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Guernsey State Park begins reservoir silt run   WHEATLAND (WNE) — The annual Guernsey Reservoir silt run began the evening of July 5, and boat ramps are expected to no longer be usable by July 9, according to information provided by the Bureau of Reclamation. Due to low water levels at Guernsey...

Via the WYPlatteCo.com website

WHEATLAND (WNE) — The official tourism organization for Platte County has launched “A Road Trip Adventure Through Wyoming’s Platte County,” a new mobile scavenger hunt that encourages people to visit destinations across Platte County.  The passport is a free program that any local resident or...
Lawmakers have relegated few energy bills to the cutting room floor so far this budget session as they continue to prioritize measures they hope will help prolong coal-fired power, initiate commercial-scale carbon capture and provide relief to fossil fuel producers facing increases in federal...
National Guard deployed to help hospitals with surge   By Hannah Black Wyoming Tribune Eagle Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Amid a surge in patients hospitalized with COVID-19 across the state, Gov. Mark Gordon announced Tuesday that he had activated members of the Wyoming National Guard to...
The Wyoming State Fire Convention came to an end on Saturday with the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department a clear winner. Second place goes to Riverton while third place belongs to Afton City. The weather was breezy and quite a bit cooler, bringing relief to the firemen, their families, and the...
The Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department used a first place finish in the Double Male/Double Female Contest at the Wyoming State Fire Convention Drill Competition on Friday to surge ahead of Afton and Riverton in the overall standings with a day of competition remaining.   The Newcastle team...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Firefighters from across the state will be flocking to Newcastle for the 88th Wyoming State Fireman’s Association Convention and Competition at the Newcastle Volunteer Fire Department. The event will be held June 16-20. According to volunteer firefighter and team...
awmaker suggests there were two sides to story of slavery   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   CHEYENNE — A freshman Wyoming legislator suggested Wednesday that there are two sides to the history of American slavery, and that Black Americans are “stuck” in a mentality he called “worse than slavery...
Legislature wants to use $1.2 million to help coal   By Camille Erickson Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — A proposed bill to set aside $1.2 million for Wyoming to sue other states divesting from coal received a warm welcome from lawmakers at a committee meeting on Friday...

A person trudges across Ridge Road on Sunday, March 14, 2021, in east Cheyenne. According to the National Weather Service, Cheyenne had received 25.8 inches of cumulative snowfall as of noon Sunday, which breaks the previous two-day record of 25.2 inches from 1979. Photo by Michael Cummo, Wyoming Tribune Eagle.

Wyoming at standstill after historic storm   By The Wyoming News Exchange   Southeastern Wyoming was at a standstill Monday in the aftermath of a record-breaking storm that left 30 inches of snow on Cheyenne. State and local government offices, schools and even the Legislature were closed Monday as...

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