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Feds approve Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Plan

September 30, 2022

LYMAN (WNE) — The Federal Highway Administration announced Tuesday that Wyoming’s National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure plan has been approved and Fiscal Year 2022 funding has been released. The state will now begin the process as outlined in the plan for... Read More

Meth defendant determined fit to proceed

September 26, 2022

JACKSON (WNE) — Timothy Ritter, who is facing felony methamphetamine charges, was determined fit to proceed to trial after an evaluation by the Wyoming State Hospital. Ritter, 43, appeared in Teton County Circuit Court on Thursday. His attorney, Bill Fix,... Read More

The Most Ideal Destinations for Snowmobile Riders

September 26, 2022

There is a booming number of snowmobiles across the world, and there are some excellent places to take them for a cruise. Whether you’re planning a trip with your buddies or looking for a long-term stay, there are many reasons... Read More

(Video) - Bear Lake Football hosting West Side

September 22, 2022

It promises to be quite a clash as the Bear Lake Bears (3-1) host the West Side Pirates (3-0) under the lights in Montpelier for a Friday night kick-off at 7 pm. Join Jared and Lisa Hillier and the SVI-4... Read More

Renewal of an Old Rivalry, Wyoming and BYU Meet for the 79th Time on Saturday

September 22, 2022

Cowboys and Cougars Last Played in 2016 Poinsettia Bowl Tim Harkins Associate Athletics Director for Media Relations, Public Relations and Broadcasting University of Wyoming Athletics The Wyoming Cowboys and Brigham Young Cougars will renew an old rivalry this coming Saturday... Read More

Science Kids, Wyoming PBS earn national award

September 22, 2022

SHERIDAN (WNE) — Wyoming PBS and Science Kids this week earned a national award for the groups’ collaborative project Nature WY, a digital educational series focused on outdoor science and nature. The program had earned recognition as a finalist for... Read More

Barrasso, Thune Introduce Bill to Reform Indian Health Service

September 22, 2022

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) reintroduced the Restoring Accountability in the Indian Health Service Act of 2022. This legislation, which passed out of the Committee on Indian Affairs with bipartisan support in 2018,... Read More

Prison recommended for man in brass knuckle assault

September 20, 2022

GILLETTE (WNE) — A Gillette man accused of punching another man with brass knuckles and later attacking two police officers may see up to 12 years in prison. Jason David Sieler, 47, pleaded guilty Sept. 2 to aggravated assault and... Read More

LDS Church announces location, size of new Teton River Temple in Rexburg

September 20, 2022

This story courtesy of EastIdahoNews.com. It is used here with permission – By Nate Eaton EastIdahoNews.com REXBURG — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced the Teton River Idaho Temple will be built northwest of Second East... Read More

Signs You Need To Give Up Your Tent for a Camper

September 16, 2022

Camping is a raw and wondrous adventure, but sometimes, you can’t help but miss creature comforts from home, like your bed or A/C. But what if we told you that you can bring those comforts on your travels with a... Read More

United Way of Southwest Wyoming seeks grant applications for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs

September 13, 2022

◆ Public or private voluntary agencies are urgently encouraged to apply. Deadline is September 21. Provided By United Way of Southwest Wyoming Qualifying emergency food and shelter programs run by local service agencies in Lincoln County are urged to apply... Read More

Jackson hospital ready to build 15 apartments for its employees

September 12, 2022

JACKSON (WNE) — St. John’s Health could break ground on a new 15-unit apartment building for hospital employees in Jackson this year. The Jackson Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the hospital’s three-story Karns Apartment Building development plan. The modern... Read More

Rare earth deposit showing promise; Drilling suggests site is more bountiful than once thought

September 8, 2022

By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Optimism is mounting at one of Wyoming’s nascent rare earths projects. Early drilling results suggest the Halleck Creek deposit north of Laramie is larger than anticipated, and may rank... Read More

Search for Pinedale man in Fremont Lake continues

September 7, 2022

PINEDALE  (WNE) — Friday, Sept. 2, marked the eighth day searching Fremont Lake for missing Pinedale resident Rick De Ruiter Zylker. Tip Top Search and Rescue (TTSAR) boat “Closure” and crew continued their search of the area surrounding Moosehead Bay... Read More

Sawtell Peak fire has reached 60% containment

September 7, 2022

The lightning caused Sawtell Peak Fire burning a quarter-mile from Sawtell Peak along FS Road 24 on the Ashton/Island Park Ranger District is under the command of Wyoming Type 3 Team 5. The Sawtell Peak Fire is currently 37 acres,... Read More

State’s alert system could grow

September 6, 2022

By Victoria Eavis Casper Star-Tribune Via- Wyoming News Exchange CASPER — Wyoming could develop two new Amber Alert-type systems designed to help locate missing people quickly. A legislative committee has requested staff draft a bill that would create the new... Read More

Soda Springs man charged with multiple counts of statutory rape

September 3, 2022

According to the Soda Springs Police Department (SSPD), Wade L. Schvaneveldt, 52, was arrested on Friday September 2 after a months long joint investigation involving the SSPD and the Caribou County Sheriff’s Office. Schvaneveldt has been charged with multiple counts... Read More

Jackson Fork Ranch oral arguments now in Cheyenne

September 3, 2022

PINEDALE (WNE) —With the assignment of a different judge to a Bondurant citizens’ civil complaint against Sublette County commissioners and Jackson Fork Ranch’s resort rezone comes a new location for oral arguments. The January petition, filed to revoke Sublette Board... Read More

Lincoln County hires new planner

August 31, 2022

◆ Robert Davis joins LC with a variety of planning experience. Robert Davis, with experience in community planning in North Dakota, Colorado, Ohio, Michigan and Saudi Arabia, has joined Lincoln County as the new planner. “I came in from Grand... Read More

Yellowstone National Park’s 2022 wildfire season has begun 

August 31, 2022

The following is a release from the National Park Service – Gray Fire  A new wildland fire was detected Aug. 29 by a passing aircraft. The 0.1-acre lightning-ignited Gray Fire is located about 1 mile east of the Fawn Pass... Read More