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Yesterday’s storm managed to cripple much of the Bighorn Basin as highways became too slick with snow to travel safely, shutting down many regional services. The National Weather Service Office in Riverton complied snow amount totals recorded by northwest Wyoming communities on Tuesday, April 12. Every Bighorn Basin location experienced at least half an inch…

W.Y.D.O.T. will soon have the resources needed to make Wyoming roads and highways more amendable to a future of electric vehicles. Wyoming will soon receive nearly four million dollars of federal money for the National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) formula. The funds will be expressly used to facilitate electric vehicle infrastructure development, especially charging stations,…

A Gillette woman faces 35 years in prison and $750,000 in fines after multiple schemes to defraud investors and get fraudulent payments from the I.R.S. Alexa Kinney of Gillette, Wyoming, pled guilty on January 3 to wire fraud, using an unauthorized access device, and making false claims to the Internal Revenue Service before U.S. District…

The impact of this week’s intense winter weather is enormous – major Wyoming highways were closed, communities isolated, and tourists unable to travel. Wyoming was hammered by unseasonably snowy weather earlier this week. And, based on W.Y.D.O.T.’s Travel Information Map, it shut down a significant portion of Wyoming on Tuesday and well into Wednesday. The…

After sustaining serious injuries on July 23, the 77-year-old former senator died in a Colorado hospital, ending a long career of public service for Wyoming. The unfortunate news was released on Senator Enzi’s Facebook page around midnight on Tuesday, July 27. Former Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi died due to injuries sustained in a bicycle accident…

After numerous scares this year, water samples from several Wyoming locations show the invasive zebra mussel has yet to establish itself in the state’s waters. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department has confirmed several wastewater tests from several Wyoming cities have shown the same results: no zebra mussels in Wyoming. Wastewater collected from Laramie, Casper,…

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. St. Louis, Missouri-based Arch Resources Inc., owner of Coal Creek mine in Wyoming, made the announcement Tuesday as the company transitions away from thermal coal…

While the Powder River Basin deals with coal layoffs, the oil industry is going to the dogs.  Gillette is the new home for K9 Pipe Inspections – a company that specializes in training dogs to detect leaks in underground oil and gas pipelines. In a quote to the Wyoming Business Report, CEO Mitch Hager says…

Vaccines have arrived and are being administered throughout Wyoming – but are you a priority? COVID-19 vaccination is proceeding according to a prioritized list of people and professions laid out by the state. As expected, the highest priorities are the frontline medical workers who have been battling the pandemic from the beginning. Park County Public…

The National Finals Rodeo got over with on Saturday in Arlington, TX where the Cowboy State performed well and showcased why we are the rodeo capitol of the world even if not voted as such. Brody Cress maintained his ranking of 3rd in the world in standings winning $173, 846 with $15, 654 being earned…


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