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WORLAND, Wyo. — It was Valentine's Day in 1988 when Grant Ujifusa sat down with President Ronald Regan's chief of staff to find out where the administration stood on a bill that promised to change the course of American history.
CODY, Wyo. — Racing to get a final management plan out by summer, the Shoshone National Forest on Monday hosted its latest open house, fielding questions on its proposed strategy to manage the nation’s oldest national forest into the future.
CODY, Wyo. — As the planet enters a new phase of climate change, scientists in two countries are working with core samples drilled in Wyoming to understand what caused a pattern of runaway warming, sometimes called the “fever period,” 56 million years ago.
CODY, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management said the draft of its Bighorn Basin resource management plan was written with enhanced oil recovery in mind and could facilitate the process if it comes to the basin’s aging oil fields.
Residents in northwest Wyoming awoke to subzero temperatures and a dusting of snow Thursday. The Wyoming Department of Transportation posted several emergency road closures Thursday morning, including U.S. 14 between Greybull and Shell.
WORLAND, Wyo. — The Bureau of Land Management led Bighorn Basin commissioners and their cooperating partners through the nuances of federal land planning Wednesday, detailing the methods used by the agency to identify wilderness-quality lands.
CODY, Wyo. — A group of backcountry horsemen voiced concern this week with a push by the Northwest Wyoming Off-Highway Vehicle Alliance to expand motorized access in the Shoshone National Forest.
CODY, Wyo. — A Billings man remains hospitalized here after he struck a tree while snowmobiling near Cooke City over the weekend.
CODY, Wyo. — Medicaid fraud has remained a steady crime over the past few years, costing programs in Wyoming and Montana tens of millions of dollars, state figures show.
POWELL, Wyo. — Police arrested two residents here for possessing about $10,000 worth of cocaine.
CODY, Wyo. — Commissioners from Park and Big Horn counties joined the president of an off-road-vehicle group Wednesday in an unadvertised meeting with the Bureau of Land Management to ask for expanded off-road-vehicle opportunities in the Bighorn Basin.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners agreed Tuesday to retain the services of Ecosystems Research Group and have the consultant draft the county's response to the Shoshone National Forest's new draft management plan.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners voted Tuesday to support the goals of an off-road-vehicle group looking to increase motorized access in portions of the Shoshone National Forest.
CODY, Wyo. — A panel of health insurance experts shared the state’s plan to offer alternatives to the American Care Act on Tuesday night, saying that Wyoming needs to create a bottom-up strategy that meets the state’s unique challenges.
POWELL, Wyo. — Back in 1981, when the Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XV and President Ronald Reagan recovered from being shot by a man with a crush on Jodi Foster, a young rookie cop was making his way to Wyoming.
CODY, Wyo. — The natural resource policy adviser to Gov. Matt Mead praised county commissioners from across the Bighorn Basin last week for their efforts to develop a land-use plan with the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management.
CODY, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead said the state must act now to craft a plan to develop its energy resources, and that a wide range of interests must be involved if a plan is to survive into the future.
CODY, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead brought a message of cautious optimism to northern Wyoming on Thursday, saying that while times are good across the state, economic uncertainties will demand a conservative approach to spending by the Legislature this year.
CODY, Wyo. -- Cody police arrested a man on New Year's Eve, saying he fired a shotgun as his wife fled the couple's house.
CODY, Wyo. — Portions of northern Wyoming are holding their own this winter when it comes to precipitation, even as other regions of the state and Yellowstone Park fall behind in snowpack.
CODY, Wyo. — Gov. Matt Mead’s top health care policy adviser will launch a seven-city tour here next week, looking to identify the state’s leading health care issues and ways to resolve them.
CODY, Wyo. — Maintaining access to public lands, upgrading the county fairgrounds and adjusting to possible reductions in the federal budget top the list for Park County commissioners as they enter a new year.
CODY, Wyo. -- Two men were arrested here this week for allegedly breaking into a local business and stealing cash from the register and money from a donation jar.
WORLAND, Wyo. -- Drilling samples collected across the Bighorn Basin this summer have been shipped to Germany, where researchers will begin to study the rock, looking for clues surrounding one of the greatest earth warming cycles in the age of mammals.
