Rocky Mountains

DENVER, Colo., September 22, 2022 – Today marks the first day of autumn (also known as the Autumnal Equinox) in the United States and throughout the northern hemisphere. Autumn is a particularly scenic time to visit your favorite national forest or national grassland where numerous opportunities...
CASPER— Researchers from the University of Wyoming and Wyoming State Archeologists Office have confirmed that humans used an ancient red ocher mine in eastern Wyoming starting almost 13,000 years ago, making it the oldest documented red ocher mine — and probably the oldest mine in general — in...
Wildlife agency advances review of wolf status   By Billy Arnold Jackson Hole Daily Via Wyoming News Exchange   JACKSON — The push to re-list wolves as an endangered species in the northern Rocky Mountains is being further studied, drawing ire from some outfitters and state wildlife agencies and...
Converse County hospital battles nursing, employee shortages and surge in COVID-19 cases   By Matt Adelman Douglas Budget Via Wyoming News Exchange   DOUGLAS —A longtime Memorial Hospital of Converse County nurse known for not ever complaining looked wearily at CEO Matt Dammeyer as he checked in...
Wildfires burning higher, study says   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Western wildfires are spreading farther. They’re burning hotter. And now they’re climbing higher. Between 1984 and 2017, high-elevation fires saw a median altitude increase of more than...
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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