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Southwest Wyoming locals pepper feds on proposed Natrium nuclear plant

July 19, 2024

  • The deadline for public comment on Bill Gates-backed nuclear power plant in Kemmerer is Aug. 12. By Dustin Bleizeffer, KEMMERER—Residents here have dozens of questions about the potential impacts and risks related to TerraPower’s proposed nuclear power... Read More

Cody LDS temple opponents continue to wait for records from city

July 18, 2024

  By Buzzy Hassrick Cody Enterprise Via- Wyoming News Exchange CODY — The city of Cody is more than four months late in fulfilling a request for public records submitted by Preserve Our Cody Neighbors on February 29. Citing that... Read More

Politicians want affordable housing on public lands. So does the Bridger-Teton.

July 17, 2024

• Using federal land for affordable housing continues to gain momentum.   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON  — Eli Bebout leaned forward, crossed his arms and asked a question that public servants have been... Read More

Cokeville train crash victims identified

July 17, 2024

  • Two people from California die while crossing tracks. A tragic accident has shaken the Cokeville community after two people died when their vehicle was hit by an oncoming train. The incident occurred at roughly 11:15 a.m. on Sunday,... Read More

Crews Continue Work to Suppress Horse Creek Fire

July 16, 2024

The following is a release from the Bridger-Teton National Forest –  Crews continue work to suppress the Horse Creek Fire on the Big Piney Ranger District of the Bridger-Teton National Forest. The lightning-caused fire was discovered on July 1, 2024,... Read More

Contemplating growing crowds, Grand Teton National Park wants to hear from you

July 13, 2024

• Park seeks comment on ‘visitor use and experience’ as part of process to design for the future.   By Katie Klingsporn, With all signs pointing to more people clamoring to hike Grand Teton National Park’s iconic trails, drink... Read More

Fully submerged vehicle pulled from thermal feature in Yellowstone

July 12, 2024

According to information released by officials at Yellowstone National Park, a vehicle with five occupants veered off the roadway and into the Semi-Centennial Geyser thermal feature near Roaring Mountain. The incident took place between Mammoth Hot Springs and Norris Junction.... Read More

Forest service calls in more resources to fight Horse Creek Fire

July 12, 2024

JACKSON (WNE) — The Bridger-Teton National Forest called in more resources Thursday to help fight the Horse Creek Fire about 20 miles southwest of Bondurant. The lightning-caused fire was discovered July 1. It is 35 acres in size and burning... Read More

Man killed after driving off overpass on US-20

July 12, 2024

This story courtesy of It is used here with permission –  Idaho State Police say a man was killed in a crash that occurred on U.S. Highway 20 near Ucon. The crash occurred at about 4:50 p.m. Thursday at... Read More

Missing Idaho woman found deceased in Grand Teton National Park

July 11, 2024

A found wallet led to the discovery of a missing woman inside Grand Teton National Park earlier this week. The Wyoming Highway Patrol said on Sunday, July 7 a fisherman discovered a wallet belonging to Laura Lane, a Nampa, Idaho... Read More

Canyon Village starts to reopen in wake of July 4 shootout

July 9, 2024

  By Jackson Hole News&Guide staff Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Visitor services remain limited at Canyon Village following a fatal exchange of gunfire July 4 in Yellowstone National Park that left a 28-year-old man dead and a park... Read More

National Museum of Military Vehicles Wins Third Consecutive Top Attraction Award

July 9, 2024

The National Museum of Military Vehicles is honored to announce its receipt of the Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for the third consecutive year, maintaining its status as a top-tier global destination. This prestigious award places the museum within the top... Read More

Missing kayaker a cautionary tale for water users 

July 8, 2024

JACKSON (WNE) — Grand Teton National Park rangers continue to search for a kayaker who disappeared more than two weeks ago when conditions became choppy on Jackson Lake. The incident underlines the need for caution when recreating on waterways, whether... Read More

Soda Springs woman sent to prison for selling meth out of home shared with children

July 5, 2024

SODA SPRINGS — A woman who pleaded guilty to selling methamphetamine out of a home occupied by small children has been sentenced to prison. East Idaho News reports that Brook Jean Neeser, 30, pleaded guilty to one felony count of... Read More

The Wave Radio Interview: Shane Johnson, Putting Challenge

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Man sentenced to prison for murder of Dylan Rounds

July 2, 2024

This story courtesy of It is used here with permission –    BRIGHAM CITY, Utah —- A 60-year-old man with a violent criminal history spanning forty years was sentenced Monday for the murder of 19-year-old Dylan Rounds. District Judge... Read More

Tabernacle Choir Introduces New Presenter of ‘Music and the Spoken Word’

June 29, 2024

Derrick Porter Replaces Lloyd Newell in role The new producer, principal writer and presenter of The Tabernacle at Temple Square’s “Music and the Spoken Word” weekly broadcast is ready to take the lead role. Derrick Porter replaces Lloyd Newell, who... Read More

Next generation nuclear breaks ground in small town 

June 28, 2024

    • Not everyone is ready for it By Zak Sonntag Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Triangle Park in downtown Kemmerer, best known for being the location of the JC Penney “mother store,” offers a high... Read More

Powell man shot in weekend altercation

June 28, 2024

  POWELL (WNE) — A Powell man was shot in the leg early Sunday morning after he allegedly stalked and confronted his exgirlfriend’s current boyfriend.  Jacob P. Ely had previously been ordered to stay away from the couple, and he... Read More

‘Big Boy Bash’ to celebrate massive UP engine’s overnight stop in Evanston

June 26, 2024

This information comes courtesy of the Evanston Historic Preservation Commission –  Once again, Big Boy engine 4014 is heading across Wyoming and will be in Evanston on Wednesday, July 3, at approximately 2 p.m. The massive engine will stay overnight... Read More