Our Cheyenne news staff. Amy Richards is news director, with reporting from Doug Randall, Kari Eakins, Karen Snyder, Daniel Sandoval, Sharon Fain and Ahren Broad.
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Wyoming’s Congressional Delegation: Exempt Wyoming From Federal Fracking Rules
U.S. Senators Mike Enzi and John Barrasso and Representative Cynthia Lummis all (R-WY), Monday wrote Secretary of the Interior, Sally Jewell, requesting an exemption for Wyoming and other states currently regulating hydraulic fracturing from the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) final r…
Paving Project Begins on Townsend
City of Cheyenne Street and Alley crews will be grading and asphalt paving Townsend Place between Dell Range Boulevard and Hobbs Avenue starting Monday, August 19. The street will be closed at 7 a.m. on Monday, August 19. Work is scheduled to be completed by 5 p.m. on Thursday, August 22. This stree…
Several Fires in Yellowstone Grew on Saturday
Several fires in Yellowstone National Park grew on Saturday due to dry and windy conditions.
Rep. Lubnau Asks Governor For Unredacted Hill Inquiry Report
Rep. Tom Lubnau, Chairman of the Select Investigative Commitee, said the work can't move forward without the report.
Two Hikers Injured In Yellowstone Bear Encounter
Two hikers injured when a sow grizzly charged them in Yellowstone National Park.
WDE: Common Core Standards Adoption Timeline Available
In response to inquiries regarding the process followed in the adoption of the current Wyoming math and language arts content standards, the Wyoming Department of Education (WDE) has produced a timeline of important dates and information regarding their implementation. WDE Standards and Accountabili…
Governor’s Office Working to Comply With Hill’s Public Records Request
Governor Mead says it will take awhile to sort through all the e-mails to make sure they don't contain confidential information.
Draft Bill Would Require Yearly Suicide Prevention Training For Schools
Lawmakers are considering making it a requirement for teachers and school staff to receive suicide prevention training.
Gov. Mead Says Revenue Picture Strong So Far
Governor Matt Mead says the state’s revenue picture is better than expected, so it doesn’t look like there will be a need to impose mandatory cuts on state agencies. Mead says he has met with legsislative leadership and is continuing to work on the budget. He says the good news is that…
July Visitation Down From Last Year, Number of Vehicles Up
The park changed the way they count visitors this year. Officials say while the total number of recreational visitors to Yellowstone in July was down 5.25 percent, vehicle traffic was up 4.32 percent compared to the same period in 2012.