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DENVER (AP) — The All-Star Game will be played at hitter-friendly Coors Field. Major League Baseball officially announced the new venue Tuesday after pulling the Midsummer Classic from Atlanta over objections to extensive changes to Georgia’s voting laws. Coors Field last hosted the All-Star Game in 1998. The game will be July 13. “Major League…

A powerful late winter snowstorm intensified over the central Rocky Mountains on Sunday with heavy snow and wind leading to airport and road closures, power outages, and avalanche warnings in parts of Colorado, Wyoming, and Nebraska. The National Weather Service in Wyoming called it a “historic and crippling” winter storm that would cause extremely dangerous…

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Three students at the University of Wyoming were killed in a car accident on U.S. Route 287 several miles south of the state line between Wyoming and Colorado. The two-vehicle accident on Saturday left two other students injured, one of them critically, KTWO-AM reported. University of Wyoming President Ed Seidel expressed…

It’s a gubernatorial “turf and post” war over Weld County. Over the past few weeks, regional interest has increased over “Weld County Wyoming,” an initiative to have the residents of Weld County, Colorado vote on the possibility of seceding from Colorado and becoming the 24th county of Wyoming. The initiative’s Facebook has over five thousand…

Wyoming currently has 23 counties, but some Colorado residents hope to make that 24 – is there room for one more?  Weld County, Colorado is located in the northeast corner of the state to the south of Laramie County. Its estimated population in 2019 was over 300 thousand people – more than half the entire…

DENVER (AP) — A bird that roosts in the snow high in the U.S. Rocky Mountains is expected to survive warming temperatures over the next several decades and therefore won’t be getting special protections, wildlife officials said Wednesday. The southern white-tailed ptarmigan is the smallest grouse in North America. It’s found only in alpine regions of…

Until this point, gray wolves only roamed a few select states, but now that’s going to change. A recent vote on Proposition 114 in Colorado has now made it possible for gray wolves to be reintroduced in the state.  Gray wolves were hunted to extinction in the 1940s, but now they will be returning in…

It’s a battle between two foundational parts of Wyoming. A recently published report suggests that the tidal wave of oil and gas leases in the Bureau of Land Management is limiting your access to hunting across the entire West. The report, published by the National Wildlife Federation, says prime fishing and hunting territory is being…

Shoshone National Forest is encouraging everyone to use a new tool to plan their next excursions into the Rocky Mountain Region The US. Forest Service has released a new online tool to provide updates on the status and openings of recreation hotspots in real time. It’s a fairly straightforward tool – an interactive map of…

More closures in national forests across the West. Acting Regional Forester Jennifer Everlien signed an order closing all developed recreation sites within the Rocky Mountain Region of the National Forest Service. That region encompasses 24 national forests and grasslands across Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota and Wyoming. Developed recreation sites are temporarily closed while dispersed camping,…


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