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Assisted Living Explosion
June 10, 2014 – 10:37 am | Comments Off

Gas leak blamed for Casper assisted living blast
(Information in the following story is from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune,
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Fire investigators say an accidental gas leak is to blame for an explosion at …

Jackson Wildfire
June 10, 2014 – 10:35 am | Comments Off
Jackson Wildfire

Small wildfire burns northeast of Jackson
(Information in the following story is from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide,
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Wildfire season is under way in Wyoming as firefighters mop up a small fire in …

Global Warming – Wyoming
June 10, 2014 – 10:33 am | Comments Off

Wyoming faces lower CO2 cuts than nearby states
(Information in the following story is from: Casper (Wyo.) Star-Tribune,
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming will need to cut carbon dioxide emissions less than neighboring states under proposed new U.S. Environmental Protection …

Veterans Health Care – Wyoming
June 10, 2014 – 10:32 am | Comments Off

Wait for vets exceeds target at Cheyenne VA
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The wait time for new patients seeking a primary care doctor at the VA Center in Cheyenne is more than 32 days — more than …

Wyoming News from AP
June 6, 2014 – 2:03 pm | Comments Off
Wyoming News from AP

DEQ finds no more benzene in Hoback wells
(Information in the following story is from: Jackson Hole (Wyo.) News And Guide,
JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The state Department of Environmental Quality has been testing groundwater in the …

Groundwater Studies
June 6, 2014 – 1:53 pm | Comments Off

Cheyenne (AP) – State officials say they’re finishing up two studies into the cause of groundwater pollution in a central Wyoming gas field.  They plan to allow independent experts, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and …

Rivers Fall Below Flood Stage
June 6, 2014 – 1:50 pm | Comments Off

Cheyenne (AP) – Most major rivers in Wyoming have fallen below flood stage.  Only the North Platte in Carbon County and the Laramie River in Albany County remain above flood stae.  And both of those …

Work Dies In Gillette
June 5, 2014 – 2:10 pm | Comments Off

Gillette, WY (AP) – A worker has died at one of the vast coal mines in northeast Wyoming.  Peabody Energy officials say the worker was a contractor who was processing scoria at the North Antelope …

Pete Gosar Kicks Off Campaign
June 5, 2014 – 12:15 pm | Comments Off

Cheyenne, WY (AP)  Pete Gosar, the lone Democrat in the Wyoming governor’s race, kicked off his campaign in Cheyenne.  Gosar stepped down last month as chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party and announced his run …

Wyoming Will Pay Montana School District
June 5, 2014 – 12:10 pm | Comments Off

Cheyenne, WY (AP) The state of Wyoming will pay a Montana school district nearly $500,000 for educating students who live in Yellowstone National Park.  Gov. Matt Mead said state of emergency funds will be used …

High Water In Dubois
June 5, 2014 – 12:06 pm | Comments Off

High water is continuing to plague the upper country around Dubois and the water is beginning to recede somewhat, according to Fremont County Emergency Management Director Kathi Metzler.
“Unless we get a thunder cell with rain …

Ag Outlook Good
June 4, 2014 – 2:52 pm | Comments Off

(Riverton) – It has been a good calving season across the state of Wyoming this spring, according to the latest report from National Agricultural Statistics Service.
Producers report cattle and calf losses as 41 …