Contura selling its Wyoming coal mines

Gillette, WY.   -   Contura Energy, the coal company that rose out of the bankruptcy of Alpha Natural Resources, is already selling it's two coal mines in Wyoming's Powder River Basin, just a little over a year...

Sore mouth disease suspected in Yellowstone bighorn sheep

Yellowstone Nat'l Park – Sore mouth disease (also known as contagious ecthyma) is thought to be responsible for an illness observed among bighorn rams in Yellowstone National Park. Sore mouth disease is a virus...

UW takes steps to address sexual assault prevention

Laramie, WY.   -   After another female was reportedly attacked and sexually assaulted last month, marking the fifth reported sexual assault on the UW campus in 2017, the University of Wyoming is taking steps t...

Growing influenza activity seen in Wyoming

Cheyenne, WY.   -   With flu activity reports in the state beginning to show growing numbers of illnesses, the Wyoming Department of Health (WDH) is reminding residents how they can best avoid spreading influen...

BLM suspends natural gas waste standards

Regional    –   On Thursday, the Bureau of Land Management suspended a rule designed to limit the waste of natural gas on publicly-owned lands until January of 2019. According to the Environmental Defense Fu...

Number of homeless still a concern in Wyoming

Casper, WY.   -   Figures show that Wyoming's homeless population continues to be a concern in Wyoming. According to a U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development report released on Wednesday, there wer...

Two ceremonies to be held honoring Gold Star families

Cheyenne, WY.  -  Wyoming's Gold Star families are being honored at two ceremonies on Dec. 11 at the Wyoming State Museum, in Cheyenne. Gold Star families are those families who have had a military family me...