South Dakota

Palmer Gulch Wildfire 6:00 p.m. Update Hill City, SD, Oct. 30, 2022 — Crews are working to suppress the Palmer Gulch wildfire burning approximately 3 miles southeast of Hill City, SD. The fire is estimated at 91 acres in size and is 40% percent contained.  A Type-III Incident Management Team led by...

Dylan Lassleyoung readies his rifle in front of the Wyoming Disabled Hunter 4x4 van, which is outfitted for hunters confined in wheelchairs and is used in several situations to help hunters get a chance to harvest big game animals despite disabilities. Photo by Mark Davis, Powell Tribune.

POWELL —After waiting years for a chance to harvest a big game animal, Dylan Lessleyoung was stunned by how quickly his pronghorn hunt progressed from saddling up to harvesting a beautiful buck. “It went so fast,” he said after taking a perfect shot in the foothills near Meeteetse. It took nine...
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...
BUFFALO — Wyoming Game and Fish Department officials are increasingly concerned about the discovery of adult zebra mussels in Pactola Reservoir, a body of water just 20 air miles away from the state line in South Dakota's Black Hills. To mitigate the risk of contamination in Wyoming's waters, the...
  2750 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-3111   Ranchers Feed & Supply is a one-stop-shop for all your livestock and ranching needs. We like to say “we offer everything for ranchers, but rain” here at Ranchers Feed & Supply. We strive to provide good nutrition for your livestock, whether...
  66 Old Hwy. 85, Newcastle (307) 746-2874   Pizza is only the beginning of the great cuisine offered at the Pizza Barn. For nearly 50 years the Gualtieri family has been serving pizza, pastas, steaks, burgers, prime rib and more. The restaurant is a favorite dining destination in the Black...
  128 W. Main St., Newcastle (307) 746-2700   Michael Freeman opened for business in Newcastle as a Farmers Insurance agent in June of 2017. Neither Farmers nor Michael are new to the area though. Farmers has been around since 1928, and  Michael was born in Wyoming and graduated high school in...

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Advance to Final Four EVANSVILLE, Ind. - Black Hills State men's basketball toppled the undefeated No. 1 Nova Southeastern, 77-67 Tuesday afternoon to advance to the Final Four. The Yellow Jackets (26-7, 17-4 RMAC) handed the Sharks their first loss (31-1), out-rebounding them with a season-high...

Tyler Jewett loads logs into a doweling machine at Wade Pearson’s sawmill. Jewett splits his time working at the mill and as a ranch hand in Beulah. (Photo by Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com)

Wyoming loggers fear extinction as federal forest policy evolves   By Nick Reynolds, WyoFile.com   The Pearson family is as much of a fixture in this corner of Crook County as Devils Tower.  Wade Pearson’s ancestor, John Pearson, was among the region’s earliest white settlers when he arrived in the...
Gordon issues rule to increase fuel supply   By Nicole Pollack Casper Star-Tribune Via Wyoming News Exchange   CASPER — Gov. Mark Gordon issued an executive order on Tuesday that allows the Wyoming Department of Transportation to deliver additional gasoline, diesel and aviation fuel through Aug. 20...

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