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More fake $100 bills passed in Jackson

December 2, 2020

JACKSON (WNE) —Police now believe there are two men passing counterfeit cash at area stores. After releasing information and surveillance photos last month of a man using fake $100 bills at Hoback Sports and Wyoming Camera Outfitters, officers said they...     Read More

Woman charged with driving with child in vehicle containing meth

December 2, 2020

RIVERTON (WNE) — A Riverton woman could face up to six years in prison for driving a vehicle with both methamphetamine and a child aboard. Kelsey Dane Eagleroad, 23, was pulled over by Riverton Police Department Officer Kingston Cole at...     Read More

Holiday boosts traffic at Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport

November 30, 2020

GREEN RIVER (WNE) — The Thanksgiving holiday has resulted in more people flying commercially from the Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport, but the recent increase in COVID-19 infections has hampered that growth. Airport Director Devon Brubaker said the Thanksgiving week will...     Read More

Curative COVID-19 Kiosks in Teton County, WY will be Used for Contact Tracing Efforts and Surveillance Testing

November 30, 2020

Teton County Health Department has partnered with the Wyoming Department of Health and Curative to bring two COVID-19 testing kiosks to Teton County, WY.  These kiosks will be used to assist Teton County Health Department in their contact tracing efforts...     Read More

Game & Fish seeking public input via virtual meetings

November 30, 2020

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is inviting the public to participate in the development of a long-term feedgrounds management plan beginning with a series of virtual meetings in December. “Game and Fish manages several feedgrounds in Wyoming,” said Scott...     Read More

Teton County RV park residents surprised by order to leave

November 24, 2020

By Emily Mieure Jackson Hole Daily Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Residents of the Hoback RV Park were notified by email last week that they have until Dec. 31 to vacate the property. The eviction notices came as a...     Read More

Uinta commissioners surprised by mask order

November 24, 2020

EVANSTON — The Uinta County Commissioners held an emergency meeting on the morning of Friday, Nov. 20, to discuss the new public health orders, or mask mandate, issued in the county by Uinta County Public Health Officer Dr. Mike Adams...     Read More

Study assesses critical mineral potential in Kemmerer Coal Field deposits

November 20, 2020

◆ The goal is to establish a baseline dataset. Provided by the Wyoming State Geological Survey A new WSGS project kicked off this summer assessing the critical mineral potential of coals in the Kemmerer Coal Field. The goal is to...     Read More

Utah State at Wyoming Football game canceled

November 18, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Due to an upward trend of COVID-19 cases within the Utah State football program, the Aggies are unable to participate in the scheduled football game on Thursday, Nov. 19, at Wyoming. Therefore, the Mountain West is...     Read More

Teton officials seek to limit gatherings to less than 10

November 18, 2020

JACKSON (WNE) — Teton County residents may soon face COVID-19 restrictions on gatherings. It wouldn’t be a return to the stay-at-home order the county had in the spring, but it is a step toward tighter measures. The state’s current coronavirus...     Read More

October numbers spike annual Yellowstone numbers

November 16, 2020

The park hosted 360,034 recreation visits in October 2020, up 110% from October 2019. This was the busiest October on record, surpassing the previous record (252,013) set in 2015 by an increase of 43%. So far in 2020, the park...     Read More

Threat to burn down courthouse leads to arrest

November 16, 2020

EVANSTON (WNE) — Security officers at the Uinta County Complex initiated a lockdown of the building around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, after a local man allegedly threatened to “burn it to the ground.” Police scanner traffic also indicated the man said,...     Read More

Men try to cook chicken in geyser

November 10, 2020

CODY (WNE) –  Three men were cited in September after they tried to cook two whole chickens in a Yellowstone National Park hot spring. According to a Park spokesperson, a ranger received reports of a group hiking with “cooking pots”...     Read More

Wyoming State Parks waive day use/entrance fees for Veterans Nov. 11

November 10, 2020

As part of the Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails “Parks for Patriots” programming, which honors military veterans, day-use/entrance fees will be waived November 11 for military veterans. All veterans with proof of their veteran status (ID...     Read More

Idaho officials seeking at-risk mother and two kids

November 9, 2020

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Mandy Guvench (35 yo), and her two children 7yo Tristan, and 1yo Konnor. Mandy is suffering from some mental health issues, the children may be at risk with...     Read More

