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CHEYENNE (WNE) — A 66-year-old man died Thursday afternoon following a high-speed pursuit that crossed from Wyoming into northern Colorado, the Colorado State Patrol said.  At about 2:45 p.m. Thursday, the Colorado State Patrol began pursuing the vehicle, which was traveling south on U.S. Highway...
UW lost three, three-set matches to open singles play LARAMIE, Wyo. (March 23, 2022) – The Wyoming Cowgirl tennis team’s seven-match home winning streak was snapped Wednesday afternoon in a hard-fought 4-0 loss to Colorado. Despite the sweep by the Buffaloes, the match was played much closer than...
  5093 U.S. Highway 16, Newcastle (307) 746-2788   When Jim Dixon launched Dixon Brothers Trucking 62 years ago, few would have predicted that the venture would grow into a company that employs approximately 160 people that work out of 11 different terminals located in five states. The recent...
80 years after Pearl Harbor: A whole different world   By Seth Taylor Buffalo Bulletin Via Wyoming News Exchange   BUFFALO — The day after more than 350 Japanese aircraft attacked U.S. forces at Pearl Harbor, Johnson County High School students assembled in the school gymnasium to listen to...

An intense rotational grazing strategy usually helps Crook County rancher Thayne Gray avoid buying supplemental hay, he said. But in 2021 he's paying top-dollar for semi-loads of supplemental feed to prepare for the winter. (Photo by Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com)

Ranchers face difficult choices after brutally hot, dry summer   By Dustin Bleizeffer, WyoFile.com   Prolonged drought conditions, intensified by record-breaking heat, have prompted Wyoming cattle ranchers to either buy supplemental feed at higher-than-normal prices or cull their herds. “Let’s face...

Shane Fortner gives a thumbs-up from his hospital bed in Greeley, Colorado. Fortner was pulled from the cab of his burning truck in Gillette more than six weeks ago, but has recovered from his injuries sufficiently to return home. (Courtesy Photo)

Man survives and recovers after rescue from truck fire   By Jake Goodrick Gillette News Record Via Wyoming News Exchange   GILLETTE — The last thing Shane Fortner remembers is driving by the last big hill before entering Gillette. He was in his truck, tailing his dad, Bill, who was driving ahead of...
Gordon responds to drought conditions   By Wyoming Tribune Eagle  Via Wyoming News Exchange   CHEYENNE — Gov. Mark Gordon is convening a Colorado River Working Group that will meet regularly to discuss important Colorado River matters and monitor potential impacts to Wyoming, according to a news...
Archaeology dig near Tie Siding yields extensive artifacts   By Eve Newman Laramie Boomerang Via Wyoming News Exchange   LARAMIE — The southern Laramie Valley has served as a travel corridor for as long as humans have been crossing the plains, from Native American routes to the Cherokee Trail,...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Life may be brought back to the old sawmill east of Newcastle after years in limbo if EcoTech Fuels, a California based company, has its way. The privately owned renewable fuels company will meet with both the Newcastle City Council and the Weston County Commission...

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Andrew and Roaseanne Schroff posed for a photo in their newly bright blue living room at 511 Maple Street, a home they purchased in Newcastle shortly before a Tik Tok video featuring the home went viral. 

 
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   One couple was lucky enough to purchase the cheapest house in Wyoming, located right here in Newcastle — before a TikTok user chose to highlight the cheapest house in every state.  Andrew and Roseanne Schroff received a call from Jim Perino, a real estate agent,...

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