10/22/14 11:05 AM
(AP) A federal appeals court has rejected a challenge by environmentalists who sought a review of plans in New Mexico and other Western states that aim to reduce haze-causing pollution.
10/15/14 09:32 AM
(AP) Authorities are investigating after a 22-year-old man was apparently hit and killed by a train in Gillette.
10/14/14 06:42 AM
(AP) Heroin use is spreading in Wyoming. The state is following the national trend in which people addicted to prescription painkillers increasingly are turning to the street drug, often with deadly results. Kebin Haller is
10/13/14 08:28 AM
The final dance and singing competitions got underway Sunday as the annual Black Hills Pow Wow wrapped up its 28th year at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Arena.
10/08/14 09:21 AM
On business days for the month of October, Rapid City Firefighters will wear pink shirts while on-duty to promote breast cancer awareness within Rapid City. Working with IAFF Local 1040, the Rapid City Fire Department has provided firefighters with pink s
10/08/14 07:19 AM
(AP) A 36-year-old Gillette man convicted of sexually assaulting a teenage girl has been sentenced to seven to 15 years in prison. John Wayne Butler was sentenced Monday.
10/06/14 09:10 AM
(AP) Coal production in Wyoming increased in the first half of 2014 compared with last year, but coal exports continued a decline that started in 2012.
10/06/14 08:48 AM
(AP) Wyoming is one of several states where same-sex marriage is expected to begin now that the Supreme Court has turned away appeals from five states seeking to prohibit same-sex marriages.
10/02/14 03:36 PM
Craig Baltzer has been named as the new Executive Director of the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center. He replaces former General Manager Brian Maliske. Baltzer has more than 25 years of experience in the entertainment management business. The
10/02/14 07:15 AM
(AP) An organization based in Sturgis that helps education groups around the state is one of 12 nationally that are the first recipients of the Bush Foundation's Education Ecosystem Grants.
10/01/14 08:39 AM
(AP) The Wyoming State Trails Program is reminding snowmobilers that registration fees have increased to help pay for the increased costs to groom and develop snowmobile trails.
10/01/14 07:39 AM
(AP) A Georgia company is opening an oilfield waste facility in east-central Wyoming.
10/01/14 06:26 AM
(AP) Trial is scheduled to start in March for a 22-year-old Gillette man charged in the Thanksgiving 2013 shooting death of another man, apparently during a dispute about rent.
09/24/14 06:52 AM
(AP) A 26-year-old Colorado man accused of causing a fatal crash near Gillette has been charged with aggravated vehicular homicide.
09/24/14 06:51 AM
(AP) A woman accused of driving a bus full of coal miners through a construction zone and into a line of stopped cars — killing three Gillette men — has made her initial court appearance.
09/23/14 07:19 AM
(AP) State geologists say more study is needed to determine if oil development could be causing small earthquakes outside a tiny town in south-central Wyoming.
09/22/14 10:08 AM
An organization of civil engineers is calling for a national strategy for dealing with rising flood risks. In a report being released Monday in Philadelphia, the American Society of Civil Engineers says that politicians have not fully h
09/16/14 09:42 AM
(AP) The U.S. Energy Information Agency reports that oil production in the Powder River Basin has more than doubled over the past five years.
09/12/14 07:38 AM
Professor says nothing is radically wrong but certain assumptions are not "appropriate".
09/12/14 06:44 AM
(AP) Investigators say last weekend's fire at a Gillette motel was started by a Casper man angry with a woman with whom he had smoked methamphetamine.
09/11/14 11:30 AM
(AP) The Canada-based developer of the Keystone XL pipeline has paid $474,000 to secure easements for the pipeline through state-owned school land.
09/09/14 07:54 AM
(AP) Officials say an Iowa man faces fines for shooting a mountain lion out of season in Nebraska.
09/09/14 07:09 AM
(AP) Investigators say a fire that broke out in a Gillette motel, displacing about 50 people, started under suspicious circumstances.
09/08/14 08:10 AM
(AP) The chairman of the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation says that the tribe is going to have to make some significant budget cuts this year if it wants to reduce a $6 million budget deficit.
09/04/14 09:39 AM
(AP) Coal companies say they've reached an agreement to consolidate ownership of a Montana mine in a deal aimed at boosting coal exports to Asia through ports on the U.S. West Coast.
Under Thursday's announcement, Wyoming-based Cloud Peak Energy would sell its 50-percent stake in the 120-worker Decker Mine to co-owner Ambre Energy of Australia.
09/04/14 09:39 AM
(AP) Recent heavy rain and congested rail lines have caused a Powder River Basin coal company to lower its production estimates for this year.
Cloud Peak Energy estimated Tuesday its 2014 production will be between 83 and 86 million tons. Its previous estimate was between 85 and 89 million tons.
