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INL announces activities for Nuclear Science Week

The following is a news release from Idaho National Laboratory. In honor of Nuclear Science Week on Oct. 18-22, Idaho National Laboratory is planning several activities to celebrate the nuclear science industry, to recognize those who work in this field…

Yellowstone sets visitation record for year

CODY (WNE) — Yellowstone National Park has broken its all-time visitation record with three months still remaining in the year. A record 4,463,000 million visitors have come through the Park in 2021 so far, shattering the previous full year record…

Missing Swan Valley man’s body found near his home

UPDATE *** Bonneville County Search and Rescue and sheriff’s deputies found the body of 73-year-old Richard Lawrence Harvey near his home Wednesday. “There does not appear to be any foul play,” Bonneville County Sheriff’s spokesman Karl Noah said in a…

Amber Alert issued for missing Idaho boy

*UPDATE* The boy has been found in Idaho and the Amber Alert is canceled.   An Amber Alert has been issued for a missing Idaho boy that is believed to be in danger.  The alert is for Kingston James, 6,…

Rock Springs backs Amtrak expansion

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — The resolution to support the Amtrak Passenger Rail Expansion in the city of Rock Springs and Southwest Wyoming was approved at the Rock Springs City Council meeting on Oct. 5. Amtrak, a passenger railroad service, provides…

Local help available for emergency rental program in Lincoln County

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Are you struggling to pay your rent or utilities? You are not alone, and it is not your fault. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Wyoming renters need a little extra help right now. The Wyoming Department…

Man charged with kidnapping in Yellowstone

CODY (WNE) — A man is facing charges in federal court for assault with a dangerous weapon and kidnapping, holding another man at knifepoint in Yellowstone National Park. Gregory Toth is accused of assaulting a co-worker, pressing a knife against…

Hunter injured in Wyoming grizzly bear attack

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) and Wyoming Game and Fish Department (Game and Fish) are currently investigating a grizzly bear attack. On Saturday morning, a man was injured by a grizzly bear while elk hunting west of Cody,…

Grouse Mountain Burn Planned on Blackrock District

The Blackrock Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest plans to begin ignitions on the Grouse Mountain Prescribed Fire as soon as Monday October 4th, 2021. The unit is up to 365-acres approximately 7-miles south of US Highway 26/287 in…

WCCC ranked one of top online community colleges

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — Western Wyoming Community College was ranked in the 30 best online community colleges by Online Schools Report for 2022. Online Schools Report ranks colleges based on a “school-wide” and “online program” score. The school-wide score is…