Granger mayor arrested for felony theft

November 9, 2020

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) –  Granger Mayor Bradly McCollum was arrested by Sweetwater County sheriff deputies Thursday afternoon on a warrant for alleged felony theft and wrongful appropriation of public property. McCollum, 55, who was elected mayor in 2018, is alleged...     Read More

Jackson Hole Airport runway to be reconstructed in the Spring of 2022

November 7, 2020

The Jackson Hole Airport Board announced that the upcoming runway reconstruction project will take place in the spring of 2022. The decision came at a special meeting on November fourth and will require the runway to be closed from April...     Read More

Jackson police beef up efforts to find prowler

November 6, 2020

By Emily Mieure Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON — Cold air filled Sgt. Russ Ruschill’s unmarked car Saturday night during a shadowy cruise down East Kelly Avenue. His window down, the detective explained, “I’m listening for anything...     Read More

Final cull: Exotic goat herd trimmed by 43 in Teton Park

November 4, 2020

By Mike Koshmrl Jackson Hole News&Guide Via- Wyoming News Exchange JACKSON – Rangers have decided to pull volunteer hunters out of the Tetons early and cease the cull of exotic mountain goats for now. Volunteers killed 43 goats during a...     Read More

Lincoln County General Election Results

November 3, 2020

With the eyes of the nation on the national race for The White House and the balance of power in the U.S. House and the Senate, the State of Wyoming turned out to cast their votes with many of those...     Read More

Yellowstone National Park closes for the season

November 3, 2020

POWELL (WNE) — There was a flurry of activity at the East Gate to Yellowstone National Park on Sunday as park employees prepared to close to automobile traffic for the winter. The gate will remain closed for about six weeks...     Read More

Laramie County mask mandate takes effect Monday

November 2, 2020

CHEYENNE (WNE) — A mask mandate for Laramie County that will apply in many public spaces has been finalized and will take effect Monday, local health officials announced Friday afternoon. With the number of active COVID-19 cases in Laramie County...     Read More

WGFD Seeks Information on Moose and Elk Poachings

November 2, 2020

The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is seeking any information regarding two separate poaching incidents. The first was a cow moose that was illegally shot and left to waste along the Union Pass Road at the north end of Buffalo...     Read More

Dead wolf found in Grand Teton Park under investigation

October 29, 2020

JACKSON (WNE) –  Law enforcement rangers are investigating the death of a wolf found within Grand Teton National Park in the Pilgrim Creek Road area. The dead wolf was reported around 11:45 a.m. Monday near the end of the gravel...     Read More

UW, community colleges plan transfer agreements

October 28, 2020

RAWLINS (WNE) — For the past five years, students in many popular degree programs at Wyoming community colleges have been able to seamlessly transfer to the University of Wyoming as a result of dozens of “2-plus-2” articulation agreements between academic...     Read More

(Video) – Wyoming House District 22 Candidates Forum

October 28, 2020

Representative Jim Roscoe and challenger Bill Winney will discuss the upcoming election and answer questions submitted by voters. This forum is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. on Wednesday October 28.     Read More

Evanston man sentenced to prison in May shooting

October 27, 2020

EVANSTON (WNE) — Evanston man George Andrews was sentenced to seven to 10 years in prison last week after changing his plea to no contest to a charge of aggravated assault and battery related to a shooting incident that occurred...     Read More

Rock Springs man charged with manslaughter in wife’s death

October 27, 2020

ROCK SPRINGS (WNE) — The Sweetwater County Sheriff ’s Office announced that an arrest has been made in connection to the shooting death of a Rock Springs woman earlier this year. Lena Lynn Fletcher, 46, of Rock Springs, was shot...     Read More

Game and Fish conducts Grizzly Bear collaring effort near Moran

October 26, 2020

◆ Information from collared grizzly bears provides increased understanding. By Mark Gocke, G&F Public Information Specialist As part of ongoing efforts to monitor the population of grizzly bears in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, Large Carnivore Biologists with the Wyoming Game...     Read More

Treasure hunter faces charges after digging in Yellowstone

October 23, 2020

CASPER (WNE) — A federal grand jury has indicted a man who claimed to have been seeking the Forrest Fenn treasure after he was found digging in a Yellowstone National Park cemetery, the U.S. Attorney for Wyoming announced Thursday. Rodrick...     Read More