GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The rolling prairie lands of northeastern Wyoming have been a paradise of lush, knee-deep grass for sheep, cattle and pronghorn antelope this summer.
But it’s a different green — greener energy — that geologist Fred McLaughlin seeks as he drills nearly two miles (3.2 kilometers) into the ground, far deeper than the thick coal seams that make this the top coal-mining region in the United States.
GREELEY, Colo. (AP) — Five people from Wyoming, including an infant girl, are dead after the SUV they were in was rear-ended by a tractor-trailer in northern Colorado.
Investigators with the Colorado State Patrol say the SUV was in the left lane of Interstate 25 in Weld County and had slowed for traffic when the semi slammed into it Monday afternoon.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Two police officers shot and killed a man who reportedly charged at them with a “large edged weapon,” police in Gillette said Sunday.
Officers responded at 7 a.m. to a report that the suspect had made threats and refused to leave a residence, the Gillette News Record reported.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The mayor of Wyoming's third-largest city has resigned after text messages she sent with off-color and denigrating remarks became public.
Gillette Mayor Louise Carter-King announced her resignation Thursday, two days after apologizing for the texts about City Council members and other local officials, the Gillette News-Record reported.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming man faces drug charges after his girlfriend, who initially claimed responsibility for meth found during a traffic stop, complained in recorded jail calls to friends that he hadn't bailed her out and that the drugs were actually his, authorities said.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A prosecutor won't charge library employees for making sex education and LGBTQ-themed books available to young people in a deeply conservative city in Wyoming coal-mining country, saying he wouldn't have a case.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A man in the U.S. state of Wyoming allegedly tried getting out of a drunken driving charge by claiming his 4-year-old son was behind the wheel.
Campbell County sheriff's deputies pulled the 39-year-old man over Saturday.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Dozens of tires were stolen from a business in the Gillette area.
GCR Tires and Service employees arrived to work Tuesday to find 112 tractor-trailer tires missing from a shipping container and elsewhere on the company's lot, Campbell County Undersheriff Quentin Reynolds said.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Commissioners of a Wyoming county have suspended all in-person public comment at their meetings amid a furor over library books involving sex and LGBTQ issues.
Campbell County commissioners in recent months have heard hours of public comment about the books in the teen and children's sections of the county library in Gillette.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — As her beloved grandmother’s health declined, Lauren Pfenning's family insisted that she get a COVID-19 vaccine before paying her a final visit.
She spent over a week researching vaccines on the internet and anguished over the decision during and after 12-hour shifts at her job hauling coal in an open-pit mine near Gillette, Wyoming.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Before they were together on the streets, they were together in a barn.
Temporarily living in a two-bedroom barn loft in Alabama, Campbell County Sheriff’s Office deputies Trevor Osborn and Kyle Rhoades had the time to get close to Torc and Borys, their new K-9s-in-training that shared those same close quarters with them earlier this year.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — The last nine months have moved quickly for Paul Phillips.
A Circuit Court judge by day, he has a lot on his docket from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. But in his free time, he’s been writing a series of thrillers under the pen name James Chandler.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Laid out across the large floor space inside of the Area 59 workshop — and taking up a lot of it — was about 22 feet of giant guitar.
Designed and mapped out in paper, its blueprint stretches across the middle of the work space floor, right beside a black steel plate cut into the body of a warlock-styled electric guitar.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Given the choice of what to hear first, good news or bad news, Powder River Basin coal producers and the thousands of people who work the mines are used to asking for the good news only to be told there is none.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi was remembered Friday as an honorable statesman and family man who was focused on leadership, tradition and faith.
The Wyoming Republican died July 26 after he was hospitalized with a broken neck and ribs for three days following a bicycle accident near Gillette.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A public ceremony to commemorate the life of former U.S. Sen. Mike Enzi will be held Aug. 6 at the Gillette College Pronghorn Center, the Gillette Memorial Chapel announced.
Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, died Monday after he broke his neck in a bicycle accident near his home in Gillette.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died after he broke his neck in a bicycle accident. He was 77.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Retired Sen. Mike Enzi, a Wyoming Republican known as a consensus-builder in an increasingly polarized Washington, has died. He was 77.
Enzi died peacefully Monday surrounded by family and friends, former spokesman Max D’Onofrio said.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A magician and comic has canceled performances at libraries in northeastern Wyoming because of online and phoned in threats over a social media post about her being a transgender woman, she said.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming rancher who was pinned by an all-terrain vehicle survived on beer and bottled water for two days.
Frank Reynolds, 53, was trying to round up a cow and calf on a neighbor's pasture outside Gillette when the vehicle tipped over on him Sunday, Reynolds told the Gillette News Record.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Two bats from northeastern Wyoming's Devils Tower National Monument have been found with the state's first confirmed cases of a deadly fungal disease.
White-nose syndrome has killed millions of bats in North America since the fungus first appeared in New York in 2006.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A U.S. House candidate in Wyoming who disclosed that he impregnated a 14-year-old girl when he was 18 scoffed at the idea of dropping out of the race and challenged any legislators who might make an issue of his past.
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A retired U.S. Army colonel from California says he will challenge Liz Cheney in next year's Republican U.S. House primary in Wyoming.
Denton Knapp, of Trabuco Canyon, California, said he plans to move back to Gillette, where he graduated from high school in 1983, GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Ranch hand J.W. Thrush slogged through mud to tag a heifer calf on a sunny, 60-degree day at the Tarver Heart X Ranch in northern Campbell County last week...
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GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Some rock climbing routes on Devils Tower in northeastern Wyoming have been closed to protect nesting falcons...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — When the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic first began to impact Wyoming last spring, Kasi Hartsoch took them in stride...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — In his lifetime, Dr. John Mansell has witnessed firsthand the folly-filled progression of pain treatment...
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — A Wyoming coal mine says it will shut down, making it the second mine in the Powder River Basin to announce this year that it's closing...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — To live in Wyoming is to face a fundamental existential question: Does the state exist and if not, what does that mean for those who live here...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Eight people have submitted applications for a vacant House seat after Gillette Republican Rep...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — A former treasurer of two youth wrestling clubs in Wyoming has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to repay money he stole from the organizations...
GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Western Welding Academy looks less like a learning institution and more like a real-world job site, and that’s the goal, said Tyler Sasse, owner and founder of the school.
“We run this whole place just like a job site,” he said.
Gillette, Wyo. (AP) — A project in Wyoming to develop technologies and methods to extract rare earth elements from coal ash received more than $810,000 from the federal government...
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