CODY, Wyo. — Official weather readings out of this northern Wyoming city have been missing at times over the past year, leading some to wonder what’s behind the deficiency.
CODY, Wyo. — The National Tour Association named the Buffalo Bill Historical Center as one of the nation's favorite museums Wednesday.
CODY, Wyo. — Conservation groups across the West expressed disappointment Wednesday in a federal document that will guide the management of sage grouse habitat over the next several years.
CODY, Wyo. — If intelligence can be assigned to birds, then the ducks and geese were smart, taking cover on the water in the canyon below.
CODY, Wyo. — Goodbye, country kitsch. Hello, urban chic.
CODY, Wyo. — Many years ago, Randy Leisey was told that life is learning to deal with a series of losses.
CODY, Wyo. — The Wyoming Business Council is asking residents of the state’s northwest corner to help identify gaps in broadband Internet service, a move that could help close service loopholes in the future.
CODY, Wyo. — The East Entrance to Yellowstone National Park opens for the winter season Thursday, even as other winter travel routes remain closed for lack of snow.
CODY, Wyo. — A winter storm moved into Wyoming on Wednesday, bringing several inches of new snow to the state’s northern tier while padding local ski hills in time for the holiday break.
CODY, Wyo. — Park County commissioners opted Tuesday to wait for other cooperating agencies involved in the Shoshone National Forest planning process before signing a new agreement with the agency.
CODY, Wyo. — Golden eagle breeding numbers and nest success rates declined across the eastern edge of the Yellowstone ecosystem in 2011, a trend that researches believe may be linked to a drop in the rabbit population.
CODY, Wyo. — Fearing cuts in federal funding, the Shoshone National Forest said Friday that it will expedite the public review process for its new management plan, which the agency released to cooperating agencies last week.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- If there's one law that really chaps Colette Daigle-Berg, it's the mandatory retirement age for federal law enforcement officers.
CODY, Wyo. — Coyotes, eagles, badgers and ravens all contribute to sage grouse mortality in the Bighorn Basin, an official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture told Park County commissioners this week.
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK -- A waning moon hangs low in the morning sky as park biologists Doug Smith and Daniel Stahler pack their gear for another day in the field.
GREYBULL, Wyo. — The doorway is blocked by a shaggy yellow dog that’s content to raise its brown eyes just enough to get a look at those who pass on the sidewalk.
WORLAND, Wyo. — Steve Dondero was sworn in Friday as the Bureau of Land Management’s new Wind River-Bighorn Basin District manager in a brief ceremony that touched on the agency’s goals as it moves toward the future.
CLARK, Wyo. — An Oklahoma-based energy company announced this week that it was backing off a controversial drilling project on the Shoshone National Forest, though it would retain its lease and reconsider the project down the road.
CODY, Wyo. — The Shoshone National Forest plans to release a preliminary draft of its revised forest plan to cooperating agencies Friday, and remains on pace for a public release of the document in February.
CODY, Wyo. — The Shoshone National Forest issued a guide and climbing company a coveted a ice-climbing permit good for the duration of the winter season.
CODY, Wyo. -- Park County commissioners found themselves embroiled in yet another debate Tuesday surrounding their consultant, Ecosystems Research Group, and how much more it might cost to retain the firm's services during federal land planning efforts.
CODY, Wyo. — The state's attorney general said Monday that a Cody woman was convicted and sentenced to a suspended prison term for the fraudulent billing of Wyoming Medicaid.
CODY, Wyo. — Racing the clock, Clark Wilcox checked his watch and applied another dab of color to the stormy skies over Grand Teton.
CODY, Wyo. — A report released Monday by the Park County Attorney’s Office found that deadly force was justified in the fatal October shooting of a Cody man by police officers.
CODY, Wyo. — For a town of 10,000 people, this small Wyoming community claims its share of artists and fine galleries of Western art.
CODY, Wyo. -- Unable to anticipate future cuts in federal spending, Gov. Matt Mead released a cautious budget proposal Thursday, one that invests heavily in local governments, energy and Wyoming's infrastructure.