Rainbow appears after suspected body Gabby Petito is found

New York 09/20/21, 21:03

An arch of colors appeared in the sky after authorities discovered human remains, suspected of belonging to a missing Florida woman on Sept. 19. A photo is circulating on the internet depicting a spectacular rainbow formation above the site Gabby Petito's body was allegedly found at the Grand Teton National Park ...

Trump endorses Wyoming GOP candidate running against Rep. Cheney, she fires back

U.S. 09/10/21, 00:51

Former President Donald Trump has endorsed Harriet Hageman as the Wyoming attorney is campaigning to oust Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) in the state. “I strongly endorse Republican House of Representatives Candidate Harriet Hageman from Wyoming who is running against warmonger and disloyal Republican, Liz Cheney,” Trump said in a statement on Thursday, Sept. ...

Rep. Liz Cheney fired as GOP member in two counties of her home state

U.S. 08/14/21, 06:05

Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) is no longer recognized as the Republican Party member in two counties of Wyoming. The Republicans in Park County and Carbon County unanimously voted to rescind their recognition of Rep. Cheney as a GOP member. They cited her vote to impeach former President Donald Trump and her decision to serve on ...

Bill Gates now goes nuclear: will build reactor with billionaire friend

U.S. 06/05/21, 18:46

Billionaire friends Bill Gates and Warren Buffett have chosen the U.S. state of Wyoming to build the first Natrium reactor project, its governor said on 2 June, Reuters reported. On Wednesday, Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon announced that the state has partnered with TerraPower, founded by Gates some 15 years ago, and ...

Governor: Wyoming will lift statewide mask mandate next week

News 03/09/21, 15:51

Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon announced that the state will lift the mask-wearing mandate along with other restrictions on bars, restaurants, theaters, and gyms to resume regular operations on March 16. “I thank the people of Wyoming for their commitment to keeping one another safe throughout this pandemic,” Gordon said in a statement. “It ...

Top union leader rejects Biden’s job losses

U.S. 02/08/21, 11:19

As President Joe Biden prioritizes the controversial climate change theory and destroys tens of thousands of jobs, America's top labor leader criticizes these losses and the impractical alternatives presented to workers.  For American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) President Richard Trumka, simply moving jobs is not enough, ...

Snow causes travel mayhem across US just before Thanksgiving

U.S. 11/26/19, 10:50

A storm dumping heavy snow buried highways in Colorado and Wyoming Tuesday, prompted school closures in Nebraska and forced more than 1,000 travelers to sleep overnight in Denver’s airport after hundreds of flights were canceled as the busy Thanksgiving week travel period went into high gear. That storm was heading toward ...

Parched US Southwest gets reprieve as snowmelt fills rivers

U.S. 06/12/19, 23:57

A welcome surge of melting snow is pouring out of the Rocky Mountains and into the drought-stricken rivers of the southwestern United States, fending off a water shortage but threatening to push rivers over their banks. Last winter brought above-average snowfall to much of Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming, so an abundance ...

Problems persist at Wyoming’s largest mental health facility

Health 05/25/19, 10:12

Serious problems persist at Wyoming's largest mental health facility four years after employees left an incapacitated woman on a couch without food, water or bathroom use for over 24 hours, according to two groups that provide legal and advocacy services to patients in need.They include a suicide, attempted suicides, the ...

Update: I-70 in Colorado partially reopened after slide

Baseball 05/21/19, 14:35

The Latest on a late spring snow storm in the Rockies (all times local):1:35 p.m.Interstate 70 in western Colorado has partially reopened after a rock slide.Frisco resident Dianne Stuhr walks with her dogs, Winston and Patty, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, along Tenmile Creek in Frisco, Colo. Nearby Breckenridge Ski Resort ...

Late spring Rockies snow cancels flights, downs limbs

Baseball 05/21/19, 11:26

A late spring storm has dumped heavy, wet snow in Colorado and Wyoming, cancelling flights and snapping newly greened up tree limbs.The check in lines were long at Denver International Airport Tuesday morning with travelers from earlier canceled flights hoping to fly out.In western Colorado, a rock slide has closed ...

Tribes seek ban on public hunting of revered grizzly bears

Politics 05/15/19, 12:13

Native American groups are pressing lawmakers in Congress to adopt permanent protections for grizzly bears, a species widely revered by tribes but that has been proposed for hunting in Wyoming and Idaho. Tribal representatives were due Wednesday before a House subcommittee to testify in support of legislation that would block grizzly ...

Restored steam locomotive rolls to anniversary event

U.S. 05/07/19, 00:02

It's longer than two city buses, weighs more than a Boeing 747 fully loaded with passengers and can pull 16 Statues of Liberty over a mountain.The Big Boy No. 4014 steam locomotive rolled out of a Union Pacific restoration shop in Cheyenne over the weekend for a big debut after ...

Wyoming US Sen. Mike Enzi won’t seek re-election in 2020

Politics 05/04/19, 15:07

Sen. Mike Enzi (R-Wyo.) announced Saturday that he will retire from the Senate at the end of his current term, capping off a 22-year career in Washington. Enzi, 75, announced his pending retirement in his hometown of Gillette, where he owned a shoe store and "never intended to get into politics." ...

People in Colorado, Wyoming urged to get home ahead of storm

Baseball 04/10/19, 14:10

People in Colorado and Wyoming were urged to get home early Wednesday and stay there before snow and wind from a powerful spring storm make travel all but impossible.The warning came less than a month after a blizzard stranded drivers while paralyzing parts of the two states.The Colorado Department of ...

Update: Storm impacting flights, schools, even baseball

Baseball 04/10/19, 11:06

The Latest on severe weather impacting the central U.S. (all times local):11:05 a.m.Flights, baseball and school classes are being canceled ahead of a looming spring blizzard in the Rockies.In this undated March 2019 photo provided by Henry Red Cloud, shows flooding on Cloud's Lakota Solar Enterprises property on the Pine ...

Scientists release most detailed map of Teton quake fault

Science 04/05/19, 14:29

Scientists have completed the most detailed map yet of one of North America's most spectacular geologic faults with the hope of providing a better understanding of the earthquake risk at a popular vacation destination.Millions of tourists visit Jackson Hole, Wyoming, every year to sightsee, hike or ski the Teton Range, ...

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