Gillette-based Cloud Peak operates the Cordero Rojo and Antelope
09/02/14 06:25 AM
(AP) Tribal leaders in the Dakotas will discuss topics ranging from health care to economic development during an annual gathering in Bismarck this week. The 18th annual Tribal Leaders Summit is Wednesday through Friday at the Bismarck Civic Center.
09/01/14 07:43 AM
(AP) The U.S. Department of the Interior says it made a mistake giving railroads too much discretion on what can be built on 200-foot-wide rights of way across thousands of miles of public land in 11 Western states.
08/25/14 06:06 AM
(AP) Health officials say an older woman from Platte County has tested positive for West Nile virus — the first confirmed human case in Wyoming this year.
08/22/14 10:31 AM
(AP) A Wyoming infrastructure development official told Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz the federal government is taking far too long to approve major power line projects.
08/20/14 07:39 AM
(AP) Wyoming's Mike Enzi has won the Republican primary election for U.S. Senate, beating four challengers as he seeks a fourth term.
08/20/14 07:38 AM
(AP) Cheyenne businessman Ed Murray has narrowly won the Republican primary for secretary of state. Murray edged former House Speaker Ed Buchanan of Torrington by about 1,600 votes out of 89,000 cast. No one ran in T
08/20/14 07:38 AM
(AP) Democrat Pete Gosar has won his party's primary for Wyoming governor. Gosar, a state pilot, ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary. Gosar stepped down as chairman of the Wyoming Democratic Party to run when no othe
08/20/14 07:37 AM
(AP) Rep. Cynthia Lummis has won the Republican primary election for Wyoming's lone congressional seat, defeating a little-known challenger and all but assuring she will win a fourth term in November. Lummis beat Jason Senteney, a state c
08/20/14 07:30 AM
(AP) Gov. Matt Mead has won the Republican primary election for Wyoming governor, beating two other GOP candidates as he seeks re-election in November. Mead, a former federal prosecutor, was elected governor in 2010. During his term, statewid
08/19/14 07:46 AM
(AP) An original ski chalet from Colorado's Breckenridge Ski Area is going to be saved thanks a group of Lakota Indians from South Dakota.
08/19/14 07:43 AM
(AP) Willie Nelson and Neil Young will headline a concert next month in a Nebraska cornfield organized by opponents of a proposed pipeline that would carry oil from Canada south to the Gulf Coast.
08/15/14 06:16 AM
(AP) A bash is set at the state Capitol to celebrate North Dakota's 125th year of statehood. The daylong celebration Saturday will include entertainment, food, crafts and children's activities. It's the first of two &
08/14/14 07:21 AM
(AP) Runoff continues to be above normal in the upper Missouri River basin, but it isn't leading to any flooding concerns. The Army Corps of Engineers says runoff above Sioux City, Iowa, in July was 33 percent above normal. Water manageme
08/14/14 06:46 AM
(AP) A bus driver faces felony charges in connection with an accident that killed three men from Gillette earlier this year.
08/13/14 09:38 AM
(AP) — Two of the three Republican candidates for Wyoming's superintendent of public instruction clashed over the administration of schools under the current state schools chief.
08/13/14 09:10 AM
(AP) The Wyoming Supreme Court has ruled in favor of media organizations that challenged a circuit judge's refusal to release information about a Casper man charged in 2012 with kidnapping and sexual abuse of a Glenrock girl.
08/11/14 07:17 AM
(AP) An animal science professor at North Dakota State University is leading a project that aims to boost beef cattle production on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Robert Maddock says that outdated land management strategies have d
08/08/14 06:47 AM
(AP) Veterans will no longer have to wait and will be able to turn to private doctors immediately under a law signed by President Obama on Thursday.
08/07/14 07:49 AM
(AP) North Dakota oil officials presented state regulators an industry-funded report Wednesday that says Bakken oil is no more dangerous to transport by rail than other crudes and fuels.
08/06/14 08:37 AM
(AP) A surge in reported cases of gonorrhea in Wyoming is prompting state health officials to issue a warning about the sexually transmitted disease.
08/04/14 10:02 AM
(AP) The federal Environmental Protection Agency says it needs more time to decide whether to reclassify an aquifer and allow a coal gasification project in Campbell County.
07/31/14 11:19 AM
(AP) Campbell County Memorial Hospital will soon be offering a cutting-edge breast imaging technology only recently approved for hospitals.
07/31/14 11:16 AM
(AP) Cloud Peak Energy, which operates only in the Powder River Basin, has posted a $2.1 million loss in the second quarter of 2014, compared to a $4.1 million gain for the same period last year.
07/31/14 09:57 AM
(AP) Campbell County plans to spend $870,000 to move a road at the Gillette-Campbell County Airport. Simon Contractors will begin work Aug. 4.