Rapid City

After a two-week hiatus, the Dogie men finally got to run in another cross country meet Friday at Hart Ranch in Rapid City, S.D. Head coach Kathy Beehler felt pretty good about how her team performed but acknowledged there is still some work that remains to be done. “It was super windy with 20 mph...

Before Vincent Johnson’s ride, Jay Weisgerber, a biker from Alliance, Nebraska, presents him with an autographed helmet donated by Flaming Gorge Harley Davidson.  Photo by Tyler Johnson, Rocket Miner.

ROCK SPRINGS — The biker community made a young man’s dream come true Sunday morning. Motorcyclists from all over joined together to give Rock Springs resident Vincent Johnson, an 18-year-old with cerebral palsy, a ride that he will never forget. For several years, it was Johnson’s dream to go on a...

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Max Makousky gets ready to race in the Loretta Lynn’s Amateur National Championship in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee, in which he got 34th place.

 
Max Makousky, a recently graduated home-schooler in Newcastle has spent the summer following graduation racing semipro motocross — but not without the help and support of his family.  Motocross is a form of family bonding for the Makouskys, and according to Max, it brings them together as all of...
  10 Stampede St. (307) 363-0999 parpacific.com   Wyoming Refining Company was purchased by Par Pacific Holdings, Inc., headquartered in Houston Texas, in June, 2016. Par Pacific is a growth-oriented company that owns, manages and maintains interests in energy and infrastructure businesses....
SARATOGA (WNE) — A 58-year-old South Dakota man is dead following an avalanche in the Encampment River Wilderness on March 12. At approximately 1:02 p.m., the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) received a call from Roy Simonson of Rapid City, South Dakota. Simonson reported himself and Jon P....
(307) 746-9334   Berried Delights officially started business in the fall of 1998, however, owner Elizabeth “Liz” Townsend has been enjoying “jamming” since her oldest daughter Natasha was 6 months old. What started out as a way to preserve an abundance of concord grapes has grown into a business...
GILLETTE — Residents, Cam-plex and law enforcement are preparing for a convoy of a few hundred truckers that will be passing through Campbell County on its way to Washington, D.C. One strand of the Freedom Convoy, which describes itself as a “peaceful and loving demonstration” asking the government...
Legislature revives tourism improvement district discussions   By Stephen Dow The Sheridan Press Via Wyoming News Exchange   SHERIDAN – The Wyoming Legislature’s Joint Corporations, Elections and Political Subdivisions committee may provide an additional source of funding for the state’s tourism...

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Susan and Craig Overman are thankful for the community’s support as Craig battles Parkinson’s disease. 

 
Hannah Gross NLJ Correspondent    Craig Overman has been suffering from Parkinson’s disease since 2015, but in the past year, he decided to participate in a trial of the deep brain stimulation technology provided by Abbott Laboratories, a medical device company. DBS “is a process that sends...
Alexis Barker NLJ News Editor   Last week Weston County Engine 513 went to South Dakota to aid in the suppression and containment of the Schroeder fire near Rapid City, according to Weston County Fire Warden Daniel Tysdal.  “Initially, Weston County Engine 513 was ordered for the Bobcat fire near...

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