CASPER, Wyo. — High school volleyball teams from throughout Wyoming are in Casper this weekend for the annual Casper Invitational Volleyball Tournament. Among the teams in attendance are the Natrona County Lady Mustangs and the Kelly Walsh Lady Trojans from Casper, but other teams have made the trek from Cheyenne, Gillette, Sheridan, Cheyenne, Midwest, Evanston, […]
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Quagga mussels were recently discovered in an area of the Snake River in Idaho, drawing concern from Wyoming wildlife managers about their proximity to the state border. As of Sept. 21, five of the six states sharing a border with Wyoming contain populations of zebra or quagga mussels, with the Idaho State […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming will take us to the Gros Ventre Wildnerness, where Lyle Morse of Jackson photographed this posing pronghorn! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may share it!
Rather than removing bears, tribal wildlife managers removed people to avoid conflicts. The approach has also been tried before in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem.
CASPER, Wyo. — A section of Beartooth Highway, or US 212, is closing temporarily due to winter weather, according to a press release from Yellowstone National Park. The highway between Long Lake barricade, near Top of the World Store, and the Montana–Wyoming state line is closed due to winter weather conditions. This is a temporary closure in response to about 4 […]
by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile Lawmakers agreed Wednesday to change course on a raft of legislation that was hastily thrown together in recent weeks in hopes of heading off Rocky Mountain Power’s proposed 29.2% electricity rate increase. After hearing pleas to proceed with caution, a legislative committee agreed to set aside some of the draft bills, including […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming brings us to Converse County, where Phillip W. Goodrich captured this view in early September! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to email@example.com and we may share it!
CASPER, Wyo. — An 18-year-old California man who nearly lost his life earlier this year attempting the Grand Canyon’s rim-to-rim-to-rim, or R3, hike is ready to return to the challenge, and this time he’s bringing friends. Those friends are his rescuers-turned-mentors, a group that includes Casper resident and former Colorado Rockies pitcher Josh Kalinowski. The […]
by Tennessee Watson, WyoFile The state agency that certifies Wyoming’s law enforcement officers doesn’t have the authority it needs to effectively investigate misconduct violations, the agency’s top official says. The Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission has been repeatedly denied access to officers’ personnel records — including those belonging to controversial former Albany County sheriff’s deputy […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming takes us far out today for a scene set just before sunrise in Sublette County, where Kris Bacheller saw this in the wee morning hours of Tuesday, Sept. 12! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or […]
The Wyoming Public Service Commission will hold a public comment hearing at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 25 regarding Rocky Mountain Power’s request to increase rates.
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming reminds us that fall is right around the corner. In fact, it officially begins Saturday, Sept. 23! Here, Sonya Milburn captured this shot of her animals coming to greet her and of the changing leaves on the trees in the background on Monday, Sept. 11. Do you have a photo […]
Hemp-derived product creates similar, but often more mild, effects as marijuana. Its legality is tenuous, but it’s become a big business in Wyoming.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Hunters are critical to monitoring chronic wasting disease in Wyoming, a fatal disease that affects moose, elk and deer. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department is once again asking hunters to provide lymph node samples from their harvested deer, elk and moose this fall to test for CWD. In return for samples, […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming brings us to Alcova, where this rising moon was captured peeking out from the clouds and casting a gorgeous reflection! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we may share it!
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Casper resident Christopher Willmer was sentenced on Aug. 21 to 48 months’ imprisonment for possession of fentanyl with intent to distribute. U.S. District Court Judge Alan B. Johnson imposed the sentence, which includes three years of supervised release. According to court documents, on Dec. 29, 2022, Laramie County Sheriff’s Office deputies assisted […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper Roughnecks are set to face the Rogue Valley Royals in their season home-opener at the Casper Ice Arena, 1801 E. 4th St., on Friday, Sept. 22 at 7:30 p.m. In a welcoming gesture to fans, the inaugural game will be open to the public free of charge. “Let’s pack the rink […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The College National Final Rodeo, or CNFR, witnessed a historic attendance this year at the Ford Wyoming Center, with the Saturday session selling out for the first time. According to Sarah Neely of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association, over 29,000 tickets were distributed. “We were thrilled to see the Ford Wyoming Center […]
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Division of State Parks, Historic Sites and Trails, in conjunction with various other state agencies, will celebrate National Public Lands Day on Saturday, Sept. 23. As part of the celebration, day-use fees to all Wyoming state parks and historic sites that day will be waived. A primary goal of Public […]
CASPER, Wyo. — Wondrous Wyoming sees us here in Casper, where Peggy Clamp captured this gorgeous sunrise on Saturday, Sept. 2! Do you have a photo that captures the beauty of Casper, Natrona County or Wyoming? Submit it via Facebook Messenger or email to email@example.com and we may share it!
CASPER, Wyo. — The Wyoming Public Service Commission is set to hold its third round of public hearings on the proposed Rocky Mountain Power rate increase. Today’s meeting will take place in Riverton but can be attended online through Zoom. Rocky Mountain Power wants to hike prices by nearly 22%, a request that’s primarily driven […]
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Natrona County prices have fallen 5 cents to $3.58 per gallon.