Fierce winds fan Rockies wildfires, new evacuations ordered

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Strong winds fanned two Rocky Mountain wildfires Wednesday, prompting new evacuation orders as one of them spread toward communities that lie outside Rocky Mountain National Park...

Wyoming lauds US carbon capture study; utility skeptical

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming’s governor is promoting a Trump administration study that says capturing carbon dioxide emitted by coal-fired power plants would be an economical way to curtail the pollu...

Grand Teton seeks goat cull help after canceled air shoot

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Grand Teton National Park is seeking volunteers to shoot nonnative mountain goats this fall after calling off a helicopter goat shoot amid criticism from Wyoming’s governor last ...

National parks hope visitors comply with virus measures

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A man pets a wild bison on the head. Rescuers pull a treasure seeker from a snowy canyon. A woman taking photos stumbles into scalding water. Visitors to Yellow...

Saudi ambassador to US shrugs off Biden, Sanders criticism

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Saudi Arabia's ambassador to the U.S. dismissed the top two Democratic presidential contenders' criticisms of her country, saying Thursday that candidates' opinions tend to chang...

Helicopter sharpshooters to kill Grand Teton nonnative goats

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A disputed effort to help native bighorn sheep in Grand Teton National Park was scheduled to start Friday with a helicopter buzzing over rugged peaks with sharpshooters aboard ta...

Theories persist about mystery drones seen in rural region

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — People insist they have spotted fleets of large drones crisscrossing rural America’s night sky, their mission mysterious, raising questions that have veered into conspiracy theor...

Man arrested in Yellowstone accused of threat to shoot 20

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Investigators say a North Dakota man arrested in Yellowstone National Park threatened to shoot as many as 20 people in an Idaho office if his wife didn't identify a man he suspec...

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden...

Mine shutdowns in top US coal region bring new uncertainty

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — At two of the world's biggest coal mines, the finances got so bad that their owner couldn't even get toilet paper on credit. Warehouse technician Melissa Worden...

University honors black players dismissed from team in 1969

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Fifty years after 14 black football players were kicked off the University of Wyoming football team for seeking to wear armbands to protest racism, eight of them returned to the L...

Blackjewel CEO confident bankrupt coal operator will rebound

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The CEO of one of the nation's largest coal producers says he's confident the company will bounce back despite the shutdown of several mines after it filed for federal bankrup...

Wyoming governor still hopeful Taiwan president will visit

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A visit by the president of Taiwan to Wyoming remains a definite possibility despite Gov. Mark Gordon's recent skirmish with Cheyenne Mayor Marian Orr over the issue, Gordon said...

Problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for ove...

Restored steam locomotive rolls to anniversary event

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — It's longer than two city buses, weighs more than a Boeing 747 fully loaded with passengers and can pull 16 Statues of Liberty over a mountain. The Big Boy No. ...