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Flaming Gorge Reservoir

More than $10,000 raised for girl who drowned in Flaming Gorge

CASPER, Wyo. — More than $10,000 has been raised for funeral costs for a 4-year-old girl who died Saturday in Flaming Gorge.

November 17, 2014 9:33 pmLoading…

Child drowns in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — A 4-year-old girl has died after a vehicle rolled into Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southwest Wyoming.

November 16, 2014 12:07 pmLoading…

Flaming Gorge search for missing man continues

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Searchers are still looking for a 69-year-old Utah man who has been missing since his boat capsized in Flaming Gorge Reservoir earlier this month.

September 18, 2014 11:00 amLoading…

Flaming Gorge Reservoir in good shape

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir is 87 percent full and has taken in more water this year than it has released, despite a severe drought gripping other parts of the Colorado River basin in the West.

August 18, 2014 9:15 amLoading…

Father, son die from carbon monoxide in ice fishing hut at Flaming Gorge

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Carbon monoxide poisoning is being blamed in the deaths of a Utah father and son who were camping in an ice fishing hut at Flaming Gorge Reservoir in southwest Wyoming.

February 19, 2014 1:08 pmLoading…

Downstream states eye Flaming Gorge water

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — Prolonged drought on the Colorado River system has prompted Wyoming officials to begin planning for the possibility of drawing down water levels in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

January 13, 2014 10:21 amLoading…

Prize-winning burbot tagged ahead of Flaming Gorge tournament

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. - Fishermen will have a chance to win big money and a two-year lease on a new truck during the upcoming annual Burbot Bash at Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

November 11, 2013 2:48 pmLoading…

Rock Springs man drowns in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. — A Rock Springs man has drowned after swimming into Flaming Gorge Reservoir to try to retrieve a boat that blew away from shore. The Sweetwater County Sheriff's Office and county coroner identified the victim as 49-year-old Mitch Hunt. He was boating with another person …

June 03, 2013 5:03 pmLoading…

Body of missing fisherman found in Flaming Gorge

MANILA, Utah — Authorities have recovered the body of a missing Wyoming fisherman whose empty boat was found partially underwater in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

May 03, 2013 10:39 amLoading…

Search on for Wyoming fisherman at Flaming Gorge

MANILA, Utah — A search is underway for a fisherman whose boat was found partially underwater in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

April 29, 2013 11:38 amLoading…

Flaming Gorge task force makes recommendations

DENVER — A task force studying issues related to proposals to divert water from the Flaming Gorge Reservoir in Wyoming to Colorado says state leaders first need to agree on how Colorado's water needs can be met.

January 24, 2013 3:14 pmLoading…

Up to $10k for anglers who catch unwanted fish

SALT LAKE CITY — Anglers can win up to $10,000 next month if they reel in one of the unwanted burbot fish in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir on the Utah-Wyoming border.

January 06, 2013 3:06 pmLoading…

Game and Fish warns of nets in Flaming Gorge

GREEN RIVER, Wyo. - The Wyoming Department of Game and Fish is warning anglers not to disturb any nets they may find in Flaming Gorge Reservoir.

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Judge sentences man to life in attempted murder

Judge sentences man to life in attempted murder

CHEYENNE — A judge has sentenced an Oregon man to serve life in prison without the possibility of parole for attempted murder in the shooting last summer of another man in western Wyoming.

September 11, 2012 5:42 pmLoading…

Body recovered from Flaming Gorge Reservoir

ROCK SPRINGS — Sheriff's officials say a recovery team has retrieved what is believed to be the remains of a man who drowned in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir 15 years ago.

June 12, 2012 8:52 pmLoading…
Federal agency again rejects Wyoming-Colorado water pipeline plan

Federal agency again rejects Wyoming-Colorado water pipeline plan

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A federal agency for the second time has denied a permit requested by a Colorado businessman who wants to build a 500-mile pipeline to carry water from southwestern Wyoming to Colorado's Front Range.

May 17, 2012 7:00 pmLoading…

Flaming Gorge body could be recovered in June

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- Authorities are making preparations to recover a body found in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir last weekend.

May 03, 2012 9:13 amLoading…

Searchers find body in Flaming Gorge Reservoir

ROCK SPRINGS, Wyo. -- The body of a man missing in the Flaming Gorge Reservoir for 15 years may have been found.

May 01, 2012 9:14 amLoading…
Oregon man will face charges in Wyoming carjacking

Oregon man will face charges in Wyoming carjacking

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — An Oregon man is competent to stand trial on charges he carjacked a man in western Wyoming last year, a federal judge ruled Friday.

April 06, 2012 4:20 pmLoading…
Flaming Gorge proponent estimates $1.4B profit

Flaming Gorge proponent estimates $1.4B profit

DENVER — A Colorado businessman seeking to build a pipeline to deliver water from Wyoming to Colorado’s Front Range estimates that whoever designs, builds, finances and operates the project could see at least a $1.4 billion profit, according to a document shown to potential contractors.

April 04, 2012 3:00 pmLoading…

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