Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange POWELL —  Early Wednesday morning Cody Volunteer Firefighters responded to calls…

Troopers busy responding to road rage, collisions in Teton County

  By Kate Ready Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — The Wyoming Highway Patrol said it has been a busy week responding to road rage incidents and collisions with injuries. In what Trooper Mike Merritt described as…

Mangelsen spars in court with Grand Teton National Park

    JACKSON (WNE) — Renowned wildlife photographer Tom Mangelsen clashed with Grand Teton National Park rangers in federal court Friday as he challenged a traffic ticket he received in October. He was ticketed while roving a park highway to…