Legislature Considering More Funding for Air Service
The Legislature's Air Transportation Liaison Committee voted recently to recommend the state increase its funding for the Airline Service Enhancement fund from $1.5 million to $4 million a year.
Colorado Man Dies From Fall While Climbing in Grand Teton National Park
The Park Service says the body of 40-year-old Edward Tom of Boulder was recovered Saturday in Garnet Canyon
Barrasso Votes Against Use of Force In Syria
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved a use-of-force resolution Wednesday on a 10-7 vote.
Bicyclist Dies After Colliding With Pickup Near Sheridan
A bicyclist is dead following an accident north of Sheridan over the weekend. Wyoming Highway Patrol Sgt. Stephen Townsend says the unidentified bicyclist died after colliding with a pickup truck about 4 miles north of Sheridan on Highway 338 on Sunday morning. The report says that the bicyclist pul…
Feds To Return Mineral Payment Cuts to States
Mineral leasing revenues are typically split roughly evenly between the states and the Interior Department. The government last year paid $2.1 billion to the states under the mineral leasing program.
Jackson Finds Location For First Natural Gas Station
The project's board, which includes Jackson and Teton County leaders, unanimously approved a resolution supporting the project last Wednesday.
Furloughs for FE Warren and the Wyoming National Guard Reduced
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved the change last week after defense officials identified about $1.5 billion in savings.
At Least Six Animals Died During Cheyenne Frontier Days 2013
Animal rights activists returned to the rodeo this year and posted online videos of events they find objectionable, including the roping of larger steers.
Omaho Zoo Trying to Save Wyoming Toad
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A breeding program in Omaha is trying to keep a toad native to Wyoming from extinction. The Wyoming toad is considered critically endangered and one of the four most endangered amphibian species in the United States. The toad is listed as extinct in the wild on the Internat…
Wyoming Soldier Survives 7 Roadside Bombs
A U.S. soldier from Wyoming has drawn national media attention for continuing to serve despite several close calls on the battlefield.