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DENVER (AP) — On a hazy July afternoon, wolf expert Karin Vardaman returned to a spring-fed pond in Colorado’s northwestern-most corner. Enough rain had fallen to wet the ground around the watering hole. She tiptoed across the soft earth — careful not to disturb any impressions left by cattle and pronghorn antelope — until one…

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The U.S. government released projections Wednesday that indicate an even more troubling outlook for a river that serves 40 million people in the American West. The Bureau of Reclamation recently declared the first-ever shortage on the Colorado River, which means Arizona, Nevada and Mexico will get less water than normal next…

While riding their bikes at Rocky Mountain National Park, the bikers were stopped by a herd of elk. Rocky Mountain National Park is home to almost 3,200 elk during the summer months of the year while Yellowstone see a summer population of 10,000 to 20,000 elk. This video from Facebook has reach around 30,ooo reactions and…

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Gov. Jared Polis has signed off on the creation of a new taxing district to coordinate the creation of a Front Range passenger railway up and down the Interstate 25 corridor. But don’t make any travel plans yet. The state may have a powerful likely partner in Amtrak, but the first…

Governor Mark Gordon and current Wyoming Speaker of the House Eric Barlow were targets of the endeavor, according to the NYT article.

With contributions from the University of Wyoming, a new study suggests the world has entered a new age of wildfires – larger, stronger, and more frequent. Bryan Shuman, a professor in the Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Wyoming, is a primary co-author of a recently published paper titled “Rocky Mountain Subalpine…

The University of Wyoming receives over $3 million from the Department of Energy to further the production of rare-earth elements and other critical minerals. This funding is part of the nation’s continued efforts to transition to clean energy. Rare earth minerals are vital to manufacturing batteries, magnets, and other components in clean energy. The United…

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…


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