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Man killed in coal mine accident

GILLETTE (WNE) — A 31-year-old Gillette man was killed working at a Campbell County coal mine Wednesday. Jeff A. Wendland and four other workers were adding a section to the boom of a 200-ton crane at Black Thunder mine near…

Op-Ed: Kemmerer stands ready to embrace nuclear power while not dismissing coal

  On June 2nd 2021 Kemmerer City Administrator Brian Muir and I, Mayor Bill Thek, met with Rocky Mountain Power’s Regional Business Manager Ron Wild at Kemmerer City Hall. Ron had come with a contingent of local community Mayors: LaBarge…

Grizzly bear moved after killing cattle

POWELL (WNE) — A grizzly bear was captured north of Pinedale on Wednesday and relocated to an area about 5 miles from the East Entrance of Yellowstone National Park. The adult male was targeted after it killed cattle on a…

Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project Continues Along Phillips Ridge

Jackson Wyo., July 18, 2021—The next phase of the Teton to Snake Fuels Reduction Project on the Jackson Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest is set to begin July 19, 2021 on Phillips Ridge. Throughout the next month, contractors…

Charlie Company spends a month in California for rigorous training

  ◆ Service members work tirelessly through scenarios and missions to prepare for potential combat. Provided by Public Affairs Wyoming Military Department FORT IRWIN, California. – On May 31, over 60 soldiers from Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 297th Infantry Regiment,…

Driver inattention is being investigated as a possible cause for a fatal crash west of Kemmerer, Wyoming. 

The following is a release from the Wyoming Highway Patrol – On July 14, 2021, a fatal crash occurred around milepost 43 on US 30 west of Kemmerer, Wyoming.  At 2:05 p.m., Wyoming Highway Patrol troopers were notified of a…

Grand Teton experiments with ‘augmented reality’

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Moose don’t predictably appear in the height of summer along the most bustling trails in all of Grand Teton National Park. But that’s just what Rhys Walker came…

UW offers incentives for vaccination

GILLETTE (WNE) — The University of Wyoming is preparing for the upcoming school year by announcing an incentive program to encourage students to get a COVID-19 vaccination with a grand prize being a semester’s worth of tuition and fees. Other…

Man shot by Green River police officer

GREEN RIVER (WNE) — A Green River Police Department officer exchanged gunfire with an unidentified suspect Tuesday night during a traffic stop on Barnhart Street, resulting in the suspect being wounded and transported out of state. According to a release…

Governor Gordon Calls for Volunteers to Serve on the Sublette Mule Deer Migration Corridor Working Group

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –   Governor Gordon, in consultation with county commissioners, is now accepting applications to serve on the Sublette Mule Deer Migration Corridor Local Area Working Group. In early 2020, Governor Mark Gordon signed Migration Corridor Executive Order 2020-1….