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POWELL — While reports of an impending eruption of the Yellowstone volcano are popular on internet sites and social media, the reports are greatly exaggerated, according to a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist. Verifiable facts shared by the agency are commonly used to sound the alarm.  But those...
CASPER — The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services affirmed in a statement this week that Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act will protect providers “when offering legally-mandated, life- or health-saving abortion services in emergency situations.”  The announcement follows...
JACKSON — The Wyoming Game and Fish Department, acting with authorization from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has killed one of Grizzly 399’s offspring that was frequenting human-occupied areas in Sublette County. WyoFile first reported the management action Thursday afternoon. Dan Thompson,...
RAWLINS —More than 30 workers at the local HF Sinclair oil refinery are out of work and 55 more have been put on notice in what the company calls a realignment “to reflect best practices for operational excellence.” The company has confirmed that 32 employees at the refinery in Sinclair were laid...
JACKSON (WNE) —Beware of bats behaving oddly. Grand Teton National Park said a group of hikers came across one last weekend that might have been infected with rabies, a viral disease that will kill people if they aren’t treated before symptoms arise. The hikers were on the Cascade Canyon Trail when...
GILLETTE (WNE) – The Campbell County School District continues to feed a large number of its students through its summer meal program, with top numbers in June totaling about 2,700 pickup meals a day, said Bryan Young, director of nutrition services. To put that number into perspective, Young said...
CHEYENNE (WNE) — The third annual WyoGives fundraising campaign brought in more than $3.1 million Wednesday.  In a 24-hour period of online giving, WyoGives saw 5,586 donors make 9,198 gifts to 256 organizations, according to the WyoGives website.  WyoGives is a campaign initiative started by the...
LARAMIE — Laramie police have confirmed the murder of a missing local man while also announcing the arrest of a second person alleged to have been involved in killing him.  Erin B. Wade, 25, was arrested Tuesday in San Joaquin County, California, on suspicion of second-degree murder in the death of...
BUFFALO — As the sun ducked under the Bighorn Mountains and a golden glow took over the Friday evening sky in early July, hay broker Jason Watts was still in his tractor, making another pass on his hay field during the first cutting of the season. While Watts drove, freshly cut hay dropped out of...
CASPER —Internal emails from the Wyoming Department of Education show a discrepancy between Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder’s scathing public messaging and more tempered behind-the-scenes guidance and discussion of a federal reinterpretation of anti-discrimination protections...

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