Wyoming lawmakers reject highway funding plan
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A state legislative panel has rejected the idea of creating a task force to look into potential, long-term funding solutions for Wyoming's highway system.
Wyoming lawmakers advance 3 bills to fund wildlife crossings
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have advanced legislation that would help expand an existing network of highway crossings for wildlife.
Wyoming man to pay $50K for damage to US Forest Service land
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. District Court has fined a Wyoming businessman about $50,000 for damages caused by illegally bulldozing U.S. Forest Service land.
Bankrupt Wyoming coal firm under investigation for fraud
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The federal government began a fraud investigation into coal company Blackjewel LLC prior to the company's sale last week of two Wyoming coal mines, according to court...
Long-term fix to Wyoming, Nebraska tunnel could reach $68M
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The cost of long-term repairs to a failed irrigation tunnel serving farmers in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska could reach $68 million.
Hunter group seeks to bar bikes, ATVs, in Wyoming wild areas
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A hunting advocacy group seeks to eliminate mountain biking and all-terrain vehicles in two western Wyoming wilderness study areas.
Wyoming prepares for census with new office, online option
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming is preparing for the 2020 census with steps aimed at increasing participation including the addition of a state office and an online survey option.
Prosecutors charge 3 Wyoming men suspected of Medicaid fraud
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A federal grand jury has charged three Wyoming men after prosecutors say they were involved with a yearslong Medicaid fraud scheme.
The Latest: Judge approves new sale of 2 Wyoming coal mines
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on the bankruptcy sale of two Wyoming coal mines (all times local):
Cheyenne shooting suspect also faces federal charge
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A 25-year-old man accused of killing two people and injuring two teenagers after opening fire inside an east Cheyenne home has pleaded not guilty to a separate federal...
Wyoming residents seek information on fatal police shooting
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of Wyoming residents have called for a release of information and gathered in remembrance of a man who witnesses say was fatally shot by a police officer.
Wyoming gets federal money to advance coal research
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded $5 million to multiple Wyoming-based research initiatives to advance alternative uses for coal beyond energy generation.
Wyoming football player charged with pointing gun at people
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A University of Wyoming football player is facing felony charges after authorities say he pointed an unloaded handgun at two people.
EPA nears removal of Wyoming, Utah sites from Superfund list
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Environmental regulators are close to removing two sites in the western U.S. from a list of polluted places in need of long-term cleanup.
Wyoming lawmakers consider taxing electricity generation
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — An interim legislative committee will consider a proposal to tax electricity generated in Wyoming.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports that the Joint Revenue Committee last...
Sheridan man’s body found in reservoir after nearly 2 weeks
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities say they recovered the body of a 48-year-old Sheridan man who had been missing for nearly two weeks southwest of Casper.
Another company seeks to buy idle Wyoming coal mines
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Another company says it wants to buy two idle Wyoming coal mines.
Littleton, Colorado-based Aspen Coal and Energy has made an offer to buy the Eagle Butte and Belle Ayr...
Wyoming lawmakers reject voter ID and crossover voting bills
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have defeated two bills that would have impacted voting regulations.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Monday that state legislators voted against...
Wyoming has first serious lung disease case linked to vaping
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Health officials say a Wyoming resident has been hospitalized in the state's first case of severe lung disease related to vaping.
Trial date set for Wyoming man accused of mother’s death
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming judge has set a Nov. 18 trial date for a Casper man accused of killing his mother earlier this year.
KTWO-AM reports Andrew Steplock is facing charges of...
Ashes of 23 veterans to be interred in Wyoming cemetery
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A coalition of nonprofit groups plans to inter the ashes of 23 military veterans in a Wyoming cemetery.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports the ashes are scheduled to be...
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Fisherman missing, fell from boat in Wyoming reservoir
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Divers are searching for a man who fell from a boat while fishing in a reservoir southwest of Casper.
The Natrona County sheriff's office says the call came in at 7 p.m....
Wyoming lawmakers create panel to address coal bankruptcies
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers have voted to create a subcommittee to address the negative effects of bankruptcy filings by coal companies that do business across the state.
Nuclear waste storage would raise $10M a year for Wyoming
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A proposal to boost state revenue by storing spent nuclear fuel in Wyoming would only raise about $10 million a year.
The Casper Star-Tribune reports a panel of state...
Wyoming Democrats commit party resources to state candidates
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming's Democrats have passed a party rule that would prevent its financial resources from being used to benefit anyone who is not a state resident.
Wyoming officials considering spent nuclear fuel storage
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming lawmakers are considering allowing the storage of spent nuclear fuel in the state as a way to boost revenue.
The Spent Fuel Rods Subcommittee meets for the first...
Progress made on central Wyoming fire, evacuations lifted
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Enough progress has been made in fighting a wildfire near the Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming that evacuations are being lifted and roads reopened.
Wyoming issues security survey to gauge school safety plans
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Wyoming Department of Education has issued a security survey to schools to determine how they plan to protect children.
The Latest: Overnight evacuations ordered in Jackson fire
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The Latest on Wyoming wildfires (all times local):
Fire managers say residents of about 30 evacuated homes in Jackson won't be allowed to return before...
WY man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting elderly woman
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting an elderly woman who has dementia.
KTWO-AM reports Antonio Dee Trujillo of Casper entered an Alford plea Friday to...
Wyoming man jailed for not identifying himself settles suit
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man arrested for refusing to identify himself for police has been awarded $149,000 to settle a lawsuit he filed after spending a night in jail.
Water restored to Wyoming, Nebraska irrigation tunnel system
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Water has been restored to Wyoming and Nebraska farmers after an irrigation tunnel collapse cut off water flow last month.
Wyoming students improve average state assessment scores
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming school officials say the average annual test score has improved across the state.
The Casper Star-Tribune reported Wednesday that the Wyoming Department of...
Separate sale of Wyoming, West Virginia coal mines approved
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A coal company may sell two large Wyoming mines separately from one in West Virginia, a U.S. bankruptcy court has ruled in a development that added uncertainty to the...
Law firm responds to Wyoming tribe’s lawsuit
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The former law firm for the Northern Arapaho Tribe says the Wyoming tribe and its current lawyers have filed a "vindictive" lawsuit despite knowing the allegations in it were...
Officials expect irrigation water to be restored this week
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Officials expect water to start flowing again to Wyoming and Nebraska farmers by the end of this week after their irrigation water was cut off last month when a tunnel...
Fire near Wyoming reservoir grows; more firefighters arrive
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A wildfire burning near Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming has grown to more than 14.5 square miles (37.5 square kilometers) since it began last weekend from...
Wildfire breaks out at Wyoming reservoir over weekend
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — More firefighters are arriving to help tackle a wildfire near Pathfinder Reservoir in central Wyoming.
The fire was initially reported Saturday and had grown to about 2.3...
Casper to restore another section of North Platte River
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — The city of Casper will begin restoring another stretch of the North Platte River in October, the next step in a long-term project expected to cost at least $23...
Court: Wyoming DEQ must release coal mine bond documents
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A state judge has ruled that the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality must release land appraisal documents related to the bond renewal for the Belle Ayr coal mine in...
Study shows larger habitat disruption by energy development
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A study indicates that disruptions caused by oil and gas development on Wyoming habitat where mule deer forage can expand beyond the immediate perimeters of a well...