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KIRBY — Barrels sit in a warehouse off a dusty dirt road in the town of Kirby, population 92.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Normally the Torrington Livestock market sells about 3,500 head of cattle in May. This year, it sold more than 18,000, said Michael Schmitt, one of the market's owners. In June, it normally moves about 1,800. This year, it sold more than 17,000 head.
LANDER, Wyo. — When the call came at 1:30 a.m. Friday to evacuate a Christian camp near Wheatland, Grace Camp Director Marlin Driskell thought it was just a precaution.
LANDER, Wyo. — Lander Mayor Mick Wolfe couldn't recall how many times he had danced with his wife, Marge, at the Lander Community Center.
LANDER — A late Thursday afternoon fire gutted the Lander Community Center.
LANDER, Wyo. — Fire season has just begun but the state has already spent $6 million in fighting flames.
CASPER, Wyo. — Smoke-filled skies and temperatures creeping near 100 degrees could confuse people in Wyoming. The weather experienced by the state has been like that normally seen in August, not June.
CASPER, Wyo. — Prospectors knew there was treasure deep in the South Pass City ore. Efforts to get the gold out in mass quantity started at the Carissa Mine in 1867. Equipment such as a 9-ton ball mill pulverized the ore and revealed the priceless nuggets inside.
LANDER, Wyo. — Some Fremont County residents are worried their voices aren’t being heard as the U.S. Forest Service works on revising its management plan for the Shoshone National Forest.
CASPER, Wyo. — Comments on a Casper company’s proposal to drill two exploratory natural gas wells near Big Piney varied from worries about wildlife to concerns about restrictions limiting economic access to resources.
PAVILLION, Wyo. -- Thirty-five homes outside Pavillion have the option of receiving a free cistern, or water tank, paid for by the state to ensure residents have clean drinking and household water.
LANDER, Wyo. -- Years ago, one of the trees on William Reed’s property succumbed to Casper's high winds, tipped into a power line and caught fire.
LANDER, Wyo. — A federal proposal to accelerate the reduction of air pollution from coal-fired power plants in Wyoming has drawn strong opinions from both sides of the issue.
LANDER, Wyo. -- A group opposed to natural gas drilling in the Wyoming Range says it wants to buy leases planned for development by Plains Exploration and Production Co., a move that would halt the company's controversial project in its tracks.
LANDER, Wyo. — Rancher Scott Fluer hoped there wouldn’t be a prevalence of grasshoppers this season. It was supposed to be the end of their cyclical boom, and the insects had thrived the past two years. Instead, weeks ahead of schedule, Fluer started seeing grasshoppers on his property north…
LANDER, Wyo. -- Water concerns resulting from low snowpack during the past winter have some Fremont County city officials thinking conservatively.
CASPER, Wyo. -- Wheatland will lose its mail processing center but not its post office, U.S. Postal Service officials announced Thursday.
LANDER, Wyo. — Before the Columbia went into space in April 1981 as part of NASA’s space shuttle program, Larry LaRose was in a plane checking the area’s weather, making sure everything was safe for takeoff.
PINEDALE, Wyo. -- The Pinedale Anticline mesa is a sea of muted greens and browns, sagebrush and dirt, surrounded by a horizon dotted with natural gas rigs.
LANDER, Wyo. — Since Mary Spence was born in the Cora area more than 70 years ago, one thing has been constant: the post office.
LANDER, Wyo. — New information on bat populations and habitat will be used in evaluating whether caves in the region closed to public access three years ago because of concern over “white nose syndrome” will be reopened in July.
RIVERTON, Wyo. -- Seniors living in Riverton can agree on one thing: The Riverton Senior Citizens and Community Services Center has good food.
LANDER, Wyo. — Wyoming's Upper Green River Basin breached a key federal barrier for multiyear air pollution limits, forcing federal regulators to demand changes in the area.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Researchers will employ new techniques and scale back mortality rate monitoring areas in an effort to better estimate the greater Yellowstone ecosystem’s grizzly bear population.
RIVERTON, Wyo. -- It began as a project in the garage.
TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. -- Beneath a beckoning blanket of snow is a story. Or perhaps a warning -- if you know how to read the layers beneath the frosted surface.
TETON VILLAGE, Wyo. -- Bob Comey grew up skiing in Massachusetts. As a kid, he knew he wanted to move to a ski area. Jackson Hole was the "biggest and baddest," and he knew that's where he wanted to go. He also knew he'd need some sort of skill to make a career in a ski town. So at the Unive…
Bob Comey, director of the Bridger-Teton Avalanche Forecast Center, checks snow collected at a monitoring station at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort late last month.
JACKSON, Wyo. — Grizzly bears could again be recommended for removal from the endangered-species list — in approximately two years — after federal land managers and scientists study the impact of declining whitebark pine trees on the animals.
JACKSON, Wyo. — People who venture onto the trails in Yellowstone National Park this summer will see new signs warning them about avoiding bears and what to do if they should encounter one.
LANDER -- Gabriella Furgiuele almost went to Georgia State for college.
CASPER, Wyo. — Actions by the State Loan and Investment Board have put a proposal for a controversial dolomite and limestone mining operation in the Big Horn Mountains on hold.
LANDER, Wyo. — A scandal isn’t always a bad thing. It’s something out of the norm. It makes you pause and stare. And, in certain cases it might make you laugh.
LANDER, Wyo. — Carly Hutson, 12, and Krysten Winn, 11, scrutinized the branch. Dead, they agreed. They moved to another stand of willows.
CASPER, Wyo. — Casper-based True Oil LLC hopes to drill two exploratory natural gas wells in the Bridger-Teton National Forest next year.
Elise Haase, 12, and Becky Cecrel, 12, listen to last-minute instructions before cutting willow branches in Red Canyon near Lander on Tuesday. Lander Middle School students helped with a conservation project, cutting the branches which will be replanted on a river bank to help prevent erosion.
Mason Jacobson, 11, hands some cut willow branches to Kiley McConnell, 11, Tuesday. The Lander Middle School students helped with a stream bank restoration project, cutting willows that will be transplanted to a river bank to help fight erosion.
ETHETE, Wyo. — The heat starts dry, a warming blush on the skin over the cool air wafting in from the open door. The rocks, cooked outside on a fire, turn from gray stone to red and then the deceptive white of blistering heat. They are shoveled and piled in the center of the dome, burning th…
RIVERTON, Wyo. — When Casper 4-H program associate Colleen Campbell interviewed kids who sold livestock at the Central Wyoming Fair, she found most put away at least 50 percent of the money for college.
CASPER, Wyo. — While a preliminary state review of data from an air monitoring station near Pavillion gives the area a clean bill of health, residents who feared nearby natural gas development polluted their air say the station was located in the wrong place.
LANDER, Wyo. -- Decades ago it wasn't uncommon to stock lakes and streams with nonnative fish to create ample opportunities for people to catch the big one.
CASPER, Wyo. — The federal court in Jackson is among 60 that the federal government is considering closing to cut costs, according to information obtained by The Associated Press.
LANDER, Wyo. — Plans to house up to 20 employees for a proposed drilling project in the Wyoming Range were put on hold Wednesday.
LANDER, Wyo. -- The Fremont County Sheriff's Department arrested a second and third suspect Monday in the Hudson double homicide/arson case.
Snow, a lack of wind and temperature inversions triggered the first ozone action days of the winter in the Upper Green River Basin.
LANDER, Wyo. — Rancher Rob Crofts said he can tell when it has been a few years between wild-horse gathers in Fremont County.
LANDER, Wyo. — John Anderson considers himself a healthy man, but sometimes he becomes short of breath.
LANDER, Wyo. — If you live in the Wheatland, Rock Springs or Rawlins area, your local mail is going to take a little longer to arrive.
RIVERTON, Wyo. — She expected to hear a name she knew so well: Betty White or Laurence Fishburne.
CASPER, Wyo. — A Florida man was found uninjured by Fremont County Search and Rescue after he walked about eight miles in blowing and drifting snow Monday in the Gas Hills area.