Wyoming

Climate data on top of the world: CWC students trek to Everest   By Katie Klingsporn, WyoFile.com   The alpinist team Full Circle made international headlines when it became the first all-Black expedition to summit Mount Everest in May.  Full Circle’s accomplishment was widely celebrated. What was...
Supreme Court ruling not a clear win for Wyoming coal   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Market forces along with state and regional climate policies will likely continue to pressure utilities to shift from planet-warming coal-fired power to wind and solar resources in Wyoming, despite the...
Yellowstone bison gore two visitors in three days   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — Less than a week after Yellowstone National Park reopened following historic floods, bison gored two visitors in three days, bringing the total number of gorings this season...
Trigger ban lawsuit expected after move to certify abortion law   By Maya Shimizu Harris Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Any legal action on the part of Wellspring Health Access against Wyoming’s abortion trigger ban would likely come when the state moves to certify the law...
Legislators told housing shortage is statewide   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN — One takeaway from a recent meeting of the Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions committee is Sheridan County municipalities aren’t the...
Cowboy announcer Walsh steps down   CHEYENNE (WNE) — For the first time in nearly four decades, the University of Wyoming will have a new play-by-play voice on the call for football radio broadcasts this fall.  UW announced Friday that Dave Walsh, who was hired in 1984 and had fulfilled play-by-...
Construction date eyed for new UW residence hall   LARAMIE (WNE) — After nine years of planning, a construction date is in sight for the new University of Wyoming residence hall project. The $250 million project promises to bring a new level of competitiveness and quality to the UW campus —...
Devils Towers visitors spend $40M   GILLETTE (WNE) — Devils Tower National Monument had a record-breaking year in terms of visitors in 2021, and that translated into an increase in local revenue. Visitors to Devils Tower spent nearly $40 million in the region in 2021. According to a study done by...

Eastern Wyoming College Foundation Director Kim Evezich poses with a bike her pilot program gave to students to help get them to classes.  Photo courtesy of EWC.

EWC students provided bikes to get around town and to classes in the fall   By A. Marie Hamilton Torrington Telegram Via Wyoming News Exchange   TORRINGTON — Students at Eastern Wyoming College now have a new mode of transportation around town and to classes in the fall thanks to a pilot bicycle...

Haden Everts (No.1) waits at the starting gate before leading a silent lap with some 50 other racers behind him Thursday at Razor City BMX in Gillette. Haden’s sister Halie, 20, her husband Aaron Godinez, 20, and their three-month-old daughter Tessleigh died in a car accident in Mead, Colo., on June 3. The crash also claimed the lives of Aaron’s mother and father. Photo by Ed Glazar, Gillette News Record.

BMX benefit honors the lives of local family killed in crash   By Cassia Catterall Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The entire crowd was silent as Haden Everts slowly began his trek downward from the starting gate at the Razor City BMX race track. The words from MercyMe’s...

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